Job Opportunities

If you are interested in a position at St. Francis, an application must be completed using our online application system. Your application will be retained in active status for one school year. If your qualifications meet our needs, we will contact you for further information and a possible interview.

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The below positions we are seeking for the 2022-23 school year.

School Kitchen Steward

The St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School kitchen is looking for a part time steward to join their fabulous team. Job responsibilities include ensuring a clean and workable kitchen area by operating the dishwashing machine and general janitorial duties. Applicants should be a team player, attentive to detail, organized, ability to lift 50 pounds and be on your feet and moving around for the duration of your shift. Position is 30 hours a week and can be either 9 months or 12 months. Please send your resume to Cheryl Riedl at her email,, or contact her at 515-457-7167 x 315 for more information.

Kids Care Staff

Kids Care is a before/after school program for grades Kindergarten through 6th grade. Kids Care Staff engages with students and supervises all different activities that take place during this time. We also have a summer program that engages children in fun activities, field trips to various locations around the DSM area, as well as weekly trips to local pools.

Kids Care is open Monday-Friday before and after school and is open on days that the school is closed, with the exception of holidays. We are seeking individuals that share a passion for children and can work in a fast-paced environment as a leader and role model.


  • Dependable
  • Comfortable working with children
  • Leadership
  • Ability to stand for periods of time
  • At least 16 years old.

To apply please fill out this application and email it to Rex Kromkowski at

ECE Teacher Associate

The Early Childhood Extensions program at Saint Francis of Assisi in West Des Moines offers childcare from 7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. for children ages 3-5 years old when they are not in their preschool or Pre-K class session. ECE is a DHS certified program and we are seeking individuals that share a passion for children and can work in a fast paced environment as a leader while supporting the physical, mental, social and spiritual development of the children in our care.

The position pays $16/18 per hour and is a Monday through Friday position. For a full job description, please click here.

To apply please fill out this application and email it to Jessica Riemenschneider at

Substitute Teachers

St. Francis of Assisi School is looking for substitute teachers!  Licensed substitutes, or those interested in becoming licensed, are welcome!  St. Francis is a vibrant school educating students in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade.  If you are excited about working with children in a fast-paced and fun environment, this is the job for you!  All interested candidates should email or call the school office for more information: 515-223-4577