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Secondary Science Teacher

Job Details

Answers Academy - Erlanger, KY


Answers Academy (AiG's K-12th grade biblical worldview school)

JOB TITLE: Secondary Science Teacher

REPORTS TO: School Administrator

STATUS: Full Time

HOURS: 7:30am 4:00pm

LOCATION: Erlanger, KY



The qualified individual must be an evangelical Christian committed to living a biblical lifestyle in all areas and in full agreement with the school’s statement of faith. The teacher is expected to be in alignment with the science and biblical positions held at Answers in Genesis and able to teach sciences from a biblical worldview in the classroom. The teacher must also be able to distinguish operational vs historical science as well as be able to articulate the evolutionary beliefs correctly while being able to refute them biblically and scientifically. The teacher must also have a good understanding of AiG’s presuppositional apologetic approach and know how to incorporate it in the classroom.


The teacher shall be one who feels called of God to the teaching profession. The teacher must maintain a teachable spirit while demonstrating patience, humility, integrity, and kindness while performing his/her day-to-day duties. He/she must be devoted to prayerfully work with administration, faculty, students, and parents to develop and maintain a school which is thoroughly Christian and academically exceptional. The teacher shall prayerfully help students learn attitudes, skills, and subject matter that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible Christians to the glory of God.


Personal Qualifications

  • Adhere to the statement of faith
  • Be deeply committed to a consistent daily walk with Jesus Christ
  • Spend time daily in personal devotions and prayer
  • Faithfully attend a local, Bible-believing church
  • Be a Christian role model in attitude, speech, and actions towards others. This includes being committed to God’s biblical standards for sexual conduct (Luke 6:40)
  • Show by example the importance of Scripture study and memorization, prayer, witnessing, and unity in the Body of Christ
  • Follow the Matthew 18 principle in dealing with students, faculty, parents, and administration
  • Motivate students to accept God's gift of salvation and to grow in their faith
  • Possess the ability to work gracefully with parents, students, and other school staff to develop a unified and successful educational program
  • Demonstrate the ability to accept and carry out responsibilities and make competent, professional decisions
  • Be willing to eagerly participate in professional development
  • Recognize the role of parents as primarily responsible before God for their children's education and be prepared to assist them in that task
  • Maintain a personal appearance that is a Christian role model of cleanliness, modesty, good taste, and in agreement with school policy
  • Respectfully submit and be loyal to constituted authority. Teachers should notify the administration of any policy he/she is unable to support. Teachers should also be willing to provide input and constructive recommendations for administrative and managerial functions in the school

Professional Qualifications

The teacher will be expected to:

Plan and prepare lessons and instructional materials that facilitate active learning by

  • Demonstrating knowledge of content and pedagogy
  • Demonstrating knowledge of students
  • Selecting instructional outcomes
  • Demonstrating knowledge of resources
  • Designing coherent instruction
  • Designing student assessment

Have a classroom environment conducive to students learning by

  • Creating an environment of respect and rapport
  • Establishing a culture for learning
  • Managing classroom procedures
  • Managing student behavior
  • Organizing physical space and using effectively

Have effective classroom instructions to ensure student success by

  • Communicating with Students
  • Use questioning and discussion techniques
  • Engage students in learning
  • Use assessment in instruction
  • Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness

Have high standards of professionalism and expectations as seen by

  • Reflecting on teaching for accuracy and use in future teaching
  • Maintaining accurate records
  • Participating in a professional community by being a team player and being willing to help wherever needed in a humble, gracious manner
  • Growing and developing professionally
  • Having a teachable spirit
  • Cooperate with the administration in implementing all policies, procedures, and directives governing the operation of the school
  • Supervise students in different settings as needed, including recess, the cafeteria, the classroom, in assemblies, and on field trips
  • Representing the school in a favorable and professional manner
  • Maintaining the highest integrity and ethical conduct as Scripture commands
  • All other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the School Administrator


Partnering with the families and building a rapport by

  • Communicating on a regular basis with parents/guardians keeping them updated and engaged on the happenings in the classroom, the instructional program, and their individual child
  • Using parents as a resource
  • Actively encourage parents to contact me if they have any questions or concerns
  • Sending out a weekly newsletter
  • Collaborating with parents to develop approaches to help students both at school and at home as needed

Have a thorough understanding of biblical worldview and apologetics and implement in the classroom by

  • Starting with the Scriptures in all areas
  • Utilizing materials that are approved
  • Open classes with prayer and pray during the day with and for students
  • Refuting false religions
  • Clearly presenting the Biblical account
  • Reflecting biblical teaching in the classroom environment
  • Connecting all subject to the Bible and looking at each subject in light of God’s Word




It is expected for the teacher to:

  • Hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in related field
  • Have completed student teaching and/or other educational field experience.

It is preferred (but not necessary) for the teacher to:

  • Have two or more years of classroom teaching experience.
  • Have a current teaching certificate from a Christian school association and/or State Teaching Certificate in Education.
  • Have a master’s degree in education or a science field.


  • Completion of on-line application
  • Salary Requirements
  • Salvation Testimony
  • Creation Belief Statement
  • Confirmation of your agreement with the AiG Statement of Faith
  • Completion of a Background Check and Pre-Employment Drug Screen