The Director of Curriculum and Instruction (DCI) reports directly to the Head of School. S/He is charged with the oversight of student curricular and instructional goals. The DCI will work closely with the HOS, Division Principals, and the faculty in developing and articulating a uniform, detailed curriculum, including vertical and horizontal alignment with a commitment to 21st century/best practices pedagogy.
Length of assignment is 12 months (July 1 – June 30) each year.
With Administrative positions, there is no minimum, maximum or regular schedule, however hours are generally 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Salary based upon experience, qualifications and merit.
Four week paid vacation.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Oversee the curriculum to ensure student success and the excellence of all academic programs at the school; suggest recommendations to administration regarding concerns or oversights, and spearhead new and innovative programs.
Champion the Mission and Philosophy of First Baptist Academy and its reflection and integration into academics/instruction.
Actively collaborate with faculty, administration, and parents to define avenues of growth for students.
Assist teachers in matching appropriate assessment instruments to curriculum objectives.
Assist teachers in consistent reporting to parents and adherence to academic standards.
First Baptist Academy (FBA), is a private college preparatory school in the Galleria area of Houston, TX for students from early childhood through eighth grade . First Baptist Academy was founded in 1998 and is an independently governed ministry of Houston’s First Baptist Church. Current student enrollment is approximately 500 students EE through 8th grade. FBA maintains accreditations through... ISAS, AdvancEd (SACS), ACTABS, and is located in the heart of the thriving City of Houston.
FBA is a Christian school dedicated to the development of moral character, the enrichment of spiritual lives, and the perpetuation of growth in Christian ideals. Through its curriculum FBA challenges students to attain academic, emotional, physical and spiritual excellence to the glory of God. This philosophy guides our endeavors to promote high academic standards while helping students to achieve skills in creative and critical thinking and use freedom of inquiry in an integrated curriculum across all subject areas. Our desire is to enable students to pursue the secondary education of their choosing; preparing them to be knowledgeable Christian participants in our nation and the world.
It is the policy of First Baptist Academy not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, handicap or disability, ancestry, national origin, marital status, race, sex, veteran status, or political affiliation in its educational or employment programs and activities. All employees are required to be of the Christian faith and support the school's mission statement and philosophy.
Our Mission: To equip FBA students with the Truth of God's Word while developing their character, intellect, and potential to explore, create, challenge, and lead.