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Grade School Principal 

Are you an experienced administrator who is dedicated to values of community, academic excellence and faith?  Bethany Christian Schools offers a unique combination of Christian education and pedagogical innovation. We teach from a holistic perspective, incorporating the values of our background within a historic peace church.


Our current strategic plan calls for the addition of new grades Kindergarten through 3 as we seek to become a complete K-12 school.  We are looking for a passionate educator to help us form our new elementary school, joining a high school with a history of more than 60 years, and a middle school that has been operating for more than 20.


Successful candidates are interested in, and can lead ongoing faculty development.  


The grade school principal will be a part of the school’s senior leadership team responsible for carrying out the school’s mission and vision.  If you are interested in joining a dynamic learning community where your expertise is valued, and where you have a chance to to develop and implement a model holistic grade school, please send a resume and letter of interest to head of school Tim Lehman tclehman@bethanycs.net.


1st Grade Teacher

Bethany Christian Schools seeks an inspiring first grade teacher who can help students develop morally grounded thinking and a love for learning. The teacher is responsible for guiding students as they explore the world and discover their own gifts. Successful candidates are interested in ongoing professional growth and collaboration with colleagues, and are committed to building a classroom culture that hears and values all perspectives.


Bethany Christian Schools recognizes the professionalism of its teaching faculty and encourages innovation and experimentation in the classroom. If you are interested in joining a dynamic learning community where your expertise is valued, and where you can teach holistically rather than focusing narrowly on standardized tests, please send a resume and letter of interest to head of school Tim Lehman tclehman@bethanycs.net

Cafeteria Aide
Bethany Christian Schools is seeking persons to assist in our cafeteria.  Our school aspires to incorporate food services into the educational program by producing meals with healthy, fresh local foods.  The cafeteria is part of our farm-to-school program in which 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.   For more information or to apply or direct inquiries to Tara Swartzendruber-Landis at tswartzendruber@bethanycs.net.


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

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.