Are you passionate about student achievement and improving schools? At Northwest AEA, we're always looking for the area's most committed and talented employees who are dedicated to helping the agency provide visionary leadership and quality, student-centered services. 

We provide a very family-friendly climate that promotes the enjoyment of work and the opportunity for professional growth. In return, we challenge our employees to give their all so that students, teachers and schools can improve.

Check out our current job openings to see where your knowledge, skills and abilities can be utilized, and complete the application process to be considered for a great job at Northwest AEA!

All posted vacancies require application materials to be completed in order to be considered.  Application materials will be forwarded to the hiring supervisor/committee for the screening and interview process.

Applicants may complete the application form online or download and send in with other application materials.  Applications and release forms are also available in the Administrative Office, 1520 Morningside Ave., Sioux City, IA 51106 or by calling 712-222-6114 or 712-222-6004.

The application is considered complete when all of the following have been received:
Completed Application Form (accepted from Teach Iowa only)

Certified/Licensed applicants also include:

  • Copy of academic transcripts (if hired, official transcripts are required)
  • Copy of professional license(s)/credentials
  • Three letters of recommendation

Application materials will not be returned.  All applications are for a specific position and will be considered active until the position has been filled.


We have been asked to post a new statewide position for the AEA system and the Iowa Department of Ed. This position will support the development and maintenance of a web-based special education procedural guidance tool.  Based on the applicant pool and input from interviews, the position may be full-time or split into two part-time opportunities. Interested applicants are encouraged to have a conversation with their director/ supervisor prior to applying. The information for you to post is below. It can come down after April 16th. Any questions you might have can be directed to Annette Hyde at