Jobs @ DMPS

A Great Place to Live and Learn. A Great Place to Teach and Work.

We are home to teachers who are recognized throughout the state and across the country as the best in their fields.

We are home to teachers who are recognized throughout the state and across the country as the best in their fields.

For more than 100 years, Des Moines Public Schools has been educating the students of Iowa’s capital city.

Today, we are the largest provider of public education in Iowa, with more than 32,000 students and nearly 5,000 teachers and staff in 60 schools throughout the community.

What sets Des Moines Public Schools apart? A lot.

We provide families with more educational choices than any place in Iowa. We educate the top scholars in the state who go on to attend leading colleges and universities around the world. And we are home to teachers who are recognized throughout the state and across the country as the best in their fields.

Des Moines Public Schools offers a range of positions with competitive salaries and great benefits. If you are looking for a great career opportunity in education, then you are looking at the right place.


If you are interested in volunteering your time to help at one of our schools, please visit our Volunteer page for more information.

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The Des Moines Independent Community School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices.