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Career Opportunities

First Baptist Academy is looking for highly qualified and motivated applicants in all fields throughout the school. We desire applicants who are committed to professional, educational, and Godly excellence while serving the children of FBA. We are seeking professionals who believe in the Truth of God's Word as revealed in the Bible and believe in the grace of Jesus Christ.

First Baptist Academy accepts applications anytime, keeping them on file as positions become available.

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Current Openings

Pre-Kindergarten Classroom Lead Teacher

Teacher Responsibilities:

  • Curriculum planning, implementing instruction, and executing effective classroom management strategies for PreK students.
  • Utilizing workstations and ActivBoard regularly in lessons.
  • Communicating with parents during school year through regular correspondence, electronic gradebooks, and maintaining class pages on the website.
  • Working closely with grade level team members, specialists, administrators, and other colleagues to ensure that all students make academic and social progress in accordance with FBA’s mission and core values.
  • Actively involved in pursuing professional development in course preparation and implementing technology initiatives in the classroom.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach the class assigned according to prepared lesson plans.
  • Assists administration by being observant and supervisory at all times to care for the safety of students, their good conduct and well-being of buildings and equipment.
  • Attend Faculty meetings.
  • Respond to directions of the Principal and other personnel with delegated authority.
  • Actively engage in student life.
  • Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school and TEA certified.
  • Excellent Christian character and a proven record of outstanding classroom performance.
  • FBA is a Licensed Childcare Facility in the State of Texas and a Background Check and Fingerprinting are required. Experience in a licensed childcare facility is a plus.
  • Excellent writing skills and very strong verbal communications skills are expected, along with the ability to be a positive member of the faculty.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work in a highly collaborative and rigorous environment.
  • Ideal knowledge of current trends in education.
  • Interested in leveraging technology to improve the quality of the education delivered to students.

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.

First Grade Teacher

Teacher Responsibilities:


  • Curriculum planning, implementing instruction, and executing effective classroom management strategies for 1st grade students.
  • Utilizing literacy workstations and ActivBoard regularly in lessons.
  • Communicating with parents during school year through regular correspondence, electronic gradebooks, and maintaining class pages on the website.
  • Working closely with grade level team members, specialists, administrators, and other colleagues to ensure that all students make academic and social progress in accordance with FBA’s mission and core values.
  • Actively involved in pursuing professional development in course preparation and implementing technology initiatives in the classroom.
  • Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Teach the class assigned according to prepared lesson plans.
  • Assists administration by being observant and supervisory at all times to care for the safety of students, their good conduct and well-being of buildings and equipment.
  • Attend Faculty meetings.
  • Respond to directions of the Principal and other personnel with delegated authority.
  • Actively engage in student life.

Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school, TEA certified, Masters preferred.
  • Excellent Christian character and a proven record of outstanding classroom performance.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with Singapore Math/Math in Focus experience.
  • Excellent writing skills and very strong verbal communications skills are expected, along with the ability to be a positive member of the faculty.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work in a highly collaborative and rigorous environment.
  • Ideal knowledge of current trends in education.
  • Interested in leveraging technology to improve the quality of the education delivered to students.

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.

Primary School Part-Time Assistant

This specific position is Monday-Friday from 12:00-6:00pm.The ideal applicant should have experience with children ages Infant through 5 years old. The applicant must be an active Christian, be nurturing, love children and be able to relate to them. Must be in good health with the physical stamina and agility to work with children. Be able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds. Must be able to sit frequently on the floor with children, stand for periods of 30 minutes, walk at a steady pace, and bend at the knee and squat while attending to the children's bathroom needs. Must be able to work in a team atmosphere, accepting instructions and assignments from the classroom Lead Teacher and/or Director as needed. Must accrue at least 24 hours of training in applicable areas of each child development studies. Must keep up with current developments in education by voluntarily attending professional meetings, working on advanced degrees, etc.

It is the policy of FBA 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.

Encore Staff

First Baptist Academy is seeking Encore Staff to join our 2018-2019 school year team. This role is a part-time position that oversees the students that must remain on campus after school is out until their parents are able to pick up the students. The hours of the position are from 2:45PM-6:15PM from the first day of school through the last day of school (9 1/2 months). Holidays are consistent with the school calendar.

Key Responsibilities


  • Supervise the children involved in the Encore program.
  • Follow the schedule of each grade level and oversee homework time, snacks, and playground, gym, and classroom time. Takes daily attendance.
  • Assist with all minor medical emergencies after 4:00PM. Notifies parents if further medical attention is necessary.
  • Serve snacks to students.
  • Respond to the direction of the Encore Director.

Requirements


  • Energetic and approachable personality
  • Organized
  • Punctual
  • Multi-tasker

Employee Benefits

  • Group Medical Insurance Plan
  • Life Insurance Plan
  • Dental, Vision, Additional Life and AFLAC plans, Prepaid Legal
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Matching Retirement Plans
  • EBC Flex
  • Financial support for graduate study
  • Faculty/Staff Tuition Discount
  • Professional Development Opportunities

Faculty & Staff

  • 124 Faculty & Staff
  • 3 Alumni