Criminal History Background Check: In accordance with Indiana law, Bethany Christian Schools requires an expanded criminal history background check of all applicants for employment. Bethany uses a vendor called L-1 Identity Solutions to conduct the check. Before your employment with Bethany begins, please schedule an appointment with L-1 online at or by calling 877 472-6917. L-1 uses fingerprinting to conduct the background search and will charge a fee of approximately $40. If you have any questions, contact Kari Kern, assistant business manager, at 574 534-2567 or

Substitute teachers: Persons interested in substitute teaching must submit an application for substitute teaching (download application). Questions may be directed to Principal Hank Willems at or call 574 534-2567

Open positions: Persons interested in inquiring about an open position should contact Bethany's head of school, Tim Lehman, at or by phone at 574 534-2567 (coaching positions should contact the athletic director).

Applicants for a teaching or administrative position should submit a resume, letter of application, and philosophy of Christian education (1-2 pages), and applicants for a staff position should submit a letter of application and a completed application form (PDF iconApplication for Staff Position). Send requested documents to:

Tim Lehman, head of school
Bethany Christian Schools
2904 South Main Street
Goshen, IN 46526-5499

or via email to (attachments should be in Microsoft Word or pdf format).

The following positions are open. Applications will be accepted until they are filled:

Position Announcement
Food Services
Assistant – Fall 2019

Bethany Christian Schools is seeking persons to assist in our Farm to School cafeteria. Our school aspires to incorporate food services into the educational program by producing meals with healthy, fresh local foods. Students engage in hands-on learning through gardening and participate in educational activities related to agriculture, health and nutrition.

No experience is necessary, though candidates that enjoy the school setting and have an interest in from-scratch cooking are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities primarily consist of meal preparation, service, and clean-up. Hours may vary, but generally are between 4.5 - 5.5 hours per school day. Bethany is an equal opportunity employer.