Head of School

Job Type

Full Time
Contract

Published

11/05/2018

Address

Cloud Forest School
Monteverde
Provincia de Puntarenas
235655
Costa Rica

Description

The Cloud Forest School/Escuela Creativa de Monteverde, is a non-profit institution, located on

47 hectares of land, in the Monteverde Cloud Forest. It has approximately 200 students from

preschool to 11th grade. The 95% of the students are from Costa Rica and 5% are international.

75% of our students receive significant financial assistance for the monthly payment of school

fees.

Our Mission is "To form bilingual generations with an ecologically and academically well balanced

conscience. We work to provide students with the knowledge, values and skills

necessary to make decisions that are socially and ecologically conscious locally, nationally and

globally.“


MISSION OF THE POSITION: Direct, organize and control the educational, administrative, financial, operational, human resources, projection strategies and fundraising, among others, in accordance with the formulated strategic planning and the philosophy, mission, vision and values of the Cloud Forest School/Center for Creative Education; with the purpose of ensuring compliance with the objectives established for all areas and ensuring optimal organizational performance.


REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum level of Degree in any of the following careers: Business Administration, Financial Administration, Project Management or Industrial Engineering. 
  • Experience as a head of academic institution
  • Additionally, a degree in Educational Administration is desirable. 
  • Bilingual: Fluency of English and Spanish (oral and written). 
  • Minimum experience of 3 years in work related to educational management, or business administration, projects, marketing or finance. 
  • 3 years experience in personnel management. 
  • Knowledge or experience in the management of non-profit organizations, multicultural environments, strategic planning, educational and labor legislation.
  • Person with excellent communication skills, leadership, results orientation, interpersonal relationships and environmental awareness. 
  • Availability to live in Monteverde, Puntarenas, Costa Rica. 

Benefits

WE OFFER:

  • Lodging in an apartment on the school campus.
  • All labor guarantees.
  • Excellent work environment, in the cloud forest.
  • Work Visa (International Applicants)
  • Other benefits.

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish: Professional proficiency

English: Professional proficiency

Professional Level

Managerial

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

recruitment.cec2020@gmail.com
http://cloudforestschool.org/?page_id=43

Please send your CV and Cover letter to recruitment.cec2020@gmail.com


Note:

Please send your Cover Letter in both English and Spanish


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