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Grand Rapids Christian Schools

Principals

Grand Rapids Christian Schools seeks internal and external applicants for two principal positions effective with the start of the 2019-20 school year

Grand Rapids Christian Schools seeks internal and external applicants for two principal positions effective with the start of the 2019-20 school year:

Job Requirements

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Grand Rapids Christian Schools Mission and Vision

● Communicate the vision that supports GRCS goals, articulate the school’s values and model those values

● Understand, model, and support reformed Christian understandings in school governance, school

community building, and instructional programs

● Demonstrate a vision and passion for reformed Christian elementary education within the context of

Grand Rapids Christian Schools

● Demonstrate evidence of being just, gracious, and accessible to students, staff, and community

● Evaluate instructional programs to be intentionally Christian and academically excellent

● Encourage and cultivate a positive spiritual and professional Christian character in the school

● Demonstrate skills in human relationships, communication, leadership, management, and educational

effectiveness

● Demonstrate evidence of reflective decision-making, trust building and confidentiality, and personal

integrity

● Establish and maintain a close working relationship with the Superintendent, the Grand Rapids Christian

Schools Board of Trustees, and school District Board

● Serve as a Christian spokesperson for the school and Grand Rapids Christian Schools

● Serve as an ex-officio member of school District Board and on all standing committees of the board

Education Requirements

  • Master’s degree
  • Valid Teaching Certificate
  • Eight (8) years of appropriate teaching and/or administrative experience
  • Certified (or Certifiable) as a School Principal in the state of Michigan

Position Benefits

At Grand Rapids Christian Schools, we believe that both Christian perspective and academic excellence go hand in hand. Here, one doesn’t exist without the other. And together, they help form and transform every student.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Contact Grand Rapids Christian Schools

Thomas DeJonge
Superintendent
Phone: 616-574-6000
Fax: 616-574-6010

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