Emergency Hire Permit (HI)

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Emergency Hire Permit (HI)

Description
The Emergency Hire Permit is a limited duty permit issued to an individual employed by the Hawaii Department of Education to provide instruction as an emergency hire in a declared shortage area (world language) where no licensed teacher is available or the individual is assigned to a school that is identified as hard to staff.
Permit Valid for 1 Year
You cannot apply for an Emergency Hire Special Permit until you have been hired by the Hawaii Department of Education and the department has notified the HTSB. Once this process is completed you will be required to go online, create a MyHTSB account, and submit the online application and pay your $48.00 fee.
Employment: Required

State Information
State: Hawaii
Contact Name: Hawai`i Teacher Standards Board
Contact Phone: 808-586-2603
Contact Email: licensingsection@htsb.org

Minimum Academic Background
In most states, teachers must have a minimum academic background for certification.
The following is required for this route:
Completed BA Degree

Content Language and English Language Proficiency
In most states, teachers are required to submit evidence of content language proficiency and English language proficiency through coursework, exams, or degree evaluations.
The following is required for this route:

Notes:
ACTFL OPI
Passing Score: Intermediate High Req’d for Roman based alphabet languages, and Intermediate Mid for Non-Roman based alphabet languages.

ACTFL OPI
Passing Score: Intermediate High Req’d

ACTFL OPI + WPT Intermediate High Req’d

HTSB may review transcripts to determine content language proficiency if applicant requests it.

Applying to the State
In most states, teachers must apply to the state Individually or through their local School District, or Teacher Program Institution. Requirements for the application are outlined below:

Application Submission: Individual
Online at: http://www.htsb.org/myhtsb/

Renewal: Renewable
It is the applicant’s responsibility to renew this permit prior to its expiration date every year.

See: http://www.htsb.org/myhtsb/

Notes:
Processing time is estimated.

Applicant submit application for Emergency Hire Special Permit once hired by the Hawaii Department of Education and the department has notified the HTSB. Once this process is completed applicant may go online, create a MyHTSB account, submit the online application, and pay a $48.00 fee.

Step 1 is to apply for the Emergency Hire Limited Duty Special Permit.
Step 2 is to pay the $48.00 fee to practice the profession of teaching each year.

If applicant takes Leave without pay or resigns, the Emergency Hire Limited Duty Special Permit
is void. It is the applicant’s responsibility to renew this permit prior to its expiration date every year.
*Applicants may also pay fees by mailing a personal check to the HTSB office. Payments made by personal check will be charged an administrative fee. Applicants must include this fee in the payment. Checks written for the incorrect amount will be returned and not processed. Call HTSB office for payment assistance.
Total amount due for personal check submissions are:
$5.80 shall be added to all yearly annual payments of $48.00 for a total of $53.80.
HTSB Office staff is not authorized to accept cash, credit cards, or cashier’s checks for payment of license or permit fees.

GENERAL NOTES FOR THIS ROUTE
Emergency hire teachers who are enrolled in a DOE approved alternative route to licensure TEP and who have demonstrated content proficiency may apply to temporarily to meet the federal designation of highly qualified.

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Published On: 3/31/2017 4:45:54 PM


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