Elementary Teacher

  • Contract
  • Davao
  • Posted 3 months ago

Faith International Academy


Reporting Responsibilities: Report to the Principal (Academic Administrator).


  • Possess a love for Christ and for students.
  • Have a vital, growing relationship with Christ.
  • Are a regular member of their local church.
  • Agree wholeheartedly to the FIA Statement of Faith.
  • Hold or pursuing appropriate professional credential, certification, and degree.
  • Teaching experience appropriate to assignment.

Essential Functions

The teacher shall:


  • Teach classes and courses as assigned following FIA adopted curriculum
  • Plan using unit/semester/quarterly plans and objectives.
  • Plan a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students, challenging each to his/her potential.
  • Utilize best practices teaching techniques to achieve curriculum goals within the framework of the philosophy.
  • Assess the learning of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.
  • Integrate Biblical principles and a Christian philosophy of education throughout the curriculum and activities.


  • Keep proper discipline in the classroom and on the school premises for a good learning environment.
  • Maintain a clean, attractive, well-ordered classroom.
  • Cooperate with administration in implementing policies and procedures governing the school.
  • Inform the administration in a timely manner if unable to fulfill any duty assigned.  Prepare adequate information and materials for a substitute teacher.
  • Prioritize FIA responsibilities above outside ministry commitments.
  • Be on time and present on campus from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm on school or inservice days.
  • Respond to correspondence in a timely manner.
  • Know and comply with the school practices as stated in the faculty handbook and student-parent handbook.
  • Manage and update data on school software    (T: drive and Curriculum Trak online) in a timely manner.
  • Work within the supervision, evaluation and professional development framework to maintain an attitude of professional growth and lifelong learning.
  • Attend and participate in assigned meetings, curriculum and professional development and accreditation work.
  • Attend and participate in scheduled in-service, retreats, committee, faculty, and Parent Teacher meetings.


  • Demonstrate Christ-like role model to students and their parents.
  • Motivate students to accept God’s gift of salvation and help them grow in their faith through their witness and Christian role modeling.


  • Recognize the need for good public relations.  Represent the school in a favorable and professional manner to the school’s constituency and the general public.
  • Develop and maintain rapport with students, parents, and staff by treating them with friendliness, dignity, and consideration.
  • Follow Christian principles in dealing with conflict with students, parents, staff, and administration.
  • Seek the counsel of the administrator, colleagues, and parents while maintaining a teachable attitude.

 Supplemental Functions

The teacher shall:

  • Supervise extracurricular activities, organizations, and outings as assigned.
  • Utilize educational opportunities and evaluation processes for professional growth.
  • Provide input and constructive recommendations for administrative and managerial functions in the school.
  • Perform any other duties as agreed upon with the Executive Team.

Faith International Academy

FIA exists to prepare students to live for God in His world through a Christ-centered education, thereby allowing missionary families to serve the Lord wherever He places them.

#7 Jade Street
Marfori Heights
Davao City

Tel: (+ 63 82) 226-3103

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