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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Math Educator in Eldora, Iowa

Math Educator

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Math Educator


$46,342.40 - $70,387.20 Annually


Eldora - 50627 - Hardin County, IA

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405 Dept of Human Services - State Training School (Eldora)

Job Number



5/9/2021 11:59 PM Central

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Joel Weeks - (641) 858-5402

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Job Description

The State Training School (STS) at Eldora offers a holistic, social, behavioral, psychiatric, academic, and vocational program that utilizes supportive counseling, behavioral health treatment, and consequences paired with praise and opportunity to males, ages 12 to 18 years old who have been adjudicated delinquent. Services and programs provide individualized evaluation and treatment, and offer comprehensive education with the goal of transitioning young men back to the community. The facility is operated by the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS).

The programs available for residents includes:

  • General education studies

  • Special education programs

  • Title I

  • High School Equivalency Diploma (formerly GED)

  • Competency-based Special Education programs

  • Counseling

Math Education Instructors at the STS are an intricate part of the successful development of young men at the facility. The ability to gain an understanding of basic mathematics and perhaps even greater math skills will be key to lifelong success for these young men. DHS is currently recruiting Math Instructors who want to make a difference. If you enjoy challenging, yet rewarding work helping students find stability in their lives and security in their future, and are proficient in –

  • Handling a diverse caseload of emotionally disordered students with mild to moderate needs

  • Teaching in an individualized manner in an effort to reach the young men in our facility

  • Providing both individual and classroom instruction

– you will want to have a career at the STS.

The State Training School provides an environment rich in educational challenges that will allow you to practice your craft in a meaningful manner with no boring days. You will perfect and grow your ability in Special Education by addressing the educational challenges that come from working with a diverse group of students. You will be a big part of the glue that helps pull these young men together. You will be well served by the existing structure which provides you with administrative office staff and security.

  • Insurance – Health, Dental, Life, Voluntary Life, and Long Term Disability

  • The cost for Medical and Dental is only $54 per month for single coverage

  • Medical and Dentalcoverage for a familyis $221 per month.

  • IPERS (Iowa Public Employee Retirement System)-Fixed Income Pension

  • Deferred Compensation with a State-Funded match similar to a 401K

  • Paid Leave – 9 Holidays, Sick Leave, Family Sick Leave, Vacation, & Military Leave

  • Strong Opportunity for Advancement, Growth, and Development.

To learn more about benefits available to State of Iowa employees visit the benefits ( web page. You may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program which may pay back student loans. is located in Eldora, Iowa, a city of approximately 2,800, located in North Central Iowa. Eldora is the home of the Pine Lake State Park which offers an array of indoor/outdoor recreational activities. Eldora is an Iowa River Greenbelt Community and the Iowa River Greenbelt Scenic Drive winds through a picturesque landscape of valleys, woods, and streams.

Eldora is 45 minutes from Ames and Cedar Falls, 30 minutes from Marshalltown, and only 20 minutes from Iowa Falls. Sportsmen enjoy the great hunting and fishing, and there are many educational opportunities, cultural activities, and entertainment events nearby.

  • Ames, Iowa is the home of the Iowa State University, one of the nation’s largest Universities featuring a premier Engineering school and one of the leading Veterinary and Agricultural schools spurring many new businesses and solid growth.

  • Ames was voted the number one college town in America by the Wall Street Journal.

  • Cedar Falls is the home of the University of Northern Iowa,

  • Iowa Falls is the home of Ellsworth Community College.

  • Wells Fargo Arena is an hour and 15 minutes from the State Training School. NCAA Basketball tournaments, top drawer concerts, and other activities are hosted there. The nation’s finest State Fair and the Iowa Cubs are also only an hour and 15 minutes away.

    The State of Iowa is an EEO/AA Employer

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Applicants must meet teaching certification requirements established by the Iowa Department of Education including completion of an elementary, secondary, or child development program of teacher preparation.

For additional information, please click on this link to view the job description. (

Additional Qualification Requirements

  • Designated positions in this job class require applicants to obtain the required Chauffeur's License and endorsements within a period of time as determined by the appointing authority at the time of hire.

  • For specific positions, the appointing authority may require certain endorsements and approvals as may be established by the Iowa Board of Education Examiners (BOEE). For more information on endorsements, go to the BOEE website at: For class endorsement and approval numbers for licenses issued before October of 1988, go to the BOEE website at:

  • Applicants wishing to be considered for such designated positions must list applicable coursework, experience, certificate, license, or endorsement on the application.

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