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Lighthouse International School

General Director/Head Master

Lighthouse International School
San Jose, Costa Rica, Costa Rica, Costa Rica


Date Posted: 02/27/2013
Categories: Education - Management - Missions/Int.
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Lighthouse International School in Costa Rica was formed 5 years ago with the vision of transforming lives through character education. We are a private school that offers excellence in academics combined with a vibrant, Christ-centered environment. Lighthouse welcomes families looking for a private Christian school that develops the whole child. 

The educational program at Lighthouse school was created to assist parents in the development of character and values in their children, coupled with a solid foundation of academic excellence to guide children toward productive and influential citizenship. Our purpose is to guide students through childhood and adolescence who graduate prepared to face the mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual challenges of that day. By educating the whole child, our students will influence the future of Costa Rica and beyond as leaders in the different venues they choose to pursue. With courses taught by experienced, Christ-centered individuals, Lighthouse students will graduate educated with a strong academic foundation and a clear moral compass. 

Lighthouse International School’s Mission: Lighthouse International School is an independent, college preparatory school that exists to develop the whole child through a vibrant, Christ-centered environment and a comprehensive academic program, so that they may grow to give back to the world with intelligence, confidence, integrity and kindness. 

Our School’s Vision: Leading out a new generation of children on their life path. “For sound advice is a beacon, good teaching is a light, moral discipline is a life path.” Proverbs 6:23

We are looking for a General Director/Head Master with the following qualifications:

  • Mature and committed Christian
  • At least 5 years experience in a similar position
  • Masters in Education Administration
  • Knowledge of curriculum planning
  • Experience in International Baccalaureate Accreditation or other accreditation process helpful
  • Conversational Spanish helpful