Head of School

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Christian Heritage Academy
Published
May 14, 2021
Location
315 Waukegan Road, Northfield, IL
Category
Job Type

Description

Established in 1984, Christian Heritage Academy (CHA), a PK-12 ACSI School, was founded on the firm foundation of Jesus Christ.  Our Mission Statement commends us to provide not only an “exemplary education” but to also equip children “to be lifetime followers of Jesus Christ.”  This is the impetus for all we do at CHA.

The Head of School will provide inspirational and effective educational, spiritual, and organizational leadership for the school that builds upon our foundation and ensures a high quality education.   They will inspire, motivate and empower all members of our community to carry the mission forward.

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to employment@christianheritage.org, being certain to include a personal testimony of faith in Christ.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

The Head of School will lead in such a way that the following are characteristic of Christian Heritage Academy:

  • Expected student outcomes thoroughly addressed through educational and experiential programs.
  • Educational programs that develop students who have a biblical worldview and who are well prepared in all academic disciplines.
  • An academic program that is solid and designed to meet the needs of students.
  • Admission policies developed so that they coincide with the certification of teaching staff.
  • Clearly implemented channels of communication with staff, the school board and parent association.
  • A professional in-service program that is systemically reviewed and implemented for the academic and spiritual growth of the staff.
  • Leadership that is an agent for educational change and innovation.
  • Knowledge and due consideration of major current trends in education in general and Christian education in particular.
  • A strategic plan that is implemented and is reviewed annually.
  • An annual budget that is developed and managed on the basis of real cost-accounting principles.
  • Compensation packages that are in accordance with the corresponding positions and that recognize the worth of the staff in the school’s functioning.
  • Leadership decisions, relationships, and programs that are consistent with board policies.
  • Achievement and maintenance of accreditations.

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