Human Resources

Welcome to Navajo Lutheran Mission's new Human Resources web page. The Mission is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and benefits. Employees of the Mission are bi-lingual and, in accordance with Navajo labor laws, preference for hiring is given to qualified applicants who hold certificate of Indian blood.

Currently the Mission has 19 employees including the Executive Director, Pastor, Mission Manager, Principal, elementary school teachers, office assistants, guest services, bus drivers, cooks and maintenance personnel. Temporary help is sometimes required, therefore day labor and trade labor resumes and applications are kept on file for one year.

Each staff person has specific duties and responsibilities that assist the organization to function as a team. The Mission includes House of Prayer Lutheran Church, Navajo Christian Preparatory Academy (grades K-6), and Administration and Development office, a Cultural Learning Center and guest housing.

Contact Information

Human Resources

Navajo Lutheran Mission

One Mission Lane, P.O. Box 354

Rock Point, Arizona 86545

Phone: 928-659-4201

Fax: 928-659-4255

Application Information

A completed application must include all the following, if applicable:

  • Navajo Lutheran Mission or Navajo Christian Preparatory Academy application form
  • Letter of Interest
  • Resume
  • Three (3) current Reference Letters from previous employers
  • High School Diploma/GED Certificate/Associates Degree (if applicable to position)
  • Copy of Official Transcript (Official copy will be needed if hired)
  • A copy of Teacher Certification (if applicable to position)
  • Certification certificates (i.e. Food Handlers Permit, CPR, First Aid, Bus Driver Certification, Boiler Certification, etc.)
  • Release form for Employment Verification
  • Copy of Certificate of Indian Blood
  • A copy of your valid Driver's License (Front and Back)
  • Completed Federal and/or AZ State Fingerprint Clearance Card and Navajo Nation Criminal Background Check

All applications will become the property of Navajo Lutheran Mission or Navajo Christian Preparatory Academy and will be held on file for one year. All applicants will be evaluated on the basis of the position requirements. Only complete applications including all of the required documentation listed above will be considered. An interview may be scheduled for qualified applicants.

Employment Benefits

  • Optional Group Health/Life Insurance/Disability
  • Optional Retirement Savings Plan - 403(b)
  • Continued Education assistance
  • 14 paid holidays annually
  • Minimum 10 days paid time off annually (full time employees)

NOTE: No long-term staff housing is available on the Mission Campus


Navajo Christian Preparatory Academy

Employment Opportunities

  • Lead Teacher
    • Certified Classroom teacher for combined 3-4 grades, plus assisting three other teachers with course planning, professional development, curriculum choices, AZ Merit testing and school calendar. Seeking experienced teacher desiring leadership responsibility in addition to classroom teaching. SY contract position. Salary competitive with benefits that include personal leave, professional leave, savings plan and more.

Navajo Lutheran Mission is an EEO compliant employer. Preference will be given to Navajo applicants fluent in Navajo language. No housing available.

  • HOW TO APPLY
    • Applications and full position description are available in the Mission Office, or can be emailed to interested applicants. Contact us @ 928-659-4201 ext. 4270 or email mission.manager@nelm.org
    • Fax: 928-659-4255