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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.


Summer School Director

Lynden Christian School has a new director position for summer school 2021, starting as soon as possible.  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 instruction; have a love for and enthusiasm to teach early learners; have a bachelor’s degree and able to qualify for Washington State certification; have administrative certification and/or experience.  Applications must be submitted as attachments to the superintendent, Dr. Paul Bootsma, by email at employment@lyncs.org.  For any questions, please email Dr. Bootsma at pbootsma@lyncs.org.  First consideration will be given to those applications received by Friday, Mar. 31, 2021.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Summer School Director Job Description

Employment Application

High School Physical Education Teacher

Lynden Christian School has a full-time high school physical education teaching position starting for the 2021-22 school year. 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 instruction; have a love for and enthusiasm to teach in a PE setting; have coaching experience; athletic training experience preferred, have a bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in physical education qualifying for Washington State teacher certification. Applications must be submitted as attachments to the superintendent, Dr. Paul Bootsma, by email at employment@lyncs.org. For any questions, please contact Craig Johnson (cjohnson@lyncs.org), High School Principal. First priority given when applications are received by April 23, 2021.  Applications accepted until the position has been filled.

High School PE Teacher Job Description

Employment Application

Middle School Inclusion Specialist

Lynden Christian School has a full-time inclusion specialist position in the middle school (grades 5-8) for the 2021/22 school year. This position will oversee and provide instruction of students with diverse needs in an inclusive setting.  The Inclusion Specialist will provide support to the general education teacher meeting the needs of all learners in their classroom.  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 instruction; have a love for and enthusiasm to teach and support all learners; have a bachelor’s degree in Special Education or endorsement and able to qualify for Washington State teacher certification. Applications must be submitted as attachments to the superintendent, Dr. Paul Bootsma, by email at employment@lyncs.org.  For any questions, contact Jeany Aupperlee, Director of Student Academic Services, at 360-318-9525 ext. 1438 or jaupperl@lyncs.org.  First consideration will be given to those applications received by Friday, April 16th, 2021.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

MS Inclusion Specialist Job Description

Employment Application

Eighth Grade Language Arts Teacher

Lynden Christian School has a full-time teaching position for an eighth-grade language arts position for the 2021-22 school year. This includes teaching four language arts classes serving eighth graders. 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 instruction; have a love for and enthusiasm to teach in a middle school classroom; have a bachelor’s degree and high proficiency in language arts qualifying for Washington State teacher certification. Applications must be submitted as attachments to the superintendent, Dr. Paul Bootsma, by email at employment@lyncs.org. For any questions, please contact Aaron Bishop (abishop@lyncs.org), Middle School Principal. Applications received by March 31, 2021 have priority in selection and hiring. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

Eighth Grade Language Arts Job Description

Employment Application

Discovery Therapist

Lynden Christian School has a part-time position as an educational therapist in the Discovery Program for the 2021-2022 school year.  The Discovery Therapist must possess a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in education, from an accredited university or college.  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 instruction with academic leadership abilities.  Discovery therapists will receive Levels 1, 2 and 3 summer training through the National Institute for Learning Development, over a five-year time span.  Applicants should be able and willing to work with a flexible schedule.  Former teaching experience and Washington State teacher certification is preferred.  Application documents must be submitted as attachments to Dr. Paul Bootsma, Superintendent, by email at employment@lyncs.org.  Any questions may be directed to Jeany Aupperlee, SAS Director, at jaupperl@lyncs.org.  First consideration will be given to those applications received by Friday, April 23, 2021. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Discovery Therapist Job Description

Employment Application

Musical and/or Drama Director

Lynden Christian High School has an opening for a part-time drama and/or musical director starting the 2021-22 school year.  Responsibilities include directing and producing the fall play (August-October) and/or winter musical (November-February). This position will be a combination of both drama and musical director or either one is also an option.  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 directing; have a love for and enthusiasm to teach the dramatic arts to high school students; and have experience directing and producing dramatic productions. Applications must be submitted as attachments to the superintendent, Dr. Paul Bootsma, by email at employment@lyncs.org. For any questions, please contact Brenda Terpstra, Activities Director, (360-318-9525 ext. 1456 or bterpstra@lyncs.org).  First consideration will be given to those applications received by Friday, April 30, 2021.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Drama/Musical Director Job Description

Employment Application

Agriculture and Science CTE Teacher

Lynden Christian School seeks a qualified high school instructor, starting the 2021/22 school year.  This position will develop and grow an Agriculture Sciences Program of Study within the LC High School Career & Technical Education (CTE) and Science departments.  The course load includes, but is not limited to, Agronomy, Veterinary Science, Horticulture, additional CTE or science courses, or other electives.  This position would also lead and develop/grow the current horticulture and greenhouse program and join the FFA advisor team and assume responsibility for components of that program. 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 instruction; have a love for and enthusiasm to teach in a high school classroom.

Applications must be submitted as attachments to the superintendent, Dr. Paul Bootsma, by email at employment@lyncs.org. For any questions, please contact Craig Johnson, High School Principal, at cjohnson@lyncs.org.  First priority will be given to applications received by Friday, March 19, 2021.  Applications are accepted until position is filled.

Agriculture and Science CTE Teacher Job Description

Employment Application

Band/Orchestra Assistant

Lynden Christian Middle and High School has a part time instrumental music aide position for the 2020/21 school year. The position includes aiding our band and orchestra directors. As we accept applications, we will keep you informed of our hiring process.

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 instruction; have a love for and enthusiasm to teach in a middle or high school classroom; have a bachelor’s degree or working towards a bachelor’s degree; a high proficiency in appropriate subject areas connected to working with small groups of music students. Applications must be submitted as attachments to the superintendent, Dr. Paul Bootsma, by email at employment@lyncs.org. For any questions, please contact Aaron Bishop, Middle School Principal, at abishop@lyncs.org.  First consideration will be given to those applications received by Tuesday, September 29, 2020.  Applications are accepted until position is filled.

Band/Orchestra Assistant 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