First Baptist Academy’s Middle School is seeking a full time Middle School Science Teacher for the 2022-2023 school year. FBA offers a supportive, collegial environment, and asks educators to encourage students to challenge themselves academically, while growing in moral development rooted in a relevant Biblical Worldview. The Middle School Science teacher will work with closely in a 7th/8th grade teaching team and report to the Middle School Principal.
Our mission is to equip students with the Truth of God’s Word while developing their character, intellect, and potential to Explore, Create, Challenge, and Lead.
MAJOR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Demonstrate knowledge of planning and implementing effective teaching strategies for students in middle school
Communicate with parents during the school year through regular correspondence and portal postings
Engage with team members through collaboration and shared interest in being a member of the full community
Pursue professional development
Actively engage in student life, helping each student find his/her place in God’s unfolding story
Encourage the growth of the whole student by holding students accountable to academics, as well as high Biblical character
Display authentic Christian character and a desire to work in a Christian environment
Earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited, TEA certified school; Masters preferred
Hold current Texas teacher certification
Experienced at least two year’s full-time teaching in a rigorous academic setting
Demonstrate excellent writing skills and strong verbal communications skills with families and colleagues
Enjoys being a positive member of the professional faculty team in a highly collaborative environment
Share knowledge of current trends in education, including the use of technology to improve the quality of education delivered to students
Has an openness to teach an elective for middle school students
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience
Group medical insurance coverage for employee
Dental and vision insurance available
Life Insurance, AD&D and Long-term disability coverage for employee
Paid time off
Fitness Center Discount
Background Check Statement:
FBA conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.
First Baptist Academy is a Christian school dedicated to the development of moral character, the enrichment of spiritual lives, and the perpetuation of growth in Christian ideals in an environment that is academically rigorous-enriched with the truth of scripture and a relevant Biblical Worldview.
It is the policy of First Baptist Academy not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law except those exclusions specifically provided to Religious Organizations.
First Baptist Academy (FBA), is a private college preparatory school in the Galleria area of Houston, TX for students from early childhood through eighth grade . First Baptist Academy was founded in 1998 and is an independently governed ministry of Houston’s First Baptist Church. Current student enrollment is approximately 500 students EE through 8th grade. FBA maintains accreditations through ISAS, AdvancEd (SACS), ACTABS, and is located in the heart of the thriving City of Houston.
FBA is a Christian school dedicated to the development of moral character, the enrichment of spiritual lives, and the perpetuation of growth in Christian ideals. Through its curriculum FBA challenges students to attain academic, emotional, physical and spiritual excellence to the glory of God. This philosophy guides our endeavors to promote high academic standards while helping students to achieve skills in creative and critical thinking and use freedom of inquiry in an integrated curriculum across all subject areas. Our desire is to enable students to pursue the secondary education of their choosing; preparing them to be knowledgeable Christian participants in our nation and the world.
It ...is the policy of First Baptist Academy not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, handicap or disability, ancestry, national origin, marital status, race, sex, veteran status, or political affiliation in its educational or employment programs and activities. All employees are required to be of the Christian faith and support the school's mission statement and philosophy.
Our Mission: To equip FBA students with the Truth of God's Word while developing their character, intellect, and potential to explore, create, challenge, and lead.