Des Moines Public Schools is seeking Bus Drivers, Substitute Teachers and Substitute Associates for the 2020-21 school year. These are immediate needs and hiring will happen quickly. Find more information below and links to apply today.

Bus Drivers – $20. 07 /hr. (part-time) SIGN ON BONUS $2,000 or $5,000!

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Most of DMPS may be learning virtually, but hundreds of students are being educated and cared for in our buildings. Transport Des Moines Public Schools students safely to their destinations. DMPS offers paid training and assistance obtaining a commercial driver’s license. This is a Monday-Friday, split shift position during the academic year. Must be at least 20 years old.

  • $2,000 or $5,000 sign on bonus
  • Paid training
  • IPERS benefits
  • Holidays off

Substitute Teachers – $150 /day, $180 /day*. INCENTIVE BONUS $500!

*new pay rates begin 10/16

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In-person and virtual substitute teachers are needed for the 2020-21 school year. Requirements to become a substitute teacher were recently reduced by Gov. Kim Reynolds. Instead of Bachelor’s degree and Iowa Teaching License, candidates now must have an associate’s degree, or 60 semester hours through a regionally-accredited institution, and need only be 20-years old. Get started with the substitute authorization course offered through Heartland AEA!

  • $500 bonus paid over four weeks working 3 or more days each week
  • Set your own schedule
  • Higher pay for long-term assignments (more than 10 days)

Substitute Associates – $100 /day, $105 /day

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In-person and virtual substitute associates are needed for the 2020-21 school year. Most of DMPS may be learning virtually, but hundreds of students are being educated in our buildings. Required: High School Diploma or G.E.D.

  • Set your own schedule
  • Higher pay for long-term assignments (more than 10 days)

For more information about career opportunities at Des Moines Public Schools, visit Jobs@DMPS