Dr. David A. Wells and the GLOBAL School Consulting Group is pleased to partner with the School Board of the Christian International School of Prague, in Czech Republic, in recruiting the next School Principal to begin service on or before July 1, 2020, to be prepared for the 2020-21 school year. CISP is a grade one through grade twelve international school with a community of caring staff and teachers from around the world. The School serves a student population of approximately one hundred and fifty students. CISP is located in the city-center of Prague, and recently celebrated its fifteenth year in existence! The School provides an excellent education, with classes taught in English, which is about more than just academics. The education at CISP is practically oriented, and students are challenged to grow into responsible contributors to society. A fundamental belief of CISP is that education should kindle students’ delight in learning and lay the groundwork for a joyful life of service to the world around them.
CISP is accredited by the Association of Christian School International (ACSI) and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA), and is recognized by the Czech Ministry of Education.
The teachers and staff at CISP strive daily to have an impact on our students that will leave a legacy in their minds and, more importantly, in their hearts – impacted their life in many unforgettable ways. The School strives for students to be developing the following attributes while at CISP and the following characteristics will be evident in the life of a CISP graduate: Christlike, Servant-hearted, Creative, Grateful, Inquisitive, Compassionate, Disciplined, Respectful.”
The CISP School Principal provides spiritual, educational, and administrative leadership to the school. Through the Principal is to be a leader striving for excellence by guiding, inspiring, and directing all phases of the school’s academics, programs, events, and environment in accordance with the direction and policies set forth by the Director. A majority of the Principal’s time is invested in staff development through both formal and informal activities, establishing clear lines of communication regarding school goals, accomplishments, practices and policies with parents and teachers.
The successful candidate for the School Principal position will have the following profile:
- Spiritually, the individual will have a clear testimony as a follower of Jesus Christ; display a mature, godly spirit; be a person of faith and prayer; understand and support the vision, mission, and philosophy of CISP; and be able to abide and live by the School’s Staff Code of Conduct.
- Professionally, the individual will have a master’s degree in education and/or school administration; will meet certification requirements of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI); have a minimum of five years of successful teaching experience and/or school administrative experience; demonstrate commitment to lifelong learning; display ability to plan strategically and identify solutions; and exhibit skills in leadership and communication.
- Personally, the individual’s life will reflect: a lifestyle of biblical integrity; a spirit of dedication, commitment, flexibility, responsiveness, and compassion; a spirit of even-temper and forgiveness as well as asking for forgiveness, when needed; the ability to listen and respond to authority and wise counsel; the ability to build a team and develop consensus.
The Principal serves as a missionary volunteer at the School, responsible for his/her support, and comes to the Czech Republic under appointment with a Christian mission, unless self-supported. The School provides free tuition for the children of the Principal if they are enrolled at CISP, and the Principal pays only the student fees. (If the Principal does not receive the child tuition benefit, he/she receives a modest annual stipend.)
Individuals who are interested in serving as the Principal of the Christian International School of Prague are invited to visit the School’s website (www.cisprague.org) and review the job description. Inquiries are to be directed to GLOBAL School Consulting Group’s Recruitment Coordinator, Kenneth Trotman (firstname.lastname@example.org) or to contact Search Consultant, Dr. David A. Wells (email@example.com) for additional information.