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If you are a world language teacher in the state of Iowa who is looking for a job, please take a moment to browse through these listings.  You can also find postings at where schools are legally required to post all available positions. 


This service is intended to help Iowa schools and teachers advertise and to find positions at any level (elementary, middle school, secondary, or post-secondary) in the state of Iowa. Submissions (made as blog posts) may be made by individual teachers, school administrators, or human resource officers, but this person or school must be registered as a "Member" on our website to do so (Click the Membership tab at left). In the space below please describe the position using the exact wording you would like published. Be sure to include: title, FTE, location, duties, application deadline, contact information, as well as any other information an applicant may find useful.

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  • 18 Apr 2024 10:55 AM | Marli Jefferson

    The Department of World Languages & Cultures invites applications for adjunct instructors of Spanish to teach various levels of Spanish and/or medical Spanish courses. This appointment will begin on August 26, 2024. Instruction will be delivered in person from at Drake's campus. (We may consider online instruction for a strong candidate).


    • Master's Degree and language teaching experience required.
    • Must have native or near-native proficiency.
    • Preferred candidates will have experience in teaching Medical Spanish and interpretation courses

    To apply and more information, please visit our website:

    Have Questions?

    Questions about this positions or working in the Department can be directed to Dr. Chinatsu Sazawa, Chair, Department of World Languages & Cultures at

    Question about the application process, working at Drake, reasonable accommodations, benefits, or additional information about Drake or Des Moines, Iowa may be directed to Drake Human Resources. You can best reach us at

  • 31 Jul 2023 11:37 AM | Chinatsu Sazawa

    The Department of World Languages & Cultures invites applications for an adjunct instructor of German to teach a third-semester German course for the fall semester, starting August 28, 2023.

    Minimum Qualifications include a Master's Degree, language teaching experience, and native or near-native proficiency in English and German. 

    Further application information is available on the job portal site:

    Please direct any questions to Chinatsu Sazawa, Chair of World Languages & Cultures, at

  • 18 Sep 2022 8:27 AM | Melissa Newell (Administrator)

    Prairie Ridge Middle School has a second semester opening for a Spanish or French position. Current staff can teach both languages so we have flexibility.  We would love to fill the position with someone permanently but It can also be filled as a long term substitute position with someone who has  a teaching license and basic language skills in one of the languages. It is a 9 week 6th and 7th grade exploratory class. Position is posted on the Ankeny School website.

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