Employment at
Lake Center Christian School

Lake Center Christian School periodically has positions open in both Certified and Classified areas. These positions often fill quickly, so it is encouraged to be prompt in submitting the appropriate materials. Lake Center requires background checks for teaching and non-teaching employees, and for volunteers who have direct contact with students.

Employment at Lake Center Christian School is open to qualified individuals who are Christians of good character, without regard or reference to race, gender, national or ethnic origin, color, age, or disability. Lake Center Christian School is a religious educational ministry, permitted to discriminate on the basis of religion. All prospective and current employees must agree with Lake Center Christian School’s mission statement, and they must be willing to conduct their lives in conformity with the school’s statement of faith and the school’s declaration and agreement to ethical and moral integrity.

Applications

Certified Application

certified application is required for all instructional and administrative positions.

Classified Application

classified application is required for all non-instructional staff positions, including coaching, lunch monitoring, recess monitoring, etc.

looking to volunteer?

A volunteer application is required for anyone desiring to volunteer in the classroom, attend a field trip, etc. Learn more about volunteer opportunities at LCCS.

Please Human Resources at [email protected] with any questions regarding a posting for an employment position.

Current Openings

 

 

All postings last reviewed and updated 04/18/2024.

 

Lake Center Christian School has an opening for a Senior High Science Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year.

General objective: To provide a Christian learning experience to all students with whom they work by observing best practices, by treating each student as a unique creation with special gifts from God, and by working with peers, administration, and parents.

Qualifications:

  1. Certification or licensure by the State of Ohio for the position or eligibility for such credentials. 
  2. ACSI Certification must be completed within one year of initial employment before contract renewal is offered.
  3. Testimony to an experience of salvation and a growing relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.
  4. An adequate background of Bible knowledge and the ability to impart biblical truth to students.
  5. A member of or association with an evangelical Christian congregation and regular attendance including active support where affiliation is held.
  6. A good moral reputation, strong family relationships, and ability to relate to and to work well with others.
  7. Possession of qualities of effective teachers
  8. An understanding and commitment to Christian education and a commitment with a sense of call from the Lord into teaching.
  9. Support of the Statement of Faith, the philosophy of Christian education, the educational goals, and the curriculum of Lake Center Christian School.
  10. An understanding  and support of Mennonite beliefs and practices. 

Performance Expectations:

The teacher is expected to:

  1. Teach students according to the school philosophy, goals, and courses of study.
  2. Prepare adequate lesson plans and keep them readily available as requested by administration.
  3. Maintain student attendance and weekly grade records.
  4. Understand and follow the “Response to Intervention” (RTI) process for student success.
  5. Accept joint responsibility with other staff members for total non-classroom supervision.
  6. Attend chapel services according to weekly schedule.
  7. Accept a responsible position as a teacher and actively participate in school and community affairs.
  8. Use all means available to communicate student progress to parents and establish personal contact with each family.
  9. Supervise textbook use and maintain accurate inventory of all class materials.
  10. Follow the daily class schedule developed in collaboration with administration.
  11. Assume responsibility for general cleanliness of building and grounds which may involve student participation.
  12. Participate in professional meetings and in various workshops.
  13. Complete quarterly attendance reports, report cards, and other information requested by administration in a timely fashion.
  14. Prayerfully minister to the spiritual welfare of the students.
  15. Participate with the principal and Director of Curriculum and Instruction in updating curriculum.
  16. Follow procedures and policies in the Faculty Handbook.
  17. Arrive sufficiently before the students to be prepared for his/her responsibilities – specific times outlined in the faculty handbook.
  18. Participate in assigned committee work, staff meetings, extra-curricular activities and other responsibilities as assigned.
  19. Fulfill other reasonable duties as assigned by the school administration without expectation of additional compensation.

Materials Required for Submission:  Resume with a letter of introduction and a Certified Application, along with approximately 1 hand-written page of your own personal Christian Philosophy of Education.

Email completed to materials to Human Resources at [email protected].

Posting to remain open until position is filled.

 

(Posted 04/18/2024)

Lake Center Christian School has an opening for a Senior High Math Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year.

General objective: To provide a Christian learning experience to all students with whom they work by observing best practices, by treating each student as a unique creation with special gifts from God, and by working with peers, administration, and parents.

Qualifications:

  1. Certification or licensure by the State of Ohio for the position or eligibility for such credentials. 
  2. ACSI Certification must be completed within one year of initial employment before contract renewal is offered.
  3. Testimony to an experience of salvation and a growing relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.
  4. An adequate background of Bible knowledge and the ability to impart biblical truth to students.
  5. A member of or association with an evangelical Christian congregation and regular attendance including active support where affiliation is held.
  6. A good moral reputation, strong family relationships, and ability to relate to and to work well with others.
  7. Possession of qualities of effective teachers
  8. An understanding and commitment to Christian education and a commitment with a sense of call from the Lord into teaching.
  9. Support of the Statement of Faith, the philosophy of Christian education, the educational goals, and the curriculum of Lake Center Christian School.
  10. An understanding  and support of Mennonite beliefs and practices. 

Performance Expectations:

The teacher is expected to:

  1. Teach students according to the school philosophy, goals, and courses of study.
  2. Prepare adequate lesson plans and keep them readily available as requested by administration.
  3. Maintain student attendance and weekly grade records.
  4. Understand and follow the “Response to Intervention” (RTI) process for student success.
  5. Accept joint responsibility with other staff members for total non-classroom supervision.
  6. Attend chapel services according to weekly schedule.
  7. Accept a responsible position as a teacher and actively participate in school and community affairs.
  8. Use all means available to communicate student progress to parents and establish personal contact with each family.
  9. Supervise textbook use and maintain accurate inventory of all class materials.
  10. Follow the daily class schedule developed in collaboration with administration.
  11. Assume responsibility for general cleanliness of building and grounds which may involve student participation.
  12. Participate in professional meetings and in various workshops.
  13. Complete quarterly attendance reports, report cards, and other information requested by administration in a timely fashion.
  14. Prayerfully minister to the spiritual welfare of the students.
  15. Participate with the principal and Director of Curriculum and Instruction in updating curriculum.
  16. Follow procedures and policies in the Faculty Handbook.
  17. Arrive sufficiently before the students to be prepared for his/her responsibilities – specific times outlined in the faculty handbook.
  18. Participate in assigned committee work, staff meetings, extra-curricular activities and other responsibilities as assigned.
  19. Fulfill other reasonable duties as assigned by the school administration without expectation of additional compensation.

Materials Required for Submission:  Resume with a letter of introduction and a Certified Application, along with approximately 1 hand-written page of your own personal Christian Philosophy of Education.

Email completed to materials to Human Resources at [email protected].

Posting to remain open until position is filled.

 

(Posted 04/18/2024)

Lake Center Christian School is seeking an Elementary Intervention Specialist (Grades 4-5) for the 2024-2025 school year.

Qualifications:

  1. A personal testimony of the saving grace and power of the Lord Jesus Christ
  2. Bachelor degree from four-year college or university
  3. Certification or licensure by the State of Ohio for the position or eligibility for such credentials.
  4. All faculty members are required to have an ACSI certificate after their first year of employment. 
  5. Testimony to an experience of salvation and a growing relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ. Be able to define and explain a Biblical worldview. 
  6. Adequate background of Bible knowledge and the ability to impart biblical truth to students.
  7. A member of or association with an evangelical Christian congregation and regular attendance including active support where affiliation is held.
  8. A good moral reputation and strong family relationships. 
  9. Ability to relate to and to work well with others.
  10. Ability to plan, teach, and assess in a co-teaching environment. 
  11. Possess an understanding and commitment to Christian education and a sense of call from the Lord into teaching.
  12. Support of the Philosophy of Christian education, the educational goals, and the curriculum of Lake Center Christian School.
  13. An understanding of and agreement with the Statement of Faith and Community Lifestyle Commitment. 

Responsibilities include:

coordinating/writing service plans, providing data and input to public schools to create an IEP,  implementing accommodations and modifications, teaching, student assessment, parent communication, and working closely with teachers, educational aides, SLP, OT, PT and Director of Special Services on all special needs issues.  Strong candidates will possess: the ability to take initiative in responding to students’ needs in a manner which is Christ-like, respectful and effective; the ability to maintain student confidentiality; and the ability to be flexible when working with students in a variety of situations.  Candidates must be proficient in using basic computer technology; PC, laptop, iPad, etc…

Qualifications:

  • Ohio Intervention Specialist License
  • Experience instructing students diagnosed with Autism, Specific Learning Disability, OHI.
  • Full agreement with the school’s mission and statement of faith.

Materials Required for Submission: Anyone interested should send a resume and completed Certified Application to Human Resources at [email protected].

(Updated 04/18/2024)

Lake Center Christian School is seeking a Secondary Intervention Specialist for the 2024-2025 school year.

Qualifications:

  1. A personal testimony of the saving grace and power of the Lord Jesus Christ
  2. Bachelor degree from four-year college or university
  3. Certification or licensure by the State of Ohio for the position or eligibility for such credentials.
  4. All faculty members are required to have an ACSI certificate after their first year of employment. 
  5. Testimony to an experience of salvation and a growing relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ. Be able to define and explain a Biblical worldview. 
  6. Adequate background of Bible knowledge and the ability to impart biblical truth to students.
  7. A member of or association with an evangelical Christian congregation and regular attendance including active support where affiliation is held.
  8. A good moral reputation and strong family relationships. 
  9. Ability to relate to and to work well with others.
  10. Ability to plan, teach, and assess in a co-teaching environment. 
  11. Possess an understanding and commitment to Christian education and a sense of call from the Lord into teaching.
  12. Support of the Philosophy of Christian education, the educational goals, and the curriculum of Lake Center Christian School.
  13. An understanding of and agreement with the Statement of Faith and Community Lifestyle Commitment. 

Responsibilities include:

coordinating/writing service plans, providing data and input to public schools to create an IEP,  implementing accommodations and modifications, teaching, student assessment, parent communication, and working closely with teachers, educational aides, SLP, OT, PT and Director of Special Services on all special needs issues.  Strong candidates will possess: the ability to take initiative in responding to students’ needs in a manner which is Christ-like, respectful and effective; the ability to maintain student confidentiality; and the ability to be flexible when working with students in a variety of situations.  Candidates must be proficient in using basic computer technology; PC, laptop, iPad, etc…

Qualifications:

  • Ohio Intervention Specialist License
  • Experience instructing students diagnosed with Autism, Specific Learning Disability, OHI.
  • Full agreement with the school’s mission and statement of faith.

Materials Required for Submission: Anyone interested should send a resume and completed Certified Application to Human Resources at [email protected].

(Posted 03/07/2024)

Lake Center has an opening for a part-time cafeteria worker

Duties as assigned by the Food Service Manager may include:
  • monitoring students during lunch periods to assure safety and adherence to cafeteria rules
  • assistance with food preparation
  • dishwashing
  • food service preparation, including table setup, tray prep, silverware, condiments, etc
  • emptying garbage
  • assisting in maintaining a clean work environment
  • assistance in serving lunch
  • other duties determined by the Food Service Manager

Additional Working Conditions: 

  • Occasional exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue
  • Occasional interaction with unruly students
  • The ability to move unaided through the building, climbing of stairs, lifting of a minimum of 50 pounds, and the ability to clearly communicate with others through written and verbal expression.
  • Frequent repetitive hand motion, e.g., scooping and serving, mopping, rearranging food items, etc.

The hours are 8:00am – 2:00pm Monday-Friday on days school is in session. This position requires current fingerprinting to be on file and an aide permit that can be obtained from ODE upon hire. 

Those interested in applying should fill out a classified application.

Questions and applications should be submitted to Human Resources at [email protected].

Position to remain open until filled.

(Updated 04/18/2024)

Lake Center Christian School is seeking a Classroom Teacher – Upper Elementary English Language Arts for the 2024-2025 school year.

General objective: To provide a Christian learning experience to all students with whom they work by observing best practices, by treating each student as a unique creation with special gifts from God, and by working with peers, administration, and parents.

Qualifications:

  1. Certification or licensure by the State of Ohio for the position or eligibility for such credentials. Strong experience in the instruction of English Language Arts required.
  2. ACSI Certification must be completed within one year of initial employment before contract renewal is offered.
  3. Testimony to an experience of salvation and a growing relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.
  4. An adequate background of Bible knowledge and the ability to impart biblical truth to students.
  5. A member of or association with an evangelical Christian congregation and regular attendance including active support where affiliation is held.
  6. A good moral reputation, strong family relationships, and ability to relate to and to work well with others.
  7. Possession of qualities of effective teachers
  8. An understanding and commitment to Christian education and a commitment with a sense of call from the Lord into teaching.
  9. Support of the Statement of Faith, the philosophy of Christian education, the educational goals, and the curriculum of Lake Center Christian School.
  10. An understanding  and support of Mennonite beliefs and practices. 

Performance Expectations:

The teacher shall:

  1. Teach students according to the school philosophy, goals, and courses of study.
  2. Prepare adequate lesson plans and keep them readily available as requested by administration.
  3. Maintain student attendance and weekly grade records.
  4. Understand and follow the “Response to Intervention” (RTI) process for student success.
  5. Accept joint responsibility with other staff members for total non-classroom supervision.
  6. Attend chapel services according to weekly schedule.
  7. Accept a responsible position as a teacher and actively participate in school and community affairs.
  8. Use all means available to communicate student progress to parents and establish personal contact with each family.
  9. Supervise textbook use and maintain accurate inventory of all class materials.
  10. Follow the daily class schedule developed in collaboration with administration.
  11. Assume responsibility for general cleanliness of building and grounds which may involve student participation.
  12. Participate in professional meetings and in various workshops.
  13. Complete quarterly attendance reports, report cards, and other information requested by administration in a timely fashion.
  14. Prayerfully minister to the spiritual welfare of the students.
  15. Participate with the principal and Director of Curriculum and Instruction in updating curriculum.
  16. Follow procedures and policies in the Faculty Handbook.
  17. Arrive sufficiently before the students to be prepared for his/her responsibilities – specific times outlined in the faculty handbook.
  18. Participate in assigned committee work, staff meetings, extra-curricular activities and other responsibilities as assigned.
  19. Fulfill other reasonable duties as assigned by the school administration without expectation of additional compensation.

Materials Required for Submission: Anyone interested should send a resume and completed Certified Application to Human Resources at [email protected].

Posting to remain open until position is filled.

 

(Posted 02/20/2024)

Lake Center Christian School is seeking a Classroom Teacher – Lower Elementary for the 2024-2025 school year.

General objective: To provide a Christian learning experience to all students with whom they work by observing best practices, by treating each student as a unique creation with special gifts from God, and by working with peers, administration, and parents.

Qualifications:

  1. Certification or licensure by the State of Ohio for the position or eligibility for such credentials.
  2. ACSI Certification must be completed within one year of initial employment before contract renewal is offered.
  3. Testimony to an experience of salvation and a growing relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.
  4. An adequate background of Bible knowledge and the ability to impart biblical truth to students.
  5. A member of or association with an evangelical Christian congregation and regular attendance including active support where affiliation is held.
  6. A good moral reputation, strong family relationships, and ability to relate to and to work well with others.
  7. Possession of qualities of effective teachers
  8. An understanding and commitment to Christian education and a commitment with a sense of call from the Lord into teaching.
  9. Support of the Statement of Faith, the philosophy of Christian education, the educational goals, and the curriculum of Lake Center Christian School.
  10. An understanding  and support of Mennonite beliefs and practices. 

Performance Expectations:

The teacher shall:

  1. Teach students according to the school philosophy, goals, and courses of study.
  2. Prepare adequate lesson plans and keep same readily available as requested by administration.
  3. Maintain student attendance and weekly grade records.
  4. Understand and follow the “Response to Intervention” (RTI) process for student success.
  5. Accept joint responsibility with other staff members for total non-classroom supervision.
  6. Attend chapel services according to weekly schedule.
  7. Accept a responsible position as a teacher and actively participate in school and community affairs.
  8. Use all means available to communicate student progress to parents and establish personal contact with each family.
  9. Supervise textbook use and maintain accurate inventory of all class materials.
  10. Follow the daily class schedule developed in collaboration with administration.
  11. Assume responsibility for general cleanliness of building and grounds which may involve student participation.
  12. Participate in professional meetings and in various workshops.
  13. Complete quarterly attendance reports, report cards, and other information requested by administration in a timely fashion.
  14. Prayerfully minister to the spiritual welfare of the students.
  15. Participate with principal and Director of Curriculum and Instruction in updating curriculum.
  16. Follow procedures and policies in the Faculty Handbook.
  17. Arrive sufficiently before the students to be prepared for his/her responsibilities – specific times outlined in faculty handbook.
  18. Participate in assigned committee work, staff meetings, extra-curricular activities and other responsibilities as assigned.
  19. Fulfill other reasonable duties as assigned by the school administration without expectation of additional compensation.

Materials Required for Submission: Anyone interested should send a resume and completed Certified Application to Human Resources at [email protected].

Posting to remain open until position is filled.

 

(Posted 02/27/2024)

Lake Center Christian School is seeking a Secondary Assistant Principal for the 2024-2025 school year.

General Objective: To ensure that our school is spiritually, socially, and academically safe for all students, the Dean of Secondary Students will strive to create a structured, positive, and academically focused school culture centered on a Biblical worldview.

Qualifications:

  1. A deep commitment to Jesus Christ based on a personal relationship with Him.
  2. An active member in a local church.
  3. Thorough knowledge of secondary education best practices.
  4. A unique ability to communicate to peers.
  5. Minimum of five years of successful classroom teaching experience.
  6. A life-long learner willing to continue his/her educational and personal development.
  7. A current subject matter or administrator teacher license/certificate and willingness to pursue ACSI certification. 
  8. A love for students evident in his/her interactions with them.
  9. A team player who demonstrates creativity and initiative in all aspects of school operations.
  10. A Master’s degree is preferred.

RESPONSIBLE TO: Secondary Principal 

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

Steward of School Culture:

  1. Provide Spiritual leadership for the Secondary School in cooperation with the Campus Pastor and Secondary Principal.
  2. Supervise students on campus and monitor students during arrival and departure, lunch, passing periods, and other activities; instruct students on inappropriate behavior; discipline students in accordance with established guidelines.
  3. Administer all student-centered programs in accordance with the Secondary Principal.
  4. Coordinate all student activities through the Secondary Principal’s office and place them on the master calendar.
  5. Oversee the implementation of Secondary Class Trips
  6. Plan and lead faculty meetings with the Secondary Principal.
  7. Consult with the Director of Special Needs frequently regarding students with special needs and Instructional Specialists and schedules.
  8. Supervise leaders of all extra-curricular activities.
  9. Oversee all secondary academic competitions.
  10. Oversee the planning and implementation of student and class activities, including assignment of class sponsors, class activities, formal dances, and pep rallies.
  11. Monitors and organizes attendance functions including approval of planned absence forms; prepares letters, calls parents, and attends meetings as needed, regarding absent or tardy students; provides leadership for attendance improvement efforts.
  12. Develops and administers disciplinary procedures in accordance with organizational policies, and applicable laws ensuring that faculty are supported, a healthy learning environment is preserved, and students are discipled, not just punished.
  13. Oversees behavioral interventions, including family meetings, mediations, suspensions, and expulsion hearings with the Secondary Principal.
  14. Maintain visibility in the school through attendance and supervision of planned programs/events.
  15. Facilitate faculty and staff development related to school culture and consistent enforcement of student discipline.

Site Administration Support:

  1. Participates as needed in Individual Educational Plan meetings.
  2. Evaluate programs and personnel and recommend appropriate changes as related to student activities.
  3. Supports the maintenance of site cleanliness and inspirational and motivational slogans, posters, quotes, and Student Council posters throughout the school and classroom.
  4. Supervise the consistent and fair administration of school policies regarding student conduct and discipline.
  5. Assist in developing the LCCS budget; oversee expenditures directly related to the secondary program.
  6. Participate in long-range planning with the Secondary Principal.
  7. Review student progress regularly.
  8. Perform all other duties assigned by the Secondary Principal.

Stakeholder and Community Relations:

  1. Communicate with parents regarding the school program and events.
  2. Serves as liaison to parents and facilitates parent education and involvement, including reinforcing the need for parents to support the school’s policies and practices for student discipline, dress code, homework, and events in collaboration with the Guidance Department.
  3. Models and facilitates good human relations skills; effectively interact with others.
  4. Maintains communication with the Secondary Principal and Administrative Team in order to keep them informed of school activities and problems such as transportation, special services, discipline, etc.
  5. Keeps the community informed about school activities through newsletters, news releases, and attendance at parent meetings in collaboration with the Advancement Department.

Materials Required for Submission:  Resume with a letter of introduction and a Certified Application, along with approximately 1 hand-written page of your own personal Christian Philosophy of Education.

Completed application materials should be submitted to Human Resources at [email protected].

Posting to remain open until position is filled.

 

(Posted 03/08/2024)

Lake Center Christian School is seeking qualified teachers to be added to our pool of substitutes for the remainder of the 2023-2024 school year. Those wishing consideration need to complete a BCI/FBI check, fill out a Lake Center Christian School certified application, and possess a valid teaching or substitute license (four year college degree in education or subject-related field).

If interested, please contact Human Resources at [email protected].

(Updated 02/22/2024)

Lake Center Christian School has an immediate need for Bus Drivers.

Job Details:

  • Transport children and other passengers to and from field trip and athletic destinations
  • Obey all traffic laws
  • Maintain a clean and mechanically sound bus at all times
  • Ensure the safety of all students
  • Assist students with getting on and off the bus as needed
  • Perform inspections of the bus before and after each route
  • Attend safety meetings as required

Applicants must possess a valid CDL with the appropriate School Bus endorsement from the State of Ohio Department of Transportation.

Those interested should submit a resume and a Classified Application to Human Resources at [email protected].

Position to remain open until filled.

(Updated 01/09/2024)

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