Haven of Peace Academy

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Dar es Salaam



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Start Date: July 2018

The Director guides the programs and activities of HOPAC to achieve academic excellence in Christian education, equipping the students to live out a Christ-centered life. The Director acts as the administrative and academic head of HOPAC providing leadership to all activities.  The Director is responsible for all aspects of the operation of HOPAC and is directly accountable to the Board of Governors for the administration of the school.


HOPAC has a student population of about 370 and will be expanding to approximately 420 in the next two years.  The student population is diverse, consisting of Missionary Children, Tanzanians, and Expatriates.  About ten percent of the student population is Muslim and Hindu, creating exciting evangelistic opportunities to speak freely to “unreached people groups”.

HOPAC is currently in the middle of a multi-faceted five year visionary plan, including new construction and expanding the student body. A new library was completed in January, and construction will begin on a new Performing Arts Center in November.

HOPAC is a well respected, financially sound school with a bright and positive future ahead of it, looking for a visionary leader to propel the school to even greater achievements.


Spiritual Qualifications:

 Evangelical Christian in good standing with his or her local church

 Able to subscribe to the Statement of Faith of Haven of Peace Trust

 Ability to understand and interpret the Bible into a practical, applied worldview

 Established track record of successful Christian leadership

 Confirmation of God’s specific direction toward this position and assurance of His

faithfulness after accepting position

 Spiritual authority and pastoral care provided through a sending mission agency,

local congregation (in Tanzania) and/or a church in the country of origin

Professional Qualifications:

 Excellent English communication skills, both oral and written

 Experience working in multicultural situations

 Overseas or international administrative experience preferred

 At least two years of experience in school administration (K-12) preferred

 ACSI administrator or superintendent certificate recommended

 Bachelor’s degree in Primary or Secondary Education from a Western college or university

 Master’s degree in Education

 Minimum of three years teaching experience

 Ability to demonstrate a thorough and working knowledge of Christian Education

Financial Requirement:

 It is expected that the Director will raise support in accordance with a sending  mission’s policies. A monthly housing allowance is provided by HOPAC to offset some of the support required.



How to apply :


Interested candidates should send the following: 

• Cover letter outlining suitability for this position 

• CV or resume with a complete employment history 

Statement of personal spiritual beliefs and how what you believe impacts your life (not more than one page in length) 


Send all documents by email in Word or PDF format to: 

HOPAC Director Search Committee 

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