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411.2 Support Staff Qualifications, Recruitment, Selection

Persons interested in a support staff position will have an opportunity to apply and qualify for support staff positions in the school district in accordance with applicable laws and school district policies regarding equal employment.  Job applicants for support staff positions will be considered on the basis of the following:


      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 believes will inform potential applicants about the position.  Whenever possible, the preliminary screening of applicants will be conducted by the administrator or director who directly supervises and oversees the position.


The superintendent will recommend employment of classified employees to the board for approval. 


Date Board Adopted 1/16/2017

Date Board Reviewed 2/21/2022


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