Administrator, School Director

International Community School - Singapore

School Info:

Name:International Community School - Singapore


This opening is for the Fall of 2024

School Background: 
International Community School is located in the modern, efficient, island nation of Singapore. English is one of Singapore’s four official languages, so those moving to Singapore usually have no difficulty in settling into and getting around in the city. ICS Singapore has a Kindergarten - Grade Twelve program that follows an American-based curriculum with some modifications to reflect its Southeast Asian environment. ICS-Singapore is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) as well as the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), and our graduates have been accepted by an array of American and international universities. ICS - Singapore strives to challenge its students to explore God's world around them through creative hands-on projects as well as teacher-student dialogue and interaction, while at the same time establishing a high standard of achievement. ICS encourages its students to use their unique gifts to stimulate them to think beyond the memorization of facts and apply the knowledge they have gained.  Our teachers are the most important part of our curriculum, and they treat each student with love and respect while at the same time exercising firm discipline when necessary. Integration of Christian character and Biblical teachings into our curriculum is a major focus of ICS.   

Job Summary/Objective: 
To provide leadership in developing and maintaining a distinctive Christian educational philosophy and the best possible educational and ministry program and services. 

Reports to: 
Vice President of Global Operations (VPGO
Local School Board 

General Responsibilities:  
-To be accountable to the NICS Board of Directors via the Vice President of Global Operations, and to the local Singapore Board. 
-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 VPGO and NICS
-Prepares the annual budget as necessary to assure maximum utilization of funds to accomplish the mission, and educational and ministry goals of the school. 
-Adheres to professional, ethical, and moral standards of conduct in the transaction of all school business. 
-Provides the VPGO, the school Board, and the school community with the necessary 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 VPGO 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 NICS.  
-Administers the school program in conformity to the mission, purpose and 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 evangelical, mission-minded Christians, in agreement with the NICS and assigned school’s mission, statement of faith and philosophy. 
-To ensure the development and implementation of a school-wide plan for evangelism, discipleship, and Biblical integration.  
-It is primarily the director’s responsibility to safeguard the long-term relationship between the local school and NICS, 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.  
-Performs such other duties as may be assigned by the VPGO to fulfill the mission of the school. 

-A master’s degree with a major in educational administration. 
-Meets certification requirements of recognized accrediting agency responsible for issuance of school’s accreditation. 
-Prior experience as a principal or the academic head of a school program. 
-Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the VPGO and school Board may find appropriate and acceptable 

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