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:



Advancement Associate Position to begin summer 2017 with full or part-time potential and includes some weekend and evening hours. Works collaboratively as a member of the organizational advancement team responsible for alumni, donor, and enrollment relationships and marketing. Candidate should have excellent communication and relationship skills, project-planning ability and follow-through, enthusiasm for Mennonite education, and enjoy collaborative work. Position reports to the Director of Advancement. To apply submit a resume, letter of application, and philosophy of Christian education to Head of School Tim Lehman (
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.