Administrator, School Director
JOB DESCRIPTION – School Director
Bandung Alliance Intercultural School (BAIS) is a PreK-12th grade international school located in Kota Baru Parahyangan, near Bandung, Indonesia. Indonesia is the largest Muslim populated country in the world, but BAIS is legally and freely allowed to operate as a Christian school, including all school chapel and Bible classes. BAIS is situated in Kota Baru, a safe, pre-planned education city presently with 4,000 residences and expanding to 10,000 residences in the next decade. BAIS exists to serve local Indonesian families and expatriates seeking to educate their children in English, preparing students for post-secondary education across the globe.
1. A Master’s degree with a major in educational administration
2. Meets certification requirements of recognized accrediting agency responsible for issuance of school’s accreditation
3. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the President of NICS may find appropriate and acceptable
Reports To: Vice President of School Operations (VPSO)
Job Goal: To provide leadership in developing and maintaining a distinctive Christian educational philosophy and the best possible educational and ministry program and services
- To be accountable to the policies established by the NICS Board of Directors via the policies, procedures, and guidelines of the Network Home Office.
- Functions as the key instructional leader, spiritual and community leader, manager of school resources, and advancement officer of the assigned school and will be evaluated based upon the Network Leadership Competency Standards with input from both school site staff and the Office of School Operations leaders.
- Administers the planning, development, coordination, and evaluation of the total operation of assigned school on behalf of NICS.
- Delegates responsibility for all administrative units but is responsible to the VPSO and NICS for the results produced.
- Prepares the annual budget as necessary to assure maximum utilization of funds to accomplish the mission, and educational and ministry goals of the school, meeting all policies and guidelines given by the Finance Office.
- Adheres to professional, ethical, and moral standards of conduct in the transaction of all school business.
- Recommends to NICS the appointment of all NICS missionaries and with the authority granted by NICS, appoints all personnel employed by assigned school (assistant administrator appointments shall have the approval of the VPSO).
- Makes needed personnel adjustments, assignments and transfers, approves suspensions, sick leave, and personal leave as outlined in the school’s local administrative guidelines and NICS Administrative Guidelines. Dismisses personnel when necessary following local school guidelines, as well as NICS policies and procedures.
- Provides the VPSO and the school community with the necessary communication and information to keep them informed of the progress and activities of the educational program.
- Serves as the representative of NICS on the field and its leadership, and provides the Chief Financial Officer., VPSO and President of NICS with the necessary information to keep them informed of the progress and activities of the ministry of the assigned school.
- Ensures that school operations properly represent the ministry of NICS as determined by the Board and President of NICS, and to work in harmony, cooperation, and compliance with that leadership and in cooperation with the Home Office.
- The director strengthens the NICS Network by being an ambassador for the LORD and for the network, appropriately promoting and positively identifying the local school with the organization.
- Administers the school program in conformity to the mission, purpose, and core values of the assigned school and NICS; the NICS School Policies and Administrative Guidelines, and the regulations of the Partnership Document as signed by the assigned school’s Local Ownership Board and NICS, Inc.
- To hire a team of teachers who are highly qualified, spiritually mature, and mission-minded Christians, in agreement with the NICS and the school’s mission, vision, statement of faith and philosophy.
- To ensure the development and implementation of a school-wide plan for evangelism, spiritual formation/ discipleship, and Biblical integration.
- Attend the Fall Directors’ Conference and the Annual Leadership Conference typically held in February.
- Ensure that the NICS Standards of Best Practice is being reviewed and implemented as assigned by the Director of Academic Development.
- Assure the NICS monthly ministry and financial reports, monitoring reports, as well as the Annual Field Report are completed and submitted on time.
- It is primarily the director’s responsibility to safeguard the long-term relationship between the local school and NICS/Oasis, ensuring that all host-country registrations, contracts, permissions, paperwork, & etcetera are kept current, and solidify to the greatest extent possible the permanent relationship between the local school and its mother organization NICS/Oasis.
- Performs such other duties as may be assigned by the VPSO and President of NICS as the need requires.
[Revised October 2020]