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 Principal Hank Willems at jhwillems@bethanycs.net 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 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 (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 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:

Position

Announcement

Band Teacher
This is a half-time teaching position with leadership responsibility for the band program. Depending on capability and interest in non-teaching duties, full-time employment may be available. Teaching assignments include Beginning Instruments (grades 4-5), middle school band, and high school band. Repertoire ranges from classical pieces, some performed with the string orchestra, to jazz arrangements. Applicants should hold, or be willing to obtain, an Indiana teaching license.
Bus Driver

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 28-passenger van safely, first-aid certification, and interpersonal skills to relate well to students and parents. Position can begin as soon as candidate is available.