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Tri-City Christian School is currently looking for a new Head of School to lead the preschool through grade 12 school in its mission to be a Christ-centered, college preparatory educational community that partners with families in pursuing excellence for the glory of God. Ideal candidates will have a passion and vision for Christian education, a combination of classroom and administrative experience and a desire to partner with teachers, staff, families and the community in pursuit of excellence in Christian education for the Kingdom of God.
To apply: send a copy of your cover letter, resume and reference list to Tina Richards by mail or e-mail.
TCCS Head of School Search Committee
Attn: Tina Richards
302 North Emerald Drive
Vista, CA 92083
|Job Code:||JD 170803|
|Posted On:||Friday, 11th August 2017|
TCCS Head of School Position
Tri-City Christian School is a ministry of Tri-City Bible Church located in Vista, California. The school shares the campus with the church and is currently in a capital campaign fund drive in support of a building master plan. While the school is a ministry of the Church, the student population is drawn from a large number of churches within the local area. During the last school year, the school had over 590 students enrolled in preschool through grade 12. Tri-City Christian School is an accredited, college preparatory school with the vision of training up spiritual champions for Jesus Christ. The school has a faculty and staff of over 80. The average faculty tenure is 15 years, 36 percent have advanced degrees and 67 percent have California teacher credentials. Tri-City Christian School is on solid financial ground. Tuition and fees represent over 90% of the school’s $6 million dollar budget. The capital campaign and other fund raising efforts contribute to the school’s yearly income.
Tri-City Christian School was founded in September 1971 as a teaching Ministry of Tri-City Baptist Church. The school began as a preschool and in 1975 grew to include grades 1-4. Over the years the school continued to grow and graduated its first high school class in 1988. The school currently has nearly 600 students in grades preschool through grade 12 and offers an excellent academic program and a wide range of extra-curricular activities. In 2014, the campus was expanded to include a new secondary campus. In 2017, Tri-City Christian School graduated 49 seniors who were accepted into a wide variety of local and national universities.
Tri-City Christian School’s vision is ambitious. The school seeks to leverage all resources that will enable us to more effectively train up students who excel academically and spiritually with a solid Christian World View. Academically, we will continue to pursue teaching methodologies that provide the greatest variety of high quality education to our students. These efforts include achieving the highest educational standards, developing a 21st century curriculum, 21st century educational delivery models, teacher development, and effective spiritual training. Our infrastructure vision calls for us to pursue a master plan that will initially require us to finish the development of our new secondary building, as well as upgrading our athletic facilities. This is just the first step of a multiphase plan to develop the campus. Additionally, we desire to stay on the cutting edge of technology to enhance both the teaching methods and student learning experience.
The Head of School will oversee the daily operations and activities of Tri-City Christian School, ensuring that the policies established by School and Elder Boards are accomplished in every aspect of the school. He/She will provide direction to the School Leadership Team while entrusting them with the responsibility to lead in their respective areas of the school. He/she establishes and maintains effective relationships with the students, staff, parents, alumni, school board, elder board, local churches and the surrounding communities.
The Head of School is a relational servant-leader, who loves children and understands the importance of truly knowing the students who make up the TCCS community along with the academic, social, emotional, and spiritual challenges they face.
The Head of School works collaboratively with the administrative team to inspire and continue to further develop a college preparatory academic program that is biblically integrated, vigorous, and relevant for preparing students to live as intelligent, wholehearted followers of Jesus Christ. He/She provides leadership practices that represent a consistent and effective model of integrity, efficiency, and accountability; ensuring that all decisions align with the school’s vision, mission, and core values. The Head of School will advocate for the school and, along with the Director of Development, establish relationships with the donors God leads to financially support the continued growth of our programs.
Leadership of Faculty/Staff
Positive Constituent Relationships