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Secondary Teacher (2024-25 - Anticipated)

Job Details

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


Position: Secondary Teacher (Anticipated Junior High or High School Openings 2024-25)

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

Primary Reporting Relationship: Division Administrator

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
  • Lead students to a realization of their self-worth in Christ
  • Integrate Biblical principles and the Christian philosophy of education throughout all 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
  • Cooperate with the School Board and administration in implementing all policies, procedures, and directives governing the operation of the school
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and orderly classroom
  • Establish and enforce rules of conduct for students in the classroom in accordance with school policies
  • Plan, prepare, and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning; share lesson plans with the administration in accordance with school policy
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests
  • Evaluate student progress by preparing, administering, and scoring tests, quizzes, and exams
  • Monitor the progress of individual students and use the information to adjust teaching strategies
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records and post grades in accordance with administrative requirements
  • Perform administrative duties as assigned, such as assisting school libraries, hall and cafeteria monitoring, and bus loading and unloading
  • Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities
  • Participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs, and student organizations as directed
  • Assist parents by providing academic information; suggesting available educational and social resources; answering questions and requests; promptly notifying them of student issues or concerns
  • Prepare a summary of each parent conference for the student’s file and document according to school policy
  • Participate in daily prayer meetings, in-service, retreats, and committee, faculty, staff, and parent-teacher meetings and fellowships
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing professional networks
  • Know and be able to implement emergency procedures according to applicable school policy; instruct and train students to execute emergency procedures quickly and calmly


Minimum Education and Experience:

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 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