Employment

Des Moines Christian School exists to equip minds and nurture hearts to impact the world for Christ. This mission guides all of our work at DMCS. We are seeking highly qualified individuals who are in full agreement with the DMCS Statement of Faith and Christian Lifestyle Statement. Des Moines Christian School is accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). Applicants must possess or be able to obtain proper licensure/endorsements as described in the job description.

Please contact Becky Miedema, Human Resources Manager with questions about any positions.

 Administrators 

Teachers (1)

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.

A link to the application for all teaching positions is located at the bottom of this section.

2020-2021 School Year Openings:

Managers & Directors (1)

Director of Annual Giving

 Des Moines Christian School (DMC) seeks an experienced, creative fundraising professional to grow the annual fund of an established and dynamic Christian school. The Director of Annual Giving is part of the DMC Advancement team. This team is responsible for development, donor relations, admissions, marketing, communication and constituent data management.

About Des Moines Christian School

Des Moines Christian School has a rich history of providing a faith-based education. We’ve served families in the Greater Des Moines area for more than 70 years. In addition to exceptional academics we provide enriching experiences in student life including fine arts, athletics, and spiritual formation.  

Today, DMC has 1,150 students and more than 200 employees.  Now in our 71st year, we stand on the shoulders of those who have gone before us and led us to our strong financial position. Our tuition and fees completely cover operational costs at DMC. Our annual fund, known as The Lion Fund, enhances and deepens the student experience and allows us to funnel dollars where they are most needed. The Director of Annual Giving contributes to this legacy and is an integral part of advancing this mission for generations to come. 

Position Overview

The Director of Annual Giving’s primary responsibility is to advance our mission by growing giving to The Lion Fund through the strategic execution and management of a comprehensive annual giving program. The Director works in conjunction with all colleagues of the Advancement team, the Leadership team, and the Development Committee to foster a culture of joyful giving of financial resources among staff, alumni, parents and grandparents. 

The right candidate will join an experienced Advancement team and lead the The Lion Fund outreach with passion. The Director will not only strengthen existing programs, but also take an innovative approach to elevating and creating giving opportunities. 

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Date Available: January 2020

Apply for a Manager or Director position

 

Coaches and Activity Directors (2)

Coaches and Directors of our athletics and other extracurricular activities are responsible for fulfilling the mission of Des Moines Christian School by equipping minds through mentoring young people as spiritual leader and role model.  

Athletic Coach Opportunities 

Junior High Softball Coach 

 Date Available: Spring 2020

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Volunteer Coach (various sports)

Apply for an athletic coaching position

Early Education (2) 

DMCS Early Education programs serve children ages 2-5 years old.  We are open from 7:00am-6:00pm year round. Employment opportunities in our Early Education department can be full-time or part-time with both calendar year or school year schedule options. Sub opportunities are also available.  

Early Education Sub

Date Available: Immediately   Learn More

After School Program Sub

Date Available: Immediately Learn More

Apply for an Early Education position

 

Facilities (2)

 Facilities Event Staff 

Facilities Event Staff are responsible for preparation, setup, tear-down and cleanup of the facility and grounds for school and rental events. This is a part-time position scheduled for a minimum of 10-20 hours per week. Hours may includes evenings and some weekends. 

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Apply for a Facilities position

Bus Driver 

DMCS bus drivers provide safe, professional transportation for athletics and other activities. Learn More

Apply for a Bus Driver position

Support Staff (3) 

Food Server Substitute

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Apply for a Support Services position