Staff Roles

SCHOOL BOARD

The central responsibility of the board is to be the policy–forming body. The three main func-tions of the board is to plan, set policy, and evaluate results.

HEAD OF SCHOOLS

The headmaster is the head administrator of New Jerusalem Christian School. He is directly responsible to the school board and pastor for the religious, academic, and general admini-stration of the school. The headmaster is the key person in the school’s administration.

PRINCIPAL

The principal is the educational leader of the school and exercises the role within the guide-lines of school policy. It is the duty of the principal to:

  • Supervise the admission of students
  • Carry out the educational policies and objectives of the school
  • Supervise teaching and monitor classroom activity
  • Further the professional growth of faculty through a program of staff development
  • Supervise the discipline in the school
  • Implement the policy set forth in this handbook

PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR

The director is the education leader in the preschool and exercises the role within the guide-lines of school policy. It is the duty of the director to:

  • Ensure compliance of all policies outlined by the MS State Department of Health
  • Supervise the admission of students
  • Carry out the educational policies and objectives of the school
  • Supervise teaching and monitor classroom activity
  • Further the professional growth of faculty through a program of staff development
  • Supervise the discipline in the school
  • Implement the policy set forth in this handbook

TEACHING PERSONNEL

All teachers are qualified according to the required standards mandated by the Mississippi Department of Education and the Mississippi Department of Health.

SUPPORT STAFF

All support staff members are responsible for carry out specified duties that provide various services to the students that are considered non-teaching services. Support staff members are hired based on required standards mandated by the Mississippi Department of Education and the Mississippi Department of Health.