Open Position

Assistant Preschool Teacher (Read Full Job Description)

We are looking for a patient, caring, fun individual who can come assist in our morning preschool session from 8:45-11:30AM.

This position offers up to 20 hours a week at $14/hour. Four (4) hours per scheduled day (Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays) or per each day substituting, with additional hours for Continuing Education requirements, Christmas/Spring programs, etc.

We follow the Southeast Polk CSD for winter and spring break schedules and surrounding local school districts for weather-related closings. Email Mrs. Greenfield at to set up an interview.

Current Staff

Pastor John Schonkaes

Pastor John Schonkaes was born near Detroit, Michigan and grew up there and in South Florida. He attended Concordia University – Ann Arbor, Michigan where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and then attended Concordia Seminary – St. Louis, where he received a Master of Divinity degree. Pastor John’s first call into the public ministry was at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Parma, Ohio where he served for four years. In 2001 he was called to serve here at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Altoona. Pastor John has a passion for helping others grow in their faith and living for Jesus each day of their lives. In addition to serving as pastor at Christ the King, Pastor John is also active with Caring Hand Outreach Center which oversees the local food pantry and clothing distribution center. 
Email Pastor John at

Office Assistant

Email Christ the King’s office personnel at

Haley Greenfield, Director of Children of Christ Preschool

She lives in Bondurant with her husband and twin infants. She also has a basset hound named Hazel. We are fortunate to have her expertise in early childhood education (ECE) and her extensive formal education bless our classroom. Her love of God and children has filled her heart to continue her work throughout her life! She has her early childhood degree with program administration and science and has been in ECE for over 14 years. Email Haley at


Looking for an Amazing Person to Fill this Position, Preschool Assistant


Sue and Peet Peterson Mrs. Sue & Mr. Pete, Little Learners

My Husband, Pete, and I moved from Clive to Altoona in 2020. We wanted to be closer to our youngest daughter and her family, including our grandson. Our eldest daughter lives in Clive. I enjoy walking, jazzercise, golf, singing time with family and time worshiping and serving Jesus in our church and community.