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Pella Christian Grade School exists to partner with parents to challenge their children to develop their individual God-given gifts for a life of service in God's kingdom. This mission guides all of our work at Pella Christian Grade Schools. We are seeking highly qualified individuals who are in full agreement with the Pella Christian Grade Schools Statement of Faith. Pella Christian Grade School is accredited by Christian Schools International (CSI). Applicants must possess or be able to obtain proper licensure/endorsements as described in the job description.

Pella Christian Grade School has an alternating 2 and 3 day a week food service opening approximately from 10:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.  Primary responsibilities for this position include washing dishes, serving K-2, and general clean up/help around the kitchen.  Interested applicants can complete the non-teaching staff application and sign the statement of faith. The application documentation can be downloaded  at the bottom of the employment page of the PCGS website at  If you have questions about this opening please contact Taunya Van Maanen at for more information.

Non-teaching application (pdf)

Non-teaching application (Word)

Pella Christian Food Service Department now has an opening for a part-time cook position for the 2021-22 school year.  This position serves from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and every other Friday.   Please contact Taunya Van Maanen at 641-780-2390 or if you are interested in serving in this role or have additional questions about the position and/or complete the application packet linked below this publication.  Applications will be received until this position is filled.

Non-Teaching Application (Word format)

Non-Teaching Application (pdf format)

Pella Christian Grade School has a part-time band lesson instructor opening for the 2021-22 school year (19.5 hours per week). The primary responsibility of this position includes teaching band lessons to students in the 5th through 8th-grade band program.  Some additional responsibilities include attendance at performances, providing assistance with scheduling and organizing band activities and equipment, and participation in the annual band trip.  An emphasis in playing and teaching the use of a woodwind instrument would be beneficial, but not required.  Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.  Interested applicants can view the employment portion of the PCGS website or contact Autumn Bennett for more information.  Applicants should submit a completed teacher application packet.  The application packet can be found near the bottom of the employment portion of the PCGS website. 

Teaching Application packet (pdf)

Teaching Application packet (Word)

Pella Christian Grade School is looking for a 50% time Language Arts teacher for 2021-22.  The teacher in this position would hold a BA in 5-12 Secondary Education with emphasis in English/Language Arts Instruction and be able to obtain an Iowa Teaching License.  The primary teaching responsibilities would be teaching Language Arts in a middle school setting.  A more detailed job description is available upon request.  Interested applicants should contact Craig Juffer at and/or complete the application packet linked below this publication.  This position could be partnered with other positions to make it full time.  Applications will be received until these positions are filled. 

Application for Teaching (pdf)

Application for Teaching (Word)

Pella Christian Schools, located in Pella, Iowa, are looking for bilingual individuals who are passionate about Christian education. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a growing immersion program as part of a diverse and united team.


  • Be a committed Christian,   
  • Have educational background (elementary, middle or high school teacher or something related like a Spanish, history, literature, or science professor, etc.),  
  • Be a native Spanish-speaker (or have a high level of Spanish) and speak English.  

We are seeking both specialized middle school and high school teachers, as well as, general elementary teachers.  For more information, please write to Rebecca Gómez ( 

Application packet for teaching position:

Application for Teaching (Word)

Application for Teaching (PDF)

Pella Christian Grade School has an opening for a One-On-One Teacher Aide for the 2021-22 school year. The person in this position would provide services to an elementary student.  A current Iowa teaching certificate or paraeducator certificate is desired, but not required for this opening.  Applicants should complete the non-teaching application packet.  Interested applicants can view the employment portion of our school website or contact David Te Grotenhuis at for more information.

Application for non-teaching position (pdf)

Application for non-teaching position (Word)