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Employment Application Process

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.

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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.


District Nondiscrimination Policy

The District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. Any person inquiring about or seeking assistance with the District’s compliance with laws prohibiting discrimination in employment may contact Director of Human Resources Kristin Johnson, who has been designated as the coordinator of the District’s efforts to comply with these regulations. | District Offices | 2005 24th St.  Ames, IA 50010 | 515-268-6610. Complaints can also be directed to the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, 400 E. 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-1004, (515) 281-4121, or Region VII Office for Civil Rights, Citigroup Center 500 W.Madison Street, Suite 1475 Chicago, IL 60661-4544.

 Kristin Johnson

Kristin Johnson

Director of Human Resources

Ames Community School District
Services Center
2005 24th St.
Ames, IA 50010
Fax: 515-268-6633

Human Resources Staff 

Mary Sailor 
Administrative Assistant 
Fax: 515-268-6633

Sharday Grove 
HR Generalist 
Fax: 515-268-6633

Kathi Steenhagen
Insurance Coordinator 
Fax: 515-268-6634


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