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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.

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Seventh and Eighth Grade Math Teacher

Lynden Christian School has a full-time teaching position for a seventh and eighth grade math teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. The position includes teaching 7th and 8th grade math, collaborating with math teachers to develop and enhance existing curriculum and managing math class placements for students. Qualified candidates must exhibit 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 math in a middle school classroom, and have a bachelor’s degree and high proficiency in appropriate subject areas. For any questions, please contact Aaron Bishop, Middle School Principal, at abishop@lyncs.org. First consideration will be given to those applications received by March 8, 2024.  Position will remain open until filled.

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Middle School Spanish Immersion Teacher 

Lynden Christian School has a part-time teaching position for our middle school Spanish Immersion program for the 2024-2025 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 early learners; have a bachelor’s degree; high proficiency in English and Spanish; and a willingness to pursue or already have a Washington State teaching certification. For any questions, please contact Aaron Bishop, Middle School Principal, abishop@lyncs.org. First priority given to those applications received by March 15, 2024. Application accepted until position has been filled.

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Elementary School Spanish Immersion Teacher 

Lynden Christian School has a full-time teaching position for our elementary school Spanish Immersion program for the 2024-2025 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 early learners; have a bachelor’s degree; high proficiency in English and Spanish; and a willingness to pursue or already have a Washington State teaching certification. For any questions, please contact Don Van Maanen, Elementary School Principal, donvm@lyncs.org. First priority given to those applications received by March 15, 2024. Application accepted until position has been filled.

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High School Guidance Counselor

Lynden Christian High School is currently seeking a part-time guidance counselor for the 2024-2025 school year. Qualified candidates must have a mature and growing commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior; and have a passion for Christian education where faith is nurtured, and a biblical worldview is consistently integrated into their work. For any questions, please contact Craig Johnson, High School Principal, cjohnson@lyncs.org. First consideration will be given to applications received by Friday, February 23, 2024. Applications are accepted until position is filled.

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Second Chance Retail Manager

Lynden Christian School is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time retail manager at Second Chance Thrift Store.  Candidates must model a commitment to the Lord Jesus Christ, to Christian Education, and to the mission of Lynden Christian. Candidates need to be skilled in customer service; have supervisory skills; have the ability to work well independently and with others; have the ability to make judgments with minimal supervision; have excellent organizational skills and sharp attention to detail.  Primary responsibilities include carrying out all retail operations in the store, including, but not limited to, creating a Christ-centered environment, hiring and developing a qualified team, continual training and coaching for all retail staff, register operations, customer service, store appearance and displays, and employee interactions, as outlined in qualifications of the job and in compliance with company policies, procedures, and mission statement. If you are interested and qualified for this position, please complete the online application. If you have questions, please contact Jana Bajema at jbajema@lyncs.org.  First priority will be given to those applications received by Tuesday, February 20, 2024.  Applications are accepted until the position is filled. 

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High School Chaplain 

Lynden Christian High School has an opening for a part-time chaplain for the 2024-2025 school year.  This candidate 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 high school students, teachers, local youth pastors and spiritual leaders of the school and wider community. If you have questions, please contact Craig Johnson, high school principal, at cjohnson@lyncs.org. First consideration will be given to applications received by Friday, February 23, 2024. Applications are accepted until position is filled.

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Elementary School Counselor

Lynden Christian Elementary School is currently seeking a full-time counselor for the 2024-2025 school year.  The counselor holds the primary position of supporting students throughout the elementary school experience, providing entry-level social and emotional counseling, and directing students and parents towards off-campus counseling assistance when necessary. Qualified candidates must have a mature and growing commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, have a passion for Christian education, integrate a biblical worldview into their job. A master’s degree from an accredited college or university, with certification for school guidance counseling, is preferred, but not required. For any questions, please contact Don Van Maanen, Elementary School Principal, donvm@lyncs.org. First priority given to those applications received by February 2, 2024. Application accepted until position has been filled.

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High School English Teacher

Lynden Christian High School has a full-time English teaching position for the 2024-2025 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 a broad spectrum of courses; have a bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in English, and a Washington State teacher certification. For any questions, please contact Craig Johnson, cjohnson@lyncs.org, High School Principal. First priority given to those applications received by February 15, 2024.  Applications accepted until the position has been filled. 

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High School Varsity Girls Volleyball Coach

Lynden Christian School is currently searching for a high school varsity girls volleyball coach. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the program he/she is hired for. Lynden Christian High is a 1A school, which is a member of the 16 team, 1A/2A/3A, Northwest Conference of the WIAA.  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 coaching.  We are seeking candidates who have qualifications that support service in student activities and administration.  For questions, please contact Brenda Terpstra, Activities Director, 360-318-9525 ext. 1456. Applications submitted by January 10, 2024, will be given priority. Applications accepted until position is filled. 

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Elementary School Principal

Lynden Christian School has a full-time elementary school principal position for the 2024-25 school year. The elementary school principal 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 elementary school-aged students, teachers, 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 vision and leadership in the elementary school that are consistent with the LCS mission and philosophy, adhering to the highest ethics of the position. Applications must be submitted to the Superintendent, Dr. Paul Bootsma, by applying online. Applications will be continuously processed until the time that a new elementary principal is appointed.

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Bus Drivers

Lynden Christian School are accepting applications for 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.  Contact Kari Meers, Transportation Supervisor, at kmeers@lyncs.org for additional information.

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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 Human Resources Supervisor, Lindsey Bendixen, by email at employment@lyncs.org.  Download and save the employment application documents to your computer before you fill them out.  Please contact Lindsey Bendixen (360-318-9525 or lbendixen@lyncs.org) with any questions.


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Spanish Immersion Substitute Teacher Employment Application

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Substitute 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 Human Resources Supervisor, Lindsey Bendixen, by email at employment@lyncs.org.    Contact Kari Meers, Transportation Supervisor, at kmeers@lyncs.org for additional information.

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