Employment Opportunities

Zion Christian School is an excellent place for students who want a great education, extensive extracurricular opportunities, friends for life, and a solid biblical foundation. Zion is also a great place to work. If you are interested in obtaining a faculty or staff position at Zion Christian School, please review the following:

Faculty & Staff Openings

  • Director of Development
    Zion Christian School is seeking a Director of Development.  The Director of Development (DOD) serves as the leader of Zion Christian School’s financial development.  They are responsible for making strategic decisions affecting all resource development. Working with the Administrator, the person in this position is responsible for all fundraising and development activities, for forging new relationships to build the school’s visibility and significantly increase financial resources.  They will design and implement a comprehensive plan for developing key eternal alliances by cultivating individual and philanthropic support. Their primary responsibility will be establishing and implementing the infrastructure needed to grow a $2M budget through the solicitation of major gifts, churches, grants, social media, direct mail, and special events.
    Qualified candidates will possess the following requirements:
    ·         Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field with at least 5 years non-profit experience, or equivalent in experience
    ·         Proven resource development results
    ·         Grant writing and grant solicitation experience would be desired but not required
    ·         Experienced and with adequate skills in public speaking
    ·         Proficient in office protocols and practices
    ·         Proficient in Microsoft applications
    ·         Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information according to procedures
    ·         Excellent management and interpersonal skills
    ·         Excellent organizational abilities
    ·         Demonstrated proficiency in grammatical and writing skills, general office skills, and organization of details, including telephone skills, filing, record keeping and time management
    ·         Effective communicator, writer and editor

A full job description can be obtained by contacting Todd Hoekstra (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Elementary Principal/Teacher
    Zion Christian is seeking an Elementary (PS-6) Principal for the 2022-2023 school year.  The ideal candidate will be a certified elementary teacher in the state of Michigan with a minimum of 5 years of experience in teaching and/or school adminstration.  The candidate must also express full agreement to the school's philosophy statement.  Interested candidates can obtain a full job description by contacting Todd Hoekstra (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).  Note: This position will also be required to teach approximately 50-60%.

All applicants must profess agreement with the philosophy statement of Zion Christian School (found in the About Us section of this website).  An application for the above positions can be downloaded by clicking below.



Bus Drivers

  • Zion is seeking qualified CDL drivers to drive both for daily routes and occasional sports games. Qualifications include: CDL class B or higher license with Passenger, School Bus, and Air Brake Endorsements, and a clean driving record. These drivers could also serve as substitutes, as needed. Applicants should contact Todd Hoekstra at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. A paper copy of the Bus Driver application is available below

Coach Openings

  • None at this time

To be considered for future coaching positions, please download and submit an application to Athletic Director Joel Bont, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  A paper copy of the coach application is available below.


Substitute Teachers

Substitute teachers play an important role at Zion Christian School. When a teacher is ill or away from his/her students due to a professional obligation elsewhere, it is imperative that the school make every effort to move forward with instruction. If you are interested in a substitute teacher position at Zion, please fill out the application and return it to the school.