Head of School Search

Head of School Search

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The Head of School works collaboratively with all stakeholders to meet the academic, spiritual, and social needs of the school community, advance the school’s core values, foster a sense of community throughout the school, monitor progress toward school-wide goals, and establish goals for ongoing improvement which align with the school-wide goals.

The new Head of School will be globally-minded, a strong communicator, empathetic, energetic, and innovative. He or she must be an ordained or rostered member of the LCMS to continue to build upon the school’s foundation and mission. A seasoned leader with experience is needed to help the school navigate the myriad issues that arise in the complex and ever-evolving, international context.

EMPLOYMENT BEGINNING JULY 2021

Do you qualify?

  1. Are you a rostered member of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod?
  2. Do you have a Doctorate or Master’s of Administration, Education, or related field?
  3. Are you experienced as a head of school or in a senior executive leadership role?
  4. Do you have strong management skills including finance, staff development, and planning?

If you answered YES to all four questions, please proceed below.


Welcome Candidates,

Concordia International School Hanoi is searching for the next Head of School to begin July 2021. This position combines the responsibility to run a world-class Preschool-G12 campus of approximately 500 students, and continuing the outstanding tradition of excellence and outreach of the LCMS international education system.  

Founded in 2011 by the LCMS, Concordia Hanoi has rapidly earned a reputation for strong academics within a caring community. Concordia’s student-focused learning environment pushes students to learn and grow each day. Concordia’s rich and diverse programs support both the students and families in our warm and caring community. The campus is surrounded by golden rice fields, and the lakes and golf course of Van Tri while only being minutes away from the energy and excitement of the city of Hanoi. 

If you know of someone who may be interested in the position, or if you would like to apply for the position, please send nominations or resumes with cover letters to: 

hos.search@concordiahanoi.org

All resumes/CVs must be received by November 27.

Blessings, 

The Concordia Board HOS Search Committee

Head of School Job Description

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Position Summary

The Head of School serves as the educational leader of the school responsible for communicating and empowering Concordia International School Hanoi to carry out its vision and mission. He/She is responsible for managing the policies, facilities, regulations and procedures that ensure all students are learning, are supervised in a safe learning environment, and provided a high-quality education that meets the approved curricula as framed by the Expected Student Learner Results (ESLRs).

The Head of School works collaboratively with all stakeholders to meet the academic, spiritual, and social needs of the school community, advance the school’s core values, foster a sense of community throughout the school, monitor progress toward school-wide goals, and establish goals for ongoing improvement which align with the school-wide goals.

Position Title: Head of School 
Division: Administration 
Supervisor: Board of Trustees

Direct Reports: Director of Operations and Finance, Director of Human Resources, Director of VN Government Relations, Director of Enrollment, and Divisional Principals 


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS & QUALITIES

The new Head of School will be globally-minded, a strong communicator, empathetic, energetic, and innovative. He or she must be an ordained or rostered member of the LCMS to continue to build upon the school’s foundation and mission. A seasoned leader with experience is needed to help the school navigate the myriad issues that arise in the complex and ever-evolving, international context.

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Staff Testimonials

Mr. BART MAAS

Mr. Bart Maas

MS Teacher

I feel very fortunate to be in Vietnam and I hope to stay at Concordia for a long time. Concordia is an amazing place and Hanoi is a great city.

Mr. SCOT SANDERS

Mr. Scott Sanders

HS Humanities
Concordia is lovely. The students are sweet kids. They come from good families and they’re eager to learn. They have been very welcoming.
Ms. KATE MEININGER

Ms. Katherine Meininger

Secondary Music, Activities Director

I love being a part of the Concordia community, where teachers and students take pride in everything they do, and where a healthy balance of academic rigor and artistic development is fostered.

Mr. ANDREW CREEK

Mr. Andrew Creek

High School Teacher

Concordia International School Hanoi is a constant reminder of the core motivations behind my pursuit of a career in education. It is a place of learning and growth, a place of community and care, and a place where students and teachers are encouraged to Dare Mighty Things! I consider myself to be incredibly lucky to be a part of such a wonderful community of learners, educators, and families.

Dr. MERRIAN MILLS

Dr. Merrian Mills

Middle School Teacher

The Concordia administration has set a high bar for teachers. We are encouraged to have our passionate pursuits. When we have ideas, it is nice to have an administration that trusts us.