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DIRECTOR/ PRINCIPAL GERMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF DALLAS
GERMAN ISD is the only German Immersion Program in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex teaching children from 18 months to 10 years of age. The school was founded in 2009 as a non-for-profit 501 (c) 3 organization in the State of Texas. The school has operated with a financial surplus since its founding and does not have to rely on government funding to cover its cost.
Today the school employs 15 certified educators and provides more than 80 children with a learning environment deeply rooted in the German culture and education system yet encouraging the development of a global perspective.
The director/principal serves as a leadership figure within the school and the local community as well as serves as the chief administrator and leads the development of policies, programs, curriculum activities, and budgets. In this role, the director/principal works closely with, and reports directly to, the Board of Directors. The director/principal tends to the issues that concern the school as a whole and facilitates communication among the teachers, staff, families and Board of Directors while complying with established lines of authority. The Head of School should have a larger vision for the future direction of the school ensuring an environment that promotes the educational development of each student as well as the professional development of each staff member.
The director/principal manages simultaneously a rapidly growing pre-school and ensures that the elementary school is able to benefit from the growing pre-school population. He/She is instrumental in setting strategic goals for further development of the school and ensures that graduates of the school are able to continue their school education successfully with advanced public and private schools. He/she helps to define and implement in cooperation and close coordination with the board the existing and future role and positioning of the School in community of Dallas.
German ISD has been spatially expanding in one location and has been stably growing in the last 10 years. Going on forward, the director/principal will maintain and obtain necessary certifications for the school. He/She in his/her leadership role is instrumental in identifying future areas of growth and assess the chances to open additional locations for the school in the DFW Metroplex with its more than 7 million residents.
Ensures proper enrollment with support of the administrative assistant.
School Facilities, Equipment
Please send your application to boardinfo[at]german-isd.org and provide us with your salary expectations along with your application.
The German International School of Dallas admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies or any other school-administered programs.