Job Openings


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Current openings

For the most current listing of job openings in the school, check out the school website.

School Job Openings

Preschool Director

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School seeks a full-time Preschool Director. This position establishes a nurturing and stimulating environment for preschool and early childhood. Responsibilities include hiring, training, and supervising staff, organizing curriculum program activities, communicating with families, achieving enrollment, accreditation and operational objectives, proposing annual budget. Attend BOE/PACC meeting. A Bachelor’s degree in Education is preferred. Interested candidates should contact Diane Jones at or 515-457-7167.

A full job description can be found here.


St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School is seeking a dynamic leader to serve as Principal for the 2023-2024 school year.  St. Francis is a preschool-8th grade accredited non-public school serving approximately 750 students in West Des Moines, Iowa. Excellent communication skills along with a deep understanding of educational systems and the ability to work with parents and the wider parish community are essential. A successful candidate must be a practicing Catholic with knowledge of Catholic teaching and must hold a valid Iowa Administrator license with Evaluator Approval. Qualified applicants should submit the on-line application along with a cover letter, resume, three letters of reference, transcripts, and copy of Iowa Administrator license to Teach Iowa or send directly to Diocese of DesMoines Superintendent of Schools, Donna Bishop at

A full job description can be found here.

Substitute Teachers

If you are a teacher, or have a substitute license, and would like to start subbing at our school, please call the School Office at 515-457-7167 or stop by for an application.