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Life Changers International Church

Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States

Date Posted:
Business/Administration - Christian Education - Non-ministry Jobs - Other
Church Size:
3001 to 4000
Job Type:
Life Changers International Church
Job Description:



Valeo Academy is a dynamic day school from kindergarten through twelfth grade. The school focuses on an individualized approach to a classic curriculum, educating the next generation to walk in the character and power of God.


The Valeo Academy Principal is the chief administrative officer of the school. He/She is responsible directly to the Founders/Superintendent/ and/or school board and shall operate the school according to the By-Laws, policies, philosophy, and vision formulated by the Founders/Superintendent/ and/or school board. The Principal is to oversee and direct the following aspects of school operations, including, but not limited to:


• Develop annual and long-term plans for the total developmental program of the school. Recommend and present new policies and programs to the Superintendent/and or school board for approval. Oversee all new programs as needed and approved.

• Correlate plans for achieving and maintaining school affiliations and accreditation. Develop plans for increased affiliation and plan for accreditation. Ensure that fulfillment of requirements for affiliation and accreditation are progressing.

• Create a marketing plan for the school, promotion of school, and public relations.

• Oversee and manage the financial operations of the school, including: management/oversight of the annual budget, tuition and fees and increases, family accounts, oversight of requisitions and allocation of supplies and equipment. Secure the needed funds for operation and development including grants, fundraisers, etc.. Author letters of acknowledgement for all gifts to the school.

• Supervise, train, encourage, and evaluate all teachers, staff, and their duties. Meet weekly with each teacher for planning and evaluation. Make reports to the Founder/Superintendent. Supervise classroom management of substitute teachers.

• Lead seminars, parent meetings, events, and in-service sessions.

• Attend all Staff meetings. Prepare written reports as needed on the state of the school, its achievements and challenges. Do studies and research directed by the Principal or that are required in order to perform the duties of the position.

• Establish rapport with parents. Deal with concerns immediately, by way of conferences and phone calls. Be available to parents for conferences as requested. Continue building bond between parents and school.

• Oversee communication between staff, faculty, students and parents (current and prospective), vendors, and the community.

• Attend any required school administration seminars and conferences, as directed by principal, to increase training in school administration. Select and schedule teacher training and seminar/conference attendance.

• Manage curriculum planning, lesson plan writing, and implementation, including: directing and proofing the writing of overviews, goal sheets, and lesson plans. Overseeing the selection and use of materials and books.

• Oversee acquisition of books and materials, equipment, and the organization of resources for the support of the school curriculum. Ensure that teachers complete end-of-year inventory.

• Set, maintain, and enforce the disciplines of the student body; bring correction, restoration, and healing to build up and fortify. Support teachers and deal with individual discipline concerns as needed. Be aware of potential problems.

• Maintain and enforce the ministry standards of character, academics, dress, manners, relationship, performance, and achievement for faculty and students. Establish self-government and student body government.

• Provide for the mentoring of each student, giving personal care to their interests and growth individually, seeing that the needs of each are attended. Exact the academic standards and practices necessary to the achievement of excellence for every student.

• Supervise preparation and annual revision of: Family Manual, Faculty Manual, Board Manual, Job Descriptions. Edit these publications. Recommend policies for personnel requirements and standards to the school. Oversee enforcement of policies.

• Plan and oversee all fundraising activities for the school.

• Plan (along with the Administrator) and oversee school events and special days Open Houses.

• Oversee student activities and clubs. Ensure that the extra-curricular activities promote the school’s mission and goals. Coordinate cross-school activities and competitions.

• Plan participation in cross-school activities: Math competitions, Science Fair, Spelling Bees, etc.

• Ensure legal requirements are being met.




Type 75 Certificate OR Masters in Education and experience in private school administraton along with several years teaching.


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Life Changers International Church

Gregory Dickow’s unique vision led to the continued expansion of the church and to a spiritual renaissance that would eventually embrace the needs of thousands in the Chicagoland area by giving them a place to belong, a place to believe, and a place to be loved. The success of Life Changers Church can be summed up in the Pastor’s core message best described as – a word for this generation that is as timeless as it is contemporary. It touches every life; satisfies every soul, heals every pain – it is the great elixir o More...