House Parents – Full Time
This is a two-person job for couples legally married for at least two years.
Since 1954 Bethel Bible Village has provided safe, nurturing, and Christ-centered homes for children of families facing adversity. Bethel Christian Academy (BCA) is a small, private Christian college preparatory school, that provides a smaller classroom environment for students who have fallen behind and may need more individual attention. We serve 7th – 12th-grade students who live at Bethel Bible Village as well as day students who live in the community.
We are currently seeking a couple to serve as full-time missionaries in a cottage of up to eight school-aged young people. This is a live-in position that we are seeking to fill. Bethel provides an on-campus apartment, food, and other benefits as a part of the overall compensation package!
This position provides authority and leadership of the living unit. House Parents provide supervision of the children and home, contributing to a relaxed atmosphere in the home, and supporting the educational development of the youth. The position is also responsible for providing spiritual leadership, a positive social and moral example, encouraging the physical and social development of the youth, and contributing to the youths’ all-around progress toward their individual goals.
Spiritual: Living a vibrant Christian faith and active in a local Bible-believing church.
Education: High school diplomas or equivalent; college degrees preferred
Specific Skills: Minimum one year of youth-related experience – educating, coaching, or working with school-age children. Effective communication and interpersonal skills are required; computer skills are preferred.
License: Valid driver’s licenses
Other Requirements: Must be married for at least 2 years with no more than two dependent children. Because of the live-in nature of the position, no more than two dogs are permitted, and they must live outside. The minimum age requirement for this position is 21 years of age. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S., and successfully pass background checks, drug screens, and physicals.
Our benefits package includes salary, room & board, medical, dental, life insurance, pension plan, vacation, sick, and personal days.