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 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
Advancement Assistant

The Bethany Christian Schools Advancement Office is seeking an Advancement Assistant.  Working on a 4-person team, the assistant supports admissions and development activities throughout the school year. Duties include project planning/coordination, event management, alumni relations and clerical tasks. The position requires proficiency in Microsoft office suite (Excel, Word mail merges, etc.) and Google Drive along with attention to detail and excellent communication and customer service skills. Hours vary in relation to the school calendar. The position begins August 2020 possibly earlier depending on availability.


Bethany is seeking a full-time high school Spanish instructor to teach Spanish I-IV. Excellent oral and written Spanish skills are expected, with a commitment to using Spanish in class and openness to coordinate international student exchanges. Preference will be given to heritage speakers and candidates with experience in a Spanish-speaking country. Applicants should hold, or be qualified to obtain an Indiana teaching license in Spanish.

Physical Education / Health

Bethany is seeking a full-time PE/Health instructor. Successful candidates will have a passion for helping students develop a life-long habit of healthy living and provide leadership in extracurricular activities. Applicants should hold, or be qualified to obtain an Indiana teaching license in physical education & health.