Make an impact for Christ on the world today.

Lima Christian School challenges, equips, and inspires young people to impact the world for Jesus Christ. We are looking for talented, dedicated teachers and are currently accepting applications. Teaching at a Christian school is a great responsibility and comes with eternal reward. We have the incredible opportunity to pour into and mentor young people, equipping them and sending them out into the world. If you feel called to be a part of our mission, please follow the instructions below to apply.

For a teaching position, full or part-time, applicants should complete the application and pastoral reference form.  Please also include your resume and cover letter with your submission.

If you are interested in being a Coach or a Substitute Teacher, then please download the appropriate form and submit as instructed.

Lima Christian School is ACSI-certified, which allows us to encourage continued professional learning and effectiveness among our faculty. Just as we encourage our students to be life-long learners, we want to set the same example as their teachers and leaders. Several of our teachers have recently completed or are working on Master’s degrees or ACSI certification to further their studies. As an ACSI school, teaching applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited ACSI-approved or recognized college or university. Applicants should also have or be willing to complete additional training in the Christian philosophy of education, formal Bible instruction, and appropriate teacher or administrator training.

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Current Openings

Job Title
Full-time First Grade Teacher

Mission
The mission of Lima Christian School is to provide academic excellence, a nurturing environment, and strong community to help students discover their God-given talents and prepare them for a life honoring Jesus Christ. The philosophy of education at Lima Christian School is based on the Bible as the inspired and only infallible, authoritative Word of God. The curriculum of Lima Christian School places God in the center of all things (Colossians 2:3; Proverbs 1:7). Lima Christian School exists to support parents in the training of their children in the truth of God as revealed through Scripture.

Expectations
We expect all teachers to be Christ-centered, educated, kind, loving, fun, professional, and creative. Teachers should instill a love of learning in their students and focus on helping each individual student learn at his or her own pace. All teachers should be reliable and independent. They must have an understanding of team ministry and embrace a team spirit. Teachers should embrace the opportunity to witness their Christian faith to others.

Job Description
The teacher will be responsible for planning and teaching lessons that are equivalent to NY State Standards and LCS Student Expected Outcomes for First Grade for the 2024-25 school year. The applicant should be comfortable with building from an established curriculum to make it their own. He or she will create a nurturing environment that is conducive to the academic, social, and spiritual growth of the students. In addition to teaching, he or she will be responsible for communicating effectively with students and parents regarding progress and collaborating with other LCS staff in order to meet school-wide curriculum goals. Strong writing skills are necessary. Proficiency with technology and experience are preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education or a related field applicable to a teaching position is required. Master’s degree in area preferred. Commencement towards certification (NY State Certification as Elementary Teacher grades 1-6 and/or ACSI) is mandatory.

Job Title
Full-time Second Grade Teacher

Mission
The mission of Lima Christian School is to provide academic excellence, a nurturing environment, and a strong community to help students discover their God-given talents and prepare them for a life honoring Jesus Christ. The philosophy of education at Lima Christian School is based on the Bible as the inspired and only infallible, authoritative Word of God. The curriculum of Lima Christian School places God in the center of all things (Colossians 2:3; Proverbs 1:7). Lima Christian School exists to support parents in the training of their children in the truth of God as revealed through Scripture.

Expectations
We expect all teachers to be Christ-centered, educated, kind, loving, fun, professional and creative. Teachers should instill a love of learning in their students and focus on helping each individual student learn at his or her own pace. All teachers should be reliable and independent. They must have an understanding of team ministry and embrace a team spirit. Teachers should embrace the opportunity to witness their Christian faith to others.

Job Description
The teacher will be responsible for planning and teaching lessons that are equivalent to NY State Standards and LCS Student Expected Outcomes for Second Grade for the 2024-25 school year. The applicant should be comfortable with building from an established curriculum to make it their own. He or she will create a nurturing environment that is conducive to the academic, social, and spiritual growth of the students. In addition to teaching, he or she will be responsible for communicating effectively with students and parents regarding progress and collaborating with other LCS staff in order to meet school-wide curriculum goals. Strong writing skills are necessary. Proficiency with technology and experience are preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education or a related field applicable to a teaching position is required. Master degree in area preferred. Commencement towards certification (NY State Certification as Elementary Teacher grades 1-6 and/or ACSI) is mandatory.

Job Title
Full-time Middle School/ High School English Teacher

Mission
The mission of Lima Christian School is to provide academic excellence, a nurturing environment, and a strong community to help students discover their God-given talents and prepare them for a life honoring Jesus Christ. The philosophy of education at Lima Christian School is based on the Bible as the inspired and only infallible, authoritative Word of God. The curriculum of Lima Christian School places God in the center of all things (Colossians 2:3; Proverbs 1:7). Lima Christian School through Scripture. The five core values of Lima Christian School are Honoring God, Pursuing Excellence, Nurturing Hearts, Cultivating Leaders, and Fostering Community.

Expectations
We expect all teachers to be Christ-centered, educated, kind, loving, fun, professional and creative. Teachers should instill a love of learning in their students and focus on helping each individual student learn at his or her own pace. Furthermore, potential candidates should have the capacity to develop strong, positive relationships with students and demonstrate compassion and care. Employees must embrace a growth mindset and work to improve student achievement. All teachers should be reliable and independent. They must have an understanding of team ministry and value a team approach. Teachers should welcome the opportunity to witness their Christian faith to others.

Job Description
The teacher will be responsible for planning and teaching lessons that are equivalent to NY State Standards and LCS Student Expected Outcomes for middle school/high school content area classes (specific level classes to be determined). The applicant will teach classroom materials. The applicant should be comfortable with building from an established curriculum to make it their own. He or she will create an environment that is conducive to the academic, social, and spiritual growth of the students. In addition to teaching, he or she will be responsible for communicating effectively with students and parents regarding progress and collaborating with other LCS staff in order to meet schoolwide curriculum goals. Strong writing skills are necessary, and experience is preferred. A Bachelor of Arts in Education or a related field applicable to a teaching position is required. A master’s degree in the subject area is preferred. Commencement towards certification (NY State Certification as MIddle/High School Teacher grades 7-12 and/or ACSI) is mandatory.

Substitute Teachers

Lima Christian is always accepting applications for Per Diem Substitutes. Particularly since the Covid-19 pandemic, we find ourselves in need of substitutes regularly. If you are interested in being a substitute teacher, please download, complete and submit the application and pastoral reference forms located on this page. Clicking the links will open each document in a new tab.

Athletic Coaches

Coaching candidates should download the Coach Application Packet, print, complete, and send it to Athletic Director. You may drop the application off in the LCS main office. You may also submit the application electronically. If mailing the packet, please use the address at the top of the page. Please direct any questions Michael Burns, Athletic Director at ad@limachristian.org.

Application Instructions

For a teaching position, full or part-time, applicants should complete the application and pastoral reference form.  Please also include your resume and cover letter with your submission.

If you are interested in being a Coach or a Substitute Teacher, then please download the appropriate form and submit as instructed.

 

Submission Instructions

Submit to info@limachristian.org or mail to the following address:

Lima Christian School
Attn: Sue Herring
1574 Rochester St
Lima, NY 14485

(585) 624-3841

 

Employment Application

Use this application for full or part-time teaching positions.

Pastoral Reference

Use this application for full or part-time teaching positions.

Substitute Application

Use this application to apply to be a substitute teacher.

Coach Application

Use this application for full or part-time teaching positions.