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Welcome to Charles City Community Schools!

Charles City Community SchoolsHere in the Charles City Community Schools, our ambition for our students is reflected in our mission: “Regardless of who you are or what your story is, you can learn and be loved here.” Our teachers and staff are committed to creating compassionate and competent problem solvers while raising student achievement across all areas.

Our district—which features two elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school—combines a small-town setting with big-school opportunities. Students have access to a wide range of academic and co-curricular programs, including transitional kindergarten, full-day preschool, open learning space for collaboration, after-school clubs, and partnerships with local businesses and organizations.

Ours is a school district on the rise, and we work hard to hold our students to high expectations. It’s one of the reasons our district has become a leader in attracting exceptional educators and growing families throughout our region.

About the Charles City community

Charles City CommunityLocated in north central Iowa on the beautiful Cedar River, Charles City is known for its livability, cultural amenities, great public spaces, rich employment opportunities, and top-quality schools.

Twice named as an Iowa Great Place, Charles City earned one of the first Iowa Cultural & Entertainment District designations by the state. Residents and visitors alike can take in a show at the Charles Theatre or explore the exhibits at the Charles City Arts Center or Mooney Art Gallery. The city also boasts an extensive collection of outdoor public art.

Over the years, Charles City has racked up an impressive number of honors, including being named the Iowa Tourism Community of the Year, a Named Capital Community, and an Iowa Shines Community. We are also a two-time America In Bloom national community beautification contest winner, as well as a two-time semifinalist for the national Great American Main Street Award. In 2013, Charles City received the National Award for Smart Growth Achievement.

One of the top highlights of the Charles City community is our public parks system. There are 12 public parks in the city alone, including two public playground parks, a dog park, and a 5.5-mile recreational trail. We also feature Iowa’s first whitewater river park, and residents can enjoy 32 county parks and wildlife areas.

Our region benefits from a robust business sector, with over 300 companies that provide a good mix of local and chain retail shops, professional services, healthcare resources, and much more. Major employers include Zoetis, Cambrex Charles City, Valero Renewables, Winnebago Industries, and the Charles City Community School District—each with hundreds of employees.

We invite you to see for yourself all the rich opportunities Charles City has to offer!

Working & Thriving in Charles City

In Charles City, you’ll be part of an incredible team that is passionate and relentless about serving kids. We have been called to devote our time and talents to helping children become the best versions of themselves as learners and people. See more about working & thriving at Charles City Community Schools. 

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Career openings

Special Education Paraeducator

Assist academic teachers in the instruction, supervision, and care of students with disabilities in a variety of instructional settings, including special education, general education, and work/community settings.

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Health Associate, Special Education

Assist school nurse in providing health care programs for students and staff. Maintain a high level of confidentiality in dealing with medical records and individual health needs. Be willing to obtain required certification and training as requested by the school district.

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Middle School Girls Track Coach

To instruct participants in the fundamental skills, strategy, and physical training necessary to realize a high degree of individual and team success. In addition, the student-athlete shall receive instruction that will lead to strong moral values, effective work ethic, responsibility, teamwork, sportsmanship, self‐discipline, leadership, and self‐confidence.

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Middle School Boys Track Coach

To instruct participants in the fundamental skills, strategy, and physical training necessary to realize a high degree of individual and team success. In addition, the student-athlete shall receive instruction that will lead to strong moral values, effective work ethic, responsibility, teamwork, sportsmanship, self‐discipline, leadership, and self‐confidence.

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JV Football Coach

To instruct participants in the fundamental skills, strategy, and physical training necessary to realize a high degree of individual and team success. In addition, the student-athlete shall receive instruction that will lead to strong moral values, effective work ethic, responsibility, teamwork, sportsmanship, self‐discipline, leadership, and self‐confidence.

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Middle School Wrestling Coach

To instruct participants in the fundamental skills, strategy, and physical training necessary to realize a high degree of individual and team success. In addition, the student-athlete shall receive instruction that will lead to strong moral values, effective work ethic, responsibility, teamwork, sportsmanship, self‐discipline, leadership, and self‐confidence.

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9th Grade Wrestling Coach

To instruct participants in the fundamental skills, strategy, and physical training necessary to realize a high degree of individual and team success. In addition, the student-athlete shall receive instruction that will lead to strong moral values, effective work ethic, responsibility, teamwork, sportsmanship, self‐discipline, leadership, and self‐confidence.

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Assistant Wrestling Coach

To instruct participants in the fundamental skills, strategy, and physical training necessary to realize a high degree of individual and team success. In addition, the student-athlete shall receive instruction that will lead to strong moral values, effective work ethic, responsibility, teamwork, sportsmanship, self‐discipline, leadership, and self‐confidence.

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Assistant Varsity Softball Coach

To instruct participants in the fundamental skills, strategy, and physical training necessary to realize a high degree of individual and team success. Also, the student-athlete shall receive instruction that will lead to strong moral values, effective work ethic, responsibility, teamwork, sportsmanship, self‐discipline, leadership, and self‐confidence.

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Substitute Teacher

Responsible for planning and delivering a high-quality educational program to meet the learning and socio-emotional needs of all students

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Substitute - Instructional Assistant

Assist academic teachers in the instruction, supervision, and care of students with disabilities in a variety of instructional settings, including special education, general education, and work/community settings.

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Substitute Bus Driver

Assist with the supervision and safety of students while on the bus. Provide custodial and maintenance services to the campus to ensure cleanliness, health, and safety standards are met. The essential functions as shown below represent only the key areas of responsibility; specific position requirements will vary depending on the operations department's needs. This position requires continuous use of independent judgment. 

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