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If you are a world language teacher in the state of Iowa who is looking for a job, please take a moment to browse through these listings.  You can also find postings at where schools are legally required to post all available positions. 


This service is intended to help Iowa schools and teachers advertise and to find positions at any level (elementary, middle school, secondary, or post-secondary) in the state of Iowa. Submissions (made as blog posts) may be made by individual teachers, school administrators, or human resource officers, but this person or school must be registered as a "Member" on our website to do so (Click the Membership tab at left). In the space below please describe the position using the exact wording you would like published. Be sure to include: title, FTE, location, duties, application deadline, contact information, as well as any other information an applicant may find useful.

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  • 12 Feb 2019 8:52 PM | Carrie Morris (Administrator)

    Beginning August 2019


    Master’s degree in TESOL, TESL, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics or related field with coursework directly related to ELL instruction.

    Two years of college ELL teaching experience.

    Ability to function effectively in a team environment.

    Demonstrated effectiveness working with populations having diverse values, and/or coming from varied cultures and backgrounds.

    For more information or to apply, go to:

  • 04 Feb 2019 11:12 AM | Carrie Morris (Administrator)

    Dowling Catholic High School is seeking a full-time French teacher for the 2019-2020 school year.   Please visit for further information.

    Hiring qualifications are as follows:

    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Valid state of Iowa teaching license
    • Secondary foreign language endorsement

    To apply, please provide the following:

    • Online application
    • Cover letter noting interest and qualifications for the opening
    • Current resume
    • Transcripts
    • Valid teaching license
    • Three letters of professional recommendation
    Please direct questions to Mr. Matt Meendering, Principal (515-225-3000) or
    Thank you for your interest in employment with Dowling Catholic High School

  • 23 Jan 2019 3:51 PM | Pamela Wesely

    Full-time position available in Ankeny - teaching French and Spanish, for 2019-2020

    We are looking for someone dual certified Spanish/French or willing to obtain certification. Please ask any interested students to contact our Director of HR,

  • 23 Jan 2019 3:39 PM | Pamela Wesely

    My name is Liz Streb, and I am a Spanish 1 and 2 teacher at Prairie High School in Cedar Rapids. I am looking for a long-term Spanish substitute for roughly 3 months at the beginning of the 2019-20 school year. 

    I can be contacted via email or by phone:


  • 10 Jan 2019 3:20 PM | Carrie Morris (Administrator)

    Due to retirement, Lourdes Central Catholic School, a C2/D1 Pre-School-12 Catholic School (approximately 115 students 9-12), located in Nebraska City, Nebraska (near Hamburg and Sidney, Iowa) and a short distance from Lincoln & Omaha, seeks an endorsed Spanish Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year.  

    Interested candidates can email cover letter, including extra-curricular activity interests & resume to Curt H. Feilmeier, Principal at

  • 09 Jan 2019 12:01 PM | Carrie Morris (Administrator)

    Urbandale High School teaching Spanish 2 and Advanced Spanish 3 (FLS 152). Tentatively mid-late March-late May.

  • 12 Dec 2018 1:11 PM | Pamela Wesely

    Center Point - Urbana Community School District   

    Looking for 2nd Semester Spanish Teacher (Jan-May) with possible full-time employment 19-20

    Spanish Teacher: 2 Sections of Spanish 1; 1 Section of Spanish 3

    Please contact:  

    Rob Libolt

    High School Principal

    School- 319-849-1102


  • 21 Oct 2018 11:22 AM | Pamela Wesely

    Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids is in need of a maternity substitute for one of their Spanish teachers (Spanish 2 and 4).  The teacher’s due date is November 7th, but baby could arrive early.  The position will last approximately 12 weeks (ending sometime in January depending on when baby is born).   Long term subs in the Cedar Rapids School District are paid $20 (or more depending on experience) an hour.  Please contact Laurie Wery (  If you are interested please contact us ASAP.

  • 21 Oct 2018 10:55 AM | Pamela Wesely

    Liberty High School in North Liberty, IA is seeking a long-term Spanish substitute, beginning in February and ending at the end of April. The position is for Spanish 2 and 3. The school is new with a growing department, so there is a possibility of full-time for next year, if the placement goes well. If interested, please apply as a substitute at: Please also contact

  • 17 Oct 2018 9:22 AM | Paula McDougall


    There is a request for a long-term sub job at Independence High School. The Principal sent me the following e-mail. If you know of someone, please have them contact John Howard.

    Paula McDougall

    My name is John Howard, and I am the 7-12 Principal for Independence Jr/Sr High School. 

    We are searching for a long-term high school Spanish sub for levels 2 and 3. I am not sure of the duration, at this point, but I do know the students are eager to have a substitute in the classroom who knows Spanish. Would this be something you would be interested in doing? I would be more than happy to discuss this with you. Please respond to this e-mail or call me at 319-327-2859. 

    Thank you, in advance, for considering this option. Go Mustangs! 

    John Howard, 7-12 Principal

    Independence Community Schools

    700 20th Avenue SW

    Independence, Iowa 50644

    "Think. Believe. Do"

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