Lipscomb Academy Employment Information

Lipscomb Academy is an intentionally Christian community with a mission to equip students to love to learn, learn to love, and live to serve.

Thank you for your interest in teaching at Lipscomb Academy. Minimum qualifications for candidates are a bachelor's degree, teaching certification in their subject area (or areas), and active membership in the Church of Christ. 

Current Positions Available:  (click the link below to complete an application)

SEED School Admissions Specialist

SEED School - Teacher's Aide


Varsity Boys' Soccer Head Coach

Volleyball - High School Assistant Coach

Lipscomb Academy Shuttle Bus Driver

Requirements for becoming an approved SUBSTITUTE:

  • Complete the application (ONLY for substitutes) found here:. 
  • Successful candidates must undergo a criminal background check and show proof of identity and authorization to work in the United States.
  • A teaching certificate is not required to substitute teach.
  • Transcripts are not required for substitutes.

Lipscomb Academy Criminal History Record Check Procedures

All individuals who seek to apply for a teaching position at Lipscomb Academy, whether as a full-time faculty member or as a substitute teacher, must first submit to a criminal background check. The State of Tennessee requires that a criminal background check be conducted using a person’s fingerprints, name, and social security number. In addition, all applicants must sign a VECHS (Volunteer & Employee Criminal History System) Waiver, which authorizes Lipscomb Academy to submit the applicant’s fingerprints to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for assessing the applicant’s criminal history.  Lipscomb Academy will provide all applicants with instructions to register for fingerprint processing as well as a copy of certain documents related to their privacy rights. Lipscomb Academy will keep the signed VECHS Waiver and criminal history results in a confidential file.

VECHS Waiver Form

For information regarding employment other than teaching -- secretarial, maintenance, etc., please contact the Lipscomb University Human Resources office at 615.966.7007.