One of America’s Best Midsize Employers!

Ҵý is honored to be named one of America’s Best Midsize Employers by Forbes, one of only 10 Iowa employers on the list.

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For more than 100 years, Ҵý has been educating the students of Iowa’s capital city. Today, we are the largest provider of public education in Iowa, with 31,000 students and nearly 5,000 teachers and staff in 63 schools throughout a culturally rich community. Ҵý is now hiring!

Thank you for your interest in Ҵý. We have recently transitioned to a new application system called School Spring. When clicking “Apply Here” below or on the right side of this page, you will be prompted to create a new account with School Spring. If you already have an account with School Spring, you will be able to log into an existing account.

If you previously applied for employment with Ҵý, your information on file cannot be transferred to the new application system. You will need to create a new profile. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Please note, any applications submitted to our previous system, Frontline, before May 9, 2024, will be processed in the Frontline system. Job postings in Frontline will only be reposted in School Spring if there are no viable candidates in current applicant pools.

Des Moines is a vibrant, innovative and diverse city where metro meets mellow, and it is topping national list after list of best cities for living, playing and raising a family. Furthermore, the .

Ҵý is an award-winning school district with a growing number of career choices, already more than any other district in Iowa. Other districts in central Iowa send their students to Ҵý for participation in nationally recognized programs taught by nationally honored educators.

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.

Because a picture is worth a thousand words,we welcome you to see what your future holds at Ҵý on our ,and to read stories on our blog about the exciting things our students and staff are accomplishing both in and out of the classroom.

Ҵý offers the widest variety of positions with the best compensation packages in central Iowa. If you are looking for a great career opportunity in education, then you are looking at the right place. Select your area of interest at the right to see our latest job openings.


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. If you have questions, concerns or a complaint related to this policy, please contact Carol Wynn-Green, 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA 50321; phone: 515-242-7709; email: Complaints can also be directed to the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, 400 E. 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-1004, (515) 281-4121, or Region VII Office for Civil Rights, Citigroup Center 500 W. Madison Street, Suite 1475 Chicago, IL 60661-4544