Employment Opportunities

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 https://in.ibtfingerprint.com/ 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 kjkern@bethanycs.net.

Substitute teachers: Persons interested in substitute teaching must submit an application for substitute teaching (download application). Questions may be directed to the principal at 574 534-2567.

Open positions: Persons interested in inquiring about an open position should contact Bethany's head of school, Tim Lehman, at tclehman@bethanycs.net 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 (downloading application). Send requested documents to:

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

or via email to tclehman@bethanycs.net (attachments should be in Microsoft Word or pdf format).

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



Business ManagerAdministration

serves on the Administrative Team and provides leadership in administering the school’s financial affairs. Responsibilities include financial planning and management, administering tuition assistance programs, assisting with human resources functions, and supervising several employees. Applicants should hold a bachelor’s degree in accounting or business. CPA certification and/or management experience preferred.  As currently configured, this is a 50% time job-share position; however, for a suitable candidate a full-time position may be considered.

Bus DriverStaff

Responsibility for the daily Elkhart-Bethany route, before school and after school. Applicants must have or be willing to obtain a commercial driver’s license with school endorsement, a safe driving record, physical health to operate a 26-passenger van safely, first-aid certification, and interpersonal skills to relate well to students and parents. For more information contact principal Hank Willems at jhwillems@bethanycs.net.