Do you love books? Reading and helping children with utilizing library resources and other materials? Does the thought of serving overseas seem appealing to you? If so, Hillcrest School has an opportunity for you!
The Librarian is responsible for overseeing the school library which is shared between all three of the schools.
- Committed Christian who is consistently demonstrates their faith in their personal and professional life.
- Strong ability to organize and oversee resources that are valuable and important to the academic abilities of the students.
- Bachelor's degree preferred.
- Applicants must be able to speak and write English fluently, have experience working within the US or Canadian educational systems and demonstrate enthusiasm for residing in a cross-cultural environment.
Hillcrest is situated in the city of Jos on a 4,300 foot high plateau. Jos is located in the central part of Nigeria. Temperatures are mild all year around; somewhat similar to that of Southern California except that it rains more in Jos.
Hillcrest School seeks to provide a Christian perspective in the context of education, while encouraging students towards a genuine, personal relationship with Jesus Christ. The school seeks to train individuals to become active, vital parts of their communities, and to encourage an appreciation of their place in and obligation to the world around them. Hillcrest is committed to developing complete and mature persons, accountable to God and responsible for their own actions, in keeping with our tradition of high academic and spiritual standards.
The school is a K-12th grade International Christian School with an American curriculum. Founded in 1942 as a boarding school for missionary children, today a significant number of children come from Nigeria and from other countries. The school is owned and operated by eight missions/church organizations. The campus is divided into three schools, each with a principal. Elementary School is Kindergarten to 5th grade. Middle School is 6th to 8th grade and High School is 9th to 12th grade. In their junior and senior years students may elect to take a number of AP classes. Almost all graduates are admitted into North American universities.