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Human Resources

View positions available and apply online.

For specific questions about the application process, please contact Jianna Seiler at

The application process will prompt you to attach certain documents required for the position for which you’re applying. Please refer to the list below. Each document must be no larger than 2 megabytes. The total size of all attached documents must be no more than 5 megabytes.

Required Documents

Administrator Applicants

  • Cover Letter
  • Current resume
  • At least three recent letters of reference
  • Iowa Administrative License .

Director Applicants

  • Current resume
  • At least three recent letters of reference.

Teaching Applicants  

  • Cover Letter
  • Current resume
  • At least three letters of reference
  • Transcripts (official transcripts will be required if hired)
  • Iowa Teaching License

Substitute Teaching Applicants

  • Iowa Teaching License

Coaching/Co-Curricular Applicants

  • Valid Iowa Coaching authorization or endorsement

Classified Applicants:

Secretaries, Custodians, Educational Assistants, Information Technicians, Maintenance, Media Technologists

  • Cover Letter recommended
  •  Current resume recommended
  • Transcripts recommended

Substitutes for Classified Positions:

  •   Complete application as presented, no attachments necessary

We will screen your application and notify you about its status by email. Please keep your email up to date.


Other Opportunities

Bus Drivers / Bus Services 
Durham School Services hires and manages school bus drivers who transport students in Ames Community School District. Please apply for bus driver positions on their website:
The Iowa Reading Corps AmeriCorps program is seeking Elementary Reading Tutors to serve in four of our elementary schools. (This position is not employed by the District.) Click the link below for more information and to access the application.

Learn more about the Iowa Reading Corps AmeriCorps program

Nondiscrimination Statement

It is the Ames Community School District’s policy to maintain a nondiscriminatory environment in every aspect its operation and to provide equal educational and employment opportunities without regard to color, sex, race, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, or socioeconomic status in its educational programs and activities or its employment and personnel policies.

Human Resources Director Lisa Negus  is the reporting officer for affirmative action, desegregation, and discrimination. Direct questions to Lisa Negus  Educational Services Center | 2005 24th St. | Ames, IA 50014 | 515-268-6610 |  |


Lisa Negus

Director of Human Resources 

Jianna Seiler
Administrative Assistant

Services Center

2005 24th St.
Ames, Iowa 50010

Fax: 515-268-6633

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