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
Bookkeeper Duties include managing accounts payable, cash receipts and bank deposits, account reconciliation, maintaining the general ledger in the accounting software, maintaining appropriate backup records for all financial transactions, preparation for annual audit, and administrative support work. Requirements include excellent Excel skills, accounting software experience, and attention to detail. This position offers flexible hours in a positive work environment. Bethany offers a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as generous vacation.
Marketing & Communication Manager Are you a creative strategic thinker? The Marketing and Communication Manager helps develop school messaging and carries out integrated strategies that reinforce the schools mission, vision and values.  Strategic thinking, excellent writing skills, and the ability to create engaging content for current and emergent social media are required. Preferred candidates have the skills or capacity to learn graphic design and basic web maintenance. This position affords a motivated individual the opportunity to cultivate and expand skills in a positive work environment. Bethany offers a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as generous vacation. Bachelor’s required, with a degree in marketing, communication, graphic design, or similar field preferred.