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Freeport McMoRan Head School Administrator – SENA in Cerro Verde, Prince Edward Island

/This position will be located in Arequipa, Peru./

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The Freeport International School (SENA) in Arequipa, Peru seeks an experienced school administrator. SENA is a small school catering to the educational needs of the expatriate (mostly USA) families working at the Cerro Verde Mine. SENA operates within the campus of a private Peruvian school and the students participate in a dual curriculum. The program follows USA standards and all core subjects are taught in English. The school currently hosts approximately thirty (30) students, ranging from early years to online high school programs. The ideal candidate will be expected to have the education, international experience and personal qualities normally associated with a head of school position.

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/Additional responsibilities:/

  • Ability to promote warm and trusting relationships with parents, staff and community members

  • Enthusiastic, positive, energetic and optimistic

  • Approachable interpersonal style and a visible presence on campus and in the community

  • The ability to collaborate with a private Peruvian school’s leadership team and teaching staff

  • Extensive scheduling experience, especially within challenging parameters

  • A creative problem solver

  • Proven capacity to deliver high quality academic programs

  • The ability, willingness, and enthusiasm to teach various courses during the school day

  • Ability to delegate, while knowing when and how to follow up to ensure outstanding performance by all staff

  • Open and straight forward communication style

  • Ability and willingness to make appropriate, timely decisions

  • Willingness to make a minimum of a three (3) to five (5) year commitment

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field

  • Five (5) years of experience with a proven track record of success as a school leader

  • Good conversational Spanish

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Educational Administration/Leadership


  • Copper Overseas Service Company ("COSCO") promotes a drug/ alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as per applicable Company Standards

COSCO has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs include tasks or duties that could affect the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others. Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:

  • Positions within COSCO which are held by employees who receive Safety Training; or

  • Positions within COSCO which are held by employees who operate equipment or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing their COSCO job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel)

Benefits: Begin first day of employment

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Relocation assistance/Ex-Pat incentives

/COSCO is an equal opportunity employer/

Job: *Human Resources

Title: Head School Administrator – SENA

Location: PE-Cerro Verde

Requisition ID: 1904040