Science Teachers (Middle or High School)

Des Moines Public Schools   Des Moines, IA   Contract     Education
Posted on August 29, 2022
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Des Moines Public Schools is Iowa's largest provider of K-12 education and one of the metro area's top employers. DMPS is looking for middle and high school Science teachers.

Job Summary:
Responsible for planning and delivering a high-quality educational program to meet children’s academic and social-emotional needs.

Successful candidates for this position will possess:
Valid Iowa teaching license with appropriate endorsement

Highly Qualified Candidates for the position will possess:
Previous classroom teaching experience.
Experience in an urban school district.

Click here for more details about the position, including a current pay schedule.

Des Moines Public Schools offers one of the BEST benefits packages in central Iowa, 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 in the district wellness program.
  • Family Dental insurance with a minimal monthly cost (Single dental insurance coverage at no cost)
  • Vision insurance
  • Enrollment in IPERS (Iowa Public Employee Retirement System)--a defined benefit plan
  • Free DART bus pass

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 for Urban Education, and creating a transformational system oriented toward equity and anti-racist leadership.  See more about how Des Moines Public Schools is Becoming The Model of Urban Education and the role you can play in our organization.