Bethel Bible Village
3001 Hamill Road Hixson, TN 37343
(423) 842-5757
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Careers with Purpose

Working at Bethel Bible Village is more than a job. Our careers offer an opportunity for you to make a difference in the world. You’ll join a team of special people who are united in helping serve children and families in crisis.

Our current positions are listed below.

To apply for a HOUSE PARENT position, please fill out this House Parent Application.

For any other position, please fill out this Employment  Application.



Development and Fundraising Coordinator (cape included)

Looking for a challenge? Hoping to make a difference?

If your superpowers include vision for the future, passion for a cause, and the ability to motivate others to be a part of something bigger — we have a mission for you.

Bethel is looking for a hero who can take an established nonprofit to the next level and a new generation. Bethel serves kids and families in crisis with temporary residential care, counseling, equine therapy, an accredited campus school and so much more.

Why Bethel? You need only to read today’s headlines to see why Bethel is essential to our region. The same trends that are fracturing families and leaving children in trauma underscore the absolute need for Bethel’s faith-based solutions.

As Development and Fundraising Coordinator, you will work closely with top leadership and a three-person development team. Your office is located on our beautiful campus in Hixson, TN but your time will be spent meeting with major donors, foundations, and organizations in our region to further our future.

This is an excellent opportunity to take business experience in strategy, business development, and relationship building and use it for a greater purpose. Additional experience with a nonprofit is helpful, whether as an employee or if you have volunteered in a leadership/loaned executive role.


· Spiritual/Membership: We are a Christian organization and our employees are active members of Evangelical churches who live out their faith vibrantly in their personal and professional lives.
· Education/Experience: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

· Relevant experience in a growing environment of development, fundraising, storytelling, partnerships and collaborations, special events, and staff leadership for an organization is preferred.

· Experience in nonprofit development and Major Gifts in the Greater Chattanooga area is a plus.

· Media-friendly and willing to tell Bethel’s story on camera.

·  Development: Implement a comprehensive development strategy aligned with the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and Biblical principles befitting a Christian organization.

· Fundraising: Experience with donor relationship software, giving platforms, prospecting, special events, and the processes of donor-advised funds, corporations, foundations, and churches.

· Other Requirements: You must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. and successfully pass a background check, TB test, drug screen, and physical.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time, exempt position. General work days/hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; however, this position often requires flexible hours and occasional evening and weekend work.

To apply for this position, please fill out this Employment  Application.



Education Coordinator/Principal, Bethel Christian Academy

Since 1954 Bethel Bible Village has provided safe, nurturing and Christ-centered homes for children of families in crisis.  Bethel Christian Academy (BCA) is a non-public Christian college preparatory school, providing a smaller classroom environment for students. We are located on the campus of Bethel Bible Village.

Bethel is currently seeking a candidate to fill the position of Education Coordinator/Principal.  This position serves as the administrator of Bethel Christian Academy (BCA) and is responsible for staff supervision and developing and implementing program components, curriculum, and activities in a manner that promotes the educational development of each student and the professional development of each staff member.


· Spiritual:  Be an active participating Christian in a local congregation.

· Education:  Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of educational experience required; 2 or more years of team or administrative leadership required; Current TN teaching certification/license required; Master’s degree in an education-related field preferred.

· Specific Skills:   Knowledge and experience in education administration and team leadership.  Experience working with Middle and High School-aged-youth who may have academic, behavioral, and relational concerns is preferred.  Culturally sensitive to children of various socioeconomic backgrounds and understands traumatic impacts in the school environment.  Excellent interpersonal and relational skills with the ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people.  Exceptional communication skills both in public speaking and written communication.  Experience or leadership of AdvancEd/SACS accreditation is highly preferable.  Experience with NWEA assessments.  Development and grant writing/management experience preferable but not required.  Experience with Title I funds management.

· License:  Must have a current license to teach in TN.  Must have a valid Driver’s License.

· Other Requirements:  Applicant must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S., and successfully pass a background check, drug screen, and physical.

Essential Functions:

· Exemplify a vibrant Christian faith personally and professionally. The individual fulfilling this role will protect the credibility of the Bethel Bible Village mission by complying with the Bethel Bible Village Code of Conduct and Employee Covenant, setting an example, in words and actions that is consistent with the values and beliefs of Bethel Bible Village.

· Provide spiritual, educational, and administrative leadership to enable the school to fulfill its mission to provide an excellent education and to equip and inspire youth to live productive Christian lives.

· Coordinate all off-campus educational needs of students.  The duties required for Educational Coordinator include but are not limited to the setup and enrollment of K-12, college prep, college enrollment, and any educational intervention required.

· Possess exceptional oral and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills.

· Collaborate closely with an interdisciplinary team to meet the emotional, behavioral, educational, and relational needs of the students and families we serve.

· Comfortable and effective presenting to and interacting with teams and community professionals to interpret BCA’s unique program and impacts to the community.

· Serve as liaison and team player between the other necessary sections of the overall ministry, of which the school is one part.

· Conceptualize the broad goals of the school and plans accordingly to ensure that procedures and schedules are implemented to carry out an effective educational program.

· Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local laws related to operating a private school including staying current with latest trends and standards in education at the local, state, and national level.

· Responsible for maintaining accreditation for BCA.

· Exercise creativity and sound judgment in exploring new ways to be at the cutting edge of services to children and their families using best practices.

· Provide supervision and leadership to all school personnel.  Define the responsibilities of staff members, conduct performance evaluations, and conduct regular classroom observations.

· Coordinate activities and trainings which facilitate the professional growth of the school staff members and enhance the quality of the educational program.  Ensure that instructional objectives for a given subject and/or classroom are developed and involves the faculty and others in the development of specific curricular objectives to meet the needs of the school program and the requirements of the state.

· Evaluate student progress and strive to increase impacts and educational attainment by students utilizing the NWEA MAP assessment.  Maintain up-to-date student data.

· Facilitate organizational efficiency by maintaining inter-school system communication and seeking assistance from other team members to improve performance.  Maintain positive working relationships with students, educational team, social workers, House Parents, parents/guardians, community partners, and all Bethel administrative staff.

· Encourage the collaboration with other community programs, agencies, and resources.  Schedule field trips and educational opportunities.  Cooperate with the use of school facilities.

· Support development efforts to raise funds to operate the school by serving as host for tours, spokesperson for BCA, involving volunteers when possible, and demonstrating effective outcomes for its students.

· Coordinate extra-curricular, after school, volunteer, school initiatives, and enrichment activities and opportunities.

· Develop and coordinate summer enrichment and school break activities.

· Responsible for maintaining up-to-date records on materials, supplies and equipment necessary to carry out the daily school routine.  Responsible for recognition events such as fall and spring commencement ceremonies, awards, and milestone events.

· Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.

To apply for this position, please fill out this Employment  Application.


Floating House Parent _ Part Time

We are currently seeking an assistant youth care worker to serve on a part-time basis in our programs, including the teen mom program. Your role will be teaching these youth life skills, and to inspire their physical, spiritual, intellectual, and emotional development. You may also be assisting with the care of babies.


· Spiritual: Be an active participating Christian in a local congregation with a commitment to Bethel Bible Village’s Code of Conduct and Employee Covenant

· Education: High school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred

· Specific Skills: One year of youth related experience required – educating, coaching, or working with school-aged children. Experience working with teens, infants, and toddlers is preferred. Effective verbal and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills required. Previous computer experience preferred.

· License: Must have a valid driver’s license

· Other Requirements: Minimum age requirement for this position is 25 years of age. Applicant must be single, lawfully authorized to work in the U.S., and successfully pass a background check, drug screen, and physical.

To apply for this position, please fill out this House Parent Application.



High School Spanish Teacher — Part Time

Bethel Bible Village is a faith-based residential home for children of families in crisis.  Located on the Bethel Bible Village campus in Hixson, TN, Bethel Christian Academy (BCA) is a non-public Christian college preparatory school, providing a smaller classroom environment.

We are currently seeking a part-time high school Spanish teacher to teach one block 1.5-2 hours/day 5 days/week for the 2019-2020 academic year. Will teach Spanish I first semester and Spanish II second semester.


Spiritual:  Be an active participating Christian in a local congregation.

Education:  Related bachelor’s degree required.

Specific Skills:   Must be fluent in Spanish. Experience working with youth who may have academic and behavioral concerns preferred.  Excellent classroom management skills required.  Effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and previous computer experience required.

License:  Current license or preparation to obtain license in TN required.  Must have a valid driver’s license.

Other Requirements:  Applicant must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S., and successfully pass a background check, drug screen, and physical.

To apply for this position, please fill out this Employment  Application.



Thrift Store Retail Associate – Part Time

Bethel Bible Village is a faith-based residential home for school-age children of families in crisis located in Hixson, TN.  We have a part-time position available to serve within the Ministry Thrift Store.

Work hours for this position will be 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.  This role assists customers in donating, selecting, and purchasing store items; operates and maintains the cash register; sorts and prices donated items; and maintains store cleanliness and safety.

Minimum Requirements:

·  Spiritual: Be an active participating Christian in a local congregation.

·  Education:  High School Diploma required.

·  Other Requirements:  Previous sales and/or retail experience preferred.  Effective oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and organizational skills required. Must possess excellent customer service skills.

Must have ability to sort items according to guidelines and be able to follow instructions and work independently.  Must be able to operate a cash register including performing routine mathematical computations and counting change.  Must be able to lift 40 pounds. A candidate must successfully pass a background check, drug screen and physical.

To apply for this position, please fill out this Employment  Application.