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Employment Information for Oʻahu

Two intensive ESL programs on the UHM campus regularly hire for short-term programs on a part-time basis. There are also four community colleges, several small private colleges, federally funded programs, private K-12 modern language programs, and a number of private language schools on O‘ahu. Additionally, we often receive requests for qualified language tutors.

The University of Hawai‘i Student Employment & Cooperative Education office also offers listings of on-campus employment for both international and U.S. students.

Applicants and current students are encouraged to become familiar with two important professional organizations on the island of O‘ahu: Hawai‘i TESOL (HITESOL) and the Hawai‘i Association of Language Teachers (HALT). Additionally, the website for the Teacher Portfolio & Preparation Series (TiPPS) workshop is a great resource for beginning and experienced job seekers.

Generally, it is advantageous to be physically present in Honolulu in order to find either SLS-related or other types of employment.

Please also see Employment page.