Employment Opportunities

The South Hamilton Community School District is located west of Interstate 35 about 18 miles north of Ames, Iowa.  The communities of Randall, Ellsworth, Stanhope and Jewell comprise the district.  The K-6 and 7-12 buildings are located in Jewell.  If you wish to apply for a listed position, please include the following information.

The following items are required to be considered for a position:

  • Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Written response to the questions
  • Completed application form (see below)
  • Recent letters of recommendation or a credential file
  • Photocopy of college/university transcripts
  • Copy of (or documented evidence of) a current Iowa Teacher or Administrator license (where applicable)

If interested, please send letter of application, resume and credentials to:

South Hamilton Community School
315 Division Street
Jewell, Iowa 50130-2042

Telephone 515-827-5479
Fax 515-827-5368 (we prefer to receive hard copies of your application)
E-mail ken_howard@s-hamilton.k12.ia.us
or apply via the website:  www.teachiowa.gov (for teaching and administrator positions)


PositionCurrent OpeningApplication DeadlineApplication Form
AdministrationNone at this timeAdministrator Application Form (Word format)
Administrator Application Form (pdf)
TeachingNone at this time.Teacher Application (Word format)
Teacher Application Form (pdf format)
State of Iowa Teacher Application Form (pdf)
Teacher AssociatesNone at this timeSupport Staff Application (Word format)
Support Staff Application Form (pdf format)
Coaching StaffHead Varsity Volleyball Coach (1)
Head Softball Coach (1)

Job Summary: The successful candidates will be able to effectively supervise, direct, assist, and coach students in each of the sports indicated above. The candidate will have excellent communication skills as well as relationship building skills. The candidate will also understand and support the South Hamilton CSD Athletic philosophies, rules, and guidelines.

Those candidates with professional education licensure will receive special consideration for this position.

The South Hamilton CSD is an EOE.

Until filledApplicants should contact Mr. Todd Coy, Athletic Director, in one of the following ways:

Phone: 515-827-5418

E-mail: todd_coy@s-hamilton.k12.ia.us

In person or letter of interest via mail: South Hamilton MS/HS Building, 315 Division Street, Jewell, Iowa 50130
Custodial/Maintenance StaffThe South Hamilton CSD has a tentative opening for a custodial staff member (Approximately 4 hours per day) Evening work schedule to be determined

For more information, contact Curt Stoecker via email: curt_stoecker@s-hamilton.k12.ia.us.

Do not call or contact the school directly.
Closing Date: *9/22/2017

The district reserves the right to cease the application process if a candidate of choice is identified. Support Staff Application (Word format)
Support Staff Application Form (pdf format)
Food Service StaffSubstitute Food Service help needed.
Please contact the business office for details.
Open until position filledSupport Staff Application (Word format)
Support Staff Application Form (pdf format)
Office StaffNone at this timeSupport Staff Application (Word format)
Support Staff Application Form (pdf format)


The South Hamilton Community School District provides equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. Questions regarding compliance with equal employment opportunities should be directed to Ken Howard, Superintendent/Equity Coordinator at 315 Division St. Jewell, IA 50130-2042, phone number 515-827-5479.