Apply To Be A LifeWise Substitute Teacher

We are thankful for your interest in being a LifeWise Academy Teacher. LifeWise is a Released Time Religious Instruction program which exists to reach students in public schools with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Therefore, we would like to go beyond your work history and learn something of your spiritual journey, character and beliefs. If you have any problems with the application, please contact

Application Instructions:

Step 1: Obtain a letter of recommendation from your current local church leadership (preferably a pastor or elder). Save the file as a pdf with your name in the document title.

Step 2: Prepare your resume and save the file as a pdf.

Step 3: Copy, paste and answer the questions below in a separate document. A brief 1-3 sentence answer for each question will suffice. Save your final file as a pdf.

Links For Reference:

LifeWise Statement of Faith
LifeWise Program Overview

Spiritual Life

  1. Tell us briefly how Christ has worked in your life. Be sure to include an account of coming to faith.

Philosophy of Ministry

  1. LifeWise is unswervingly committed to teaching the whole Bible with God as the hero and the gospel as central. In your own words, what is the gospel and why is it important to have a gospel-centered understanding of the whole Bible?

  2. What do you think are your strengths and weaknesses as a teacher?


  1. Briefly describe your understanding of the Bible.

  2. How might you handle a classroom situation where a child brings up a question of doctrine on an issue of secondary importance (e.g., “Why do people at my church speak in tongues?” or, “Why does my grandma pray to Mary?”)?

Step 3: Complete this form: LifeWise Academy Substitute Teacher Application Form

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