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Peaster ISD - (Area 4)  2/20/2018  
Seeking Agriculture Science Teacher for 2018-2019 School Year
3 Teacher Department
Looking for an energetic, motivated individual to play a significant role in an active, successful & well-rounded 3A program with 200+ FFA members.
Contract: 12 Month (226 Days) + $4K Stipend
Peaster ISD Pay Scale: 2017-2018 Pay Scale
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree with Valid Certification and Endorsements in Subject Area
Assignment: Primary focus on 3 or more sections of 9th Grade Principles of Agriculture. Possible Plant or Animal Science pathways to fill the remainder of the schedule.
Emphasis on Swine SAE’s, possibly some Sheep & Goats
Attend Major Stock Shows and Parker County Stock Show in June
LDE’s, CDE’s & Speaking Contests
AET Record Books & Awards
Two Ag Trucks and multiple trailers for school use.
New Greenhouse
School Farm with outstanding new Swine Facilities
Applicant must have Class B CDL with P & S endorsements, or willing and able to obtain.
Application at www.peaster.net
Email Resume’ and Cover Letter to Paul Casey – CTE Director pcasey@peaster.net
The position is open until filled. Begin interviews week of April 9, 2018

Skidmore-Tynan ISD - (Area 10)  2/15/2018  
Seeking Agriculture Teacher for 2018-19 School Year
2 Teacher Agricultural Science Department
A teacher in the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Cluster must perform many duties to facilitate a successful program.  It is the responsibility of the teacher to organize and conduct an instructional program that will provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in areas assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth.  Additionally, the teacher will enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.
Skidmore-Tynan ISD offers an extended days contract (226) for Agriculture teachers and travel stipend.  
Qualifications 
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
A valid teaching certificate with required endorsements or required training for subject level assigned and meet local qualification requirements based on experience 
Experience:  successful student teaching experience or approved field experience 
Major Responsibilities and Knowledge/Skills 
Strong organizational skills, communication, and interpersonal skills
Oversee SAE Projects
Serve as an advisor to the school FFA Program, including competing in contests at district, area, and state level
Be willing to work extended hours and weekends and travel with students
Utilize Record book system and help students apply for awards and scholarships
Class “B” CDL license required with Passenger and School Bus endorsements or willingness to obtain endorsements
Truck and trailer are provided for use in the course of your duties
Ability to train a variety of LDE/CDEs as well as participate in all aspects of FFA
Active participation in Local & Major Livestock shows/Competitions
Teaching PAFNR and other classes to be determined
Candidates must apply online at www.stbobcats.net 
Please contact the following if you have any questions.
Principal, Hank Looney: hank.looney@stbobcats.net
Ag Teacher, Domingo Garcia: domingo.garcia@stbobcats.net 

Jayton-Girard ISD - (Area 2)  2/15/2018  
Seeking High School Agricultural Science Teacher 
Competitive Salary 
Length of Contract: 12 months 
Position Summary:
Provide instruction in the agricultural science program.
Serve as advisor to the local FFA
Position Requirements:
Valid Texas teaching certificate in agricultural science.
Send resume to:
Trig Overbo, Superintendent
Toverbo@esc17.net
Application Deadline: Until filled

Livingston ISD - (Area 9)  2/15/2018  

Seeking Agriculture Teacher for 2018-19 School Year
5 teacher Agricultural Science Department
A teacher in the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Cluster must perform many duties to facilitate a successful program. It is the responsibility of the teacher to organize and conduct an instructional program that will provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in areas assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.
Seeking an active FFA Advisor to support CDE’s, LDE’s and build enthusiasm in the FFA program, especially with incoming freshmen.
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university.
A valid teaching certificate with required endorsements or required training for subject level assigned.
Experience:  successful student teaching experience or approved internship required, multiple years’ experience preferred. 
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior.
Strong organizational skills, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Oversee SAE Projects.
Serve as an advisor to the school FFA Program, including competing in contests at district, area, and state level.
Be willing to work extended hours and weekends and travel with students.
Have knowledge of Record book system and help students apply for awards and scholarships.
Class “B” CDL license required with Passenger and School Bus endorsements
Length of contract: 12 months
Ag trucks and trailers are provided for use in the course of your duties
School farm available, State of the Art Ag. Mech., Poultry Science and Greenhouse Facilities as well as new Ag farm tractor with all implements and storage facility
Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate in agriculture
Ability to train a variety of LCE/CDE as well as participate in all aspects of FFA
Ability to work with students on SAE projects/ AET Record Books/Student Awards
Active participation in Local & Major Livestock shows/Competitions
Teaching PAFNR and other classes to be determined
Candidates must apply online at www.livingstonisd.com/Employment
Contact emails: Principal, pdrake@livingstonisd.com Associate Principal and CTE Facilitator lcummins@livingstonisd.com
Other contact numbers: (936)-328-8600, address: 400 FM 350 South, Livingston Texas, 77351
The position is open until filled

 


Marshall ISD - (Area 6)  2/14/2018  
Far East Texas
Seeking Certified Agriculture Science Teacher 
10-month contract - $9000 stipend for FFA Advisor + Incentive Pay Possibilities for Success through FFA
Pay scale located on Marshall ISD website 
District pays portion of medical insurance
5-Agscience Instructors
340 FFA Members (we were at 658 members 5 years ago)
**In the re-build process with HUGE push for student success
20x50 Greenhouse
School Ag. Farm for student projects
School trucks and trailers available
Classes vary based on applicant abilities and desires
Strong support from Administration, Parents and Local School Board
Train competitive LDE, CDE, Speakers, and assist in scholarships and degrees
AET experience is a must, or willing to learn
Attend major Livestock Shows/late March County Livestock Stock Show
Primary animal project responsibility will be sheep and goats (chickens and rabbits also a possibility)
CDL or willing to obtain
Help prepare students for District, Area, and State Officer positions
Willing to work evenings and weekends with overnight stay with students and during professional development
Assist chapter officers to plan monthly meetings
Active at District/Area/State Conventions
**We are looking for an applicant that fits our needs but more importantly we want to find a teacher that wants to come, stay, and be successful with us. It is important to bring questions and learn about our program. This will be a huge part of the hiring process.
Complete application through district website:
www.marshallisd.com
https://www.applitrack.com/marshall/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?category=High+School+Teaching
Please send Resume & Cover Letter to:
Tina Brown
HS Principal
brownk@marshallisd.com
and
Jessica Shadix
Lead Agscience Teacher
shadixjl@marshallisd.com 

Area XII Coordinator - (Area 0)  2/13/2018  
Seeking: Area XII Coordinator
Closing date: March 1, 2018
Start Date: August 1, 2018 through July 31, 2019
Coordinator will be rehired annually at the VATAT Teachers Conference
Requirements/Education:
Must pass a state background check
Education: Degree from a 4 year accredited university
Experience: A minimum of 10 years teaching experience as a Texas High School Agricultural Science Teacher
Description/Duties:
Coordinate all Area XII Activities
Work with the elected Area Ag Teacher officers from each District
Correspond with District Presidents
Responsible for all business of the Area
Maintain association policies and procedures
Provide for the communication of vital information between the association, district leaders, and local chapters
Provide for conduct of competitive events as directed by the association
Provide for the conduct of the annual convention 
Provide for the certification of entries which qualify for state competition via elimination competitions, pursuant to the policies and procedures of the Texas FFA Association
Coordinate and/or facilitate the Association’s advanced award, degree and scholarship selection processes 
Serve as an ex-officio committee member on committees as needed. 
Preside at grievance hearings as non-voting member of the grievance committee
Maintain a working relationship with Texas FFA Association, Texas Education Agency, Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association of Texas and other relevant entities through attendance of meeting, conferences and other events
Collects fees and dues associated with Area XII Activities and membership
Submit an annual financial report to the Governing Body of Teachers at the annual VATAT summer conference
Assist the Treasurer in preparing an annual budget proposal
Responsible for handling the checking account of the Area, paying bills, and depositing of all funds; must also be willing to handle District funds for Districts that wish for the coordinator to do so 
Perform other duties as assigned and/or governed by Area XII Policy 
Maintain equipment purchased by Area XII
Salary to be discussed.
For application and to apply contact:
Justin Tomascik, AST Franklin High School/Area XII president
jtomascik@franklinisd.net
School Phone 979-828-7100
Cell Phone 979-219-2377
Fax 979-828-3236
Address:
Justin Tomascik
PO Box 909
Franklin, TX 77856


Robert Lee ISD - (Area 2)  2/7/2018  
Seeking High School Agricultural Science Teacher
Salary - $3,000 Above Base, $286.33 toward insurance, $1,000 stipend
Length of Contract: 11 months
School Housing Available but limited. 
Position Summary:
Provide instruction in the agricultural science program. 
Serve as advisor to the local FFA
Oversee student projects.
Position Requirements:
Valid Texas teaching certificate in agricultural science. 
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to supervise agricultural field experiences
Application Procedures: 
Go to District website: www.rlisd.net to download application
Send completed application, cover letter, and resume with references to:
Robert Lee ISD, Attn:  Aaron Hood, Superintendent, 1323 W. Hamilton St., Robert Lee, Tx 76945
Phone: 325-453-4555     Fax: 325-453-2326
Email:  aaron.hood@rlisd.net
Application Deadline: Until filled 
 

Ore City ISD - (Area 6)  2/5/2018  
Seeking Agri-Science Teacher
Description/Notes:
Teaching assignment includes Floral Design, Leadership classes, Principles, and Ag. Math. 
Will supervise SAE's; train LDE and CDE teams. 
Need strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
12-month contract
Qualifications:
Valid Texas Teaching Certificate
Application
Online at www.ocisd.net, click on employment and scroll down; or apply at Region VII ESC: www.esc7.net, or come by the central office located at 100 Rebel Road.
Contact
Johnny Coleman
colemanj@ocisd.net

Benavides ISD - (Area 10)  2/5/2018  
Seeking Agriculture Teacher
Qualifications:
State Certification and Highly Qualified
How To Apply: www.benavidesisd.net 
Contact Person:
Adell L Cueva
acueva@benavidesisd.net
P.O. Drawer P
Benavides, TX 78341-0196
(361) 256-3003
Fax: (361) 256-3002

Pleasanton High School - (Area 10)  2/5/2018  
Seeking Agriculture Horticulture Science Teacher
Primary Purpose:      
A teacher in the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Cluster must perform many duties to facilitate a successful program. It is the responsibility of the teacher to organize and conduct an instructional program that will provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in areas assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.
Qualifications:
Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or training for subject and level assigned
Demonstrated competency in academic subject areas assigned
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of academic subject assigned
Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Experience:
One year of student teaching or approved internship required, multiple years of experience preferred.
Contract Guidelines: 
Pleasanton ISD offers an extended days contract for Agriculture teachers.  This expectation is accompanied with a stipend.
Additional Application Request:  Submit a list of high school and or collegiate FFA experiences.
Contact
Twila Guijardo, Principal
830-569-1242











Refugio ISD - (Area 10)  1/31/2018  
Accepting applications for an Agriculture Teacher for the 2018-19 school year
Qualifications are:
Bachelor's degree from accredited university.
A valid teaching certificate with required endorsements or required training for subject level assigned.
Knowledge of all agriculture courses offered.
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior.
Strong organizational skills, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Oversee SAE Projects.
Serve as an advisor to the school FFA Program, including competing in contests at district, area, and state level.
Be willing to work extended hours and weekends and travel with students.
Have knowledge of Record book system and help students apply for awards and scholarships.
Complete online application at Refugio ISD - www.refugioisd.net
Send letter of interest and resume to Mr. Brandon Duncan, High School Principal - brandon.duncan@refugioisd.net
Questions - Michael Abrameit, Ag Teacher - michael.abrameit@refugioisd.net



Hamlin High School - (Area 2)  1/31/2018  
Seeking High School Agricultural Science Teacher
Salary
Competitive Salary
Length of Contract: 12 months
Position Summary:
Provide instruction in the agricultural science program. 
Serve as advisor to the local FFA 
Position Requirements:
Valid Texas teaching certificate in agricultural science. 
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to supervise agricultural field experiences
Application Procedures: 
Go to District website: www.hamlin.esc14.net to download application; or Contact Louise Peña, Superintendent’s Secretary for application
Hamlin ISD, PO Box 338, Hamlin TX  79520
Phone: 325-576-2722     Fax: 325-576-2152
Email:  lbpena@hamlin.esc14.net
Application Deadline: Until filled

Corrigan-Camden ISD - (Area 9)  1/31/2018  
Seeking Agriculture Science Teacher
Description: 
Seeking an agriculture science teacher with a focus in agriculture mechanics and willing to teach other courses, if needed. Willing to train CDE/LDE teams and assist teaching partner in coaching/guiding all extra-curricular teams within the program (including, but not limited to: sporting clays team and show team). Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society. 
Education/Certification: 1. Bachelor’s degree from accredited university 2. Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements for subject and level assigned.
Special Knowledge/Skills: 1. Knowledge of subject(s) assigned 2. General knowledge of curriculum and instruction 3. Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior 4. Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills 5. Implement the Fundamental Five in classroom
Experience: 
At least one year of student teaching or approved internship
Newly built agriculture science building!
Contract for the 2018 to 2019 school year
Competitive salary schedule
Please email resume and cover letter to the following contact emails. If you have any questions, please contact using the phone number or emails provided.
Contact Emails: 
Superintendent, Sherry Hughes shughes@ccisdtx.com
Principal, Susan Torrez storrez@ccisdtx.com
HS Contact Phone: 
(936) 398-2543

Sunray ISD - (Area 1)  1/25/2018  
Seeking an Ag Science Teacher for the 2018-2019 School Year. 
Sunray ISD is progressive 2A school district located in Panhandle of Texas. 
Our district goal is to have the premier 2A school district in the Texas Panhandle. 
We are looking for well-rounded ag teacher that can instruct and build one of the top ag programs in the state of Texas. 
The position comes with a $5,000 Ag Science Teaching Stipend 
12-month contract,
$5400 above state base, stipends for Masters Degree
All employee health insurance paid,
New school pickup is provided, two school livestock trailers,
Ag Feeding Facility with climate controlled barn completed renovated shop and classroom and office Shop equipment is advanced including a computer plasma cam 
Active FFA Booster Club and active Jr. FFA Program
School housing is available.
If you interested in growing a program to be one of the best programs in the state with a progressive school board and progressive administration then explore the opportunity of being a Sunray Bobcat. Sunray ISD and Sunray Texas is an amazing place to raise children. 
To apply send a resume and cover letter to marshall.harrison@region16.net
Call for more information at 806-948-4411 ext 2001 or 325-226-4490 (cell phone). 
Visit www.sunrayisd.org or following or Sunray ISD Facebook page to experience the best school district in the Texas Panhandle. 
The position is opened until filled

Fairfield High School - (Area 8)  1/24/2018  
Seeking Certified Agriculture Science Teacher with emphasis in Horticulture –
12-month contract - $3500 stipend for FFA Advisor
Pay scale located on Fairfield ISD website under Departments – Human Resource Department
280 FFA Members
40x60 Greenhouse with Horticulture Budget
School Ag. Farm for student projects
School trucks and trailers available
Classes vary but usually include the following:
Floral Design
Advanced Floral Design
Horticulture Science
Principles of AFNR 
Wildlife, Fisheries, and Ecology Management
Strong support from Administration and Local School Board
Train LDE, CDE, Speakers, and assist in scholarships and degrees
Very supportive and active Young Farmers
Attend major livestock shows/Mid June county Stock Show
Primary responsibility will be sheep/goats/poultry
Active Jr. FFA for major and county stock shows
Bus driver license or willing to obtain
Help prepare students for District, Area, and State Officer positions
Willing to work evenings and weekends with overnight stay
Assist chapter and greenhand officers plan monthly meetings
Active at District/Area/State Conventions
Begin July 1, 2018
To apply go online to www.fairfieldisd.net – Departments – Employment Opportunities or contact Daniel Phillips @ 903-389-4177 or Daniel.phillips@fairfieldisd.org
 

Vernon High School - (Area 4)  1/24/2018  
Seeking Agriculture Science Teacher-Immediate opening
Job Description
This is a 12-Month 207 Days Contract
Teaching Assignment:  Advanced Plant Science, Horticulture, Freshman Ag, Animal Science, Wood Shop
Must have Texas Teaching Certificate in Agricultural Science
CDL/Bus certification or willing to obtain
Attend summer events
Applicants should complete the application at www.esc9.net or contact Lynn Anderson at 940-553-3377 or 940-447-5575. 
Position will be open until filled
 

Texas FFA Foundation - (Area 0)  1/24/2018  
Plans are being made for the 90th Annual Texas FFA Convention to be held this summer in Ft. Worth, Texas.  With the convention, comes an opportunity for deserving college student to serve as the Texas FFA Foundation – Convention Intern.  

The Texas FFA Foundation offers an internship to a college student interested in gaining a unique perspective on our organization through work with the Ft. Worth Host Committee, sponsors, stake holders and dignitaries.  The internship is an excellent exposure to leaders in the agricultural education family as well as city leaders, corporate sponsors and other visiting VIPs.  

Please publicize the internship within your department and university while encouraging students to submit an application.   Attached you will find a copy of the application.  Feel free to make as many copies as you may need.   If you have any questions or need additional information you may contact me at (512) 480-8047 or aaron@texasffafoundation.org.
 
We appreciate your help in disseminating this information to perspective students.  It is a unique internship experience and valued by those who have been fortunate to be selected.  We appreciate your support and assistance in identifying qualified candidates.

Return completed application, cover letter and resume no later than Friday, February 9, 2018, to:
Email; joanne@texasffafoundation.org

Click here for application. 

Texas FFA Foundation
ATTN:  Convention Internship
614 East 12th Street
Austin, Texas 78701

If you have questions, please feel free to contact Aaron Alejandro, Executive Director, at (512) 480-8047 or aaron@texasffafoundation.org.  The application may be downloaded at www.vatat.org under Teacher Toolbox > Internship. 
 

DeKaney High School - (Area 3)  1/23/2018  
Seeking CTE Agriculture Teacher with AG Mech Certification to be a 3rd teacher for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year - Andy Dekaney High School - Spring ISD
Bachelor’s Degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or required training for subject and level assigned
Develop strong Ag Mech program
Knowledge of all Agricultural courses offered 
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Oversee SAE projects – Lamb, goats & steers – willingness to be flexible 
Oversee the process of maintaining facilities and equipment including school farm - on campus.
Serve as advisor to the school FFA program, including competing in LDE and CDE contest at the district, area, and state level.
Be willing to work extended hours and weekends and travel with students – use of Ag. Truck & trailer
Have knowledge of record book system and help students apply for awards and scholarships.
Complete on-line application at Spring ISD.org 
Send Letter of Interest and Resume to: Mrs, Aisha Taylor (CTE Administrator) – ataylo2@springisd.org  
Ms. Audrey Sam (Department Chair) - asam@springisd.org
Questions about the program – Ms. Jamie Alford AST – jalford@springisd.org or Ms. Jennifer East AST – jeast@springisd.org
 

 
 
     
     
 
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