North Union Community School District

Employment Opportunities

Teaching Positions:

Support Staff Positions:

Bus Drivers

Extracurricular Positions:

Head Coach – Boys Golf
Contact Alex Fisher at if interested.

Assistant Coach – Boys Baseball
Contact Steve Ryan at if interested.

Assistant Coach – Girls Softball
Contact Steve Ryan at if interested.

Season: May-July (Pre season requirements TBD)
Basic Function: To support each participating student in achieving a higher level of skill, an enhanced appreciation for the values of discipline, teamwork and sportsmanship, and an increased level of self-esteem. All coaches and sponsors should be dedicated to developing successful programs, considering not only win/loss records but, especially, the overall purpose of achieving personal growth through participation and competition. Promote the overall mission of the school system, and work to maximize the educational opportunities available to each student.
– Assist in organizing, conducting, and evaluating daily practices.
– Maintaining, inventory and periodic safety checks of equipment, supplies, and facilities in his/her care.
– Assist in supervising locker rooms and facilities until all students leave.
– Assuring necessary medical attention.
– Attending all Varsity games, matches, and/or meets when not scouting (when applicable).
– Attending all required Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) and/or Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU) meetings and submission of all required IHSAA/IGHSAU paperwork.
– Scouting, when directed by the Head Varsity Coach.
– Attending all meetings called by the Head Coach.
– Establish and enforce all regulations of North Union Schools, the IHSAA and/or the IGHSAU, including informing the participants of these policies (Good Conduct, transportation regulations, etc.).
– Promote and remain loyal to the philosophies of the Head Coach.
– Provide feedback and communicate with the Head Coach and/or Activities Director about individual and team issues.
– Conducting self in a sportsmanlike manner while modeling and promoting the high ideals of sportsmanship with colleagues and the team.
– Model the highest level of integrity and ethical behavior.
– Know the rules of your sport.
– Attending clinics and reading literature to stay abreast of changes in activity.
– Supply the Activities Director with the forms, team information, summary, statistics, and school records in order for them to run the department effectively and efficiently.
– Communicate with the administration, faculty, Activities Director., parents, students, and staff members in an effort to have an effective and efficient Activities Department.
– Work hard. Be positive. Be on time. Specifications/Qualifications: Education & Experience:
– Iowa Coaching Endorsement or Coaching Authorization as mandated by the Iowa Department of Education, Iowa Board of Educational Examiners, Iowa High School Athletic Association, and Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union.
– Background Check
– Prior coaching experience  preferred
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Working Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Application Procedure for Teaching Positions:

Application Procedure for ParaProfessional & Extracurricular Positions

The following items are required for a complete and active file:

Cover Letter

  • Completed application form (see below)
  • Evidence of licensure (if required for the position)
  • Incomplete and inactive files will be destroyed.

Application Form:

To complete the application:

  • To complete the application using Word, click on the link above and save it to your desktop.
  • Place the cursor to the right of question #1 and type your answers.
  • Hit the tab key to move to the next question.
  • Once all questions are completed save as a word file and print the forms, sign where required and deliver in person or by U.S. Mail to the address below.

North Union CSD
600 4th Avenue
Armstrong, IA 50514



The North Union Community School District shall provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity laws, directives and regulations of federal, state and local governing bodies and agencies. The district shall take affirmative action in recruitment, appointment, assignment and advancement of women, minorities and disabled. Employees shall be given notice of this policy annually.

Individuals who file an application with the school district will be given consideration for employment if they meet or exceed the qualifications set by the board, administration and State Department of Education for the position for which they apply. In employing school district personnel, the board shall consider the qualifications, credentials, and records of the applicants without regard to race, color, creed, sex, marital status, national origin, religion, age or disability. In keeping with the law, the board shall consider the veteran status of applicants.

It is also the policy of this agency to provide a fair and supportive work environment for all employees regardless of their gender, race, national origin, religion, age, marital status or disability. Harassment of a sexual nature or with demeaning intent related to race, national origin, gender, disability, age, marital status, or religion, made by one employee to another is a violation of this policy.

Inquiries by employees or applicants for employment regarding compliance with equal employment opportunity and affirmative action shall be directed to the Affirmative Action Coordinator-North Union Community School District-Armstrong, IA 50514. Inquiries may also be directed, in writing, to the Iowa Civil Right Department or to the Director of the Region VII Office of Civil Rights Department of Education, Kansas City, Missouri. Such inquiry or complaint to the state or federal office may be done instead of or in addition to, an inquiry or complaint at the local level.

Further information and copies of the procedures for filing a complaint are available in the district’s central administration office and the administrative office in each district attendance center.

Date of Adoption: June 19, 1989
Dates of Revision: September 17, 1990
May 18, 1992
CROSS REFS:   401.1 Equal Opportunity Employment/Affirmative Action