Join our Team

Working here is more than a career. Each employee helps shape the lives of the students we serve.

With 22 schools and 15,000 students, there’s an opportunity for everyone to find their place in the Sioux City Community School District.

Join Our Team

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Lead with Care

Beyond every door is a welcoming, diverse, and supportive culture that listens to and celebrates every employee with respect, kindness, and integrity.

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Achieve Excellence

Raising the bar and setting high standards are necessary to ensure that all students are successful. Our district greatly supports continuous improvement; holds our practice and our work to the highest possible standards; and nurtures a culture of creativity and inquiry that supports innovation and progress. 

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Foster Relationships

Collaboration is vital to our success; strong partnerships are built on trust and open and honest communication, and positive feedback promotes professional growth, innovation, and streamlines engagement.


Be part of a supportive environment, pursue your passions, and experience what it feels like to inspire the next generation of students.

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Pay that Matters (23-24)

base salary
for New Teachers

base pay
for Food Service

base pay
for Instructional Assistants
(wage increases based on experience or endorsements)

for Bus Assistants
(Free CDL training available)

base pay
for Bus Drivers

base pay
for Maintenance & Custodians 

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Discover Sioux City

Situated in northwest Iowa, Sioux City prides itself on offering the benefits of a large city with a low cost of living. From local dining, hiking trails and city parks, and a wide variety of entertainment and shopping, Sioux City could be your home away from home. 

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Words from our Staff

Shawn O, High School Teacher

I like my role as an English teacher with Sioux City Community Schools because there's a good mix of structure and predictability - enough structure to feel confident and capable in my role, but enough variability to never get bored.

Shawn O., High School Teacher

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Are you Ready to Help our Students Believe, Achieve, and Succeed? 

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