Briarcrest Christian School seeks distinguished faculty who demonstrate outstanding ability in the classroom and a sincere love of teaching.
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Employment

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  • 16 Years of Teaching Experience

    The Briarcrest faculty averages 16 years of teaching experience.
  • 54%

    Fifty-four percent of our faculty members hold graduate degrees.
  • 33 Alumni

    Thirty-three faculty members are Briarcrest alumni.

Open Positions

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  •  High School Latin Teacher

    Bachelor’s Degree in Latin or Latin Education   
    Experience in a high school setting
    Ability to teach students at varying levels (Latin I-AP Latin)
    Strong use of multiple teaching strategies
    Use of the computer as an enhancement to the curriculum
    Excellent organizational skills
    Relates well to high school students
    Communicates effectively with parents
     
    Please submit the Briarcrest Christian School Faculty application to the Executive Assistant to the President, Anita Hurdle at achurdle@briarcrest.com.
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  • Elementary Educational Support Services (ESS) Teacher

    Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Special Education
     
    Elementary teaching or special education experience preferred 
    Communicates effectively with parents
    Excellent organizational skills
     
    Preferred but not required:
    Multi-Sensory Training
    Advanced training in reading and math learning differences 

    Please submit the Briarcrest Christian School Faculty application to the Executive Assistant to the President, Anita Hurdle at achurdle@briarcrest.com.
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  • High School Math Teacher 

    Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics or Mathematics Education
    Experience in a high school teaching Algebra and Geometry is preferred  
    Strong use of multiple teaching strategies
    Use of the computer as an enhancement to the curriculum
    Ability to teach students at varying levels
    Excellent organizational skills
    Relates well to high school students
    Communicates effectively with parents
     
    Please submit a Briarcrest faculty application downloaded from our website, www.briarcrest.com, to the Office of the President, Anita Hurdle at achurdle@briarcrest.com, Executive Assistant to the President. 
     
     
     
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  • Grounds Technician

     
    The Grounds Technician is responsible for maintaining all outside grounds at Briarcrest Christian School.  The Grounds Technician reports to the Lead Grounds Technician and the Building and Grounds Manager.  The Grounds Technician must be able to work outside for a minimum of 8 hours (lunch and breaks not included) and must be able and willing to work under adverse weather conditions.  

    The Grounds Technician must be very detail-oriented and must always leave it better than he/she found it. All Grounds Technicians must be able to lift 80 lbs and have the ability to be around plants and cut grass.  The Ground Technician must maintain a clean and neat personal appearance.  The Grounds Technician is required to follow all personal protective procedures 100% of the time it is required.  
    The Grounds Technician’s tasks are, but not limited to:
     
    Mowing Lawns, Islands and Common Areas              
    Ability to learn operation of Mowers
    Weed eating                                                               
    Edging curbs and sidewalks
    Flowerbed management (weeding/planting)           
    Hedge trimming
    Tree trimming                                                             
    Mulching
    Backpack blowing                                                      
    Trash removal and clean up
    Field Painting                                                              
    Parking lot painting
    Pressure Washing                                                      
    Minor irrigation repairs
    Minor Equipment repairs                                           
    Minor construction projects
                            
    Applicant must complete a staff application and submit to : Brian Pope at wbpope@briarcrest.com
     
                            
     
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  • Guitar Teacher - Conservatory

    The Briarcrest Christian School Fine Arts Conservatory is a comprehensive, Christ-centered program offering lessons in dance, music, and visual arts to our students.  We are looking for a guitar teacher for the Spring Semester and beyond on Tuesdays and Thursdays in our Conservatory during the school day. This would be a position to teach beginner through advanced guitar students. We are generally able to schedule students from around 10 until 2:30 and allow time for the potential teacher to get to another studio if needed. Teachers teach 30 lessons throughout the school year with a culminating recital at the end of each semester. Please submit the  Non-Faculty / Fine Arts Application apply for this position to tjpepper@briarcrest.com.
     
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  • Substitute Teacher for Elementary, Middle or High School

    Position Summary
    The substitute teacher is responsible for following the lesson plans that the classroom teacher has prepared for his/her absence.  Substitute teachers teach daily with excellence from a Christian worldview and maintain a learning environment that promotes respect.
    Minimum Qualifications
    • Professing Christian
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Experience preferred
    • Good oral and written communication skills
     
    Please complete a Faculty application and email it to achurdle@briarcrest.com.
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  • Vice President of Business Affairs (temporarily on-hold)

    Position Summary

    The Vice President of Business Affairs reports to the President and is responsible for the administration and oversight of the Accounting & Finance, Admissions, Marketing & Communications, Development, Information Technology and Support Operations departments.  The Vice President works with and supports the division level principals in accomplishing the educational goals of the school.  
     
    Minimum Qualification (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Professing Christian
    • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA and/or CPA designations are a plus 
    • Significant experience in accounting, finance, marketing, information technology, and business operations management
    • An understanding of and an appreciation for an independent, Christian, college preparatory school education
    • Strong interpersonal, writing and presentation skills
    • Strong organizational skills
    Please complete a staff application and email a resume to:  Brenda Carter at brcarter@briarcrest.com 

     
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You may apply for a future position with Briarcrest Christian School by selecting from the printable applications below. You must print a copy of the application and complete ALL sections, attaching extra sheets where necessary. Submit your completed application, along with your resume and transcripts from colleges/universities to:  

For Staff Positions
Submit to:
President's  Office
Briarcrest Christian School
76 S. Houston Levee Road, Building HS
Eads, TN  38028


For Faculty and Substitute Teaching Positions
Submit to:
Headmaster's Office
Briarcrest Christian School
76 S. Houston Levee Road, Building HS
Eads, TN  38028
Briarcrest Christian School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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  • Best Christian Workplace

    Briarcrest Christian School was certified as a 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 Best Christian Workplace. Briarcrest Christian School qualified for this honor due to high scores in the anonymous BCWI employee survey.  The BCWI survey has been conducted in the U.S. and Canada for the past 8 years. 
    Employees of Briarcrest Christian School answered more than 50 questions measuring how well Briarcrest Christian School is doing when it comes to employee job satisfaction, employee organizational commitment, Christian witness, supervisory effectiveness, opportunities for personal growth and development, customer/supporter satisfaction, teamwork, communication and fairness of pay and benefits.
  • Memphis Parent

    Briarcrest was voted 2016, 2017 and 2019 Best Private School in Memphis by readers of Memphis Parent magazine.
  • Memphis Most

    Briarcrest Christian School was voted by the reader’s of The Commercial Appeal as the 2012, 2018, and 2019 “BEST PRIVATE SCHOOL” in Memphis!

    In 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2017 Briarcrest was voted a "Memphis Favorite" by readers of The Commercial Appeal.
  • Memphis Business Journal

    Briarcrest was named 2017 -2019 #1 Private School by the Memphis Business Journal.