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Ames Community School District Resource Plus Teacher *$4,000 Sign-On Bonus* in Ames, Iowa

Resource Plus Teacher $4,000 Sign-On Bonus JobID: 1091

  • Position Type:

    Special Education Teaching/ Instructional Strategist II: ID Secondary

  • Date Posted:


  • Location:

    Ames Middle School


Join Ames Community School District, where your journey matters! ACSD promotes an educational environment that is racially, ethnically, linguistically, and culturally diverse to broaden students' academic experience and to enrich our District. We are focused on creating and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion within the organizational culture and in our community.Ames Middle School is seeking a Strategist II: ID Teacher for the 2023-24 school year. This position includes a $4,000 sign-on bonus paid over three years.MISSION STATEMENTThe mission of the Ames Community School District is to ensure that all learners develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes, values, and personal esteem necessary to grow in and shape a changing society.

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 effective 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 professionals.

  • Engages in professional growth.

  • Creates a sense of belonging and welcoming environment for all students and staff.

  • Attends work on a consistent and punctual basis.

  • Onsite work required.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Valid Iowa teaching license.

  • Strategist II: ID Endorsement or willingness to obtain required.

  • Ability to pass a background check required.

Closing Date:Open until filled Candidates, please follow the link to apply online: https://www.applitrack.com/amesk12/OnlineApp/JobPostings/View.asp?AppliTrackJobId=1091All employees of the Ames Community School District must pass a background check. ACSD is an E-Verify employer.To learn more about the Ames Community School District, visit our websites:

  • District Website (http://www.ames.k12.ia.us/)

  • Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/AmesCommunitySchoolDistrict/)

  • Twitter

  • YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/user/OfficialACSD)

  • Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/acsdnews/)

  • Amazing Magazine (http://www.ames.k12.ia.us/district/departments/school-community-media-relations/amazing-magazine/)

It is the policy of the Ames 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 Sharday Grove, Acting Human Resources Director, sharday.grove@ames.k12.ia.us, District Offices, 2005 24th St. Ames, IA 50010, (515) 268-6610.