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:  http://www.teachiowa.gov (for teaching and administrator positions)


PositionCurrent OpeningApplication DeadlineApplication Form
Secondary PrincipalThe district is actively seeking candidates for a Secondary Principal position! Interested candidates may apply online through TeachIowa.gov.Open until filledView Additional Information

Apply on Teach Iowa
Food Service StaffThe district is actively seeking someone to join our Food Service team! This role entails approximately 3.25 hours per day (M-F), and interested candidates can contact me or Terri Cook (terri_cook@s-hamilton.k12.ia.us) with questions.

Applications can be completed online at Indeed.com or TeachIowa.gov, or candidates can download and print an application from shhawks.net.
Open until position filledView Additional Information

Support Staff Application (Word format)
Support Staff Application Form (pdf format)
Transportation StaffOther Substitute Transportation Personnel

All candidates must: meet appropriate coursework & licensure requirements, pass a DOT physical, and meet any other requirements, as determined by the South Hamilton CSD.
Support Staff Application (Word format)
Support Staff Application Form (pdf format)
Coaching StaffNone at this time
AdministrationNone at this time
Office StaffNone at this time


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.