West Lyon Community School District is taking applications for the following positions:

- Business Manager

West Lyon Community School District, Inwood, Iowa is seeking candidates for the position of School Business Official and School Board Secretary.

West Lyon CSD is a Preschool-12th, single building school with more than 900 students. It is located in northwest Iowa, approximately 20 miles from Sioux Falls, SD.

Candidates must have or be eligible for an Iowa School Business Official Authorization. At a minimum, an associate’s degree in accounting or 60 semester hours of coursework in accounting or business (of which 9 semester hours must be in accounting) is required. Three or more years of experience as an SBO is preferred. Other comparable qualifications will be considered. Applicants must be able to successfully complete an Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and National Criminal History background check. Strong communication, management, supervision, budgeting, and technology skills are required. Familiarity with government accounting and experience with State and Federal Government reporting is necessary. This position will also serve as Board Secretary.

West Lyon CSD offers its employees a strong salary and benefit package that is commensurate with current skills, knowledge in the field, and work history. A job description for this opening can be found here. This position will remain open until a qualified applicant is employed.

Candidates may apply on-line at TeachIowa.gov, download the Business Manager application form linked below, or contact the Superintendent Shawn Kreman’s office for an application.


- Agricultural Education Instructor:
West Lyon Community School District is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated candidate to become the next 9-12 Agricultural Education instructor. Classes taught include Ag Business, Principles of Ag, and other Ag related classes as specified in the state standards for Agriculture, including an 8th grade exploratory course. In addition, the Agricultural Education Instructor will serve as co-advisor of the local FFA chapter and promote FFA activities as an integral part of the agricultural education experience.

The preferred candidate will be licensed in both 5-12 Agricultural and 5-12 Biological Science, or 5-12 General Science, or be able to obtain an endorsement in a science as this instructor may be teaching a pre-biology class and/or integrated science. To view the full list of job responsibilities and instructions for application, click here.

- Industrial Technology Teacher
West Lyon Community School District is seeking a progressive educator to become the next 9-12 Industrial Technology Instructor. This position will have an emphasis in manufacturing both wood and metal, teaching such classes that meet the Iowa Standards for Industrial Technology. The prospective candidate will demonstrate an enjoyment in working with teenagers, be experienced in working with various tools in a shop setting and continuing the expansion of the industrial technology program. This instructor will join a two-person department and benefit from a collaborative environment that focuses on designing learning experiences to meet the needs of the 21st century working environment. To view the full list of job responsibilities and instructions for application, click here.

- Substitute Food Service Worker

West Lyon has openings in its Nutrition Department for Substitute Cooks.  Substitutes are called to cover for nutrition staff employees when they are absent from work. If you are looking for part time employment in a fun work environment, this might be the position for you.

- School Bus Driver
Open positions are for substitute/activity drivers for the 2019-20 school year.  Candidates must have or be able to obtain a Class B Commercial Driver License with a School Bus Endorsement and a passenger endorsement. Completion of a post offer/pre-employment drug-screening test is mandatory.  Candidates must also obtain a Medical Examiners Certificate (DOT physical).  Upon initial hire by the district, applicants must complete the state mandated School Transportation Operation Program, which is a seventeen hour bus driver training course.  No experience is necessary.  The district is willing to train and assist qualified, interested applicants in getting their CDL and endorsements.

These positions will remain open until qualified candidates have been employed.

It is the policy of the West Lyon Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) 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 contact the Superintendent, West Lyon CSD, 1787 182nd Street, Inwood, IA 51240, (712) 753-4917 or superintendent@wlwildcats.org.

NOTE: the downloaded document is a MS Word document.