Lagossette Christian School Director
Entreprise: Children of the Promise
Type de contrat de travail:
Enseignement & Formation
Localisation: Cap Haitien, Haiti
Date d'embauche: 15 août 2021
Publiée le: Jul 09, 2021
Lagossette Christian School Director at Children of the Promise
Description du poste:
The vision of COTP is a healthy, Christian home for every Haitian child. We seek to achieve this vision by serving families at-risk of separation through family preservation programs to keep families together and empower them for sustainable health and wellness. In addition, when a separation of child from family occurs, we pursue alternative family care for the child and provide temporary family-style residential care whenever needed.
The Lagossette Christian School (LCS) Director will be responsible for overseeing, directing and developing the two mediums of primary education on the campus of COTP: one geared toward the surrounding community and one toward the children in our care on our campus. This will include planning and implementing a strategic vision, managing and equipping a unified staff, orienting the department to the overall mission, managing resources, and promoting a commitment to excellence. The LCS Director must have a passion to serve others. The individual is expected to: be a team player; be self motivated; have a high attention to detail; be a hard worker; and be patient. The individual must be responsible with time and resources, as well as efficient and resourceful.
COTP Core Leadership Responsibilities:
1. Personal Development--Improving self every day and orienting oneself as a learner, which includes intentional focus on one’s physical, spiritual, emotional, relational, and professional life.
2. Think Strategically--Providing strategic leadership to the organization and the part of the organization you lead.
3. Strengthen Team--Initiating and actively engaging in building a healthy, unified, strategic, values-aligned, and results-oriented team
4. Develop Leaders--Intentionally developing current and future leaders through mentoring, coaching and discipleship.
5. Mobilize Resources--Understanding our resources toward efficiency and maximization, as well as pursuing leads and opportunities to add to or enhance the use of our resources.
Position Duties and Responsibilities:
Management and development of School staff:
-Recruiting, selecting, orienting new program staff when necessary; training all managers and teachers; identifying and pursuing opportunities for program staff development
-Supporting a healthy work environment and supporting employee’s professional growth
-Providing accountability for managers and teachers through communication of their expectations, regular feedback, encouragement, evaluation, and disciplinary action when necessary; enforcing organizational policies and procedures
Strategic planning and outcomes:
-Initiate and set goals according to the strategic objectives of the organization
-Lead team in the planning of programs, including developing program processes, setting goals and attaining milestones
-Lead regular monitoring and evaluation of educational activities, and devise strategies to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of educational objectives.
-Develops program systems and structures - including program policies and protocols - to provide clarity and support completion of program objectives.
-Reports to senior leadership and Board on program outcomes
-Contribute to development of strategic planning for the organization
Financial stewardship and oversight of program:
-Prepare annual program budgets in collaboration with program managers
-Regularly review expenses; initiate corrective actions when necessary.
-Assist in seeking out and writing grant proposals as needed
Partnerships and Community Engagement: Pursue and develop partnerships with community services and leaders that contribute to achieving the strategic objectives of the organization.
Key areas of Responsibility:
-Developing the Global Vision of Lagossette Christian School
-Developing LCS Preschool and current primary grades (through 6th)
-Development and addition of grades (through 9th) over the next few years
-Developing On-campus education classes
-Special Education Department and support for all of the above classes
Department Head Skills and Qualifications:
The position requires a degree in the field of education or organizational leadership and at least 5 years of prior work in education. Ideal candidates will also have diverse experiences in education, preferably both Nationally and Internationally.
Candidate must be fluent in Creole, French and English
Candidate must be able to clearly communicate their own Christian Faith, as well as lead the staff in integrating the Christian perspective into all subjects being taught.
Ability to coach and develop leaders
Ability to handle pressure with calm and grace
Ability to blend and lead people, project, policy, vision and progress
Ability to pursue a healthy work, family, spiritual life balance
A propos de Children of the Promise
Children of the Promise is a non-profit located in northern Haiti, near Cap-Haitien. Our mission is to provide excellent physical, spiritual, emotional, educational, and economic care for at-risk children and families in Haiti, empowering the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Our vision is a healthy, Christian home and family for every Haitian child. We seek to achieve this vision by serving families at-risk of separation through family preservation programs to keep families together and empower them for sustainable health and wellness. In addition, when a separation of child from family occurs, we pursue alternative family care for the child and provide temporary family-style residential care whenever needed.