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Here at Lynden Christian Schools, our staff believes that educating today’s young people to identify their God-given gifts and abilities, to apply themselves to becoming the leaders of tomorrow, and—most importantly—to know and fall in love with the God who created this astounding world, is a wonderful calling to have placed on your life. If you believe God is leading you to exercise your God-given gifts in educating our leaders of tomorrow, please apply for the position below.

We value your time and appreciate your efforts to provide us with your information in the employment application.  We would like you to know that it is the policy of Lynden Christian Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in employment, nor in its programs or activities as required by federal and state laws (to the extent applicable to the School).  As a religious educational institution, Lynden Christian Schools does reserve the right and responsibility to select individuals whose beliefs are consistent with our mission.

Employment Opportunities


How to Apply:

  1. Click on the employment application for the desired position.
  2. Download and save the PDF to your computer.  Do not fill in the application while it is in the browser.  It will not save.
  3. Please make sure you follow the application instructions on the first page of the employment application.
  4. Fill in the PDF with your application information and then save (if you do not have Adobe Reader, click this link to download it for free https://get.adobe.com/reader/).
  5. Email the completed PDF along with supporting documents to employment@lyncs.org.

If you have questions about the application process, please email employment@lyncs.org.


Wellness Nurse

Lynden Christian School is currently seeking a wellness nurse to start immediately.  This person must have a mature and growing commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior; desire to serve Christ through his/her gifts and abilities; be active in a local Bible-believing church; have a passion for and understanding of Christian education where faith is nurtured in the hearts and minds of young people; have a love for and enthusiasm to work with students, staff, and parents; and have a desire to be an integral and contributing member of the general school staff and community. He or she must offer leadership and passion consistent with the LCS mission and philosophy.  Application documents must be submitted as attachments to the superintendent, Dr. Paul Bootsma, to employment@lyncs.org.  For any questions, contact Chris Rast, Wellness Officer, at crast@lyncs.org or (360) 318-9525 x1457.  First consideration will be given to applications received by Friday, October 8, 2021.  Applications accepted until position is filled.

Wellness Nurse Job Description

Employment Application

Second Chance Thrift Store Merchandise Supervisor

Second Chance Thrift Store is actively seeking a merchandiser to join our team. Do you have an eye for detail and display? Are you a self-starter looking for a job with flexibility and the ability to plan and dream? If so, come and be a part of our amazing team! No experience necessary.  The position starts immediately.  Qualified candidates must have a mature and growing commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior; have a passion for Christian education where faith is nurtured and a biblical worldview is consistently integrated into their duties; have a love for and enthusiasm to promote and grow the store. Applications must be submitted as attachments to the store manager, Jana Bajema, by email at employment@lyncs.org. For any questions, please contact Jana Bajema at jbajema@lyncs.org. First priority given when applications are received by Friday, October 8, 2021.  Applications accepted until the position has been filled.

Merchandise Supervisor Job Description

Employment Application

Grounds Keeper

Lynden Christian School is seeking a qualified part-time grounds keeper to maintain the lawn portion and landscape maintenance of Lynden Christian School grounds (excludes the playgrounds and sports fields).  Qualified candidates must have a growing relationship with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and a passion for Christian Education.  Applications must be submitted as attachments to the superintendent, Dr. Paul Bootsma, by email at employment@lyncs.org. For any questions, please contact Stuart Hoogerhyde (shoogerhyde@lyncs.org). First consideration will be given to applications received by September 30, 2021. Applications are accepted until position is filled.

Grounds Keeper Job Description

Employment Application

Athletic Trainer/Training Room Supervisor

Lynden Christian Schools is currently searching for a High School Athletic Trainer and/or Training Room Supervisor. This position would require approximately 3-10 hours a week (dependent on weekly athletic schedule) and could be a split position, depending on the applicant’s qualifications and availability. The successful candidate(s) will be responsible for working with the coaches and athletes in the practice and contest setting (as scheduled with the Activities Director) in attending to, evaluating, treating, and taping athletes as it relates to injuries and for managing the supplies and medical kits within the training room.

We are seeking candidates who have a passion for the mission of Lynden Christian and qualifications that pertain to athletic training and working with student-athletes at the high school level. This position is open immediately.  Application documents must be submitted by email to the superintendent, Dr. Paul Bootsma, at employment@lyncs.org.  For questions, please contact Brenda Terpstra, Activities Director, 360-318-9525 ext. 1456 or bterpstra@lyncs.org.  First consideration will be given to applications received by Aug 13, 2021.  Applications are accepted until position is filled.

Athletic Trainer/Training Room Supervisor Job Description

Employment Application

Para Educator

Lynden Christian School is seeking qualified part-time para educators for the elementary or high school for the 2021/2022 school year.   Qualified candidates specifically for the elementary school must have a desire to work with students with high needs. All candidates must have a mature and growing commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior as well as have a passion for Christian education where faith is nurtured, and a biblical worldview is consistently integrated in their duties.  Candidates with experience or para education certification preferred.  Applications must be submitted as attachments to the superintendent, Dr. Paul Bootsma, by email at employment@lyncs.org. For any questions, please contact Mr. Don VanMaanen, Elementary School Principal, at DonVM@lyncs.org or Craig Johnson, High School Principal, at cjohnson@lyncs.org.  First consideration will be given to applications received by Friday, Oct. 8, 2021.  Applications are accepted until position is filled.

Para Educator Job Description

Employment Application

Middle School Girls Basketball Coach

Lynden Christian Schools is currently searching for a Middle School Girls Basketball Coach. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing, coaching, and working with the middle school athletes as it pertains to the basketball program.  Lynden Christian Middle School is a member of the Whatcom County Middle School League.  We are seeking candidates who have a passion for the mission of Lynden Christian and qualifications that pertain to coaching girls basketball and working with student-athletes at the middle school level. This position is open immediately.  Application documents must be submitted by email at employment@lyncs.org.  For questions, please contact Brenda Terpstra, Activities Director, 360-318-9525 ext. 1456 or bterpstra@lyncs.org.  First consideration will be given to applications received by August 31, 2021.  Applications are accepted until position is filled.

Middle School Basketball Coach Job Description

Employment Application

Bus Driver

Lynden Christian School are accepting applications for substitute bus drivers, with a possibility of moving to a full time bus driver.  Must be available for daily bus routes.  Must carry or be eligible for CDL standards.  Training is available.  Application documents must be submitted to the superintendent, Dr. Paul Bootsma, by email at employment@lyncs.org.  Download and save to desktop, employment application documents to complete.  Contact Kari Meers, Transportation Supervisor, at kmeers@lyncs.org for additional information.

Employment Application


Substitute Teachers (including Spanish Immersion)and Substitute Para Educators (Including Spanish Immersion)

Lynden Christian School is currently accepting applications for qualified substitute teachers, paras, summer tutors and Spanish Immersion paras for this school year.  We are seeking candidates who have a passion for nurturing faith and integrating a Biblical perspective into their instruction. Qualified candidates should complete a substitute employment application located below this description.  Please indicate position you are applying for in the top right box.  Submit completed application to the superintendent, Dr. Paul Bootsma, by email at employment@lyncs.org.  Download and save the employment application documents to your computer before you fill them out.  Para applicants, please download substitute teacher app and fill in Para Sub as position.  Please contact Kim Powell (360-318-9525 or kpowell@lyncs.org) with any questions.


Substitute Teacher Employment Application

Spanish Immersion Substitute Teacher Employment Application