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Employment at Grace Baptist Academy:

Grace Academy is not just a great place to educate your child; it is a great place to work. Our faculty and staff are the reason we can provide the best academic and Christ-centered education. Together with our school families, they create a community that is safe, supportive, engaging and God-honoring. It is no exaggeration when people describe our school as "the Grace Family." All faculty and staff members must regularly attend an evangelical, Bible-believing church and be able to sign our Statement of Faith. 

Due to the volume of inquiries and resumes we receive, we are not always able to respond to every message. We will be in contact with you if we are interested in setting up an interview. Thank you for your understanding. If you are interested in serving at Grace, please send in an application that is provided below.  Any open positions are posted below.

Teacher Application
Substitute Teacher Application
Employee Application 

Current Opportunities

Job Type:  Full-Time Faculty, Lower School
Job Title: Elementary Classroom Teacher

Grace Baptist Academy is seeking a highly qualified full-time classroom teacher to join our Lower School for the 2022-2023 school year.   
GBA is seeking an experienced, educated, and highly engaging full time classroom teacher for our Lower School.  This position will require a teacher that is willing and able to teach all academic classes- Bible, Reading (including Spelling, Handwriting, and Language Arts), Math, Science, and History.  Interest in and abilities with technology are also necessary.

Our school community values engaging faculty/staff members full of integrity and compassion. Along with being committed to dynamically bringing your expertise to the forefront each day, GBA provides you with an opportunity to daily impact the spiritual lives of our students. Your personal walk with Christ is the most important aspect of your life and we desire for that fruit to edify and encourage others throughout the work day. The GBA community is one of spiritual growth, pursuit of academic excellence and Christian camaraderie. Strong applicants will be invested in not only the growth of their department but also how they can serve the entire Grace community.

Skills and experience in coaching sports, leading clubs, or other extracurricular activities are extremely valuable as there are opportunities available at the academy and they provide exceptional discipleship opportunities.  

Start Date: August 1, 2022
Compensation: Salary 
How to apply:  Qualified candidates should send a current resume, cover letter, teacher application, and references to Lower School Principal, Nancy Cooper- 

Grace Academy Upper School is looking for a responsible, caring, wise late stay worker to work with our 6th - 8th grade students who need after school supervision until their parents / guardians can pick them up.  This program runs Monday - Friday from 3:00 to 6:00.  Hourly pay range is $9-$11/ hour.  This age group is fun and energetic and needs care, structure, and guidance.  Interested candidates can contact Scott Hicks to set up an interview. 

Our Children's Center (serving infants to age 4) has classroom positions available now.  Please email our Director, Sheri Hicks at if you are interested.

We have opportunities for substitute teaching at all grade levels.  Please contact Scott Hicks, Upper School Principal at or Nancy Cooper, Lower School Principal at if you are interested.

Our maintenance department often has openings for part-time staff to serve in custodial and light maintenance work, including both indoor and outdoor tasks.  Please contact Mr. Brent Beasley at if you are interested in working 15-30 hours per week.


Each year our School Board honors specific members of our faculty and staff on completed "years of service". This takes place at our annual Christmas Dinner held at the Coca Cola of Chattanooga Facility.  We feel that honoring our faculty for their hard work and diligence is both humbling and rewarding. This is something we look forward to every year as it helps create a refreshing and positive atmosphere for our faculty and staff to be a part of. 

Grace Baptist Academy is committed to a workplace in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. Grace Baptist Academy expects all relationships among staff to be free from bias, prejudice, and harassment. Grace Baptist Academy is committed to equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, sex, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, veteran’s status, or any other applicable protected class so determined by state, local statute, or code, to the extent required by law.  However, in accordance with Scriptural guidelines, Grace Baptist Academy does reserve the right to employ persons who have a background and philosophy of ministry in harmony with ours and who, in the opinion of Grace Baptist Academy, have a work history and a lifestyle that is consistent with the Scriptural principles to which we ascribe.