Teacher Leader Opportunities

  • Whether it is in the arts, athletics, business, or education, coaches help enhance skills, build expertise, and nurture great performances.  Research shows that the greatest impact on student learning in school is the classroom teacher.  The West Des Moines Community Schools teacher leaders empower classroom teachers to enhance their professional practice.  In the end, this means helping every child in the classroom achieve even more.

    WDMCS offers many opportunities for professional development and leadership training. Please review the following teacher leader opportunities, which are listed in alphabetical order.

    View Current Teacher Leader Openings

  • Building Equity Lead

  • Building Leadership Team (6/bldg)

  • Demonstration Teacher Coordinator

  • Demonstration Teacher

  • District Leadership Team

  • Elementary Curriculum Lead

  • Elementary Instructional Coach

  • K-12/7-12 Curriculum Lead

  • Learning Supports/Family Engagement Coordinator

  • Mentor Teacher

  • Mentor Teacher Coordinator

  • MTSS Coordinator

  • Online Learning Coordinator

  • Project-Based Learning Network (formerly New Tech) Professional Learning Development Coach

  • Secondary Instructional Coach

  • Special Education Instructional Coach-Elementary

  • Special Education Instructional Coach-Secondary

  • Thought Partner Community Outreach Coordinator NT

  • Human Resources Leadership

    Megan Thole
    Interim Chief Human Resources Officer

    Shannon Campbell
    Interim Human Resources Director


    Who to Contact

    Certified Staff, Negotiations, Investigations
    Megan Thole
    Interim Chief Human Resources Officer

    Classified Staff, Title IX, Evaluations
    Shannon Campbell
    Interim Human Resources Director

    Employment Verification, Salary and Wages and Early Retirement
    Alex Koenen
    Human Resources Specialist

    Leaves of Absence (FMLA & non-FMLA), Absence Management (Aesop), Substitute Information
    Jackie Armstrong

    Online Staff PD (Vector Solutions & AEA), Coursework Credit/Reimbursement, Background Checks
    Emily Schulz

    Worker’s Compensation, Student Teacher Placement and Certified Evaluations (Professional Growth Model)
    Carol Rushing
    Executive Assistant/SAM

Last Modified on January 19, 2024