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Instructional Staff Application
The faculty and staff of New Life Christian School are highly qualified Christian professionals who are
called by God to serve. Each of us is prepared to invest fully in the lives of our students, and by the
pattern of our lives, to be Christian role models.
We believe all people are created in the image of God and placed on earth to serve Him and our fellow
men. Therefore, in the admission of students and in the employment of teachers and other staff
members, no individual will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, gender, or national or
ethnic origin.
Qualifications for Faculty and Staff
To be a professing Christian with a testimony that exemplifies their spiritual growth
Align with New Life Christian and School’s Mission and Values and Statement of Faith
To provide a resume and application
To have a degree from a four-year college (for a teaching position)
Willing to become ACSI-certified within two years if not already ACSI certified To provide a pastor’s
recommendation and be in regular attendance at a local Bible-believing church
Questions to consider before applying:
Do you believe that God has gifted you in the area of teaching?
Are you professionally qualified to teach academics in the classroom? Are you committed to quality
instruction that reaches all learning styles? Are you creative and resourceful in the classroom?
Are you passionate about glorifying God?
Are you one who pursues holiness in daily living? Do you share your faith with others?
Do you exercise your spiritual gifts in the local church?
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A. Applicant’s Name and Address
Last Name
First Name
Middle Initial
Current Street Address
Street Address
Length of time at this address:
Home Phone:
Cell Phone:
Best time to call:
Permanent Address and phone number if different from current address:
B. Desired Position
Position Applied For: Please indicate your 1
and 2
choice below.
Second Third
Fourth Fifth
Middle School:
Bible Language Arts Math Science Social Studies
Math Science Social Studies
Bible English
Advanced Placement - List Subjec
t Area(s):
Art Foreign Language* Computer Science Learning Specialist
Media Specialist Physical Education
*List Language(s): ___
Subject Area(s):
Full time
Part time
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Application Date: Date Available:
Can you submit verification of your legal right to work in the U.S? Yes No
How did you learn about the position for which you are applying?
C. Christian Background
As a Christian organization, we require all of our employees to be practicing Christians. Federal
law allows us to confine our hiring to members of our faith community.
What is your denominational preference?
What is your local church affiliation?
Are you currently a member in good standing? Yes No Number of Years:
In what activities are you involved and with what degree of regularity?
Do you believe the Bible to be the ONLY inspired and infallible Word of God, our final authority in all
matters of faith, truth, and conduct? Yes No
If you become employed by our school, you are joining a ministry that has high expectations of all its
employees. All staff member
V have a ministry position and must demonstrate the life of Christ in their
everyday living to our students, their parents, and fellow employees. Since it is the school’s mission
to train and equip children to be followers of Jesus Christ, we require all our employees to be
Christian role models in their lives, both on and off the job (Luke 6:40). Please carefully read the
school’s lifestyle statement and the declaration of moral integrity statement, which are attached. If
you can honestly sign the forms, please do so.
Please carefully read our statement of faith and indicate your degree of support.
I fully support the statement as written, without mental reservations.
I support the statement except for any areas listed and explained on a separate paper. These
areas represent either disagreements or items for which I have not yet formed an opinion or a
Are there any additional doctrines or convictions not a part of the statement of faith that we should
be aware of? Yes No If yes, please write out on a separate page.
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D. Professional Qualifications
Sequentially list your administrative/teaching experience with most recent first:
School Name Position Dates
What degree, or degrees, do you hold? Please attach photocopies of degrees held.
Degree Major Minor Issuing Institution Graduation Year
Do you have an ACSI teacher’s or administrator’s certificate? Yes No
If yes, what level?
Remains valid for years
Do you have a state teaching certificate? Yes No
If yes, what state?
Remains valid for years
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E. Employment Experience
Please start with your current or most recent employer and work backward for the past ten years. If
necessary, use a separate paper and follow the same format for additional positions.
Position Dates of employment
Supervisor’s name and phone number:
Reason for leaving
Hourly rate/salary
Work performed
Position Dates of employment
Supervisor’s name and phone number
Reason for leaving
Hourly rate/salary
Work performed
Dates of employment
Supervisor’s name and phone number
Reason for leaving
Hourly rate/salary
Work performed
Have you ever worked under a different name for any of the employers you have listed? If so, what
was the name or names?
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F. Educational and Professional Training
Name and location (city, state) of last high
school attended.
Diploma received?
Name and location (city, state) of business
school, trade school, college,
or university attended.
Type of certificate, diploma, or degree:
BA, BS, MA other and date received.
G. Special Skills
Please list any special skills, certifications, or license you possess.
H. Personal References
List the names of five people who are not related to you and who have a definite knowledge of your
qualifications and character. Please include at least two previous employers and your current pastor.
Name and email address Phone Position
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I. Applicant’s Certification and Agreement
I understand that New Life Christian School does not discriminate in its employment practices
against any person because of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, or disability.
I hereby certify that I have not knowingly withheld any information that might adversely affect my
chances for employment, and that the facts set forth in this application process are true and
complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that falsification of any statement or a
significant omission of fact on the application, supporting documents, or interviews may prevent me
from being hired or, if hired, may subject me to immediate dismissal regardless of when or how it
was discovered. If I am released under these circumstances, I further understand and agree that I
will be paid and receive benefits only through the day of release.
I authorize New Life Christian School to thoroughly interview the primary references that I have
listed, any secondary references mentioned through interviews with primary references, or other
individuals who know me and have knowledge regarding my testimony and work record. I also
authorize the school to thoroughly investigate my work records and evaluations, my educational
preparation, and other matters related to my suitability for the position.
I authorize my former employers and any other references to disclose to the school any and all
employment records, performance reviews, letters, reports, and other information related to my life
and employment, without giving me prior notice of such disclosure. In addition, I hereby release the
school, my former employers, all other references, and all other parties from any and all claims,
demands, or liabilities arising out of or in any way related to such investigation or disclosure. I waive
the right to ever personally view any references given to the school.
Since I will be working with children, I understand that I must submit to a fingerprint check by the
FBI and possibly other federal and state authorities. I agree to fully cooperate in providing and
recording as many sets of my fingerprints as is necessary for such an investigation. I authorize the
school to conduct a criminal records check. I understand and agree that any offer of employment
that I may receive from the school is conditional until the school has received the background
information, including criminal background information. The school may refuse employment or
terminate conditional employment if the school deems any background information unfavorable or
that it could reflect adversely on the school or on me as a Christian role model.
I understand that this application for employment is valid for no more than 120 days. After that, I
must resubmit an application in order to be considered for positions at this school.
I understand that this is only an application for employment and that no employment or employment
contract is being offered at this time.
I understand that failure to complete any portion of this application or to sign this application will
result in rejection of my application.
I certify that I have carefully read and do understand the above statements.
Applicant signature Date
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1. We believe the Bible is God-inspired.
2. We believe God is Triune: Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.
3. We believe that man was created in the image of God, but that by voluntary
disobedience he fell from perfection.
4. We believe that while we were yet sinners Christ died for us, signing the pardon of all
who believe on him.
5. We believe that we have no righteousness and must come to God pleading the
righteousness of Christ.
6. We believe that upon sincere repentance and a whole-hearted acceptance of Christ, we
are justified before God.
7. We believe that the change, which takes place in the heart and life at conversion, is a
very real one.
8. We believe that it is the will of God that we be sanctified daily, growing constantly in
the faith.
9. We believe that baptism by immersion is an outward sign of an inward work.
10. We believe in the commemoration of the Lord’s Supper by the symbolical use of the
bread and juice of the vine.
11. We believe that the baptism of the Holy Spirit is to endure the believer with power; and
that His incoming is after the same manner as the Bible days.
12. We believe that it is the will of God that we walk in the Spirit daily.
13. We believe that the Holy Spirit has gifts to bestow upon the Christian; and that we
should show spiritual fruit as evidence of a Spirit-filled life.
14. We believe that the experience and daily walk of the believer should never lead him
into extremes of fanaticism.
15. We believe that divine healing is the power of Christ to heal the sick in answer to the
prayer of faith.
16. We believe that the second coming of Christ is personal and imminent.
17. We believe it is our sacred duty to identify ourselves with the visible church of Christ.
18. We believe that all rulers should be upheld at all times except in things opposed to the
will of God.
19. We believe that all shall stand some day before the judgment seat of God and there
receive eternal life or death.
20. We believe that heaven is the glorious eternal home of born-again believers.
21. We believe that hell is the place of eternal torment for all who reject
Christ as the Savior.
22. We believe that soul winning is the most important responsibility of the Church.
23. We believe that the method ordained of God for the support and spread of His cause is by giving
of tithes and free-will offerings.
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Our school expects all of its employees and its volunteers with unsupervised access to children to model
the same Christian values and lifestyle that it seeks to inculcate in its students. As an applicant for a
ministry position, as an employee, or as a volunteer at this school, I, (print name)
recognize, understand, and agree to live by the Christian moral standards of the school.
I declare that as a follower of Christ, I am not engaging in and commit to not engage in inappropriate
sexual conduct. Inappropriate conduct includes, but is not limited to, such behaviors as the following:
heterosexual activity outside of marriage (e.g., premarital sex, cohabitation, extramarital sex), homosexual
activity, sexual harassment, use of (including the viewing of) pornographic material or websites, and
sexual abuse or improprieties toward minors as defined by Scripture and federal or state law.
I declare that the above statement is factual and true. My signature below indicates that I meet the moral
integrity standards and Christian role model lifestyle requirements of this Christian school.
Applicant signature Date
Administrator signature, after discussion with applicant Date
“Honor marriage, and guard the sacredness of sexual intimacy between wife and husband. God draws a
firm line against casual and illicit sex.” (Hebrews 13:4, The Message)
“A pupil is not superior to his teacher, but everyone [when he is] completely trained (readjusted, restored,
set to rights, and perfected) will be like his teacher.” (Luke 6:40, AMP)
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