;
Skip Navigation

Employment Opportunities

Pella Christian High School is a 9 - 12 high school of approximately 270 students and 20 full-time teachers. We are rooted in the Reformed faith and firmly believe that God is sovereign over all, including our curricular and co-curricular activities. Pella Christian High School is passionate about our mission to educate and nurture each student to serve in God’s world. To fulfill this mission, our teachers and staff are supported by the Teaching for Transformation framework and our coaches are guided by the Coaching for Transformation framework. Recent Professional Development for teachers has focused on Teaching for Transformation, Deeper Learning, Student Support Services, and peer collaboration.

General inquiries concerning openings or working at Pella Christian High School may be directed to Kevin Herdegen, Pella Christian High School Principal, at hsprincipal@pceagles.org. Inquiries concerning Spanish Immersion may be directed to Lilly Lehr, Spanish Immersion Point Person, at lehrl@pceagles.org. Those interested in coaching may contact Dan Branderhorst, Pella Christian Schools Activities Director, at branderhorstd@pceagles.org.

Please submit the following documents to apply for one of the positions listed below. Documentation may be sent to the email addresses noted above.

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Completed Application 
  • Official College Transcripts
  • Signed Faith Statement
  • Three Professional or Personal Letters of Recommendation
  • Copy of your Teaching Certificate or Coaching Authorization

Teacher candidates may be invited to visit campus for an interview and to teach an appropriate lesson. When a visit or teaching opportunity is not possible, candidates may be invited to interview through Zoom and asked to send a video recording of a class they’ve taught.

Teaching Positions

Pella Christian High School is seeking a Vocational Agriculture Teacher and FFA Advisor for the 2023-24 school year. The teacher in this position would hold a BA in Secondary Education and be able to obtain an Iowa Teaching License. The primary teaching responsibilities include Introduction to Agriculture and Natural Resources, Animal Science, Plant Science, Agriculture Business, and Agriculture Power. The primary responsibility as the FFA Advisor is to oversee and carry out all curricular and co-curricular activities of the FFA program. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Individual Requirements:

  • Desire to honor Christ in all teaching and learning activities.
  • Fulfill the mission of Pella Christian High School to educate and nurture each student to serve in God’s world.
  • Demonstrate outstanding content knowledge and an understanding of the teaching and learning process.
  • Establish and carry out learning objectives based on a Reformed Biblical perspective and consistent with student needs, curricular standards, and knowledge of student growth and development.
  • Properly administer and utilize assessments to inform instruction.
  • Improve skill and knowledge based on current trends, research and methods in instructional techniques, technology, problem solving, and interdisciplinary connections.
  • Work effectively with students, parents, administrators, colleagues, and the greater community.
  • Exhibit excellent oral and written communication skills with students and colleagues.

Pella Christian Grade School and Pella Christian High School are seeking a shared full-time Instrumental Music Teacher for the 2023-24 school year. The teacher in this position would hold a BA in Secondary Education with a Music Endorsement and be able to obtain an Iowa Teaching License. The primary teaching responsibilities include middle school and high school bands. For contact information or to apply, please visit employment opportunities on the Pella Christian High School website. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Individual Requirements:

  • Desire to honor Christ in all teaching and learning activities.
  • Fulfill the missions of Pella Christian Grade School and Pella Christian High School.
  • Demonstrate outstanding content knowledge and an understanding of the teaching and learning process.
  • Establish and carry out learning objectives based on a Reformed Biblical perspective and consistent with student needs, curricular standards, and knowledge of student growth and development.
  • Properly administer and utilize assessments to inform instruction.
  • Improve skill and knowledge based on current trends, research and methods in instructional techniques, technology, problem solving, and interdisciplinary connections.
  • Work effectively with students, parents, administrators, colleagues, and the greater community.
  • Exhibit excellent oral and written communication skills with students and colleagues.

Pella Christian High School is seeking a Spanish Immersion Teacher for the 2023-24 school year. The teacher in this position would hold a BA in Secondary Education and be able to obtain an Iowa Teaching License. The primary teaching responsibilities include Spanish Immersion New Testament, Christian Doctrine, Senior Bible Seminar, Language and Literature, Health, and Psychology. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Individual Requirements:

  • Desire to honor Christ in all teaching and learning activities.
  • Native Spanish-Speaker with Bilingualism in Spanish and English.
  • Fulfill the mission of Pella Christian High School to educate and nurture each student to serve in God’s world.
  • Demonstrate outstanding content knowledge and an understanding of the teaching and learning process.
  • Establish and carry out learning objectives based on a Reformed Biblical perspective and consistent with student needs, curricular standards, and knowledge of student growth and development.
  • Properly administer and utilize assessments to inform instruction.
  • Improve skill and knowledge based on current trends, research and methods in instructional techniques, technology, problem solving, and interdisciplinary connections.
  • Work effectively with students, parents, administrators, colleagues, and the greater community.
  • Exhibit excellent oral and written communication skills with students and colleagues.

Pella Christian High School is seeking a World Language and Spanish Immersion Teacher for the 2023-24 school year. The teacher in this position would hold a BA in Secondary Education and be able to obtain an Iowa Teaching License. The primary teaching responsibilities include Spanish III and Spanish IV as World Language courses, and Government, Geography, Computer Science, and Personal Finance as Spanish Immersion courses. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Individual Requirements:

  • Desire to honor Christ in all teaching and learning activities.
  • Native Spanish-Speaker with Bilingualism in Spanish and English.
  • Fulfill the mission of Pella Christian High School to educate and nurture each student to serve in God’s world.
  • Demonstrate outstanding content knowledge and an understanding of the teaching and learning process.
  • Establish and carry out learning objectives based on a Reformed Biblical perspective and consistent with student needs, curricular standards, and knowledge of student growth and development.
  • Properly administer and utilize assessments to inform instruction.
  • Improve skill and knowledge based on current trends, research and methods in instructional techniques, technology, problem solving, and interdisciplinary connections.
  • Work effectively with students, parents, administrators, colleagues, and the greater community.
  • Exhibit excellent oral and written communication skills with students and colleagues.