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Lower School Teaching Assistant


The Teaching Assistant is responsible for assisting in the planning and implementation of instruction. Teaching Assistants improve the Ben Lippen experience and assist with providing students the foundation they need to develop a lifetime love of learning in a fun, caring, and safe Christ-centered environment.



  • Work with the classroom teacher to brainstorm, plan, prepare, and implement lessons and activities.
  • Aid with clerical duties such as grading, filing, bulletin boards, etc.
  • Implement procedures and policies effectively to ensure the safety of all students.
  • Assist in monitoring students during various segments of the day. 
  • Effectively manage morning and afternoon duties (ie. bus duty, extended care, etc.)
  • Assist with maintaining, cleaning, and straightening of the designated classroom or area before, during, and after school.



  • Bachelor’s degree in education preferred or equivalent experience desired.
  • Must be willing and able to be CPR and First Aid certified.
  • Training and/or experience in an educational setting preferred.
  • Evidence of a mature personal Christian faith consistent with the Ben Lippen School Statement of Faith.



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;
  • 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
Lower School
Time Period
40 hours/10 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 or 1-800-777-2227 ext. 5009.


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