About the Dorm Parents Position
Black Forest Academy is seeking to appoint mature, enthusiastic individuals to work with boarding students and other Residence Life staff in a particular BFA residence. Experience working with high school students is desirable. Candidates with degrees in psychology, social work or education preferred. Minimum three-year initial commitment.
Core Purpose: To help BFA fulfill its mission by overseeing the boarding students, the facilities and the dorm staff in a particular BFA residence.
Staff at Black Forest Academy are missionaries (raising their own funds). We welcome applications for positions that are not listed above.
Black Forest Academy is a protestant Christian school, and applicants will need to demonstrate agreement with the Academy’s mission and values.
Position Start Date Aug 2017
About Black Forest Academy
Black Forest Academy (BFA) was founded in 1956 by TeachBeyond, formerly Janz Team Ministries. It is an international Christian school providing an English language education for grades 5-12. Grades 1-4 are part of a bilingual school, Christliche Schule Kandern (CSK).
BFA serves the children of international Christian workers and international business families who want a North American curriculum that incorporates a Christian worldview. BFA has an enrollment of approximately 300 students, with about 50% of the 9th-12th grade students in the residential boarding program.
The Black Forest region encompasses the southwest corner of Germany, with BFA located in the picturesque village of Kandern. The nearest cities to BFA include Basel in Switzerland, Mulhouse in France, and Lörrach and Freiburg in Germany.