Employment Opportunities

Current Openings

Elementary Teacher
  • Details: Full-time
  • Requirements: Bachelor's degree in education required; Teaching experience also preferred

Middle School Teacher
  • Details: Full-time
  • Requirements: Bachelor's degree required with subject area knowledge; Teaching experience also preferred

Substitute Teacher

  • Details: Part-time; Paid hourly
  • Requirements: Associate's degree preferred; Teaching experience also preferred
West Florida Baptist Academy is a wonderful place to serve the Lord and invest in your community. As a ministry of West Florida Baptist Church (WFBC), individuals interested in employment must be spiritually mature, born-again believers in Jesus Christ, willing to support the overall mission and purpose of the ministry through service attendance and participation in WFBC. Teachers are expected to have appropriate post-secondary degrees in education. 

To apply , submit the online application below and email your resume to the school office.

Employment Application

Fields marked with an * are required.
Applicant Information
Position Desired
Spiritual Information
Educational Background
If interested in a teaching position, please email a copy of postsecondary transcripts to the school office. An official copy of transcripts will be requested if offered a position.
Employment History
Starting with your current or most recent employer, please list all employment from the past five years, working backwards. Additional information may be emailed in resume format to the school office.
Personal References
Please provide two additional character references below who are able to speak of your personal strengths, including your spiritual experience in Christian service. Family members may not be listed.
Civil and/or Criminal Involvement
If you answer “Yes” to any of the questions in this section, please email documentation to the school office indicating the nature of the suit, offense, date, court, and disposition or other appropriate explanation. A conviction record will not automatically be a bar to employment. Factors such as your age at the time of the crime, seriousness and nature of the violation, time elapsed since the crime, job relatedness, and subsequent rehabilitation will be considered.
Applicant's Certification, Agreement, and Reference Release Form
I understand West Florida Baptist Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national ethnic origin, gender, age, or qualified disability. I hereby certify the facts set forth in this application process are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand falsification of any statement or a significant omission of fact may prevent me from being hired, or if hired, may subject me to immediate dismissal regardless of the time elapsed before discovery. If I am released under these circumstances, I further understand and agree that I will be paid and receive benefits only through the day of my release. I authorize West Florida Baptist Academy to thoroughly interview the primary references which I have listed, any secondary references mentioned through interviews with primary references, or other individuals who know me and have knowledge regarding my testimony and work record. I also authorize the school to thoroughly investigate my work records and evaluations, my educational preparation, and other matters related to my suitability for the position. I authorize references and my former employers to disclose to the school any and all employment records, performance reviews, letters, reports, and other information related to my life and employment, without giving me prior notice of such disclosure. In addition, I hereby release the school, my former employers, references, and all other parties from any and all claims, demands, or liabilities arising out of or in any way related to such investigation or disclosure. I waive the right to ever personally view any references given to the school. Since I will be working with children, I understand that I must submit to a fingerprint check by the FBI and possibly other federal and state authorities. I agree to fully cooperate in providing and recording as many sets of my fingerprints as is necessary for such an investigation. I authorize the school to conduct a criminal records check. I understand and agree that any offer of employment that I may receive from the school is conditioned upon the receipt of background information, including criminal background information. The school may refuse employment or terminate conditional employment if the school deems any background information unfavorable or that it could reflect adversely on the school or on me as a Christian role model. I further certify that I recognize, understand, and agree to live by the moral and ethical standards of the school. I further declare that, with regard to my personal moral and ethical character and conduct as of this date, I am not, nor have I been in the past engaged in inappropriate conduct toward minors, nor do I have inclinations toward such conduct. Inappropriate conduct includes homosexual activity and verbal, physical or sexual abuse as defined by Scripture and the state law. I do declare that this statement is factual and true. By affixing my signature, I declare that I meet the moral and ethical standards of West Florida Baptist Academy. I understand that WFBA is a smoke free/alcohol/drug free campus. I understand that this is only an application for employment and that no employment contract is being offered at this time. I certify that I have carefully read and do understand the above statements.
Electronic Signature
By typing my name below, I acknowledge and agree that my electronic signature is the equivalent of a manual/actual signature.