The Diocese of Des Moines

School Openings

St. Pius X School - Urbandale, Iowa

Food Service Director


St. Pius X School is hiring a Food Service Director for preparing and serving lunch to students in grades Preschool through 8.  The school follows the Federal Guidelines for school lunch and participates in Federal School Lunch Program.  About 88% of the 350 students eat hot lunch each day.  A part-time staff of 8 workers supports the director in duties of preparing lunch.  The Director oversees all aspects of the school lunch program. Responsible for planning, organizing, directing, staffing and controlling the program in accordance to local, state and federal policies.

Some summer work is needed to check freezers, refrigerators, and order materials, food, and supplies.  A full service kitchen is available with convection and traditional ovens, sanitizing sinks, dishwasher, walk-in and side-by-side freezers, and refrigerators.


Sacred Heart Preschool - West Des Moines, Iowa
3 Year-Old Preschool Associate/Para-Educator


Sacred Heart Preschool is looking for a 3-Year-Old Preschool Associate/Para-Educator for the 2017-2018 school year. Applicants should be fun, energetic and creative. Associate will help the teacher with day-to-day activities and routine. Experience working with early childhood children is preferred.


The associate position is part-time but has option of full-time hours with our Extended Care (after class) preschool program. 


Applicants must pass background check, meet DHS requirements and complete necessary trainings within 30 days. 


Please contact Jane Kinney at (515-223-1284 ext 142) or Jessie Zeimen at (515-226-9662) with questions or to apply.


Early Childhood Degree tuition assistance through TEACH Iowa possible. 

Sacred Heart Plus - West Des Moines, Iowa

Child Care Associates


Sacred Heart Plus is looking for Child Care Associates. Sacred Heart Plus is the child care program for Sacred Heart School in West Des Moines.  Monday-Friday 2-6pm are the hours available; additional hours maybe available based on program needs. Hours can vary and can be flexible for school and activities.


*Looking for energetic & dependable staff who love children.
*Hiring for all positions full time teachers and part time teachers.
*We provide care for Pre-School, Pre-Kindergarten and School Age.
*Team Teaching Environment.
*Form an association with caring parents based upon a mutual concern for the welfare of young children.
*Encourage each child to grow and develop at their own pace according to their individual needs.
*Offer qualified, experienced and caring staff to provide a positive attitude toward learning.
*Provide a preschool program that prepares children for school and every day life.
*Provide classrooms with learning centers that will encourage children to think logically, scientifically, dramatically, physically, and creatively.


Please contact Jessie Zeimen at or Jennifer Leon at of 515-226-9662 or 515-864-8737.