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CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES - UPDATED 3/31/2021

Pekin CSD Job Application (Associates, Custodians, Associates, Bus Drivers)


Posted: 3/31/21

Open Until Filled

 

Shared Superintendent Position

Sigourney Community School District, Sigourney, IA
and
Pekin Community School District, Packwood, IA

Sigourney Community School District, Sigourney, Iowa, Board of Education and Pekin Community School District, Packwood, IA, Board of Education, invites outstanding educational leaders to apply for the superintendent vacancy to lead both our school districts. The Districts would like to have the successful candidate assume the responsibilities of the position July 1, 2021.

Applicants must have a passion for children and want to lead a forward thinking school district offering expanded educational opportunities for all students.

The school districts are located in SE Iowa in the counties of Keokuk and Jefferson. The Sigourney School district serves the communities of Sigourney, Delta and Hayesville. While Pekin School District serves the communities of Richland, Ollie, Packwood, Martinsburg, Farson, and Hedrick.  The districts are less than an hour from Iowa City and the University of Iowa, half an hour from William Penn College in Oskaloosa, and slightly more than an hour from the State Capitol, Des Moines. Both district residents have great pride in their school districts and have supported the students as evidenced in the support shown as the district has earned several state championships in football, track and cross country.  Both districts have a  partnership with Indian Hills Community College with a Career Academy located in Sigourney.

In addition to possessing or being eligible for Iowa endorsement #61 or #171, the Board of Directors is seeking an exemplary leader who has:

  • Ability to lead two districts and meet their needs
  • The courage to lead with the skills necessary to ensure management of the organization, operations, and resources for a safe, efficient and effective learning environment.
  • The knowledge and interest to manage the curriculum needs of the district.
  • Successful experience as an educational leader in both the classroom and administration with knowledge of effective teaching and learning and a demonstrated commitment to increasing student achievement.
  • A firm commitment to and recognizes the value for being visible, accessible and approachable in both the school and community.
  • A solid understanding of Iowa school finance and budgeting and a commitment to make financial decisions only after considering the impact on students.
  • Collaboration in the decision making process with effective communication skills and allows input as one who is always willing to listen.

The Board will determine a salary based on experience along with a comprehensive benefit package which is negotiable.  Please send a letter of application, resume, and letters of recommendation (credentials) by April 16, 2021, to Missy Sellers, Human Resources, Sigourney Community School District, 909 East Pleasant Valley Street, Sigourney, Iowa  52591.

Apply at:   https://educateiowa.gov/teach-iowa

Hiring Timeline:
March 24 - April 16 Application period
April 19 - 23 Board reviews and selects final candidates
April 26 - 30 Formal Interviews with finalists
May 5 Announcement of selection  


Posted: 3/29/21

Open Until Filled

 

Elementary Special Education Teacher

The Pekin Community School District is seeking an Anticipated Special Education Teacher for the 2021-22 school year for our Elementary (K-6) education program. 

 

Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Demonstrates the ability to enhance academic performance.
  • Demonstrates competence in content knowledge appropriate to the teaching position.
  • Demonstrates competence in planning and preparing for instruction.
  • Uses strategies to deliver instruction that meets the multiple learning needs of students.
  • Uses effectives classroom management strategies.
  • Fulfills all the responsibilities of the IEP: timely and current progress monitoring, uses progress monitoring to guide instruction, etc.
  • Works collaboratively with other educational and community professionals.
  • Engages in professional growth.
  • Attends work on a consistent and punctual basis.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Valid Iowa teaching license
  • K-8 SPED endorsement(s) 

 

We encourage you to visit our “Pekin Schools” facebook page to learn more about why we are proud to be Pekin! Also, check out our District website: www.pekincsd.org

 

Application materials must be submitted through http://teachiowa.gov/ 

 

If you experience any problems submitting your application or have any questions, please feel free to contact the Pekin CSD District Office at 319-695-3039.


Posted: 3/29/21
Open Until Filled

Evening Custodian

 

The Pekin Community School District is looking for full-time evening custodian, 2nd Shift (4:00 pm to midnight) to start immediately. Benefits and salary will be discussed during the interview, there is a shift differential for this position.

 

Jobs Qualifications:

Must have the ability to work as a team and independently, Attention to detail in regards to cleaning the facility, Neat and professional appearance, and Ability to lift 25lbs +, Minimum requirement of High School Graduate.

 

Click apply button through facebook or complete our paper application, located on www.pekincsd.org, under Job Opportunities. Mail applications to the District Office:

 

Pekin Community School District

District Office

1062 Birch Avenue

Packwood, IA 52580


 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Pekin CSD District Office at 319-695-3039.

 


Posted: 3/15/21

Open Until Filled


7-12 Physical Education/Weight Training Teacher

The Pekin Community School District is seeking a PE Teacher for the 2021-22 school year for our secondary (7-12)  education program. The ideal candidate should be passionate about improving students’ physical fitness as well as social and emotional health.

 

Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Act as an educational leader for students
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Highly organized and dedicated
  • Collaborate with Physical Education colleagues on PE related functions within the school
  • Collaborate with Physical Education colleagues on curriculum and department needs
  • Plan, create and implement a dynamic classroom environment conducive to learning and relevant to the physical, social, and emotional development of students 
  • Select materials and equipment appropriate for the instructional program. 
  • Model appropriate activities and positive behavior management techniques through daily contact with students and classroom staff. 
  • Assist in ensuring parent involvement and/or awareness in program planning through open communications
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Valid Iowa teaching license.
  • 5-12 Physical Education or K-12 Physical Education endorsement required.

 

We encourage you to visit our “Pekin Schools” facebook page to learn more about why we are proud to be Pekin! Also, check out our District website: www.pekincsd.org

 

Application materials must be submitted through http://teachiowa.gov/ 

 

If you experience any problems submitting your application or have any questions, please feel free to contact the Pekin CSD District Office at 319-695-3039.

 


Posted: 3/5/21

Open until Filled

Secondary Special Education Teacher

The Pekin Community School District is seeking a Special Education Teacher for the 2021-22 school year for our secondary (7-12)  education program.

 

Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Demonstrates the ability to enhance academic performance.
  • Demonstrates competence in content knowledge appropriate to the teaching position.
  • Demonstrates competence in planning and preparing for instruction.
  • Uses strategies to deliver instruction that meets the multiple learning needs of students.
  • Uses effectives classroom management strategies.
  • Fulfills all the responsibilities of the IEP: timely and current progress monitoring, uses progress monitoring to guide instruction, etc.
  • Works collaboratively with other educational and community professionals.
  • Engages in professional growth.
  • Attends work on a consistent and punctual basis.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Valid Iowa teaching license.
  • 5-12 Strategist I required.

 

We encourage you to visit our “Pekin Schools” facebook page to learn more about why we are proud to be Pekin! Also, check out our District website: www.pekincsd.org

 

Application materials must be submitted through http://teachiowa.gov/ 

 

If you experience any problems submitting your application or have any questions, please feel free to contact the Pekin CSD District Office at 319-695-3039.

 


Posted: 1/21/21

Open until Filled

Food Service Worker

 

The Pekin Community School District is looking for a Cook to work 6 or 8 hours/day to start immediately. This position is a cook to aid in the preparation, serving, and cleaning up of meals as directed by the Food Service Director.

 

Wages and benefits will be discussed during the interview. Food services or cooking experience is preferred.

 

Apply through www.teachiowa.gov or complete our paper application, Pekin CSD Job Application (Associates, Custodians, Associates, Bus Drivers)

 

Mail applications to the District Office:

Pekin Community School District District Office

1062 Birch Avenue

Packwood, IA 52580

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Pekin CSD District Office at 319-695-3039. 


Coaching Positions

 

Junior High Cheerleading

 

Must have current Iowa coaching authorization or able to obtain a coaching authorization before the first scheduled day of practice. All interested applicants please send a resume and cover letter to:

Pekin Community School
Bud Blakely, Athletic Director
1062 Birch Ave.
Packwood, IA, 52580


If you have any questions please call Bud at 319-695-3705 ext. 212 or email: brent.blakely@pekincsd.org


*Pekin CSD reserves the right to close any job postings when a suitable applicant has been found.


 

 

The Pekin Community School District is looking for qualified substitutes on a on-call basis for the 2020-2021 School Year

 

Substitute Bus Driver - Requirements include: Iowa Driver’s License. Must have or willing to obtain CDL Endorsement, Air Brake Endorsement, School Bus Endorsement, Passenger Endorsement. District will assist you in the process if needed. Must complete a STOP training course, pass a DOT physical by a certified physician and a pre-employment drug test and background check. Subject to random drug and alcohol testing.

 

Substitute Teacher - Requirements include: Current Substitute License or Substitute Authorization or Iowa Teaching License, also complete a pre-employment background check.

 

Substitute Associate - pre-employment background check

 

 

Please apply through teachiowa.gov and include: Application, Resume, and References or complete our paper application,

Pekin CSD Job Application (Associates, Custodians, Associates, Bus Drivers)

 

Mail applications to the District Office:

Pekin Community School District

District Office

1062 Birch Avenue

Packwood, IA 52580

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Pekin CSD District Office at 319-695-3039.

 

 

Closes: Open


 

No student enrolled in the Pekin Community School District shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in the District's programs on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status (for program), ethnic background, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age (for employment) or socio-economic background (for program). The policy of the District shall be to provide educational programs and opportunities for students as needed on the basis of individual interests, values, abilities and potential. If you have questions please contact the district office at 1062 Birch Ave., Packwood, IA 52580. The district's Equity Coordinator is Kim Ledger, and can be reached at 319-695-3707 x 206.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer  

Pekin Community Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pekin Community Schools ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability.  Pekin Community Schools has policy of active recruitment of qualified minority teachers and non-certified employees.  Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the Department of Human Resources.   

It is the policy of the Pekin Community School District not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age, genetic information, ancestry, geographic location, citizenship, political party preference or belief, familial status (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) or any other protected trait or characteristic in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district’s Equity Coordinator, Kim Ledger, Elementary Principal, 1062 Birch Avenue, Packwood, Iowa, 319-695-3707 or kim.ledger@pekincsd.org

*Pekin CSD reserves the right to close any job postings when a suitable applicant has been found. 

CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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