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Adoption Date: 06/22/2021

Revision History: 02/22/22 (reviewed), 12/13/22 (reviewed), 12/12/23 (reviewed)

  • Training, experience, and skill;
  • Nature of the occupation;
  • Demonstrated competence; and
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, state or other license or certificate, if required, for the position.

All job openings shall be submitted to the Iowa Department of Education for posting on TeachIowa, the online state job posting system. Additional announcements of the position may occur through means the superintendent or designee believes will inform potential applicants about the position. Whenever possible, the preliminary screening of applicants will be conducted by the administrator who directly supervises and oversees the position.

The superintendent or designee has the authority to hire and sign support personnel employment contracts, without board approval, for bus drivers, custodians, education associates, maintenance staff, clerical personnel, and food service workers.


Policy References:

Legal Reference:

29 U.S.C. §§ 621-634.
42 U.S.C. §§ 2000e; 12101 et seq. 
Iowa Code §§ 20; 35C; 216; 256.27; 279.8; 279.20
281 I.A.C. 12

Cross Reference:

401.1    Equal Employment Opportunity
401.3    Nepotism
401.6    Limitations to Employment References
410.4    Paraeducator
411.1    Classified Employee Defined
411.4    Classified Employee Licensing/Certification
411.6    Classified Employee Transfers
411.7    Classified Employee Evaluation

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