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Classroom Teacher (Full-Time)

Job Description: Southwest Adventist Jr. Academy is seeking a full-time teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. The school is located about 5 miles south of downtown Dallas, TX. SWAJA has an opening for a dedicated, caring, dynamic teacher. The teacher should be someone who is a team player and who loves children of all ages. Applicants should be open to departmentalized teaching across all grade levels. Candidate must model Christ-like behaviors and attitudes which will positively impact students in leading them to Christ. The ideal teacher is: fun, energetic, and engaging. He/she possesses good collaboration, communication, and organization skills. He/she will also be able to work well with pastors, board members and community leaders. Multi-grade teaching is what will be required, so experience in this area is preferred, however, not required. Applicants whose skill set includes high proficiency in technology integration and basic Spanish will be considered first. Position may be filled before the posted deadline.

Experience: Required Experience Minimum: B.S. Degree in Elementary Education is required. Salary and benefits are based on the denominational wage scale and policy. Candidate must either have, or be able to easily obtain denominational certification, and must have the legal right to work and reside in the United States. If interested in being considered, please send a copy of your NAD teaching certificate (if applicable), your philosophy of teaching, letter of interest, your résumé – including at least three references with email addresses and phone numbers (including one from a pastor). Please send as PDF attachments to Buford Griffith, III, Superintendent of Education ( and Nevine Watkins, Administrative Assistant (

Buford “Grif” Griffith, III
2215 Lanark Ave. Dallas, TX 75203