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We R Riverside, and so R You!

Riverside Community School District serves around 700 students from the communities of Carson, Macedonia and Oakland, Iowa. Since we are roughly 30 minutes east of Omaha/Council Bluffs area, you can enjoy everything that a large city offers while working in a close-knit community.

While we may be spread out across three communities, we are united in one vision.

You Can Expect...

to find a community that supports their school, from completing back-to-school wish lists to volunteering and organizing alumni events. You'll also have new staff orientation, professional development, and supportive colleagues who prioritize students' academic and social growth. We celebrate our staff and the hard work they put into providing our students an exceptional education!

We Expect...

our staff to recognize the role they play in teaching students the skills they need for life-long success. Every adult on campus is in a position to help student set high expectations for themselves academically, behaviorally, and in their extracurricular interests. By capturing kids' hearts, we can have an impact that changes their lives. School should be place where students feel supported and safe while enjoying learning.

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Job Openings

Persons interested in a licensed position will have an opportunity to apply and qualify for licensed positions in the school district in accordance with applicable laws and school district polices regarding equal employment. All job openings will be submitted to the Iowa Department of Education for posting on Iowa Works, the online state job posting system. 

All openings will also be posted on the district website. All open positions are open to internal candidates for one week before external candidates are considered. The board will employ licensed employees after receiving a recommendation from the superintendent. All jobs are also posted on Iowa Works.


Dr. Stephanie Anderson, Superintendent
Phone (712) 484-2212 Fax (712) 484-3957
330 Pleasant Street
P.O. Box 218
Carson, Iowa 51525

Below is a link to the Riverside Community School District job application form. Download the form and it is a fillable PDF or print off the form. Fill out the information, then email the completed application to

Click to Download Application - PDF

Background check forms: Form 1 and Form 2 (Please complete both and submit them with your application)

I-9 Instructions for New Employees


Dr. Stephanie Anderson
PO Box 218, 330 Pleasant Street
Carson, IA 51525
Fax: 712-484-3957

The Riverside Community School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, socioeconomic status, or disability in its educational programs and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or disability in its employment practices, or as otherwise prohibited by statute or regulation. For more information or concerns regarding educational programs or activities, employment practices or information regarding the grievance procedure, contact Dr. Stephanie Anderson, Equity Coordinator, Riverside Community School District, 330 Pleasant Street, PO Box 218, Carson, IA 51525, 712-484-2212, or email