Employment Opportunities 

Welcome to DMC

We are a community of Christian 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, Christ-centered environment with colleagues who value excellence, collaboration, and relationships, we’d welcome the opportunity to connect with you. DMC is guided by our three core values: Community in Christ, Growing with Christ, Loving like Christ. 

DMC seeks highly qualified, Christian professionals who are passionate about our mission, committed to growing in their relationship with the Lord, and are in full agreement with our  Statement of Faith.

Benefits

DMC offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees that includes:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401(K) plan with employer match
  • Employer paid life insurance and long-term disability 
  • Employee Tuition Discount
  • Professional development opportunities

As a Christian Professional Learning Community (CPLC), DMC values and invests in the learning and growth of our employees. We know that our learning glorifies the Lord and has a direct impact on each child’s learning.  

Current Openings

High School Faculty 

2024–25 Openings    

No openings at this time.              

 

 

               
Middle School Faculty

2024–25 Openings                   

Nop openings at this time.              
Elementary Faculty

2024–25 Openings    

No openings at this time.             
Early Education             

Summer Camp Counselor

The Summer Camp Counselor is responsible for fulfilling the mission of Des Moines Christian School by providing a safe, loving environment for children who are in our Summer Childcare program.

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Early Education Substitute

DMC Early Education serves children ages 2-5 years old and is open from 7:00 am 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 the Bell Associate

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 associates lead children in activities and provide homework assistance.

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After the Bell Student Associate

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 associates lead children in activities and provide homework assistance.

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Support Staff

Administrative Assistant to the Head of Middle School

The Administrative Assistant to the Head of Middle School fulfills the mission of Des Moines Christian School by providing consistent, professional, and confidential administrative support to the Head. This position is the first point of contact in the Middle School office greeting students, parents, staff, and guests. The Administrative Assistant makes day-to-day administrative and operational decisions on the Head’s behalf in a fast-paced environment. The Administrative Assistant takes the initiative to make the work of the Head more efficient, allowing him 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, the schedule reduces to 30 hours per week for approximately 9 weeks. 

The ideal candidate is someone who:

  • Finds fulfillment in serving others
  • Is undeterred by interruptions
  • Is aware of others' needs in various situations
  • Can adapt quickly and calmly and re-prioritize when needed

 

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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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.

DMC's K-12 Sub Teacher pay rate is $140/day ($70 for half day). 

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JV Show Choir Director

The JV Show Choir Director fulfills the mission of Des Moines Christian School by equipping the minds and nurturing the hearts of students through Show Choir. The director mentors students as they develop their spiritual gifts and talents that honor the Lord through Show Choir rehearsals and competitions.  This position leads and directs DMC's JV show choir of approximately 40-50 students.

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Facilities
 

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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Security
 

Safety and Security Specialist - Evenings

DMC’s Safety and Security Specialist ensures the safety of students, staff, visitors, and property by proactively patrolling DMC’s campus, responding to emergency calls, and acting as a liaison between DMC and the Urbandale Police and Fire Departments.

This is a full-time year-round position. The weekly work schedule is Monday-Friday 3:00pm-11:00pm with occasional weekend hours based on the school event schedule.

In addition to the qualifications listed in the job description, an ideal candidate is someone who:

  • Works well under pressure
  • Thinks quickly on their feet and make correct decisions with little supervision
  • Is tactically trained in emergency situations and able to respond appropriately 

 

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Food Service

Food Prep/Server (part-time)

Our Food Service Program impacts the student experience at DMC each day. This position is scheduled for approximately 20 hours per week with a schedule of 8:30am - 12:30pm, Monday - Friday. This position performs 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. 

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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.       

JV Show Choir Director

The JV Show Choir Director fulfills the mission of Des Moines Christian School by equipping the minds and nurturing the hearts of students through Show Choir. The director mentors students as they develop their spiritual gifts and talents that honor the Lord through Show Choir rehearsals and competitions.  This position leads and directs DMC's JV show choir of approximately 40-50 students.

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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

DMC’s values are the guiding principles and fundamental beliefs that create alignment within the school. They define our culture and unite our community as we work toward common goals.

Community in Christ

Des Moines Christian School is a diverse body of believers that are united by the DMC Statement of Faith, finding our ultimate unity in Jesus Christ, who makes our community possible.

Growing with Christ

Being deeply rooted in God’s word, we understand that our call to grow in excellence springs out of our biblical worldview.

Loving like Christ 

As a community that seeks to honor Christ, we recognize our call to shape who, what, and how our students love, training them to rest in their identity as one loved by God.

DMC employees: 

  • Positively Cultivate Community 
  • Are Passionate Apprentices of Christ
  • Are Lifelong Learners
  • Actively Partner with Parents 
  • Provide Dynamic Instructional Leadership