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 Iowa Department of Ed. Part-time position available immediately. The Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing Co-Chair for State Lead will serve at a statewide level to provide collaboration, leadership, and guidance for the state of Iowa. The position may be located anywhere in the state and will collaborate with the Iowa Department of Education and Audiologist Co-Chair to provide teacher of the d/hh leadership and guidance, convene and facilitate hearing leadership group and develop a 3 to 5 year hearing plan for the statewide system of support services. The position will prioritize topics for teacher of the d/hh professional learning and maintain an electronic repository of tools, materials and resources on a predetermined site.