Serve 1+ years in the Caribbean

Position :: Administrative mentor

Location: Grace Lutheran School, Grenada, Caribbean
Start date: Fall 2017
Length of service: 1+ years
Number of mission workers needed: 1 
Application deadline: August 1, 2017

Kingdom Workers is partnering with Grace Lutheran School in Grenada to provide professional development for local teachers and staff in order to help optimize the impact of Christian education. This Administrative Mentor will review and develop structures and policies to improve the operation of the school, such as an anti-bullying policy, staff expectations, and communication strategies. This mission worker will also collaborate with Grace leadership, staff, and educational mentors to help create a stronger Grenadian-Lutheran educational culture.  While serving, this mission worker will share the Gospel in word and action, both in the school and the community. 

The Administrative Mentor will:
- Assess staff and leadership training needs through surveys, interviews and focus groups, or in consultation with leaders, staff, instructors or other pertinent individuals
- Use God-given knowledge, skills, and abilities to share the Gospel in the school and community

Grace Lutheran School overview:
Enrollment: 110 students (projected 130-140 students next year)
The school was built five years ago and is the first Lutheran school on the island. It strives to provide quality education both in Christ-centered  curriculum and in school facilities. The school has partnered with Kingdom Workers for several community outreach projects including Easter for Kids, Science Camp, Aquaponics Agriculture Training, and an education mentor.

  • REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • Spiritually mature member of WELS, ELS, or other CELC church body
    • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field
    • WELS or ELS synod certification with at least 5 years’ experience
    • Guided or trained others in prior jobs or service opportunities
    • Experience teaching children the Bible (i.e., Christ Light and Sunday School curriculum) and able to modify lessons for a diverse group
    • Able to help others understand all aspects of curriculum, especially Bible instruction and religious curriculum
    • Able to select and use appropriate training methods and procedures
    • Able to assess performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements
    • Proficient use of technology and able to learn new technology as needed
    • Strong communication skills

      PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Passion for understanding other cultures and helping others
    • Able to manage conflict in a Christ-like way
    • Gospel motivated in training others
    • Self-disciplined in daily activities and able to serve without supervision
    • Honest and humble when sharing feedback with others
    • Flexible and ready to learn and grow in new environments
    • International or urban school teaching or administrative experience
    • International service experience (3 months or more)

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