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Elementary Teacher (2024-25 - Anticipated)

Job Details

Bay Area Christian School - League City, TX
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree
Education - Faculty


Position: Elementary Teacher (K-6th Grade) (Anticipated 2024-25 Openings)

Classification: Full-time, Salaried Exempt (9.5 month contract)

Primary Reporting Relationships: Elementary Principal; Elementary Asst. Principal

Secondary Reporting Relationship: Head of School

Ministry Areas: Bay Area Christian School

Interfaces: Students, parents, administrators, staff, and other stakeholders as appropriate


Mission: Providing quality Christian education impacting lives for now and eternity

Employee Profile:

  • Acceptance of and agreement with the Bay Area Church statement of faith and standard of conduct
  • A strong, clear Christian testimony
  • A lifestyle that displays an ongoing personal relationship with God and a commitment to serve Him daily

Job Purpose: 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 praise and glory of God.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Reflect the purpose of the school, which is to honor Christ in every class and in every activity
  • Maintain a clean, attractive, well-ordered classroom
  • Utilize valid teaching techniques to achieve curriculum goals within the framework of the school's philosophy
  • Plan a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students, challenging each to do his/her best work
  • Enforce rules of conduct by keeping proper discipline in the classroom and on the school premises for a good learning environment
  • Prepare lesson plans for each assigned class, which must be submitted to the divisional office before leaving on Friday the week before they will be taught
  • Integrate Biblical principles and the Christian philosophy of education throughout the curriculum and activities
  • Represent the school in a favorable and professional manner
  • Develop and maintain rapport with students, parents, and staff by treating others with friendliness, dignity, and consideration
  • Lead students to a realization of their self-worth in Christ
  • Present lessons in the most interesting manner possible utilizing a variety of methods; lecture, technology, etc.
  • Conduct ongoing assessments of student learning and use results to plan and implement instruction
  • Provide quizzes, tests, and exams over subjects, and keep an accurate record of grades. Teachers, not students, should grade tests and major exams
  • Know the procedures and instruct students in dealing with issues of an emergency nature, including procedures for fire, storm, and lockdown drills
  • Assist with extra-curricular events such as field trips, clubs, sports events, and student programs
  • Attend and participate in daily prayer meetings, in-service, retreats, and committee, faculty, and Parent/Teacher meetings
  • Accurately post grades on time for the office to complete report cards after the 9th week of the quarter
  • Post grades for each student weekly. After the fourth week of each quarter, the grade-level office will email progress reports
  • Meet with parents to review their student's progress as needed. Notify parents of student problems as soon as they are noticed
  • Make a report of each conference and turn it in to the principal to be placed in the student's file. Attend Parent-Teacher Fellowships
  • Utilize educational opportunities and evaluation processes for professional growth
  • Perform any other teaching-related duties that may be assigned by the administration
  • Cooperate with the Board and administration in implementing all policies, procedures, and directives governing the operation of the school


Required Skills and Abilities:

Bachelor’s degree; At least 24 hours of coursework in the specific content discipline OR appropriate teaching certification.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ability to reason logically and make sound decisions, to consider alternative and diverse perspectives, to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, to remain poised under all circumstances, and to interact effectively with people in a positive manner that engenders confidence and trust
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks without direct supervision
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and make decisions
  • Ability to work with people beyond giving and receiving of instructions; must be adaptable to performing under stress and when confronted with emergency situations
  • Ability to listen and respond to counsel
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
  • Ability to report to work on a regular and punctual basis
  • Must be physically able to operate a variety of office equipment, including computers, copiers, phones, etc.
  • Must be able to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally; 10 pounds of force frequently; and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects; perform repetitive motion, such as grasping, picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise utilizing finger dexterity
  • Must be able to regularly remain stationary and move around the classroom lecturing and monitoring students
  • Must be able to regularly remain stationary at the computer, requiring repetitive finger movements and manual dexterity
  • Must possess the ability to observe details at close range required for viewing a computer monitor, preparing and analyzing data and figures, transcribing, and reading
  • Must possess the ability to perceive sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction; possess the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make discriminations in sound
  • Must possess the ability to express ideas using the spoken word to convey instructions to students, parents, and other stakeholders accurately, loudly, and/or quickly
  • Activities occur inside and outside, and the worker is subject to both environmental conditions