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9 Feb 2023

Secondary Section Deputy Principal at Wellspring Academy

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Job Description

“Not to be served but to serve”

Position Available at Wellspring Academy, Nyarutarama Kigali

Secondary Section Deputy Principal

THE VISION: To produce a new generation of servant leaders to bless Rwanda and display the best of Rwanda to the world.

THE MISSION: To Educate and equip students to become highly skilled, Godly leaders, and agents of community transformation.

Wellspring Academy’s mission aims at providing an excellent academic program in a safe, caring, and healthy environment.  The Academy, parents, and stakeholders work in partnership to ensure each student experiences the joy and rigor of learning. High expectations within a challenging curriculum delivered through excellent instruction provide the educational foundation for all students to become enthusiastic, persistent, and competent learners with Godly values who care about and demonstrate respect for themselves, others, and the environment.


The position of Wellspring Academy Secondary Section Deputy Principal engages with the following essential job functions pertaining to instructional leadership, staff personnel management, curriculum development and assessment, student discipline, public relations, staff professional growth, planning, quality and resource management, and in any other duty as assigned by the Principal in the process of achieving the school vision and mission.

This is accomplished all the while holding and integrating a Biblical Worldview in all words and actions, being accountable to and with the School Principal

Further points:

  1. Engage fully on the senior management team of the school.
  2. Lead the Secondary Section to ensure we are achieving our Mission to excel academically and live out a biblical worldview.
  3. Lead the Secondary Team leaders and coordinators by ensuring good team culture and team building, alignment to vision, mission, and Biblical values in order to lead the students in a safe environment to excel spiritually and academically
  4. Contribute to the work of the school in a variety of ways not specifically listed.
  5. Deputize for the Principal as requested.


The Secondary Section Deputy Principal reports to the School Principal.


  1. Committed, born-again Christian who demonstrates his/her faith in action.
  2. Able to articulate how your faith impacts your daily life and teaching and the calling God has on your life to lead in education in Rwanda.
  3. Embody and believe in the principles of the vision and mission statement.
  4. Ability to integrate a Biblical worldview in all conversation.
  5. Demonstrate a desire for spiritual growth as evidenced by your prayer life, Bible study, and spiritual outreach to others.
  6. In full agreement with the Wellspring Academy Statement of Faith.


  1. Hold a Master’s degree in Education from an accredited higher learning institution. Having served as Principal or equivalent position for at least 3 consecutive years is preferred.
  2. Three years’ experience as a classroom teacher with additional experience in instructional leadership roles is prefer
  3. Strong organizational, communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills.
  4. Working knowledge of International curriculum requirements and instruction (CIE, IB, and AP).
  5. Ability to evaluate instructional program and teaching effectiveness.
  6. Demonstrate a good level of computer literacy.


  1. Be an enthusiastic visionary, an encourager, and a self-starter with a high energy level who can inspire both staff and students.
  2. Demonstrate sensitivity towards staff, parents, volunteers, and children, and an ability to interact effectively with them.
  3. Understand the importance of discernment, discretion, and confidentiality in the operation of the school.
  4. Organized and have the capacity to make critical and strategic decisions.
  5. Total fluency in English (written and spoken). Abilities in French and Kinyarwanda are of added

Method of Application

TO APPLY, send the following documents to The Principal of Wellspring Academy ([email protected]):

-  Cover letter stating reasons for applying to this job and statement of faith.

-  Full CV with qualification copies

-  Three professional and character references

Closing date for application: February 20, 2023

Commencement date: April 01, 2023

For more details about the post and the Academy, visit or contact [email protected] .

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