Association of Christian Schools International

Lower School Principal

Preferred
Traders Point Christian Schools
Whitestown, Indiana, United States
12 days ago

Description

Are you looking to join an exceptional team while making a meaningful, lifelong impact in the lives of students? Traders Point Christian Schools (TPCS), located on the northwest side of Indianapolis is seeking candidates for Lower School Principal (K-6).

Located in Whitestown, the fastest growing community in Indiana, TPCS is a fully accredited (ACSI) school serving over 620 students, ages 18 months - 12th grade, from six diverse central Indiana counties. Located on a 25-acre campus, TPCS is training scholars, making disciples and graduating leaders. 

TPCS has held four ribbon cutting ceremonies over the past 5 years commemorating their growth. A state of the art high school with athletic turf, Witham Field, opened its doors in 2017. In 2019, the Reed Athletic Center for strength and conditioning was completed along with the addition of seven new classrooms and in 2020, TPCS expanded once again with a 14,000 sq ft junior high addition.To meet the needs of an ever growing community, TPCS has received a seven-figure private investment to increase academic rigor. 

TPCS believes leading students to excellence will require an investment in exceptional faculty and staff and is positioned and prepared to attract top performers. Head of School, Mr. Paul Williams, says it best, “we want to be a destination for excellence when it comes to our faculty and staff, therefore we are committed to finding and retaining the best.”

The next Lower School Principal will understand the unique opportunity and embrace the challenge of building a healthy, Christ-centered school with a focus on growing academic excellence while making an eternal impact in the lives of students. 

TPCS is seeking candidates to direct a growing Lower School with academic excellence within a Christian environment and biblical worldview. The successful candidate must be a Christian with an active faith walk, hold a Master’s Degree in Education Administration, and have administrative experience. The Principal is a full-time employee, hired, supported, and evaluated by the Head of Schools. The Principal must be deeply committed to instructional leadership that provides focus on student achievement; teacher coaching and evaluation; school culture, and family engagement. The Principal will manage the human resources to ensure an orderly work and learning environment. This includes implementing a continuous improvement model which focuses on high student achievement; building a positive school climate that supports the whole student; leveraging research and data to drive initiatives and instruction, and building a high-performing staff to achieve the school’s vision and goals. Our school is a unique faith-centered community that integrates thinking and believing in ways that encourage intellectual growth and nurture faith and inspiration. TPCS creates a supportive and challenging climate which affirms the dignity of all persons within the school community. The Principal is responsible for implementing the policies of TPCS and the Indiana State Department of Education.

POSITION

Lower School Principal

REPORTS TO

The Lower School Principal will report to the Head of Schools.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY

The Principal is the educational and spiritual leader of the Lower School in grades K-6. He/she will lead in a way that allows the faculty and staff to flourish and to lead the charge to challenge and educate students within the framework of a Biblical worldview while leading them to a personal faith and transformed life in Jesus Christ.

POSITION GOAL

The Principal is commissioned to be the primary leader of the Lower School programs. The focus of this position is to provide leadership and a comprehensive educational ministry for children in grades K-6 based on the mission and vision of Traders Point Christian Schools (TPCS) as articulated by the TPCS Board and Head of Schools. Working directly for the Head of Schools, the Principal will be responsible for the continued development of the Lower School programs.



Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

Educational and Experience Requirements:

Candidates must be professing and maturing Christians enthusiastically supporting the School’s statement of faith and mission statements.  A master’s degree in Education Administration is required and an ACSI administration certification is preferred. Candidates must hold or be eligible to receive an Indiana School Administrator’s license. Candidates should demonstrate a successful career in education administration. The ideal candidate will excel at developing collaborative relationships with all constituencies. Excellent communication skills are a must, including writing and presentation abilities.  In addition, the position requires the ability to organize and prioritize work, resolve problems, follow through, and manage multiple priorities to ensure that goals are met in a timely manner.

 Qualifying Characteristics:

The principal has a clearly biblical testimony of salvation with an authentic and a mature personal relationship with Jesus Christ in both their professional and personal life with a calling and commitment to Christian education. The ideal principal must have the desire to work closely and nurture a positive relationship with students, teachers, parents, staff, school administrators and community members. The principal must demonstrate respect for all students and community members. The ability to exercise good judgment, set a good example and comply with school standards is a must as well as the ability to deal with sensitive and confidential issues in a tactful and professional manner. As an administrator at TPCS, you are expected to instruct and model important religious functions that include Bible instruction, prayer, participation in weekly chapels, and other religious duties. You must be able to address concerns and offer suggestions in an appropriate and confidential manner.  

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63100877
  • Location:
    Whitestown, Indiana, United States
  • Position Title: Lower School Principal
  • Company Name For Job: Traders Point Christian Schools
  • Institution: Elementary
  • Role: Principal
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: Master's Degree
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $85,000.00 - $95,000.00 (Yearly Salary)
Education / Teaching / Administration
Whitestown , IN , US

Traders Point Christian Schools (TPCS) was established in 1976 as a nursery school ministry of Traders Point Christian Church. Since that time we have grown to be a fully accredited (ACSI, AdvancEd and Indiana Freeway) early childhood through grade 12 school serving 600+ students from six diverse central Indiana counties on a 25-acre campus in Whitestown, Indiana. TPCS challenges and educates students within a framework of a Biblical worldview while leading them to a personal faith and transformed life in Jesus Christ. They ...

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