May 01, 2019

International House Parent

  • The King's Academy
  • West Palm Beach, FL, USA
Full time House Parent

Job Description

International House Parents (IHP) are responsible for cultivating a safe, nurturing, structured and comfortable home environment for TKA international students. IHP must be able to develop strong relationships with students; grounded in compassion, mutual respect, and consistency. IHP will take a proactive and hands-on approach; working with students to solve problems and conflicts and offering guidance when necessary. IHP are responsible for a multitude of tasks related to student's residential experience at TKA, including, but not limited to:

  • Acting as "In Loco Parentis" for six international students; parenting their social, academic, and spiritual development during their tenure at The King's Academy. 
  • Advocating for students inside and outside of school.
  • Developing and supporting student's talents and interests regarding extracurricular activities.
  • Procurement, preparation, and provision of food that is nutritious, plentiful, accommodating to any special dietary restrictions, or allergy issues, and to a high standard of living and reflective of TKA's commitment to duty of care
  • Meeting student transportation needs.
  • Meeting student medical needs.
  • Cleanliness, maintenance, and upkeep of respective dormitories. 

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