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Deputy Head of School

school
Berkeley Academy for Multicultural Studies
location
Santa Ana, Costa Rica
salary
US 2000 - 2000 a month
housing
Initial stipend and administrative assistance to find a suitable living arrangement
Start date
Start August 2024
1 year
1
  • All Levels
  • Licensed Teacher, Director/Principal, District/Regional Level Administrator, College/University Faculty
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience

All applicants must have the following:

  • College/university degree
  • English proficiency
  • Leadership experience in elementary, middle or high school administration/management
  • Experience managing a team of more than 50 teachers and staff of diverse backgrounds
  • Experience managing parent, staff and student communications  
  • Ability to make high-level decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Positive, fun-loving, and caring attitude towards children
  • Productive, efficient, consistent, fair, firm, and helpful
  • Professional, tactful and respectful
  • Follows rules, and respects and influences administration’s policies

Not required, but desired:

  • Advanced degree or equivalent work/experience
  • Advanced computer/technological literacy, familiarity with Google Apps 
  • Familiarity with Common Core (U.S.) curriculum 
  • Experience teaching children in the U.S. or Canada
  • Spanish proficiency
  • Fluent English speaker
  • Assistance with immigration (no need to arrive with a visa, we will help you with the process)
  • Costa Rica is a wonderful, international place to live
  • Hands-on staff: that small school feel

Deputy Head of School

We are an exclusive U.S.-Costa Rican private educational institution dedicated to providing a multicultural studies K-12 curriculum in Central America. We are seeking a professional and experienced, English-speaking Deputy Head of School for the Fall 2024 - Spring 2025 academic year.

Schedule:

  • Monday-Friday, 7:30. am - 3:30 pm
  • CR (national) and US (selected) Holidays are observed

Environment: 

  • Safe and controlled
  • Family-like
  • Friendly management
  • Respectful, selective children/groups

Term/additional details:

  • August 2024 - June 2025
  • Intensive 2-week teacher training from experienced (former) U.S. Department of Education administrator and policymaker
  • Room for growth
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Vision:

The vision of Berkeley Academy for Multicultural Studies is to empower all of our students to positively impact and change the world.

Mission:

The mission of Berkeley Academy for Multicultural Studies is to (PRIDE)  Provide an exceptional educational experience that intellectually stimulates all students PreK-12; Raise the awareness and importance of multicultural diversity; Ignite a daily passion for learning that prepares them for the complex technological world of tomorrow; Develop and empower students to positively impact their communities; Equip our students with the skills and knowledge to obtain acceptance to the colleges/universities of their choice and to be successful at those institutions.

Berkeley Academy leadership ensures that all students uphold these traditional values both inside and outside the classroom daily. Without these core values, the essence of Berkeley Academy’s mission and vision to positively impact and change the world is compromised.

Our definition, as defined by our founders, of honor, prestige, and excellence are:

Honor is honesty, justice, fairness, or integrity in one’s beliefs and actions.

Prestige is the level of respect, positive reputation, or influence arising from success, achievement, rank, or other favorable attributes.

Excellence is the state, quality, or condition of excelling; superiority in scholarship, service, and character.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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