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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

Head of School - July 2018

First Baptist Academy (FBA) is a ministry of First Baptist Church, located in the highly desirable and strategically located Memorial community at the intersection of I-10 and 610 Freeway . The Board seeks a Head of School to lead this infant - grade 8 school of 475 students. The school has an open enrollment policy. First Baptist Academy’s facilities are located on the campus of the church and share classroom space on the campus of this well-established church in the vibrant and thriving city of Houston.

FBA has enjoyed an exemplary reputation for its educational programs throughout its history. FBA provides a rigorous academic education with a distinctly Christian worldview. The school is open to all families who share a commitment to Christian education, regardless of church affiliation. The church is seeking a leader who will lead the school into its next phase of development, building on the progress of recent years. The school enjoys a dedicated faculty, supportive parents, and an admirable student body. The Head of School is the spiritual and educational leader of the school, and reports to the school board. The Head is expected to provide strategic, visionary leadership. Key traits of the right candidate include a demonstrated Christian faith, strong relational and team-building skills, and experience and competence in articulating and implementing a strong vision for the school.

Referrals and confidential expressions of interest are welcome.

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First Baptist Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

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 Worker

First Baptist Academy is seeking Encore Workers to join our 2017-2018 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

  • Supervising 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.
  • Serves snacks to students.
  • Responds to the direction of the Encore Director.


  • 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

Faculty & Staff

  • 121 Faculty & Staff
  • 4 Alumni
  • Professional Development Opportunities