The following expectations for teachers at Lanakila Baptist School are also part of your job description and the standards by which you and the principal will measure your growth as a Christian teacher:
- Reflect the purpose of the School, which is to honor Christ in every class and in every activity.
- Motivate students to accept god’s gift of salvation and help them grow in their faith through their witness and Christian role modeling.
- Lead students to a realization of their self-worth in Christ.
- Cooperate with the Lanakila Baptist School Board and administration in implementing all policies, procedures, and directives governing the operation of the Schools.
- Teach classes as assigned following prescribed scope and sequence as scheduled by the principal.
- Integrate Biblical principles and the 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.
- Plan broadly through the use of semester and quarterly plans and objectives, and more currently through the use of a Lesson Plan Book.
- Plan a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs interests, and abilities of the students, challenging each to do his/her best work.
- Utilize valid teaching techniques to achieve curriculum goals within the framework of the school’s philosophy.
The teacher shall be a born-again believer, college graduate, certified or certifiable, who feels called of God to the teaching professions.
Other qualifications may be added by the Lanakila Baptist school board as deemed appropriate.
- Recognize the role of parents as primarily responsible before God for their children’s education and be prepared to assist them in that task.
- Demonstrate the character qualities of enthusiasm, courtesy, flexibility, integrity, gratitude, kindness, self-control, perseverance, and punctuality.
- Meet everyday stress with emotional stability, objectivity, and optimism.
- Maintain a personal appearance that is a Christian role model of cleanliness, modesty, good taste, and agreement with school policy.
- Use acceptable English in written and oral communication.
Speak with clear articulation.
- Respectfully submit and be loyal to constituted authority. Shall notify the administration of any policy he/she is unable to support.
- Refuse to use or circulate confidential information inappropriately.
- Place his/her teaching ministry ahead of other jobs or volunteer activities that re personal or even church related.
- Make an effort to appreciate and understand the uniqueness of the community.
Lanakila Baptist School admits students and hires staff of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally made available to students and staff at the school and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in administering its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs. (Prov. 28:21; Gal. 3:28; Rom. 15:7)