Monthly Support Estimate for One Person: USD $1,200.00
About the IT Director Position
Qualifications: 1. Bachelor’s Degree from accredited University or school. 2. Demonstrate a continuing sense of God’s direction in working at CRICS. 3. Possess experience and skills necessary for working as a IT Director. 4. Agree to abide by decisions of the Board and administration of CRICS. 5. Have signed the CRICS Statement of Faith. 6. Have missionary oversight organization or church oversight. 7. Meet necessary Thai government requirements for employment. Duties: 1. Develop vision for how CRICS can become as efficient as possible in our use of resources and maximize the positive effect that technology has on the classroom within the limitations of staff and budget. The IT director is chiefly a servant to CRICS staff to make their tasks simpler. 2. Teach 1-3 computer applications and science courses for grades that could range from 6-12. 3. Seek by personal example to inspire students and staff in Christian faith and living. 4. Maintain the CRICS Network including cloud storage and services. 5. Organize education visions among staff into functional tech innovations within the classroom 6. Maintain devices and hardware on campus through personal repair or through local technicians 7. Maintain and update existing software 8. Research, purchase, and install new software and hardware acquisitions 9. Consult and advise staff on best practice in use of resources 10. Assist teachers with implementation of software and devices. 11. Continuously learn about new possibilities for CRICS to adapt and improve data management system for student records, grading, library resources and other similar systems. 12. Oversee the maintenance and requests for change on our school website. This can be done through a hired web designer. 13. Guide the faculty in implementing Computer Science education at all levels, K-12 14. Oversee and manage the efforts of the IT department staff 15. Inform parents on CRICS policy for computer and internet safety 16. Educate parents on computer and internet dangers and means of mitigation. 17. Manage the IT department budget Position Start Date August 10, 2018
About Chiang Rai International Christian School
A family learning community since 1998, Chiang Rai International Christian School (CRICS)serves the servant in Northern Thailand by providing quality, innovative, affordable, family-oriented English Christian Education. CRICS is passionate about developing intellect, emotions, character, and a love for learning in a Christ-honoring environment. We are committed to serving the children of pastors, missionaries, educators, and social welfare workers of non-profit businesses or agencies in the Chiang Rai area. Our school also invites, embraces, and serves other students whose presence provides culture, diversity, and resources which support and enrich our primary mission. Teacher and staff serving at CRICS are required to at least have a Bachelor’s Degree due to governmental visa requirements.
Thailand Country Facts
Buddhist (official) 93.6%, Muslim 4.9%, Christian 1.2%
Below Poverty Line
12.6% (2012 est.)
Country Summary (from the World Factbook)
A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been colonized by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to the establishment of a constitutional monarchy. In alliance with Japan during World War II, Thailand became a US treaty ally in 1954 after sending troops to Korea and later fighting alongside the US in Vietnam. Thailand since 2005 has experienced several rounds of political turmoil including a military coup in 2006 that ousted then Prime Minister THAKSIN Chinnawat, followed by large-scale street protests by competing political factions in 2008, 2009, and 2010. THAKSIN's youngest sister, YINGLAK Chinnawat, in 2011 led the Puea Thai Party to an electoral win and assumed control of the government. A blanket amnesty bill for individuals involved in street protests, altered at the last minute to include all political crimes - including all convictions against THAKSIN - triggered months of large-scale anti-government protests in Bangkok beginning in November 2013. In early May 2014 YINGLAK was removed from office by the Constitutional Court and in late May 2014 the Royal Thai Army staged a coup against the caretaker government. The head of the Royal Thai Army, Gen. PRAYUT Chan-ocha, was appointed prime minister in August 2014. The interim military government created several interim institutions to promote reform and draft a new constitution. Elections are tentatively set for early 2016. Thailand has also experienced violence associated with the ethno-nationalist insurgency in its southern Malay-Muslim majority provinces. Since January 2004, thousands have been killed and wounded in the insurgency.
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