Employment Opportunities 

Welcome to DMC

We are a community of professionals who find great purpose in using our God-given gifts to advance DMC’s mission of equipping minds and nurturing hearts to impact the world for Christ. If you desire to work in a dynamic environment with colleagues who value excellence, collaboration, and relationships, we’d welcome the opportunity to connect with you.  

DMC seeks highly qualified individuals who are passionate about our mission and are in full agreement with our Statement of Faith. We offer a comprehensive benefit package including, health insurance, dental insurance, 401(K) and professional development opportunities.

Current Openings

High School Faculty and Counselors

2022–23 Openings  

Administrative Assistant to the High School Principal

The Administrative Assistant to the High School Principal fulfills the mission of Des Moines Christian School by providing consistent, professional, and confidential administrative support to the Principal. This position makes day-to-day administrative and operational decisions on the Principal's behalf in a fast-paced environment. The Administrative Assistant takes the initiative to make the work of the Principal more efficient, allowing the Principal to focus on strategic priorities. 

This is a full-time, year-round position. During the school year, this position is scheduled for approximately 40 hours per week. During the summer, this position has the flexibility to work 30 hours per week for part of the summer.

Middle School Faculty

2022–23 Openings    

We currently have have no Middle School faculty openings. 

Elementary Faculty

2022–23 Openings

We currently have have no Elementary faculty openings.

Early Education  

Early Education Substitute

DMC Early Education serves children ages 2-5 years old and is open from 7:00am to 5:30 pm year-round. Early Education subs fill a variety of staffing needs and provide a welcoming, nurturing environment for our littlest of learners.

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After School Program Substitute

DMC provides care for K-5 students after school from 3:15-5:30 p.m. in the After the Bell program. This program also offers full-day care and activities on scheduled no school days. Our after-school substitute teachers lead children in activities and provide homework assistance.

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Summer Camp Counselor

We are seeking Summer Camp Counselors who love kids to join our team in providing a fun, safe, and loving environment for children who are in our Summer Childcare program. Our summer programs serve children ages 2 through 5th grade. This is a seasonal position with part-time and full-time opportunities are available. Minimum age of 18 to apply.

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Part-Time Early Education Associate

The Early Education Associate fulfills the mission of Des Moines Christian School by equipping the minds and nurturing the hearts of our youngest learners. Associates work as part of a classroom team committed to engaging children and fostering an environment where children can flourish in developing a strong spiritual, social-emotional, and academic foundation. 

This is a part-time position scheduled for approximately 20-25 hours per week. 

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Full-Time Early Education Associate

The Early Education Associate fulfills the mission of Des Moines Christian School by equipping the minds and nurturing the hearts of our youngest learners. Associates work as part of a classroom team committed to engaging children and fostering an environment where children can flourish in developing a strong spiritual, social-emotional, and academic foundation. 

This is a part-time position scheduled for approximately 40 hours per week.

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Support Staff

IT Support Specialist

We are excited to add this new, part-time IT Support Specialist position to our team. 

The IT Support Specialist is responsible for analyzing, troubleshooting, and evaluating Level 1 technology issues for staff and students.  This position supports the mission of DMC by providing a high level of customer service and ensuring that school IT systems run efficiently.  

This part-time position is scheduled for approximately 20 hours per week, year-round. There is flexibility in the schedule for this position with consistent work hours scheduled between 7:45am-4:30pm. Based on the needs of the school, a morning work schedule is preferred but not required. 

The ideal candidate is someone who:

  • Enjoys troubleshooting technology needs and communicating solutions to end-users.
  • Is comfortable working in an environment with ongoing interruptions.

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K-12 Substitute Teacher

DMCS teachers are responsible for fulfilling the mission of Des Moines Christian School by equipping minds through engaging, innovative instruction and nurturing hearts by mentoring young people as spiritual leader and role model.
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Elementary Associate Substitute 

DMC Associates are responsible for fulfilling the mission of Des Moines Christian School by providing classroom support for teachers and students. We're seeking subs to assist our Elementary team. This is a great opportunity for someone who loves working with children. Sub shifts are flexible and offer a variety of hours and schedules. 
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Facilities

Facilities Student Staff

Facilities Student Staff are members of the DMCS Facilities Team and support the entire school campus through general facilities and grounds upkeep. This is a great part-time work opportunity for students age 16 or older. Students are typically scheduled for 5-15 hours per week. The schedule of the hours will depend on the student's availability as well as the needs of the Facilities Team. 

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Facilities Generalist - Evening Shift

The Facilities Generalist is a member of the DMCS Facilities Team and supports the entire school campus through the cleaning and maintaining of the facility. This position requires a broad range of skills and knowledge in basic cleaning, maintenance, and event setup/teardown.

This is a year round position that has the flexibility to be scheduled anywhere from 10-20 hours per week depending on the availability of the person in the role. This position's hours will be scheduled anywhere from 3:00pm - 10:00pm

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Facilities Generalist - Saturday Shift

The Facilities Generalist supports the entire school campus through setup/teardown for events, general cleaning, and maintenance of the facility on Saturdays. This position typically works independently and serves as the primary onsite contact during Saturday activities.

The typical work schedule for this position is 5-8 hours per shift and will be scheduled three Saturdays per month . 

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Food Services

Food Service Substitute

Our Food Service Program impacts the student experience at DMC each day. We are seeking individuals to sub in our Food Service Program. The primary duties for subbing in our Food Service include routine tasks for preparing food, serving food, and kitchen clean-up. 

This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys working with food as well as the opportunity to interact with DMC students and staff. Sub shifts are flexible and offer a variety of hours and schedules. 

Coaches

Opportunities for participation in the life of DMC outside the classroom give our students a chance to explore the many talents God has given them. Our athletics coaches play an important role in making these opportunities available.   

Head Football Coach

We are seeking a dynamic coach to lead DMC’s football program. The Head Coach is responsible for fulfilling the mission of Des Moines Christian School by equipping the minds and nurturing the hearts of student-athletes through their physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual development.

Due to continued enrollment growth, we anticipate adding faculty positions in High School for 23/24. 

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Varsity Cheer Coach

The varsity cheer coach is responsible for fulfilling the mission of Des Moines Christian School by equipping minds through mentoring young people as a spiritual leader and role model. This position oversees the implementation of sport-specific fundamentals and content area that is appropriate for the grade level being coached.

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Assistant Varsity Volleyball Coach

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Junior High Cheer Coach

Junior High athletic coaches are responsible for fulfilling the mission of Des Moines Christian School by equipping minds through mentoring young people as spiritual leaders and role models. This position oversees implementation of sport specific fundamentals and content areas that are appropriate for the grade level being coached.

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Junior High Boys Basketball Coach

Junior High athletic coaches are responsible for fulfilling the mission of Des Moines Christian School by equipping minds through mentoring young people as spiritual leaders and role models. This position oversees implementation of sport specific fundamentals and content areas that are appropriate for the grade level being coached.

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Volunteer Athletic Coach (Various Sports) 

Ongoing opportunities are available. 
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Bus Drivers

Bus Driver

DMCS bus drivers provide safe, professional transportation for athletics and other activities.
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What We Value

Our Portrait of Professional Excellence defines how employees live out the mission as role models for students, as they work with each other, and as they serve the broader DMC community. DMC employees: 
  • Positively Cultivate Community 
  • Are Passionate Apprentices of Christ
  • Are Lifelong Learners
  • Actively Partner with Parents 
  • Provide Dynamic Instructional Leadership