About

Employment

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

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  • 17 Years Averaging

    The Briarcrest faculty averages 17 years of teaching experience.
  • 50%

    Fifty percent of our faculty members hold post-graduate degrees.
  • 40 Alumni

    Forty faculty members are Briarcrest alumni.

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  • Best Christian Workplace

    Briarcrest Christian School was certified as a 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 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 and 2017 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 and 2018 “BEST PRIVATE SCHOOL” in Memphis and 2012 “BEST EMPLOYER” 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 #1 Private School by the Memphis Business Journal.

Open Positions

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  • Technical Director

    Become a part of the Briarcrest Team.
     
    Briarcrest is currently looking for a creative and innovative leader to fill the Technical Director position.  The Technical Director is responsible for operating and maintaining all event technology used in the Dr. Willard R. Sparks Chapel and Performing Arts Center as well as the many other meeting and event spaces throughout our campus.  This position works with all departments of the school and is challenged with delivering excellence in all areas.
     
    Successful candidate will:
     
    • Provide technical direction and oversight of audio, video and lighting equipment and services for all school system events
    • Supervise Technical Associate position(s)
    • Oversite of classroom audio and video equipment including projectors and Crestron control systems
    • Oversight and design of all set construction for plays and musicals put on by the Fine Arts department
    • Manage all operations for the Dr. Willard R Sparks Chapel and Performing Arts Center
    • Produce and edit system-wide and departmental videos
    • Instructor in Technical Production Workshop class (Basic and Honors levels)
    • Purchase recommendation for all audio, video, and lighting equipment
    • Responsible for maintenance on production audio, video and lighting equipment.
      • o   Digico, ETC, Ross Video, Blackmagic, Shure
    • Provide direction and oversite of contractors installing audio, video, lighting, rigging, and production communication equipment
     
     
    Qualifications:
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Five or more years of experience with audio, video, and lighting direction in a production environment
    • Experience with installation and or programming of AV control systems
    • Knowledge of Mac OS X operating systems
    • Experience with set design and construction a plus
    • Able to exchange non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate
    • Good oral and written communication skills
     
    Submit all Resumes to Ryan Stone at rmstone@briarcrest.com
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  • High School Science Teacher - Biology, Chemistry & Anatomy (College Prep, Honors Level & AP)

    Bachelor’s Degree Science or Science Education
    Experience in a high school setting 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 to the Office of the Headmaster, attn: Anita Hurdle-Executive Assistant to the Headmaster at achurdle@briarcrest.com.
     
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  • K-8 Gifted Teacher Position / K-5 Classroom Instruction of ACT (Adventures in Creative Thinking) / 3-8 PLUS & Passport Gifted Education Programs

    Education degree in elementary, middle or gifted education
    Experience with educating gifted students in small groups and classrooms
    Experience in identifying students who may benefit from gifted instruction
    Familiarity with diagnostic assessments used in identifying gifted students  
    Demonstrated ability to teach creatively and foster creativity among students
    Demonstrated or documented use of multiple teaching strategies at an advanced level
    Fosters excitement and challenge in the classroom to motivate students to achieve
    Ability to establish strong student relationships
    Highly organized
    Technology oriented
    Ability to communicate effectively with parents

    Please submit a Briarcrest FACULTY application to the Office of the Headmaster, attn: Anita Hurdle-Executive Assistant to the Headmaster at achurdle@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.