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Middle School Math and Science Teacher

First Baptist Academy

7706 Ewing Rd., Powell, Tennessee 37849

Position Description

Job Title:                     Middle School Math & Science Teacher

Revision Date:            1/12/2024

Job Class:                    Academy Full Time Salary

Salary Type:                Exempt

Reports to:                  Middle/Upper School Principal



We are seeking a full time middle school math and science Teacher to join our First Baptist Academy community starting immediately. Candidates should be able to demonstrate instructional and math and science expertise in grades 7-8 and to collaborate effectively with academic leadership and faculty to design instruction that is coherent, purposeful, and engaging. As a Classical Christian academy, we are seeking a candidate willing to learn how to incorporate the classical trivium into their instructional methods.

We believe the truth of scripture provides the framework through which all of reality can be understood. In concert with all other areas of school life, our academic program prepares students to grow as lovers of God who seek truth, serve others, and steward creation and culture. We are committed to providing an environment that meets each student at their unique point of need and equips them for pursuit of their full, God-given potential. We seek teachers who are committed to the development and discipleship of the whole child, both within and outside of the classroom. Co-curricular expectations include middle and upper school student life activities.


●       Demonstrate instructional and math and science expertise for content in grades 7-8

●       Collaborate effectively with academic leadership and faculty to design instruction that is coherent, purposeful, engaging, and follows the Classical model

●       Plan lessons and develop curriculum to help students master essential techniques and concepts

●       Assess, track, and communicate student progress

●       Performs related duties, as assigned by Supervisor


●       Demonstrated personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a passion to help others follow Jesus

●       Knowledge of Scripture and its application to all of life, particularly pedagogy, school community, and related disciplines

●       A Bachelor’s degree with focus in math, science, or related discipline

●       Three years of demonstrated, effective teaching experience in math or science at the middle or upper school level

●       Ability to collaborate well with colleagues in all areas of education including planning, assessment, student care, and student life

●       Ability to work effectively with a variety of learners

●       Understanding of and ability to meet the discipleship and developmental needs of students in grades 7-8

●       Experience in the use of technology for instruction

●       Ability to communicate graciously and effectively, both verbally and in writing

●       Ability to exercise discretion and utmost professionalism in confidential and sensitive student/family matters

●       Highly motivated and energized individual with strong initiative

●       Excellent written and verbal communication skills


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. This is not an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel. Further, this job description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and amend the work of any employee under his/ her supervision. Employment is at the will of the employer and either the employer or the employee may terminate the employment with or without cause at any time.

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