High School Bible Teacher

  • Full Time
  • Phoenix

Website Phoenix Christian Preparatory School

Title: High School Bible Teacher
Reports To / Evaluated by: Building Principal
Education: Bachelor’s degree required with a preference of additional graduate
course work in Biblical studies
Contracted By: School board for one year
Supervises: Students
General Responsibilities: The teacher will work closely with students to prayerfully help students learn
attitudes, skills, and subject matter that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and
responsible Christians who will make a transforming influence in their world to the praise and the glory of
God. The teacher should be able and willing to share and introduce students to a life of faith with Jesus
Christ. Curriculum may include foundations of Christian faith, biblical worldview, survey of Old
Testament, and/or survey of New Testament. The qualified individual must be an evangelical Christian
committed to living a Biblical lifestyle. He/she is expected to demonstrate patience, humility, integrity,
and kindness while performing his or her day to day duties. He/she must be devoted to prayerfully work
with administration, faculty, students, and parents.
Section 1 – Required Personal Qualities
1. Is in whole-hearted agreement with the school’s Statement of Faith and Christian philosophy of
2. Demonstrates the character qualities of enthusiasm, courtesy, flexibility, integrity, gratitude,
kindness, self-control, perseverance, and punctuality.
3. Meets everyday stress with emotional stability, objectivity, and optimism.
4. Respectfully submits and is loyal to constituted authority.
5. Notifies the supervisor/administrator of any policy he/she is unable to support.
6. Refuses to use or circulate confidential information inappropriately.
7. Appreciates and understands the diversity of the Phoenix Christian community.
8. Recognizes the need for good public relations. Represents the school in a favorable and
professional manner to the school’s constituency and the general public.
9. Develops and maintains rapport with students, parents, and staff by treating others with
friendliness dignity, and consideration.
10. Follows the Matthew 18 principle in dealing with students, parents, staff, and administration.
11. Seeks the counsel of the supervisor/administrator, colleagues, and parents while maintaining a
teachable attitude.
12. Uses acceptable English in written and oral communication.
Section 2 – Required Spiritual Development
1. Has received Jesus Christ as his/her personal Savior.
2. Believes that the Bible is God’s Word and standard for faith and daily living.
3. Is a Christian role model in attitude, speech, and actions toward others. (Luke 6:40) This includes
being committed to God’s biblical standards for sexual conduct.
4. Regularly attends a local, evangelical church, which has a Statement of Faith in harmony with the
Phoenix Christian Statement of Faith.
5. Shows by example the importance of Scripture study and memorization, prayer, witnessing, and
unity in the Body of Christ.
6. Reflects the purpose of the school, which is to honor Christ in every class and in every activity.
7. Motivates students to accept God’s gift of salvation and help them grow in their faith.
8. Leads students to a realization of their worth in Christ.
9. Has the spiritual maturity, ability, and personal qualities to “train up a child in the way he should
10. Recognizes the role of parents as holding primary responsibility before God for their children’s
education and is prepared to assist them in that task.
11. Maintains a personal appearance that is a Christian role model of cleanliness, modesty, and good
taste, and that is in agreement with any applicable school policy.
Section 3 – Curriculum and Instruction (All Faculty)
1. Teaches classes as assigned following the prescribed scope and sequence.
2. Remains current in teaching methodology and course content information.
3. Integrates biblical principles and the Christian philosophy of education throughout the curriculum
and activities.
4. Keeps proper discipline in the classroom and on the school premises for a good learning
5. Maintains a clean, attractive, well-ordered classroom.
6. Plans 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.
7. Utilizes valid teaching techniques to achieve curriculum goals within the framework of the school’s
8. Employs a variety of instructional aids (including technology), methods, and materials that will
provide for creative teaching to reach the whole child: spiritual, mental, physical, social, and
9. Plans through approved channels, the balanced use of field trips, guest speakers, and other media.
10. Uses homework effectively for drill, review, enrichment, or project work.
11. Effectively assesses the learning of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as
12. Is prepared for classroom instruction both daily and long term.
13. Effectively manages the classroom and other learning environments.
14. Maintains regular and accurate attendance.
15. Grades and enters the grades for student work within the time frame set by school policy.
16. Maintains current lesson information in the school computer system.
17. Maintains up to date course map and plan information in the school computer system.
18. Aligns units and lessons to appropriate standards adopted by the school.
19. Individualizes instruction as necessary or required to meet exceptional student needs.
Section 4 – Professional Conduct
1. Keeps teacher and the administration adequately informed of student concerns.
2. Cooperates with classroom and administration in implementing all policies, procedures, and
directives governing the operation of the school and classroom.
3. Knows the procedures for dealing with an emergency issue and mandated reporting.
4. Informs the administration, in a timely manner, if unable to fulfill any duty assigned.
5. Utilizes educational opportunities and evaluation processes for professional growth.
6. Provides current transcript, certification, and endorsement information for the personnel file. If
7. Hold or being willing to obtain a valid state teaching certificate and an ACSI Teacher certificate in
specific teaching area.
8. Performs other reasonable duties that may be assigned by the administration.

Section 5 – Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials in a manner that facilitates
active learning, effectively utilizing the basic elements of instruction; including but not limited
to presentation of content, questioning techniques, responding to learner input and
arrangement of learning activities.
2. Regularly review/update department and course curriculum guide/maps to assure the
fulfillment of proper instructional priorities and pacing.
3. Demonstrate the spiritual maturity, academic ability, and personal leadership qualities to
inspire student learning, including the understanding of the knowledge and characteristics of
the age group taught.
4. Effectively manage classroom and discipline procedures to provide a positive classroom
environment conducive to learning, including modeling effective teacher/parental partnering
through timely communication with parents in support of student learning (e.g., posting of
assignments, grades, conferencing).
5. Prepare appropriate weekly lesson plans including instructional objectives, planned activities,
Biblical integration, assessments and resources, incorporating classroom technology to
enhance instruction.
6. Maintain regular and accurate attendance and grade records to meet the demands for a
comprehensive knowledge of each student’s progress

To apply for this job please visit www.phoenixchristian.org.