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
Elementary Special Education Teacher• Valid Iowa teaching license with endorsement (260) K-8 Strategist I
• Endorsement (263) K-12 Instructional Strategist II: BD/LD preferred
Open until filled
Click here to apply
Technology Administrative AssistantYou’ll enjoy a starting wage of $17.71 per hour as well as paid sick leave, personal
leave, and holidays. The district pays the monthly premium for employee-only
health insurance and provides long-term disability insurance!
Open until filled
Apply on Teach Iowa here
District ESL TeacherFull time or part-timeOpen until filledClick here to apply
Assistant Junior High Baseball CoachA valid coaching authorization/endorsement is required. For
questions or additional information regarding these
opportunities, please contact Mr. Todd Coy.
Open until filledInterested candidates can download our application or apply online at TeachIowa.gov.
For questions or additional information, please contact Todd Coy at 515.827.5418 or by email at Todd_Coy@s-hamilton.k12.ia.us.
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)
AdministrationNone 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.