Become Part of the FA family

Employment Opportunities

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 are seeking quality individuals who have a deep desire in fostering an atmosphere of growth not only for our cherished students and their families but 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: Substitute Teacher

Foundation Academy is currently looking for qualified and certified teachers in grades Pre K through Grade 12 at all three of our campuses.

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: Athletic Trainer – Tilden Campus

SUMMARY
● To perform athletic training duties
● To implement rehabilitation programs for injured athletes and develop
prevention programs
● To provide inspection and vision of the areas of responsibility listed below
This position reports directly to the Athletic Director.
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 a church
AREAS of RESPONSIBILITY
● Athletics
○ Oversees & organize athletic training sessions
○ Remains on campus for the duration of athletic events
○ Teaches at least 2-afternoon
classes in his/her field of expertise
○ Evaluate the athletic activities and provide feedback to AD and/or coaches
○ Travels with the Varsity Football team on Friday Nights
○ Reports injuries to AD as soon as possible.
○ Educates players on proper techniques in exercise, and in their sport, to avoid
injury
○ Applies tape, bandages, and braces to athletes before practices and games to
help avoid injury
○ Advises athletes on the correct use of equipment
○ Provides emergency care and first aid to athletes as necessary
○ Helps injured athletes rehabilitate to full strength
● Emergency Procedures
○ Assists the Emergency Procedures Director
○ Beware of lightning & wet bulb situations
○ Assists in the implementation of emergency drills and procedures
○ Assist in coordinating athletic events and accounting for every student-athlete
during emergency situations

● Other
○ Follow CDC Guidelines regarding Student Health (COVID, ect)

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
● Problem Solving
● Verbal & written Communication
● Ability to effectively interact with students, peers, faculty and parents
● Technology
● Ability to work on a computer (Login/Out, Email, Use Google Suite)
Education & Certification
● must have BOC Certification
● Must have a Florida License in a field of expertise
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
Work Environment/Physical Demands:
▪ The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by
an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions.
▪ Ability to maintain a calm atmosphere during possible stressful situations.
▪ Light work: Employee is frequently required to stand, sit, type on a computer, reach with
hands and arms, talk, hear and communicate using telephone and email and use up to
10 lbs of force as needed to move objects.
▪ Ability to comply with set standards for safety with students. (Ex: Lockdown, Fire drill,
acclimate weather, etc.) Ability to lift 30 lbs and run if necessary in case of an emergency.
▪ See Handbook for Safety Standards
This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an incumbent in this position may be asked to perform.

Position: Digital Communication Specialist

Full-Time Position

The primary responsibility of a Digital Communications Specialist is to utilize various forms of digital communications in the representation of the operations, services, and branding of Foundation Academy.

This includes the creation of the visual & verbal assets necessary to communicate what we do in an imaginative and compelling format for three campuses Lakeside, Plant St. & Tilden.

Secondary responsibilities, including providing support and services for the Marketing & Communications department which aids both the Admission & Development departments.

Skills and Desired Preferences:

  • Proficient with Google Suite of tools and Adobe Creative Cloud tools

Most especially Illustrator, Photoshop, and Premiere.

  • Great communication skills both non-verbal and interpersonal
  • Comfortable with Copy writing
  • Familiar with digital photography utilizing an SLR camera, postproduction and allocation and organization of the visual assets.
  • Social media content creation, management and maintenance for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.
  • Proficient with Mailchimp in creating weekly content for digital communications for newsletter and other digital media collateral
  • Comfortable with using WordPress for website content and blog posts
  • Monthly tracking and reporting of analytics
  • Manage and maintain a comprehensive school calendar
  • Design sense and creativity a plus

Position: Lakeside Campus Assistant Principal

Lakeside Campus Assistant Principal
Job Description
Responsible To: The Principal and Vice President of Education

Under the Direction of the Lakeside Principal

Qualifications
Master’s Degree or higher, with a concentration of work in educational administration
At least five years of successful teaching experience

Summary
Assist the Principal in the day-to-day
school routine and maintain the safety and welfare of students, staff, volunteers, and activities.

Spiritual
● Demonstrate love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control
Be a role model to others in your actions, speech, and attitude through prayer, scripture memorization, Bible study, and unity in Christian fellowship
Maintain a teachable spirit in all things
● Motivate others to accept God’s gift of salvation and grow in their faith
● Follow the Matthew 18 principle in dealing with students, parents, staff, and administration
● Support parents as those who are primarily responsible before God for their child’s education and assist them in the task
● Encourage students to accept God’s gift of salvation and to grow in their faith
Personal

● Meet everyday stress with emotional stability, objectivity, and optimism
● Exercise friendliness and consideration, treating each student and teacher impartially
● Submit respectfully and in loyalty to constituted authority
● Maintain a personal appearance that is a role model of cleanliness, modesty, and good taste
● Use acceptable, clear English in written and oral communication
● Develop and maintain rapport with students, teachers, parents, and staff to promote a positive learning environment
● Recognize the need for good public relations
● Represent the school in a favorable and professional manner to the constituency and general public

Professional
Be organized and have the ability to multitask
● Utilize educational opportunities and evaluation processes for professional growth
● Provide input and recommendations for administrative and managerial functions in the school
● Be punctual in attendance and an active participant in all areas of the school including, but not limited to: administrative meetings, faculty meetings, after-school activities, and parent events
● Know the procedures for dealing with issues of an emergency nature
● Contribute to the general improvement of the school programs
Administrative
● Support the Principal evaluating, directing, and coordinating staff
Administer matters of discipline in accordance with the parent/student handbook and in consultation with the Principal
Assist the principal in implementing quality instruction.
Assist the principal with scheduling, classroom assignments, and curriculum orders
Ensures a safe, pleasant, and effective educational atmosphere provides discipline as necessary, and enforces school policy
Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and laws
Be present and available to all students
Report to the principal regarding all major disciplinary issues
Assist with the admissions process for new applicants, including but not limited to:
Family Tours
Parent/Student Interviews
Record maintenance
Any other duties necessary to successfully run the school

Operational

● Attend administrative meetings
Report to School Board upon request

Position: Jr. Systems Administrator

POSITION OVERVIEW
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.

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 a church


Qualifications & Skills
▪ This individual should be a positive person with good customer service skills.
▪ The right applicant should be comfortable with educational technology and
hardware, including, but not limited to, projectors, switches, wireless access
points, running cables, and troubleshooting internet connectivity/peripherals.
▪ The incumbent should be apt to manage a fleet of Chromebooks and Macbooks.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
▪ This position would suit an individual looking to grow in their technical skills
and work towards becoming a Network Specialist.
▪ This individual should be capable of lifting up to 50 lbs.


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


Work Environment/Physical Demands:
▪ The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be
met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
▪ Ability to maintain a calm atmosphere during possible stressful situations.
▪ Light work: Employee is frequently required to stand, sit, type on a computer,
reach with hands and arms, talk, hear and communicate using telephone and
email and use up to 10 lbs of force as needed to move objects.
▪ Ability to comply with set standards for safety with students. (Ex: Lockdown, Fire
drill, acclimate weather etc.) Ability to lift 30 lbs and run if necessary in case of
an emergency.
▪ See Handbook for Safety Standards


This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an incumbent
in this position may be asked to perform.
I hereby acknowledge that I have read and do understand this job description. I must be able to
perform the listed duties and responsibilities at the designated level of knowledge, skill, and
ability and in a satisfactory manner. I further certify that I can perform these duties and
responsibilities within the described environment.

Position: Technical Support Representative

POSITION OVERVIEW
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.

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 a church


Qualifications & Skills
▪ This individual should be a positive person with good customer service skills.
▪ The right applicant should be comfortable with educational technology and
hardware, including, but not limited to, projectors, switches, wireless access
points, running cables, and troubleshooting internet connectivity/peripherals.
▪ The incumbent should be apt to manage a fleet of Chromebooks and Macbooks.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
▪ This position would suit an individual looking to grow in their technical skills
and work towards becoming a Network Specialist.
▪ This individual should be capable of lifting up to 50 lbs.


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


Work Environment/Physical Demands:
▪ The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be
met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
▪ Ability to maintain a calm atmosphere during possible stressful situations.
▪ Light work: Employee is frequently required to stand, sit, type on a computer,
reach with hands and arms, talk, hear and communicate using telephone and
email and use up to 10 lbs of force as needed to move objects.
▪ Ability to comply with set standards for safety with students. (Ex: Lockdown, Fire
drill, acclimate weather etc.) Ability to lift 30 lbs and run if necessary in case of
an emergency.
▪ See Handbook for Safety Standards


This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an incumbent
in this position may be asked to perform.
I hereby acknowledge that I have read and do understand this job description. I must be able to
perform the listed duties and responsibilities at the designated level of knowledge, skill, and
ability and in a satisfactory manner. I further certify that I can perform these duties and
responsibilities within the described environment.

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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