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Westminster Academy

Devoted to Christ • Dedicated to Excellence

Since 1971, Westminster Academy has been a Christ-centered, biblically-based college preparatory school dedicated to equipping covenant students to excel by using their gifts and talents for God’s glory. Faculty and administration are committed to making Westminster Academy a school that provides a blend of academic excellence and spiritual vitality.

We prepare our students to be exceptional thinkers, learners, and leaders with a Biblical and scholarly perspective for college and life. Our seniors receive an extraordinary amount of college scholarships—the Class of 2016 collectively received $7.5 million in offers. Many go on to attend the top-tier universities in the nation including the United States Military Service Academies, UNC at Chapel Hill, Covenant, Duke, University of Florida, Florida State University, Furman, Georgia Tech, Harvard, Holy Cross, MIT, Notre Dame, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, Stanford, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest and Wheaton.

Westminster Academy is accredited by Christian Schools of Florida, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the National Council for Private Education. Westminster Academy’s Lower School earned National Blue Ribbon School recognition as a 2014 Exemplary High Performing School.


Westminster Academy and Bradenton Christian playing some great basketball

Congratulations to Westminster Academy boys basketball team for winning the State 4A Championship. This was the eighth appearance for Westminster in the championship game and their second championship.

Congratulations also to Bradenton Christian girls basketball team for reaching the State 3A Semifinals. The Panthers (27-1) concluded the regular season atop Class 3A in the final Florida Association of Basketball Coaches/Source Hoops poll of the regular season. Bradenton girls have reached the state championship game three times prior, including one title.

See the FHSAA news item and view or download FHSAA’s scores.

Staff & Students

School Head
Joel Satterly

Full-time Faculty & Administration

Part-time Faculty & Administration

Support Staff


Part-Day Early Childhood 6

Full-Day Early Childhood 20

K3-K4 47

K5 35

Grades 1-5 220

Grades 6-8 250

Grades 9-12 328

Enrollment totals include
these special programs:

VPK Students 0

McKay Students 34

Fla Corporate Tax Students 92

School’s Job Opportunities

Upper School Faculty - Latin Teacher

Latin instructor for grades 6-12; introducing Latin to 6th grade and Level I-IV and AP to 7-12 grade students


Solid command of Latin language instruction
Previous teaching experience preferred


Competitive based on experience

L. Michael Critch
Upper School Principal
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Facilities Administrator

Westminster Academy in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is seeking a highly qualified Facilities Administrator that will report to the Director of Facilities and manage the joint school calendar as well as maintaining all records involved in facilities maintenance. The Facilities Administrator works closely with the grounds and maintenance team and both assigns and keeps a record of daily work orders.

The Facilities Administrator serves primarily in the creation and maintenance of the joint calendar and converting facility needs such as scheduled maintenance and work orders, vendor contracts, life cycle maintenance program, and building records into information systems and reports for record keeping, accreditation, and decision-making purposes.

The Facilities Administrator also:

  • Manages vendor contracts
  • Maintains licensing and permitting
  • Maintains certificate of insurance
  • Manages facility equipment rentals and leases
  • Creates purchase orders for all facility-related invoices
  • Serves as purchasing coordinator working with the Director of Facilities on vendor bidding selection, contracting, ordering, and invoice processing


Candidates should have experience with software applications such as facilities & event management calendaring software, building maintenance, and facilities software that assigns and keeps records of work orders. Applicant must have strong administrative and communication skills. Some experience of basic construction, service contracts, and the capability of converting facilities concepts into information systems and reports is a plus. All candidates must have a strong Christian testimony.


TBD based on qualifications

Matt Jarvis
Director of Facilities
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Facilities Security & Safety Coordinator

Westminster Academy in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is seeking a highly qualified Facilities Security & Safety Coordinator that will report directly to the Director of Facilities and manage all operations related to safety and security including cameras, security personnel, and crisis drills and manual.

The Job Responsibilities for the Facilities Security & Safety Coordinator include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage surveillance system
  • Manage and schedule security personnel
  • Manage reception area check in process
  • Manage fingerprinting of employees & volunteers
  • Maintain radio inventory
  • Issue parking stickers to faculty and staff
  • Manage and assist with traffic duty assignments
  • Order facilities supplies
  • Maintain phone directory
  • Maintain key log
  • Manage execution of fire, code red, and tornado drills
  • Manage and update crisis manual
  • Manage bus transportation & operation Other administrative tasks including creation of purchase orders


Candidates should have experience managing and scheduling personnel, coordinating security and safety operations (preferably in facilities with children), face-to-face customer service, and developing/writing procedures. The Facilities Security & Safety Coordinator will also need to have strong organizational/administrative skills and strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. All candidates must have a strong Christian testimony.


TBD based on qualifications

Matt Jarvis
Director of Facilities
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5601 N Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
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Phone: 954.771.4600

December 2006
Last updated January 31st, 2017

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