...to educate and nurture each student to serve in God’s world


Application process for teachers and administrators:

If you would like to inquire about openings or about working at PCHS, you may contact Dan Van Kooten, Principal.

1. Read Articles II, III, and XII of the PCHS Constitution. 

2. Please complete your application online and submit it.

3. Teacher candidates may be invited to visit campus and teach an appropriate lesson. When visits to campus are not possible, candidates may be asked to send a video recording of a class they’ve taught.

4. Along with your completed application, please submit the following supporting documents to the appropriate campus principal.

Pastor’s Form

Signed background check request

Current resume

Official college transcripts

Two letters of professional recommendation

Two letters of personal reference

Copy of your teaching certificate (if available)


Current Openings 

Part-time Evening custodian (contact Principal Dan Van Kooten for application materials)

Admissions Director 

Pella Christian Schools, a PreK-12 school of approximately 800 students located in Pella, Iowa, has an immediate opening for an admissions director.  This is a newly created position and will require strong communication, interpersonal skills, relationship-building skills, and organization as well as an independent, motivated self-starter. Interested applicants can complete the Admissions Director Application Packet.

The Admissions Director is responsible for representing and marketing the school to parents, prospective parents, and the community to bring in new students and retain current students.  This includes managing the entire admission process and events from initial inquiry to enrollment to integration into the school.

The Admissions Director manages a team that operates the marketing, communications, and admissions processes.  The Admissions Team consists of the Marketing and Communications team member, an international student program coordinator, and a front desk administrator.  The Admissions Director is responsible for directing and leading the team to maximize the efforts of all team members and to employ the strengths and gifts of each member.

The Admissions Director leads the marketing and communications assistant and oversees all marketing material, including print material, online advertisements, website, social media, and all school-wide communication.  The Admissions Director will give direction and support to the Marketing and Communications team member, for the marketing of admissions events, school events, and all general school marketing. 

The Admissions Director is responsible for the aesthetic presentation and marketing of the school building. Admissions Director runs all admission events and must coordinate details of events including content, set up, refreshments, etc.  Admissions Director directs team members to support in all admissions events.

Job Requirements:

A credible profession of repentance and faith in Jesus Christ  

Godly character, as demonstrated by character reference(s)  

Member in good standing of a local church 

Well-spoken, with excellent grammar, diction, vocabulary  

Understanding of and agreement with the mission, philosophy, and pedagogy of Pella Christian School, including the Reformed perspective  

Ability to explain the Pella Christian mission and vision in a compelling way  

Maturity and emotional stability  

Able to keep sensitive information about applicants and families completely confidential  

Ability to lead, manage, and direct a team, make decisions and communicate clearly 

Willing to think strategically and innovate to develop admissions and retention efforts  

Organized and detail-oriented for event planning  

Persuasive personality and motivated to win other’s commitment   

Flexibility-willingness to adapt and change approaches  

Sociable: driven by interacting with people and comfort with initiating a conversation  

High energy level-ability to sustain a high level of activity over extended periods  

Ability to independently identify and act on tasks required to meet goals  

Proficient/literate in the use of applicable technology to support admissions efforts

A more detailed job description is available for interested applicants. 

Applicants can submit completed Admission Director Application Packet to David Te Grotenhuis, Head of School of Pella Christian Grade School at tegrotenhuisd@pellachristian.net. 


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