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At Foundation Academy, we know that the key to a successful Christian school starts with its staff. Our ideal applicants are professionally qualified, love children, and are demonstrated, Christian role models.
(Luke 6:40) for our students.

We seek quality individuals who have a deep desire to foster an atmosphere of growth for our cherished students and their families and for each other. We take pride in our daily culture that we create with Proverbs 27:17 in mind, “Iron sharpens iron, and one person sharpens another. If you value and understand the privilege that it is to teach, mentor, and promote growth, we would love for you to explore the opportunities we have and consider becoming a part of the FA family.

Thank you for your interest in the ministry of our school. We look forward to receiving your application.

Current Openings

All candidates for employment must be Christ-followers and actively involved in a church. They will also be required to pass a background check and drug test upon application. Foundation Academy is always accepting applications for substitutes for all grade levels.

Position: Art Teacher | Lakeside Campus

Art Teacher | Lakeside Campus

Foundation Academy is looking to hire an Art teacher to teach grades K 5-6th on our
Lakeside Campus. Applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in field, hold a minimum of
a temporary state certificate, and meet the following Spiritual requirements:


● Be a Christ-follower.
● Motivate students to accept God’s gift of salvation, and be a Christian witness
and role model to help them grow in their faith.
● Ensure that the classroom work environment is Christian-based, nurturing,
wholesome and loving.
● Carry out Christ-centered counseling with students, parents, and staff.
● Actively involved in an evangelical church.


Qualified applicants should apply using the online form below, and someone from FA’s
human resources department will be in touch.

Position: Music Teacher | Lakeside Campus

Music Teacher | Lakeside Campus

Foundation Academy is looking to hire a Music teacher to teach grades K 5-6th on our
Lakeside Campus. Applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in field, hold a minimum of
a temporary state certificate, and meet the following Spiritual requirements:


● Be a Christ-follower.
● Motivate students to accept God’s gift of salvation, and be a Christian witness
and role model to help them grow in their faith.
● Ensure that the classroom work environment is Christian-based, nurturing,
wholesome and loving.
● Carry out Christ-centered counseling with students, parents, and staff.
● Actively involved in an evangelical church.


Qualified applicants should apply using the online form below, and someone from FA’s
human resources department will be in touch.

Position: Elementary Teachers | Lakeside Campus

Elementary Teachers | Lakeside Campus

Foundation Academy is looking to hire Elementary teachers for grades K 5-6th on our
Lakeside Campus. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education,
hold a minimum of a temporary state certificate, and meet the following Spiritual
requirements:


● Be a Christ-follower.
● Motivate students to accept God’s gift of salvation, and be a Christian witness
and role model to help them grow in their faith.
● Ensure that the classroom work environment is Christian-based, nurturing,
wholesome and loving.
● Carry out Christ-centered counseling with students, parents, and staff.
● Actively involved in an evangelical church.

Qualified applicants should apply using the online form below, and someone from FA’s
human resources department will be in touch.

Position: Teachers Aide | Lakeside Campus

Teacher Aide | Lakeside Campus

Foundation Academy is looking to hire a Teachers Aide on our Lakeside Campus. The
Aid should be able to take direction and work independently as directed. They should
feel comfortable working with students and provide direction when needed as well as
performing office-related duties. Due to the diverse tasks they are responsible for, the aide should also be adaptable and versatile.
Applicant must also meet the following Spiritual requirements:


● Be a Christ-follower.
● Motivate students to accept God’s gift of salvation, and be a Christian witness
and role model to help them grow in their faith.
● Ensure that the classroom work environment is Christian-based, nurturing,
wholesome and loving.
● Carry out Christ-centered counseling with students, parents, and staff.
● Actively involved in an evangelical church.


Qualified applicants should apply using the online form below, and someone from FA’s
human resources department will be in touch.

Position: History, Math, and Physical Education Teacher | Tilden Campus

History, Math, and Physical Education Teacher | Tilden Campus

Foundation Academy is looking to hire an Upper School History, Math, and Physical.
Education teacher to teach on our Tilden Campus. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s
degree in the field, have a minimum of a temporary state certificate, and meet the following Spiritual requirements:


● Be a Christ-follower.
● Motivate students to accept God’s gift of salvation, and be a Christian witness
and role model to help them grow in their faith.
● Ensure that the classroom work environment is Christian-based, nurturing,
wholesome and loving.
● Carry out Christ-centered counseling with students, parents, and staff.
● Actively involved in an evangelical church.

Qualified applicants should apply using the online form below, and someone from FA’s
human resources department will be in touch.

Position: Receptionist | Lakeside Campus

History, Math, and Physical Education Teacher | Tilden Campus

Foundation Academy is looking to hire an Elementary teacher to teach 3rd grade on our Lakeside Campus. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, preferably state certified, and meet the following Spiritual requirements:

  • Be a Christ-follower.
  • Motivate students to accept God’s gift of salvation, and be a Christian witness and role model to help them grow in their faith.
  • Ensure that the classroom work environment is Christian-based, nurturing, wholesome and loving.
  • Carry out Christ-centered counseling with students, parents, and staff.
  • Actively involved in an evangelical church.

Qualified applicants should apply using the online form below, and someone from FA’s human resources department will be in touch.

Position: Substitute Teacher | All Campuses

Foundation Academy is looking for Substitute Teachers for grades K 3-12th grade.

A Substitute Teacher supervises students in the event that their regular teacher is absent. Substitute teachers accept assignments on a flexible schedule and may be called to fill in the morning of the school day.

Requirements/Duties:

Spiritually:
Be a Christ-follower.
Motivate students to accept God’s gift of salvation, and be a Christian witness and role model to them in order to help them grow in their faith.
Ensure that the classroom work environment is Christian-based, nurturing, wholesome and loving.
Carry out Christ-centered counseling with students, parents, and staff.
Actively involved in an evangelical church.

Academic Responsibilities May Consist of:

Follow Lesson Plans
Track Attendance
Administer quizzes/tests
Explain Assignments
Collect Homework
Pass out worksheets
Provide general supervision during class periods.

Plant Street Campus: Pre K – Grade 6
Lakeside Campus: Kindergarten & Grade 1
Tilden Campus: Grade 7 – Grade 12

Qualified applicants should apply using the online form below and someone from FA’s human resources department will be in touch.

Position: Jr. Systems Administrator | Plant St

Foundation Academy is looking for a Jr. Systems Administrator

SUMMARY

This full time position is year-round and reports to the Director of Information Technology. This position will primarily work on the Plant Street Campus. The ideal applicants should desire to become certified in networking or systems as needed. While currently assisting with day to day troubleshooting of Classrooms and Student Devices, the future of this role would continue to focus on Systems Administration / Network Administration.

Note: This position is for a Christian college-prep school. Title IX does not apply to an educational institution that is controlled by a religious organization; with Foundation Academy being an entity of First Baptist Church of Winter Garden this employer requires a candidate to be Christian. and attend a church of their choosing.

This position is fully benefitted with health insurance, PTO, employee discounts, equipment provided and 401k matching. QUALIFIED CANDIDATES will be asked to complete an employment application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfqsr8E6k1kH256Dw9inWz3ACz6bn8g5A5HdXGn3QuLEbxNFA/viewform

Qualifications & Skills

Desired Experience (One or More of the Following)

  • Firewall Management and Configuration
  • Monitoring and Investigating Traffic
  • Network Switch Management
  • Subnetting, VLANs, and Port Management
  • Wireless Troubleshooting and Deployment
  • Proper WiFi Setup and Configuration
  • MDM Management

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • G Suite Management
  • Ubiquiti Unifi Networking
  • Extreme Networking
  • Ruckus Networking
  • Sonicwall Firewall

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Chromebook Assessment and Troubleshooting
  • ID Card Provisioning and Maintenance
  • Software Troubleshooting and Deployment
  • Classroom Hardware Maintenance and Replacement
  • Timely and professional responses to helpdesk requests

Additional Tasks

  • G Suite User and Chrome Device Management
  • Install and upgrade computer software and hardware
  • Configure chromebooks and computers according to the school and campus standards
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot and maintain computer hardware and software.
  • Install, diagnose and troubleshoot basic problems with LAN/WAN equipment, connections, and nodes, including workstations, servers, printers, and peripheral equipment.
  • Maintain updated inventory records
  • Record and track problems and follow up to ensure resolution, involving vendors and other Information Services staff as necessary.
  • Research answers and provide end user support on site and remotely regarding supported software (e.g., word processing, terminal emulation, and email).
  • Suggest parts and supplies for ordering as needed.
  • Assist with on-site introductory training on new hardware and software to users.
  • Install, terminate, test and troubleshoot in-house station cable.
  • Coordinate and facilitate cabling projects.
  • Manage workload in accordance with the department and users priorities.

Work Styles:

  • Attention to Detail- Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Dependability- Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Cooperation- Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • Analytical Thinking- Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
  • Integrity- Job requires being honest and ethical.
  • Stress Tolerance- Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility – Job requires being open to change (positive and negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
  • Self-Control – Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger , and avoiding aggressive behavior , even in very difficult situations.
  • Independence – Job requires developing one’s own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
  • Initiative – Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges

STAFF/FACULTY TESTIMONIALS

“Being in Christian Education for the past 10 years, becoming a part of Foundation Academy and the culture has certainly added to my professional life, but the impact the FA culture has had on me spiritually and as a person has been just as profound.”

Tim Nethers, Director of Information Technologies

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