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Staff Needs 2015/2016

posted Feb 2, 2015, 5:44 PM by Faith Academy Alumni Coordinator   [ updated Feb 2, 2015, 5:51 PM by Sites Admin ]

Here is a listing of Staff needed for the 2015/2016 school year at Faith Academy. Please pray that the Lord will open doors for these positions to be filled.

News About Faith Davao

posted Jan 15, 2015, 8:02 PM by Faith Academy Alumni Coordinator   [ updated Jan 15, 2015, 8:20 PM by Sites Admin ]

Davao is a key city on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao.  Because of its strategic geographic location, many missions organizations use Davao as a center for outreach ministries.  The city is large enough to provide an infrastructure that will sustain many types of work, yet small enough to provide a relatively secure and comfortable lifestyle.  Its proximity to minority religious groups creates opportunity to reach people who were previously isolated from a Christian witness. 

            For many years, most missionaries taught their children at home.  But in

1979 a group of parents met together to discuss possibilities for launching a local elementary school for MKs.  A year later, the United Christian Academy was established with four students enrolled. Davao’s Missionary Alliance Church allowed
the classes to use its educational facilities.  During the next two years, more missionary families arrived in the area and the number of students doubled.  Classes were transferred to the second floor of Brokenshire School of Nursing.  These changes prompted  parents to pursue a cooperating relationship with Faith Academy in Manila. 

By 1982, the instructional staff had grown to four full time teachers.  Parent volunteers helped with Physical Education, Art, Music, and various activities.  In Manila, the Faith Academy Board of Trustees voted to adopt the growing school, and it became Faith Academy Davao.  The satellite campus offered MK education for grades 1-8.  

During this time SIL created a High School that was situated adjacent to the Faith campus. Mindanao Christian Academy (MICA) and Faith Davao functioned cooperatively for several years. In 2008 the two schools merged to become the K – 12 campus called Faith Mindanao, a branch school of Faith Academy, Inc. 

As Faith Mindanao grew (now over 150 students) and established itself as a school community there became an increasing need and desire for more local governance and oversight. Having a School Board and Head of School more than 1,500 kilometers away was less than desirable. It was especially inconvenient when the Faith Mindanao

administration desired to take quick action on school issues. In response to this and other similar matters, the Faith Academy Board decided it would serve both school communities best if the Faith Mindanao campus became an independent school. In light of this, on January 1, 2015, Faith International Academy of Davao (FIA) along with their new School Board, was officially recognized and established. Alan Farlin is the first FIA Head of School. Alan brings a great legacy to the position. He was the former Principal of Faith Davao for several years and helped establish MICA.  He was also the Principal of the newly merged Faith Mindanao for a few years. 

This is a new chapter in the history of the two schools. We look forward to what God will continue to do through the ministries of Faith Academy and Faith International Academy as they aim to serve God’s Kingdom by educating missionary kids. To God be the glory!

Urgent Staff Needs for August 2014

posted May 25, 2014, 5:12 PM by Faith Academy Alumni Coordinator   [ updated May 25, 2014, 5:12 PM by Sites Admin ]

Urgent Staff needs for this coming year. Please pray and pass the word along. Have people email:

Elementary Teachers
Special Ed
Science/Social Studies
Boys PE

TCK/MK Re-Entry Retreat

posted Mar 31, 2014, 10:18 PM by Faith Academy Alumni Coordinator   [ updated Mar 31, 2014, 10:18 PM by Sites Admin ]

Staff Needs for 2014-2015 School Year as of Feb. 2014

posted Feb 9, 2014, 4:28 PM by Faith Academy Alumni Coordinator   [ updated Feb 9, 2014, 4:28 PM by Sites Admin ]


Manila Campus

for 2014-2015 School Year


Special Education


Grade 2

Pre K (a class of 3 year olds (M, W) and one of 4 year olds (T, Th, F)



Special Education


Social Studies

Grade 6 (Math, Science, SS)




Special Education


Social Studies





Communications Coordinator

Child/Youth Counselor

Boarding Home Parents

Child Safety Officer

Business Manager



2014/15 School Year

Mindanao Campus



Grade 1

Grade 3

Grade 4


Music (part time)






Home Ec

HIGH SCHOOL - Mindanao

HS Social Studies

HS English



HS Guidance

HS Art and Drama

HS Librarian

Home Ec



Head of School


Staff needs at Faith - Please spread the word...

posted Nov 29, 2013, 3:16 PM by Faith Academy Alumni Coordinator   [ updated Nov 29, 2013, 3:16 PM by Sites Admin ]

From our HR Department:

Please help spread the word about our staff needs at Faith Academy - we need you. Connections with our alumni and former staff are still listed among the biggest reasons people apply to serve at Faith. The link below is an electronic copy of our staff needs.  Please consider how to share our needs with your friends, colleagues, mission organizations, supporters and churches. If you have questions or other ideas for spreading the word about Faith Academy, please let us know. (

Donate through Faith Academy for Typhoon Relief

posted Nov 21, 2013, 5:48 PM by Faith Academy Alumni Coordinator   [ updated Nov 21, 2013, 5:48 PM by Sites Admin ]

From our campus pastor, Bob Lehman:

I have been receiving numerous questions about how people can donate money for typhoon relief. There are a number of good organizations out there but I would like to suggest that you consider directing people to donate through Faith Academy. 100% of the money that comes in through Faith Academy will go directly to typhoon relief in the form of food, personal items and construction materials. Financial donations can be made on-line at:   Please designate "Typhoon Relief". If you have any questions please contact Bob Lehman at:  


Sports Minded? Organized? Ministry Opportunity at Faith Academy

posted Oct 21, 2013, 10:56 PM by Faith Academy Alumni Coordinator   [ updated Oct 21, 2013, 10:56 PM by Sites Admin ]

Faith Academy is in need of a Co-Athletic Director. The person will assist the Athletic Director in the organization, supervision and administration of the overall program in athletics.  Please email for further inquiries.

Alumni Breakfast December 21, 2013

posted Sep 26, 2013, 7:54 PM by Faith Academy Alumni Coordinator   [ updated Sep 26, 2013, 7:54 PM by Sites Admin ]

Know Anyone Tech Savvy?

posted Sep 22, 2013, 7:18 PM by Rhonda Schwarze   [ updated Sep 22, 2013, 7:18 PM by Sites Admin ]

Faith Academy has an urgent need for an IT Director to oversee our technological needs; someone to help develop and manage our IT department. Please help Faith get the word out by informing your churches and supporters of our urgent need. If you or someone you know is interested send an email to

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