High School Theater and Public Speaking Faculty

High School Theater and Public Speaking Faculty


Ben Lippen School is seeking a High School Theater and Public Speaking teacher for the 2024-2025 school year.


  • Teach all high school theater and public speaking courses and other courses as assigned by the Fine Arts Director or the High School Principal.
  • Lead extra-curricular opportunities:
  •  Direct the middle school musical
  •  Assist with the high school musical or the lower school musical
  •  Sponsor the International Thespian Society
  • Plan for instruction through the regular maintenance of course curriculum maps.
  • Implement assessments in each class to measure student learning and maintain a timely gradebook.
  • Attend faculty meetings and carry out assigned non-instructional duties.
  • Partner with the Fine Arts Director to coordinate student performances, festivals, and competitions.
  • Carry out other specific responsibilities as assigned by the Fine Arts Director or the High School Principal.


  • Demonstrate a full understanding of the official statement on the victorious Christian life and model the life described therein both on and off campus.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of the commitment to the statement of faith and purpose of the school.
  • Demonstrate evidence of strong organizational, interpersonal, communication, and technological skills.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in acting, blocking, choreography, design, and technical theater skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of adolescent cognitive development and the ability to instruct students successfully in theater and public speaking curriculum.
  • Demonstrate the ability to inspire learning through effective classroom management and cultivate positive relationships with students.
  • Participation in ongoing professional development and maintain a record of CEU credits.
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field from an institution approved by the regional accrediting agency.


BLS/CIU provides a benefits package that includes:

  • Health Plan;
  • 401(k) plan with match opportunity;
  • 100% of employee’s cost of group life insurance;
  • Long term disability insurance;
  • Vacation days, holidays, sick leave, family leave;
  • Educational benefits: tuition reduction for PreK3-Graduate.

Interested and qualified candidates will need to fill out the Ben Lippen Employment Application. The application must be downloaded, printed and completed and submitted to the Headmaster’s office as shown on the last page of the application. (Do not use the CIU Employment application.)

Ben Lippen School
Upper School
Time Period
40 hours/12 months

CIU Employment Application CIU Global (Online) Adjunct Application Resident Adjunct for the Cook School of Business Application Resident Adjunct for the College of Arts and Sciences Application Resident Nursing Adjunct for the School of Nursing Application

Supplemental Form and Instructions

CIU faculty positions will need to submit a curriculum vitae (CV). Once you have completed your online application, you will have an opportunity to submit a cover letter and resume.

Instructional Staff Supplement Form (PDF)

Ben Lippen Employment Application (PDF)

BLS Online Studies Adjunct Application

If you are applying for a Ben Lippen position and are unable to download the Ben Lippen application, please contact Human Resources at humanresources@ciu.edu or 1-800-777-2227 ext. 5009.