About the Director Position
HOPAC is seeking a new Director who has dynamic leadership, administrative skills, and spiritual focus to help guide HOPAC into the next decade. The Director serves as the administrative and academic head of the school. The Board of Governors and Director work closely together to create vision, direction and policies that complement and help to implement the Mission Statement of HOPAC. The Director is then responsible to the Board.
For more information about the school please visit our website: www.hopac.sc.tz.
To inquire about the director position please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply, send an Introductory Letter, your CV, and a Personal Statement of Faith to: email@example.com.
Application deadline is 30 April 2019.
*Give testimony of being a born again Christian in good standing with a local church
*Able to subscribe to the Statement of Faith of Haven of Peace
*Solid understanding of Christian education and Biblical Worldview
*Established track record of successful Christian leadership
*Spiritual accountability through a mission agency or sending church
*Excellent English communication skills, both oral and written
*Bachelor’s degree in Primary or Secondary Education from a Western college or university, Master’s degree in Education or Leadership preferred *At least two years of experience in school administration (K-12) preferred
*Ability to demonstrate a thorough and working knowledge of Christian Education
*Experience working in multicultural environments is helpful
*ACSI administrator or superintendent certificate or other appropriate certificates recommended
The Director is required to prayerfully raise his/her own funds or be self-funded. The Director is entitled to receive a stipend to help with housing costs.
Position Start Date: June 2019
About Haven of Peace Academy
Haven of Peace Academy is an international Christian school with over 30 nationalities represented in our community. HOPAC helps facilitate the work of missionaries in Dar es Salaam. Being a teacher at HOPAC provides the opportunity to shape future African leaders, serve missionary families, and witness to non-Christian students and their families. All teachers at HOPAC must meet the following school and government requirements:
a) committed evangelical Christian;
b) Bachelor’s degree, preferably in education;
c) 3 years of teaching experience.
Some useful information: We are an English-medium school following a British-style curriculum that has been adapted to fit our local contextual needs. HOPAC is accredited by ACSI and Middle States Association, is registered as a Cambridge Testing Centre, and is a member of AISA.
Staff are expected to work with their mission to find their own accommodation; however, HOPAC can assist them in this process. Other Benefits the School Offers: HOPAC has a monthly living allowance for staff to assist the support-raising process. The amount is dependent on the size of family. A single teacher receives $500 a month, a married teacher $800, a married couple both working at HOPAC $900, an additional $100 is added per child. These base amounts increase by $100 after the first year only. Staff are required to raise support and be sent through a mission organization.