Human Resources


Certification Requirements for Teachers

Applicants for teaching positions with the Iberia Parish School System must possess, or be eligible for, a Louisiana Teacher's Certificate. To be eligible for a Louisiana Teacher's Certificate, a person must complete a teacher training program, possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and make the qualifying scores on the PRAXIS Exam. The PRAXIS scores are established by the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE).

Persons who possess a valid out-of-state teacher's certificate must comply with the PRAXIS requirements to receive a Louisiana Teacher's Certificate.

Information concerning the PRAXIS can be obtained by contacting the following agencies:

  1. Louisiana State Department of Education
  2. Educational Testing Service

Job Application Procedure

Prospective teachers and all other applicants must complete and submit written applications to the Human Resources Office of the Iberia Parish School Board, located in the Administrative Office located at 1500 Jane Street, New Iberia, Louisiana.

Interviews for all positions will be scheduled through the Human Resources Department. Vacancies are linked to this page, and can also be found at TeachLouisiana

For further information regarding jobs and job applications, contact:

Jackie Jones
Director of Human Resources
Iberia Parish School Board
P. O. Box 200
New Iberia, LA 70562-0200

Louisiana Child Protection Act

In accordance with the Louisiana Child Protection Act, all employees of the Iberia Parish School System must submit to fingerprinting and a criminal records check by the Office of the State Police.

Pre-employment Medical Examination

School bus drivers and lunchroom workers are required, as a condition of employment prior to final approval for active employment, to submit to a pre-employment medical examination by a Board-approved physician for his/her applicable job classification. In addition to the medical examination, school bus drivers and other heavy equipment drivers are required to submit to drug screening prior to final approval for active employment.