Careers

Are you looking for a challenging position with an innovative organization that's making a difference in the lives of Iowa students? Make iJAG your destination.Do you have a deep belief in the potential of all kids?  This is your opportunity to make a difference!  iJAG is a premier school-to-work organization building hope and resiliency in the lives of thousands of students annually.  Specialists bring relationships and relevance into the classroom through engaging project based learning opportunities on a daily basis. 

iJAG is building a "Future Ready" workforce. We are responsible for over 19 years of success with students - iJAG provides a  leadership and career readiness program to students who have experienced trauma andmultiple barriers to success. Our program develops projects that are connected to performance competencies which are needed in order for our students to: succeed in school, thrive in the workplace, and lead productive and fulfilling lives. Our vision is to lead every iJAG student to graduation, post-secondary education, a successful career, and life-long learning.

iJAG is committed to making education in Iowa even better. We are doing this by working closely with school districts across the state to decrease dropout rates and increase graduation rates. We are also responsible for guiding and helping develop students who are at the highest risk of disengaging and/or dropping out of school. iJAG students need additional support - are you up to the challenge?

If you're a highly motivated and self-disciplined individual looking for exciting mission-driven work. You may have the special capabilities to succeed in iJAG classroom. 


Current Openings:

All interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to:

Education Specialist - Middle School (Mason City)
iJAG seeks a middle school Education Specialist to fill a position at the Mason City Community School District at John Adams Middle SchoolThe Specialist will facilitate our learner centered program working with 7-8 graders.  This full-time, 12 month position requires a dedicated individual who is confident, a self-starter and will work collaboratively with our school and community partners. Preferred experience: working with middle school youth facing multiple challenges, developing and implementing the project-based method of instruction, school-to-work transition, career guidance, and facilitating a student lead organization. Click on the heading above to learn more!

Education Specialist - 9/10 Program (Davenport - 2 positions)
iJAG seeks two (2) high school Education Specialists to fill positions at the Davenport Community School District.  One position at Davenport Central High School and one position at Davenport West High SchoolThe Specialist will facilitate our learner centered program working with 9-10 graders.  This full-time, 12 month position requires a dedicated educator who is confident, a self-starter and can work collaboratively with our school and community partners. Experience working with youth, developing and implementing project-based and experiential education, school-to-work transition, career guidance, and service learning is preferred.   

iJAG (Iowa Jobs for America's Graduates)
Attn: Hiring Committee
Grimes Building, 3rd Floor
400 E. 14th Street
Des Moines, Iowa50319

Fax: 515-242-5618

Email: Susan.Hanson2@Iowa.gov