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Upper School Biology Teacher

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TCA was founded on the purpose of educating and developing the whole person for the glory of God, we integrate faith with learning because we believe God created us in His image to be lovers and learners of Him, of our neighbors and of all creation. Our students are challenged academically through rigorous curriculum in 21st century classrooms. We are dedicated to preparing our students to pursue higher education at the country's most prestigious and challenging colleges and universities. Through a combination of called and caring teachers, low student turnover and active family involvement, the TCA experience is one of community. Families, faculty and students develop long-standing relationships built on a pursuit of excellence in every area and a shared commitment to Jesus Christ.

Trinity Christian Academy is looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable employee to join our education community who meets the following criteria:

  • Has a desire to work in a private, independent, conservative, evangelical Christian college preparatory school
  • Understands, supports and carries out the mission, philosophy and core values of TCA and be committed to instilling these Biblical truths in the lives of our students
  • Is a born-again Christian with spiritual maturity in academic and leadership abilities that will enable them to teach God’s truth and be active in their local Christian church whose beliefs are in alignment with TCA’s Mission Statement and growing in their personal walk with Christ
  • Exhibits the highest Christian virtue and personal decorum, serving as a Christian role model (1 Timothy 4:12) both in and out of school (Luke 6:40)
  • Has a passion for their areas of specialty, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Welcomes the opportunity to disciple and mentor students, helping develop godly character in their lives



We are looking for a Biology Teacher for our Upper School Science department. The study of Biology will deepen a student’s knowledge and sense of the awesomeness of God’s creation (Job 12:7-10, Psalm 104:24-25). This position will teach four sections of Upper School Freshman Biology. This position is for the 2024-2025 school year.

General Responsibilities

  • Execute given curriculum and follow schedule
  • Teach biology content/lectures
  • Prepare, facilitate, and clean up biology labs
  • Grade and record all applicable assignments
  • Work cohesively with other members of the US Science department
  • Ability to build a good rapport with students
  • Demonstrate the fruits of the spirit (Gal. 5:22-23) in daily work, and interactions with colleagues and others

Required Education, Experience and Qualifications 

  • BS in Education with a major in Life Sciences or Biology, with a minimum of 12 hours in at least two different Science subject areas (i.e. Biology and Chemistry or Biology and Physical Science) is preferred
  • 9-12 grade Science certification is strongly preferred
  • Teaching experience in Upper School is strongly preferred
  • Ability to effectively interact with students, parents and employees
  • Have a willing heart for service (Ephesians 6:7)
  • Agree with and support TCA’s Doctrinal, Biblical and Mission statements and Christian values

Physical, Mental and Environmental Requirements

  • Normal physical demands of teaching (including, but not limited to standing, reaching, stooping, squatting down, kneeling, and occasional lifting)
  • Must be able to give, receive and analyze information, prepare written materials and input information into computer.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with colleagues, students and parents, answering questions in a professional and friendly manner.
  • Willing to partner with parents to provide an exceptional education academically, spiritually and socially; committed to educate and develop the whole person for the glory of God

Job Details
Position:   Upper School Biology Teacher
Department:   Upper School
Reports To:   Head of Upper School
Start Date:  August 5, 2024
Hours:   Full Time - 10 months
Salary:   Commensurate with experience
Benefits:   Health, life, dental and vision insurance - Employer-funded retirement plan - 403b retirement plan - Tuition remission – Paid time-off – School holidays

The intent of this posting is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

If you have applied for a position at TCA within the last 12 months, please contact Dina Brown and ask to have that application submitted for the new position that you are interested in. We encourage you to send a cover letter for the new position, as well as updated references and employment history, if applicable. Depending on the new position that you are applying for, we may have additional application questions that you will need to answer. If so, Dina will contact you.