There is a lot that needs to be done to support our students. Computers must be programmed. The financial books must be balanced. The buildings must be clean, safe and comfortable. Good, nutritious food is the fuel of kids’ learning. They need to get to and from school on time.

Every job is important – which is why the DMPS Human Resources Department is always on the lookout for talented, committed employees.

Look for the big, yellow bus and join our HR team to ask questions, pick up information and learn about open positions at the following locations:

July 7 – Hy-Vee, 3330 Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy.

July 8 – C Fresh Market, 801 University (behind McDonald’s)

July 9 – Hy-Vee, 3221 SE 14th

July 13 – Hy-Vee, 2540 E. Euclid Ave.

July 16 – Iowa Works, 200 Army Post Rd.

July 17 – Hy-Vee, 3330 Martin Luther King Jr.Pkwy

The full-time staff at Des Moines Public Schools is rewarded with a salary/wage and benefits package designed to keep them here — DMPS offers the #1 compensation package in Central Iowa!

  • Comprehensive Dental Insurance
  • Dart Pass
  • Disability & Life Insurance
  • Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS)
  • Full Family Health Insurance at no cost to employees with participation in the district Wellness Program

In addition, DMPS offers hiring bonuses for certain positions, and an Alternative Teaching Contract; higher pay, tuition-free master’s degree, support and coaching.

DMPS is the fifth largest employer in the Des Moines metro with the following staff and departments working to educate the children of our community:

  • Administrators
  • Art Associates
  • Athletics
  • Business and Finance
  • Child Care
  • Clerical
  • Communications
  • Counselors
  • Crafts
  • Custodial
  • Deaf Education
  • Drama
  • Early Childhood
  • English Language Learners
  • Food Service
  • Music
  • Nurses
  • Psychologists
  • Security
  • Sign Language
  • Interpreters
  • Social Workers
  • Special Education
  • Substitute Associates
  • Substitute Teachers
  • Teachers
  • Technology
  • Transportation/Bus Drivers
  • Virtual Campus AND MORE!