Director/Head of School

Haven of Peace Academy (HOPAC) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, is seeking an experienced leader to serve as Director and guide the school to achieve excellence in academic programs and Christian education so that HOPAC students are equipped to live out a Christ centered life.

Along with a senior Administrative Team, and in collaboration with an appointed school board of governors, the Head of School provides overall leadership for 35 faculty and over 25 support staff.

The Head is responsible for the organization and leadership of the school, its staff and the welfare and safety of all students, teachers, staff and administration.


Candidates to be the next Head of School at HOPAC must demonstrate in their application materials how their faith, educational philosophy, leadership style, and management skills would match the school's mission, faith statement, and vision.

HOPAC seeks a proven, effective school leader with at least a bachelor's degree (masters degree preferred) and at least two successful years of school administrative experience, preferably in an international and/or multicultural setting.

Candidates must be evangelical Christians in good standing with their local church and able to understand and interpret the Bible into a practical, applied world-view.

Qualifications also include exemplary English oral and written communication skills, strong interest and capabilities in multi-community relations, successful experience in Christian faculty development, and aptitude in school advancement and fund raising.

The school will provide a compensation package tailored to the needs of the Director candidate.

The compensation package could include living and housing allowances, annual airfare, medical insurance and a significant contribution towards the purchase of a vehicle for local transport as well as tuition-free spots for the candidate's children.

This Program is open to Worldwide Participants.

Application Process Involves:

  • Essay
  • Letters of Reference
  • Phone Interview
  • Resume

    Length of Position: 3 years +

    Dates: 1 August - July

    For more information and application, visit: Director/Head of School

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