South O'Brien School District

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Coming together as ONE, we are South O'Brien.





Classified Staff Handbook 2019-20

Certified Staff Handbook 2019-20


Superintendent Application Information

The Board of Education of the South O’Brien CSD is seeking a highly qualified, visionary, and fully certified educational leader to serve as Superintendent of Schools, beginning July 1, 2020.

Information about South O’Brien and the Superintendent position.

Application Form – Completed applications must be emailed no later than Friday, January 17, 2020. Email addresses are listed in the Information document.

Job Openings:

South O’Brien School is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

  • Teaching Positions
    • Family Consumer Science Teacher (grades 7-12)
    • Secondary Guidance Counselor
    • Drivers Education (driving only) Instructor
    • Elementary 3rd Grade Classroom Teacher
    • Substitute Teachers
  • Administrative Positions
    • Superintendent – information specific to this position is above.
  • Coaching Positions
    • Assistant Track Coach
    • Assistant Baseball Coach
    • Junior High Track Coach
    • Junior High Softball Coach
  • Paraeducator Positions
    • Substitute Paraeducators
  • Other Positions
    • Substitute Bus Drivers
    • Substitute Custodians

*Review of applications will begin immediately upon receipt and continue until the positions are filled.

Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to:

Dan Moore, Superintendent
216 South Rutledge, PO Box 638
Paullina, IA 51046-0638
Phone 712-949-2115
Fax 712-949-2149

SOCSD is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer.

South O’Brien is located mostly in O’Brien County, Iowa. The district includes the communities of Paullina, Primghar, Sutherland, Calumet, Gaza, and Germantown. School sites are PK-6 in Primghar and 7-12 in Paullina.

Updated: January 24, 2020