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   Iola ISD.

  • Secondary Spanish Teacher

    Iola ISD is seeking a Spanish Teacher for the upcoming school year. 

    The teacher will be responsible for educating students on the culture and history of Spanish-speaking countries, so an overall interest in these topics is important.

    Other Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Creating lesson plans
    • Preparing classroom activities
    • Organizing teaching materials
    • Evaluating student performance
    • Maintaining classroom records
    • Meeting with parents, teachers and other professionals
    • Participating in campus events
    • Use a variety of teaching tools for the purpose of teaching students to read, write, and speak Spanish. 
    The teacher will be expected to teach at many different levels of proficiency.

    Salary will be based on experience and follow the current salary schedule for Iola ISD. 

    All applicants must also submit a criminal history record check application through Career Portal
  • Junior High Mathematics Teacher

    Iola ISD is seeking a Secondary Mathematics teacher, specifically for Junior High.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Teaches courses in mathematics to secondary students
    • Utilizes an adopted course of study, instructional program guidelines, and other materials in planning and developing lesson plans and teaching outlines. 
    • Pursues a variety of methodology in teaching and instructing, including lectures, demonstrations, discussions, and hands-on experiences. 
    • Conducts teaching and instructional activities, using educational equipment, materials, books, and other learning aids. 
    • Reviews, analyzes and evaluates the history, background, and assessment of students in designing instructional programs to meet individual educational needs. 
    • Provides group and individual instruction to motivate students,
    • Maintains appropriate standards of behavior, using behavioral management strategies and techniques, including positive reinforcement and behavior shaping procedures. 
    • Counsels, confers with and communicates with parents, school, and District personnel regarding student progress, and in the interpretation of the educational program. 
    Salary is dependent on the years of experience and the adopted schedule by the Board of Trustees.
  • Elementary Counselor

    Iola ISD is seeking a school counselor for the Elementary Campus
    Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Responsible for student scheduling
    • Provides direct support service to individual students, small groups, and classrooms.
    • Completes assessments, referrals, and counseling with students and families.
    • Oversees implementation of specific schools programs. Consults with other professional staff and outside agencies and other organizations.
    • Develops and maintains family outreach programs and community partnerships.
    • Serves as a member of the family support team and other school based teams.
    • Completes written reports as needed or as requested by Principal, teachers, or parents.
    • Completes reports as required by Federal, State and local agencies.
    • Conduct professional development workshop on identifying at-risk students.
    • Make oral presentations of assessments, diagnostics, home visits, and observations.
    • Understands the rules, regulations, and role of test administrator
    Iola ISD will follow the adopted salary schedule.

    All applicants must also fill out a Criminal History Record Check on CareerPortal.
  • Elementary Teacher

    Iola ISD is seeking a certified Elementary Teacher for the upcoming school year.

    Primary Purpose:
    Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth.  Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.

    • Bachelor's degree from accredited university
    • Valid Texas teaching certificate
    • Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject areas
    Special Knowledge/Skills:
    • General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
    • Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
    • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
    • At least one year student teaching or approved internship.

    Major Responsibilities and Duties:
    Instructional Strategies:
    • Develop and implement lesson plans that facilitate requirements of the district's curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required.
    • Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles.
    • Present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policy, and administrative regulations.
    • Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.
    • Must be willing to implement small-group instruction.
    • Work cooperatively with the special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established and individual education plans.
    • Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
    • Plan and supervise assignment of teacher aides and volunteers.
    • Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.

    Student Growth and Development:
    • Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits.
    • Conduct ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal methods.
    • Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.
    • Be a positive role model for students, support mission of school district.

    • Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.
    • Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
    • Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.

    Professional Growth and Development:
    • Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
    • Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
    • Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.
    • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:
    • Supervise assigned teacher aide(s) and/or volunteers.

    Working Conditions:
    Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
    • Maintain emotional control under stress. Lifting more than 30 lb. Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing. Move small stocks to textbooks, media equipment, and other classroom equipment.
    **All applicants must complete a separate Criminal Background History Check online through the same application process**

    **This candidate must possess a valid Texas Teaching Certificate**
  • Cheer Coach

    Iola ISD is seeking a Cheer Coach that is responsible for coaching student athletes in competitive Cheerleader techniques to prepare them for events or competition. Position motivates student athletes to develop an appreciation of the sport.

    Some duties may include:
    • Works with cheerleaders during practices and meets. 
    • Holds organizational meetings for team prospects and encourages students to participate.
    • Assesses skills and assigns team positions.
    • Develops a regular practice schedule and organizes practice time to provide both individual and team development.
    • Works with the athletics director in scheduling facilities for practices and competition.
    • Coaches and instructs cheerleaders, individually or in groups, regarding the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport. 
    All applicants must submit a criminal history record check through Career Portal

    Contact Brian Fowler at for more information.
  • Substitute Custodian

    The custodian will keep the district buildings in such a state of operating excellence that they present no problems or interruptions to the educational program. The custodian will perform assigned custodial duties and repairs and receives supervision.  Please contact Dave Jordan at 936-394-2361 Ext. 169.  Apply in person or online.  

    Once your application is complete, you must also complete the CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK application online!
  • Custodian - Full time

    The custodian will keep the district buildings in such a state of operating excellence that they present no problems or interruptions to the educational program. The custodian will perform assigned custodial duties and repairs and receives supervision.  Please contact Dave Jordan at 936-394-6598.  Apply in person or online.  

    Once your application is complete, you must also complete the CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK application online!
  • Cafeteria Worker

    The cafeteria worker prepares and serves cafeteria food, and maintains the cafeteria and dining area in sanitary condition.
    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Preparing all menu items using established policies and procedures.
    • Assisting with the training of new employees.
    • Assureing menu items are prepared in sufficient quantities to satisfy volumes.
    • Serveing food in proper pre-determined portion sizes.
    • Cleaning cafeteria including serving area continually.
    • Cleaning cafeteria area before and after school hours.
    • Maintains appearance of all equipment and serving counters.
    Please apply online and also fill out a criminal history record check application through Career Portal

  • Substitute Teacher

    Iola ISD is seeking substitute teachers for the current school year.

    Persons interested in substitute teaching should complete an online application.

    All applicants must submit a criminal history records check application through Career Portal.  
  • Transportation Position

    • Iola ISD is seeking a self-motivated person for a full-time position with the district.  The qualified individual will possess the following:
    • 1.  The ability to obtain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within 90 days of hire
    • 2.  Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
    • 3.  Must have a working knowledge of mechanical and 12V electrical systems
    • 4.  Must be organized and detail-oriented to maintain the supplies necessary for maximum effectiveness of the daily shop routine.
    • 5.  Must be a team player who is flexible and willing to accommodate unexpected changes in standard job duties.
    • ***Occasional additional job duties may include washing busses, assisting with HVAC, shop inventory, and field trip driver.
    All applicants must submit a Criminal History Record Check application through Career Portal