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Rain ForestInternational School
Yaounde, NA, Cameroon
30+ days ago
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Rain ForestInternational School
Yaounde, Cameroon
30+ days ago


Ministry Opportunity: Director of International School


Rain Forest International School (RFIS) is seeking a Christian school director with excellent interpersonal, organizational, and leadership skills in addition to extensive cross-cultural understanding to lead a multicultural staff and student body on a beautiful, large, tranquil campus. The ideal candidate will have an international mindset, and with the collaboration and support of a very experienced staff, will have the freedom to lead the school and expand its scope in a cross-cultural community. Ideal start date is late May 2022 to prepare for August 2022 school start.

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  • A sincere and growing personal faith in Christ and commitment to the great commission
  • Agreement with the school's statement of faith
  • Multicultural / cross-cultural experience (ability in French is desirable but not required)
  • At least 5 years of experience in both teaching and administration, preferably in an international school
  • Master’s degree in Educational Administration or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Since this is a non-paid position, the candidate must be willing to raise their own financial support or self-fund
  • Must serve with [or be seconded to] an approved Christian mission organization with a presence in Cameroon for the purpose of member care and accountability


  • Provide spiritual leadership and vision for the school community
  • Work under the policy governance model to implement and report compliance on board policies as defined in the RFIS Policy Manual (can be requested).
  • Work with the school administrative team to implement board policies and operational policies that stay within board guidelines including:
    • Develop, implement, promote, and evaluate programs and activities that ensure students and faculty meet academic standards and provide a great working environment
    • Identify and help recruit for staffing needs
    • Ensure the fiscal health of the school
    • Identify assignments, supervise, and ensure appropriate and timely professional development of all staff
    • Communicate clearly in writing and at public events with staff, parents, students, school board, and community

Application Requirements:

              CV / Resume

              Christian testimony

              2 professional and 2 personal references (one from the applicant’s pastor)

              Criminal background reference check

Initial Contact for Applicants

              Dan Friesen, Chair of Director Search Committee <>

              All applicants will receive an email confirmation of receipt.

              Applications will be reviewed at the end of each month (beginning Oct 31st, 2021), until a director is selected.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58870582
  • Location:
    Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Position Title: International School Director
  • Company Name: Rain ForestInternational School
  • Institution: International
  • Role: Head of School
  • Job Type: Volunteer
  • Min Education: Master's Degree
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years
  • Required Travel: None
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