Des Moines Public Schools

Des Moines, IA ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4092045
  • Application Deadline: December 3, 2022
  • Posted : November 24, 2022

Job Description

Job Summary:
Assist teachers in the instruction, supervision and care of children in a comprehensive child development program.

Successful candidates for this position will possess:
High School Diploma, GED, HiSet and one of the following requirements:
Associate’s degree or higher
Paraeducator certification from Board of Educational Examiners (Generalist I and Paraeducator Certification II in Early Childhood)
CDA - Childhood Development Associate

Highly Qualified candidates for this position will possess:
Experience working with preschool children in an early childhood program

Please see attached job descripton for further information on functions of the position along with educational and experience requirements.

Position Details:
190 Days
7.50 hours

Salary starting at $15.35

Candidates offered employment will be compensated based on skills, work experience and education.

Des Moines Public Schools offers a generous benefits package including:
  • Family Health Insurance at no cost to the employee during the first year of employment ($600/year after that)
    • There is opportunity to have the $600/year waived via participation HealthyU program.
  • Family Dental Insurance with a minimal monthly cost (Single dental insurance coverage at no cost)
  • Enrollment in IPERS (Iowa Public Employee Retirement System)--a defined benefit plan

Des Moines Public Schools serves a community rich in diversity – in every measure of the term – and strives each and every day to support our students and staff so that they thrive, learn and belong. DMPS is committed to Becoming The Model of Urban Education, and creating a transformational system oriented toward equity and anti-racist leadership.  
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

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    Contact Information

    • Maureen Norris , Human Resources IT Specialist
    • 2100 Fleur Dr
    • Des Moines , Iowa 50321

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