RFIS Director Job Description

Introduction
RFIS is seeking a Christian school administrator with excellent interpersonal, organizational, and leadership skills in addition to extensive cross-cultural understanding to lead a multicultural staff and student body on a beautiful, large, tranquil campus. The ideal candidate will have an international mindset, and with the collaboration and support of a very experienced staff, will have the freedom to lead the school and expand its scope in a cross-cultural community.

Requirements:

  • A sincere and growing personal faith in Christ and commitment to the great commission.
  • Agreement with the school’s statement of faith.
  • Multicultural / cross-cultural experience (ability in French is desirable but not required)
  • At least 5 years of experience in an international school, preferably in both teaching and administration.
  • Master’s degree in Educational Administration or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Willingness to raise financial support and serve under the care of an approved Christian mission organization with a presence in Cameroon.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, promote, and evaluate programs and activities that ensure students and faculty meet academic standards and provide a great working environment.
  • Work with a healthy, well-functioning board to implement board policies and operational
  • policies that stay within board guidelines.
  • Identify and help recruit for staffing needs.
  • Manage the operations of the school and financial reporting.
  • Encourage professional development and identify assignments for staff.
  • Communicate clearly with staff, parents, students, school board, and community

Application Requirements:

  • CV / Resume
  • Christian testimony
  • 2 professional and 2 personal references (one from the applicant’s pastor)
  • Criminal background reference check

Initial Contact for Applicants
Kevin Bradford (dir-hr_cameroon@sil.org)