First Baptist Academy
Christian School

Philosophy
Faculty
Goals
Employment






Our Philosophy

"You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, an shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise."
Deutronomy 6:5-7

Miss ion Statement
First Baptist Academy exists to educate the next generation through knowledge of the Bible and academics and to promote love of family and friends and respect for the community.

Philosophy
First Baptist Academy's goal is to create lifelong learners---students who continually strive to build skills and gain knowledge throughout their lives. We consider it our duty to develop students who are committed, respectful, and honest. Our teachers and administrators are dedicated to ensuring that your child is given every opportunity to grow mentally, physically, and spiritually.

Our Faculty
  1. Executive Director
    Robin Cunningham
    Principal
  2. Executive Director
    Kelly Payne
    Kindergarten
  3. Executive Director
    Sandra King
    2nd Grade
  4. Executive Director
    Emily Barrow
    1st Grade
  5. Executive Director
    3rd Grade
  6. Executive Director
    Angela Gonzalez
    4th-7th Grade History
  7. Executive Director
    Tamyra Mattheu
    4th-7th Grade Science
  8. Executive Director
    Lori Busch
    4th-7th Grade Math
  9. Executive Director
    Becky Cowan
    Tutoring Specialist
  10. Executive Director
    Julie Josey
    PE Coach
  11. Executive Director
    Katy Scardino
    4th-7th Grade Lang. Arts
  12. Executive Director
    Jana Spooner
    Art/Music & Bible
  13. Executive Director
    Jonathan Taylor
    Asst. PE Coach
  14. Executive Director
    Sara Patterson
    Social Media Coordinator
  15. Executive Director
    Jillian Jackson
    Financial Admin. Asst.
  16. Executive Director
    Regina Roach
    Financial Administrator
  17. Executive Director
    Paula Harman
    Curriculum Administrator
  18. Executive Director
    Morgan Crow
    Receptionist
  19. Executive Director
    Tracy Parr
    Health Administrator
  20. Executive Director
    Yvonne Clements
    Technology
    Description
Our Goals
Spiritual Growth
  • Teach the Bible as God’s inspired Word and to develop attitudes of love and respect toward it.
  • Teach the basic doctrines of the Bible.
  • Lead individual students to a decision of confessing Christ as Savior and Lord.
  • Develop in the students a desire to know and obey the will of God as revealed in the Scriptures.
  • Equip students to carry out the will of God daily.
  • Develop in the students the mind of Christ toward godliness and sin and to teach the students how to overcome sin.
  • Encourage the development of self-discipline and responsibility in the student based on respect for and submission to God above all other authority.
  • Help the student develop a Christian worldview by integrating life and studies with the Bible.
  • Impart an understanding of each Christian’s place in the church and its worldwide task of witnessing evangelism and discipling and to stimulate the student’s involvement in those tasks.
 
Physical and Personal Growth
  • Teach the student to treat everyone with love and respect, since they too, are made in God’s image.
  • Make the student a contributing member of his society, realizing his dependence on others and their dependence on him and the need to serve each other.
  • Guide the student in developing a personality based on a proper and adequate understanding and acceptance of himself as a unique individual created in the image of God and on the fullest possible development of his own capabilities.
  • Help the student establish a personal physical fitness program as a lifestyle that includes good health habits and wise use of the body as a temple of God.
  • Impart biblical attitudes toward material things and to encourage individual responsibility of using them for God’s glory.
  • Adopt a realistic and biblical view of life and work, and to provide skills for personal relationships and future endeavors.
  • Promote a proper understanding of time as a God-given commodity and a personal responsibility for effective use of time.
 
Mental Growth
  • Promote high academic standards within the potential of the individual as uniquely created by God and to assist the student to realize his full academic potential.
  • Help each student gain a thorough comprehension and command of the fundamental processes used I communicating and dealing with others, such as reading, writing, speaking, listening, and mathematics.
  • Teach students how to do independent research and to reason logically.
  • Motivate the student to pursue independent study in areas of personal interest.
  • Teach and encourage the use of good study habits.
  • Develop creative and critical thinking and proper use of biblical criteria for evaluation.
  • Promote good citizenship through developing the understanding and appreciation of our Christian and American heritages of responsible freedom, human dignity, and acceptance of authority.
  • Promote and develop an appreciation of the fine arts through the development of the student’s understanding and personal expression.
  • Promote and develop an understanding of current affairs in all fields and relate them to God’s plan for man.
 
Family Promotion
  • Cooperate closely with the parents in every phase of the student’s development, especially as it relates to the school.
  • Assist the parents in keeping up with the changing culture and its effect on the home and the implications for their children.
  • Encourage regular attendance and involvement in their local church.
  • Help the parents to understand the school’s purpose and program.
  • Aid families in Christian growth and to help them develop Christ-centered homes.

         Employment Opportunities

TEACHER QUALIFICATIONS

Wee School and First Baptist Academy open job positions vary each school year. Qualification to seek employment at First Baptist Academy begin with professing Christ as Lord and Savior and exhibiting a Christ like lifestyle.

  • Applicants must have a minimum of a bachelor's degree, and have at least 24 hours in the specific job description of interest.
  • Interested applicants should send resumes and completed applications along with college transcripts (if applicable) to robin@fbcbaytown.org.

Only submissions containing the above elements will be processed.