We Are Hiring!

Elementary Teacher

We are hiring an Elementary Teacher!

A teacher at Bethesda Lutheran School prayerfully helps students gain the knowledge, skills, behaviors, and attitudes that will contribute to their development as mature, able, responsible, and literate Christian citizens.

The teacher's chief activity is that of instructing the children in the areas as set forth in the school's curriculum and in accordance with the mission statement of the school and preschool.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Certified by the State of SD or able to obtain certification in a time period specified by the State Dept. of Education and approved by the School Board
  • Has the minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education
  • Demonstrates a willingness and commitment to grow both spiritually and professionally

Personal Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates an active and alive personal relationship with our Lord Jesus Christ
  • Sets annual goals for self and can implement them effectively
  • Uses leadership abilities to make decisions and exercises good judgment
  • Has good communication skills in writing, speaking, and listening
  • Is sensitive to the needs and feelings of children, parents, staff, and congregational members

Childcare Workers

Hiring Immediately!

Bethesda Lutheran Church and School is seeking passionate individuals to provide Christian education at our Early Learning Center.

Hours: Monday-Thursday 11:45am-5:45pm

Starting wage: D.O.E.

The Childcare Workers shall be responsible for supervising lunch time, nap time, recess, free play and the pickup of students at the end of the day.


  • Must be punctual and reliable
  • Enjoy spending time with children
  • Good communication skills
  • Must be at least 18 years old

Benefits of Private Lutheran Education

  • Small class size - 10:1 student/teacher ratio
  • Fundamental skills taught in Language Arts and Math
  • Complete Primary school curriculum
  • Music, art, physical education, library, chapel, technology, and STEM time
  • Character and life skills
  • Bible stories and prayer
  • Financial aid available
  • A caring staff and safe environment

Bethesda Lutheran School is a ministry of

Bethesda Lutheran Church in Hot Springs, South Dakota.


Bethesda Lutheran School exists as part of the total ministry of Bethesda Lutheran Church, which is to help children know Christ (Jn. 17:3) and then make Christ known (Mt. 28:19-20) through prayer, worship, Bible Studies (2 Tim. 2:15), and service ministries (Ja. 1:27).

Therefore, Bethesda Lutheran Early Learning Center will:

  • Provide the best developmentally appropriate Christian education,
  • Be available to all children, regardless of race, creed or national origin,
  • Provide quality, creative learning through play, social interaction, and hands-on experiences,
  • Provide these in a loving, safe Christian atmosphere.

Bethesda Lutheran School admits students of any race,

color, national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities

generally accorded or made available to students at the school.

It does not discriminate on the basis of race,

color, national, and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies,

admissions, and other school-administered programs.

1537 Baltimore Avenue

Hot Springs, SD 57747

Church Phone: (605) 745-4834

School Phone/Fax: (605) 745-6676