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Be the One — Come Teach at CRCSD!

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Are you the one to ignite the potential in a student? Are you the one to create the aha moments for learners? Are you the one to make a difference and shape the future? If you said yes, then we want you at CRCSD!

Cedar Rapids Community School District is looking for dedicated people who want to serve their community and students. Our employees are passionate about equity and guiding every student on a pathway to success. We offer a wide range of opportunities for students: magnet schools, a community service-based high school education program, and a robust English language learners program.


When you join the Cedar Rapids School District, you get more than just a paycheck. We offer our eligible employees generous benefits package which includes:


CRCSD has you covered to help ensure you and your family stay healthy.

  • Health Insurance with prescriptions– We offer 4 different types of health plans allowing employees to choose the best option to fit their needs. The district also contributes around $700 per month towards the cost of coverage no matter which plan you choose.
  • Dental Insurance – Keep your pearly whites healthy with coverage that helps cover routine visits and procedures.
  • Vision Insurance – We offer a vision insurance plan for employees and their families.
  • Life & Disability Insurance – It’s best to be prepared! CRCSD offers options for life and disability insurance at no cost to our employees. As well as the option to select additional voluntary supplemental and dependent life insurance options.
  • Health Care Flex Spending Account – CRCSD offers eligible employees a flex spending health savings account.
  • Dependent Care Flex Spending Account – Eligible employees can receive a flexible dependent care spending account.


CRCSD cares about your future and offers a way to plan for your retirement.

  • IPERS Retirement Fund
  • Retirement Investors’ Club (403b)

Work-Life Balance:

As fun as it is to work at Cedar Rapids Community School District, we understand you work to live, not live to work. We offer generous time off packages so you can spend time with your family and friends!

  • Paid holidays
  • PTO
  • Sick Time Off
  • Participate in the Virgin Pulse wellness incentive

Employee Assistance Program:

CRCSD cares about our employees! That’s why we offer free and confidential professional short-term counseling to our employees who may have personal and/or work-related issues that they would like assistance with.

Thank you for considering the Cedar Rapids Community School District!

Please take a look around at our job openings and consider joining our team! We serve our students, families, and community—and we’d love for you to be a part of this meaningful work. Whether you’re a teacher, bus driver, food staff member, paraeducator, crossing guard, or administrator . . . we need and WANT you!

Dr. Grover

Meet Darius Ballard

Key contact

Human Resources

Apply today!