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Paint Rock ISD - (Area 2)  3/24/2017  

Seeking Agriculture Science Teacher
Job Qualifications:
Minimum Bachelor’s degree from accredited University
Valid Texas Agriculture Science Teaching Certificate
Appropriate Student Teaching Experience
Duties and Responsibilities:
Communicate and work collaboratively in a diverse department.
Strong work ethic and energetic teaching style
Teach a variety of courses, which may include but not limited to:, Principles, Wildlife, Livestock Production, Advanced Animal Science.                                                                                                         
Assist students with record books, applications for awards and scholarships.                                            
Valid CDL with Bus endorsement or willing to obtain
FFA Advisor duties.
Train Leadership and Career Development Event teams to be competitive in Invitational, District, Area, and State.
Work with FFA Officer Team.
Attend FFA camps, conventions, meetings as required and assist with local school, county, and district stock shows.
Create informative lesson plans to foster mastery of all material.
Provide a well-balanced and open-minded educational environment which encourages and motivates students
Maintain appropriate teacher-student rapport at all times.
Other Information:   
Ag Truck, FFA livestock trailers & tractor for departmental use.
APPLY TO:  Applicants are required to fill out an application at www.cpisd.net and attach an updated resume and transcripts to the Central Office. No faxed or E-mailed copies Please.
SALARY:   Board Approved Teacher Salary Schedule
DAYS:  11 Month  (216 days)
Please send cover letters and resumes to
Ron Cline, Superintendent
Paint Rock ISD
P.O. Box 277
Paint Rock, TX 76866
Office: (325) 732-4314
Ron.Cline@PaintRockISD.net


Burleson High School – Burleson ISD - (Area 8)  3/24/2017  
Seeking a certified Agriculture Science Teacher for the 2017-18 School Year at Burleson High School.
Position Summary:
Full time, lead teacher position in a two teacher Agri-Science Department, with a high level of emphasis on Agriculture Mechanics instruction.
Local Parameters:
All applications will be reviewed, however, candidates who possess the following characteristics will be given the highest consideration:
• 10+ years successful Agriculture Science teaching experience in Texas
• Extensive knowledge and skills in Agriculture Mechanics instruction
• Experience and success with student Agriculture Mechanics projects for competitions
• Proven leadership capabilities in a multiple teacher department
• Ability to utilize instructional technologies to optimize instruction  
Position Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
• Valid Texas teaching certificate for Agriculture Sciences
• Class “B” CDL with passenger and school bus endorsements (or willing to obtain)
Other Information:
• 225 day contract + $5,000 local stipend – position starts July 1, 2017 
• Ag pickups and trailers for school use
• 51 acre Ag Farm with outstanding facilities
• Seeking a strong classroom and shop/laboratory instructor 
• Organize and oversee multiple student Agriculture Mechanics contest projects for the county and major show levels
• Must possess a high level of leadership, organization, and communication skills
• Primarily teach Agriculture Mechanics courses 
• Train LDE and CDE teams that are highly competitive at the district, area, and state levels
• Supervise SAE’s – primarily steers and swine for the county and major show levels  
• Attend District, Area, and State conventions and conferences
• Familiar with AET record keeping and student award/degree applications
• Seeking a team player to provide exemplary leadership and collaboration in the district
Application Process:
• Applicants must complete online district application at: http://www.burlesonisd.net/departments/human-resources/job-openings/
• Application deadline is Friday, April 21, 2017
• Selected applicants will be contacted and brought in for interviews
For more information please contact:
 Larry Bills – Director of Career & Technical Education
 (817) 245-1081
 lbills@bisdmail.net

Anna ISD - (Area 5)  3/24/2017  
Seeking Agriculture Science/Ag Mechanics Teacher for the 2017-2018 school year.
Three teacher department in Collin County
Outstanding facilites and equipment
District pay scale (available online), 12 month contract, $3,500 stipend
Start date July 1st
Apply online at www.annaisd.org

Ropes ISD - (Area 1)  3/24/2017  
Currently seeking an Agricultural Science Teacher
Seeking an applicant that is interested in AG Mechanics and/or Metal Technologies. 
Ag Teaching position will work in conjunction with the Lead Ag Teacher.
An ability to certify welding students or obtain welding certification certificate is preferred. 
Highly competitive in FFA projects and CDE/LDE Events.
Salary is commensurate with experience.. 
Contact: 
Joel Willmon, Superintendent
jwillmon@ropesisd.us 
806-562-4031.

Pleasanton ISD - (Area 10)  3/22/2017  
• Pleasanton is a small 3A school located approximately 30 miles south of San Antonio.
• Seeking a Secondary Agricultural Science Teacher with Ag Mechanics background and knowledge of swine.
• Currently a 4 teacher department with a Junior High program.
• Pleasanton has a new ag barn which was completed in 2016.  This facility currently houses goats, lambs and swine for county and major shows. 
Requirements:
• Teach 6 sections of Ag. Science classes (primarily Ag Mechanics)
• Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences to help our students reach their full         potential.  Enable students to develop competencies and skill to achieve success in the ever changing society.
• Applicant must have valid Texas Teaching Certificate in Vocational Agriculture.
• Bachelors degree from an accredited university
• Monitor or Assist with projects at the barn as well as those kept off campus.
• Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
• Train LDE (Leadership Development Events) and CDE (Career Development Events)
• Knowledge of Recordbooks (AET) Awards, Scholarships and Degrees
• Work with Active Booster Club and Alumni Association
• Serve as an advisor for SAE Projects (preferred swine and ag mechanics)
• Attend local, area, and state livestock shows and conventions.
• Have or acquire CDL within 90 days of being hired.
If you are interested in this position please apply online at https://pleasanton.tedk12.com/hire/Index.aspx
If you have questions please contact Cheryl Barron at 830-569-1233 or cdbarron@pisd.us

Conroe High School - (Area 3)  3/22/2017  
Seeking Agriculture Science Teacher
This position will focus on Ag Mech/Welding

Requirements
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate in agricultural science
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of agricultural science and technology
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Ability to supervise agricultural field experiences
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
JOB DESCRIPTION: Implement and manage the agricultural science program for assigned campus. 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.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
At least one year student teaching or approved internship.
APPLY TO: Visit http://www.conroeisd.net/department/hr/employment-opportunities-2/ for more information and to apply.  To apply for this position, click "login" on the job description. Additionally, once you've logged into your WinOcular application, upload your current resume and letter of interest and ensure your application is updated. Current employees must apply using the internal system. 
Principals have requested no telephone calls, please.
SALARY: For teacher salary scale, go to Employment Section of CISD webpage and click on "Pay Plans"
DAYS:   202
The Conroe ISD Job Fair is Saturday, April 8th at The Woodlands College Park HS located at 3701 College Park Dr. The Woodlands, TX 77384. Interested candidates may register to attend the Conroe ISD Job Fair here: https://apps.conroeisd.net/jobfair/register.aspx


Martin's Mill - (Area 6)  3/22/2017  

Experience or interest in Ag Mechanics, Ag Power Systems, and/or Metal Technologies.
Welding experience is preferred.
Join existing full-time Ag Teacher in the Martin’s Mill ISD to provide a broad range of courses and services to students.
Responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned; sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal. Maintain a professional relationship with all colleagues, students, parents, and the community.
Salary  TBD
Qualifications  High School Diploma
Agricultural teacher certification
College or industry experience in a related field
Any certifications for safety, welding, carpentry
Additional 
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
a. Supervising selection & care of student livestock projects.
b. Transportation of student livestock projects.
c. Training students for competitive activities, including leadership contests, judging contests, livestock shows, etc.
d. Supervision of students at livestock shows, leadership contests, judging contests, & other co-curricular competitive activities
e. Transportation of students
f. Take students on field trips
CONTACT
Contact Name  Don Layton
Contact Phone  (903) 479-3234 ext 239 Contact E-mail  dlayton@martinsmillisd.net

Deadline  4/8/2017


Crosbyton High School - (Area 1)  3/20/2017  
Is seeking an AG Science Teacher.
This position contains classes from 9-12th grades in the CTE Ag Department.
Salary Range: $6,000 above base pay with $300 a month towards insurance.
11 month contract with a school vehicle.
Contact
Principal Glen Hill
ghill@crosbyton.k12.tx.us 

Kennard ISD - (Area 9)  3/20/2017  
Seeking Secondary Agriculture Science Teacher
Salary: State Salary Scale Based on Number of Years of
Experience Plus $4,000
Benefits: $150.00 (Local) toward TRS Health Insurance
Commitment: Full Time-226 Days 2017-2018 School Year
Assignment: Level: High School Middle School
Position Summary:
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.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Act as advisor of the Kennard FFA Chapter
Train students for leadership events
Train students for career development events
Maintain a working relationship with community and business leaders
Position Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
Valid Texas teaching certificate
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Special Knowledge and Skills:
Have knowledge and experience in the National FFA organization
Application Procedures:
Interested applicants should complete KISD professional application at www.
kennardisd.net
Send cover letter, application, and all supporting documentation to charrison@
kennardisd.net
Phone #936-655-2161 Fax#936-655-2327
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Hughes Springs ISD - (Area 6)  3/20/2017  
Seeking Agriculture Science Teacher
Job Qualifications:
Minimum Bachelor’s degree from accredited University
Valid Texas Agriculture Science Teaching Certificate
Appropriate Student Teaching Experience
Duties and Responsibilities:
Communicate and work collaboratively in a diverse 2 teacher department.
Strong work ethic and energetic teaching style
Teach a variety of courses                                                                        
FFA Advisor duties
Attend FFA camps, conventions, meetings as required and assist with local school, county, and district stock shows.
Provide a well-balanced and open-minded educational environment which encourages and motivates students
Maintain appropriate teacher-student rapport at all times.
SALARY:   Board Approved Teacher Salary Schedule
DAYS:  217, plus FFA Stipend
Please send cover letters and resumes to
Brian Nation, High School Principal
701 N Russell St
Hughes Springs, TX  75656
903-639-3840
nationb@hsisd.net

Big Sandy ISD - (Area 6)  3/20/2017  
Seeking the following position:
1 (one) – CTE/Agricultural Science
Contract – 12 month
Campus – High School
Job Description:
Big Sandy ISD is looking for a second highly motivated teacher for a highly competitive growing program. Agriculture teacher is expected to provide quality instruction in the areas of Livestock Production, Principles of Ag, Animal Science and possibly Horticulture or other areas deemed interested.
The teacher will be expected to supervise SAE projects, participate in stock shows at all levels as well as LDE and CDE contests. This teacher will also teach other CTE courses as needed. The teacher is expected to interact with school administration and teachers to create a pleasant work environment. They should be an innovator, self-starter, organized and a positive team member in the district.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from accredited University Valid teaching certificate in CTE/Agriculture CDL is a plus, will be required to attain after employment
Salary: Local Salary Scale (on district web-site @ www.bigsandyisd.org) + Stipend School Truck and Trailer are shared with other Ag teacher for school use
This is a two (2)-teacher program looking to continue to grow and excel.
Interested applicants can call Big Sandy ISD for more information and submit an application to the school address listed below. Applications can be found on the district website at www.bigsandyisd.org. Applications may be mailed or emailed to kweese@bigsandyisd.org, Karen Weese, Superintendents Secretary.
Big Sandy ISD PO Box 598 Big Sandy, TX 75755 (903) 636-5318

New Diana ISD - (Area 6)  3/20/2017  
Seeking 2nd Ag Teacher
New Diana ISD is seeking an instructor to cooperate within a two teacher department. A strong emphasis will   be placed on the 3-Circle Model for agricultural education and development of the total agriscience program.
New Diana ISD is a vibrant 3-A district in Northeast Texas. The current agriscience program includes LDE and CDE participation, livestock shows, ag mech projects, ag clays, school greenhouse, and degrees and awards. The administration and community are very supportive and interest in growing the program is high.
226 day contract with stipend
Begin July 2017
Requires: Bachelor’s Degree + Valid Agriculture Teaching Certification + Bus CDL (or will obtain)
Strong emphasis on classroom management and instruction which utilizes class time to     support and enhance a complete program of activities.
Strong emphasis on motivational skills and enthusiasm to build interest in the FFA program.
Strong emphasis to select and train competitive Texas FFA LDE and CDE teams.
Cooperate with teaching partner to manage Supervised Agricultural Experience projects and events and to assist students in selecting and managing projects and SAE practice activities.
Cooperate with teaching partner to develop departmental policy for SAE activities.
Cooperate with teaching partner in developing the annual FFA Calendar for department approved events in order to accompany and supervise students.
Manage the school greenhouse as a student project center and laboratory.
Serve as advisor to local National FFA chapter.
Assist with planning and delivery of adult education, community programs, and cooperate with booster club activities.
Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required.
Contact: 
Jenifer Politi, New Diana High School Principal: (903)663-8000, ext 208 jpoliti@ndisd.org
Daren Duncan, New Diana ISD Agriscience Teacher :( 903)720-6124   dduncan@ndisd.org
Application and complete job description at http://www.ndisd.org   Human Resource

Arlington ISD Career and Technical and Ag Science Centers - (Area 5)  3/13/2017  
Seeking Agriculture Teachers (2) Welding Teacher Position (2)
Animal Science226-day contract
Floral Design & Horticulture 226-day contract
QUALIFICATIONS:   
Education/Certification:
• Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
• Valid Texas teaching certificate or eligible for alternative certification or local teaching permit
• An assignment for Horticulture and Floral Design is allowed with one of the following certificates.
o Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources: Grades 6-12
o Agricultural Science and Technology: Grades 6-12
o Any vocational agriculture certificate
I. INSTRUCTIONAL MANAGEMENT
A. Meet and instruct assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated
B. Develop and implement plans for the curriculum program assigned and show written evidence of preparation as required
C. Prepare lessons and adapt the curriculum for individual student differences
D. Establish clear objectives for all lessons and communicate objectives to students
E. Present the subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies and administrative regulations
F. Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media consistent with the needs and capabilities of the student groups involved
G. Provide opportunities for students to participate actively and successfully
H. Evaluate and provide feedback on student progress during instruction
I. Manage allotted learning time to maximize student achievement
J. Knowledge of subjects’ assigned, general knowledge of curriculum and instruction and good knowledge of child growth and development
K. Provide extended hour opportunities for students to obtain the minimum required hours and skills to sit for industry certification exams
II. SCHOOL/ORGANIZATION CLIMATE
A. Cooperate with other members of the staff in planning and implementing instructional goals, objectives and methods in accordance with district requirements
B. Present for students a positive role model that supports the mission of the school district
C. Encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior
D. Keep informed of and comply with state, district and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers
E. Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
III. SCHOOL/ORGANIZATIONAL IMPROVEMENT
A. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to adapt to changes in a regular school day
B. Assist in the selection of books, equipment and other instructional materials
IV. ADMINISTRATION AND FISCAL/FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
A. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect equipment, materials and facilities
B. Compile, maintain and file accurately and correctly all reports, records and other documents required
V. STUDENT MANAGEMENT
A. Assist students in analyzing and improving methods and habits of study
B. Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provide progress and report cards as required
C. Maintain appropriate assessment evaluation documentation
D. Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interest of students
E. Establish a discipline management plan, maintain order in the classroom and administer discipline in accordance with board policies and administrative regulations
VI. SCHOOL/COMMUNITY RELATIONS
A. Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned and may volunteer to sponsor outside activities approved by the school
B. Establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents concerning instructional expectations and student progress
C. Maintain a professional relationship with all colleagues, students, parents and community members
D. Promote the school in a positive manner within the school and community
E. Use acceptable communication skills to present information accurately and clearly to colleagues, students, parents and community
F. Provide opportunities for students to provide Horticulture and Floral Design services to the school and community
G. Engage in cross curricular activities with other CTE content areas as appropriate to the curriculum
H. Serve as FFA Advisor as follows but not limited to:
1. Train and advice officers
2. Train and participate in Leadership Development Events
3. Train and participate in Career Development Events
4. Attend FFA contest, leadership campus, banquets, and conventions
5. Assist students with record book and applications for awards and scholarships
6. Supervise Supervised Agricultural Experience Projects including local and major livestock shows
7. Willing to travel (school ag truck and trailer is available for use)
8. Submit a yearly Program of Activities prior to the first day of school to the campus principal
VII. PROFESSIONAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
A. Participate in the district staff development program
B. Demonstrate interest and initiative in professional improvement
C. Participate in a principal approved externship with an industry partner
VIII. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
A. Plan and supervise purposeful assignments for student teacher(s), educational assistant(s) and/or volunteer(s)
B. Administer standardized and other tests as required
C. Provide as much as possible, a safe environment to protect students
IX. MISCELLANEOUS
A. Employ the use of technologies in the teaching/learning process
B. Demonstrate human relations skills that are professional, ethical and responsible
C. Perform other duties as required
D. Work is located in a classroom environment. Must have ability to move from one location to another throughout the district
E. Ability to communicate (verbal and written), ability to instruct and ability to maintain emotional control under stress
Steps to Apply
• Go to www.aisd.net/Careers/Current Openings/ High School Teachers.  Choose position and view job description.  Click “Fill out application”
Contact Information
Ginger Polster, Principal
1141 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington, TX 76013
682-867-9550
gpolster@aisd.net

Center Point ISD - (Area 7)  3/10/2017  

Seeking Agriculture Science Teacher
Job Qualifications:
Minimum Bachelor’s degree from accredited University
Valid Texas Agriculture Science Teaching Certificate
Appropriate Student Teaching Experience
Duties and Responsibilities:
Communicate and work collaboratively in a diverse 2 teacher department.
Strong work ethic and energetic teaching style
Teach a variety of courses, which may include but not limited to:, Principles, Wildlife, Livestock Production, Advanced Animal Science.                                                                                                         
Assist students with record books, applications for awards and scholarships.                                            
Valid CDL with Bus endorsement or willing to obtain.
FFA Advisor duties.
Train Leadership and Career Development Event teams to be competitive in Invitational, District, Area, and State.
Work with FFA Officer Team.
Attend FFA camps, conventions, meetings as required and assist with local school, county, and district stock shows.
Create informative lesson plans to foster mastery of all material.
Provide a well-balanced and open-minded educational environment which encourages and motivates students
Maintain appropriate teacher-student rapport at all times.
Other Information:   
Ag Truck, FFA livestock trailers & tractor for departmental use.
APPLY TO:  Applicants are required to fill out an application at www.cpisd.net and attach an updated resume and transcripts to the Central Office. No faxed or E-mailed copies Please.
SALARY:   Board Approved Teacher Salary Schedule
DAYS:  12 Month  226
Please send cover letters and resumes to
Cody Newcomb, Superintendent
Center Point ISD
P.O. Box 377 Center Point, TX 77573
Office: (830)634-6133

 


Keller Center for Advanced Learning, Keller ISD - (Area 5)  3/10/2017  
Adding a 3rd agriculture science teacher for the 2017-2018 school year (202 day contract)
We are a new, fast-growing, and active program that is focused in the veterinary and animal science pathway. Courses to be taught would likely be Principles of Agriculture and Advanced Animal Science (A/B block schedule).
Ability to train LDE, CDE, SDE teams at a high level.
Assist with FFA activities, camps, conventions, community service, officer team, etc.
Assist with student SAE and animal projects for the Tarrant County Junior Livestock Show.
SUMMARY:
Provides students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the subject area(s) assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enables students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.
BASIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties and responsibilities noted herein, however, this list represents examples only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.
Model core organizational beliefs and values; communicate openly and effectively within and across teams to maximize student success.
Develop and maintain a classroom environment conducive to effective learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required; present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
Actively engage students in the learning process; plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.
Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
Monitor and assess academic progress of students through formal and informal assessments; ensure that assessment and feedback are aligned with goals and objectives; provide opportunities for relearning and re-evaluation of material.
Identify students who are at-risk and develop appropriate strategies to assist these students.
Utilize technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.
Monitor attendance of all students in assigned classes; contact parents, counselors, or other school officials regarding an intervention plan for students with serious attendance problems.
Collaborate with other faculty and administration to improve TAKS-related performance of all students on the campus.
Effectively implement the discipline-management procedures approved by the campus; interact with students in an equitable manner, including the fair application of rules.
Utilize effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
Establish and maintain professional communication with parents, students, and district personnel; ensure that all interactions are supportive, courteous, and respectful.
Participate in professional development activities that are aligned with district and campus goals, assigned subject content and the varied needs of students.
Maintain accurate and complete records as required by TEA and the district; file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.
Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
Comply with all policies, operating procedures, legal requirements, and verbal and written directives.
Comply with the Professional Code of Ethics and Standard Practices for Texas Educators.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Applications must be fully submitted by April 1, 2017 – Application is available at: http://jobs.kellerisd.net/2017-2018-cte-teacher-agriculture-veterinary-medicine-202-days/job/6469822

Miller Career & Tech Center, Katy ISD - (Area 3)  3/10/2017  
Seeking CTE - Veterinary Assisting Instructor (2017-2018 school year)
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Valid Texas Agricultural Science and Technology teaching certificate OR may include a combination of:
Professional work experience in your licensed occupational field;
Formal training and education;
Relevant industry licensure, certification, or registration; and/or
Any combination of work experience, training and education, or industry credential related to the subject matter he/she will be teaching.
Specific certifications for this position:
Certification and training will be required upon employment.
PRIMARY PURPOSE:
Work with the Agricultural Science students, parents, community, Principal, Instructional Specialist, and the Director of Career and Technology Education to coordinate the Agricultural Science program and mission within the framework of the philosophy, goals, and policy established by the Board, within the statutes and standards of regulatory agencies, and in accordance with administrative regulations.
Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in veterinary medicine designed to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth as well as to function successfully in society. Enable students to gain college and career readiness by developing competencies and skills in the veterinary medical field towards the pursuit of student certification in veterinary assisting.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Present a positive image of the school by involving community members, business and industry, and agencies in supportive roles such as speakers, internship sites, mentoring partnerships and other roles necessary for students to become Certified Veterinary Assistants.
2. Demonstrate knowledge, understanding, and skill in the subject areas taught.
3. Develop long- and short-range plans for the instructional program.
4. Provide planned instruction to assigned students; presenting the subject matter according to guidelines established by TEA, Board policies, and aligned industry credentialing agency.
5. Create a classroom environment conducive to learning, to include classroom management strategies.
6. Employ a variety of instructional techniques consistent with the needs and capabilities of the student groups involved.
7. Consistently assess student achievement through formal and informal testing and use results to plan instructional activities.
8.  Establish  and maintain open lines of communication and professional relationship with students and their parents.
9. Employ  all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
10. Maintain aintain and improve professional competence through participation in campus and district staff development programs.
11. Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
12. Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
13. Demonstrate awareness of district/community needs via maintaining a subject matter advisory committee. Initiate activities to meet identified needs of the industry.
14. Assist in selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
15. Responsible for receiving and maintaining teaching supplies and classroom equipment as provided by the District; maintain  a current and accurate inventory of all items and provide the inventory list upon request.
16. Compile and maintain all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents as required, to include student records and credentialing information.
17. Support student participation in leadership activities associated with Agricultural Science student organization as sanctioned by TEA and the District.
18. Work with multiple teachers both at the campus and district level.
19. Attend staff, Agricultural Science teachers’, and other meetings, as scheduled.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:   Supervise external student internships and student teacher(s).
EQUIPMENT USED:  Computer, printer, copier, and other specialized equipment that is particularly unique to the teaching assignment.
WORKING CONDITIONS:   Physical demands/environment factors: May require standing for long periods of time. Frequent
stooping, bending, pulling and pushing. Moderate lifting. Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and
other classroom equipment.  Work with large and small animals. Some district travel is required.
APPLY TO:   Applicants and employees: Please send a Letter of Interest and Resume to the campus principal.
In order to be considered for this position, you must click the “Log-on to apply” tab at the top of this page.
All out-of-district applicants must have a current application and 3 references (including one from your current supervisor) on file. KISD employees also need three references (including one from your current supervisor).
SALARY:   Exempt
DUTY DAYS:   187
CLOSE DATE:   03/21/2017  

Kilgore ISD - (Area 6)  3/9/2017  

Seeking Secondary Agriculture Science Teacher
Salary: State Salary Scale Based on Number of Years of Experience @ 215 days
Commitment: 11.5 month contract
Position Summary:
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.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Serve as advisor of the Kilgore FFA Chapter
Maintain a working relationship with community and business leaders
Must have experience with livestock - goats, lambs, cattle preferred
Ag mechanic experience preferred
Strong Organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
Possess strong classroom and lab management skills
Ability to train for Leadership Development Events
Ability to train for Career Development Events
Attend FFA contests, Leadership camps and Conventions
Assist students with record books, applications for awards and scholarships
Highly energetic, dedicated, and willing to travel
Valid CDL with Bus endorsement or willing to obtain
Position Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
Valid Texas teaching certificate
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Special Knowledge and Skills:
Have knowledge and experience in the National FFA organization
Application Procedures:
Interested applicants should complete KISD professional application at www.
kisd.org
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
If you have any questions, please  call - CTE Director, Jerry Stuart 903-988-3900, High School Principal, Charles Presley 903-988-3901 or Ag Department Chair, Kristin Pieper 903-987-4160


Caldwell ISD - (Area 3)  3/9/2017  
Seeking Agricultural Science Teacher
Job Qualifications:
Minimum Bachelor’s degree from accredited University
Valid Texas Agriculture Science Teaching certificate
CDL license or willing to obtain
Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach a variety of courses, which may include but not limited to:, Principles of AFNR, Ag Power Systems, Wildlife, Vet Med or Livestock Production
Communicate and work collaboratively in a 4 teacher department
Strong work ethic and willingness to train multiple LDE/CDE teams
Supervise and assist in managing SAE programs for fall county livestock show and major shows
Supervise and assist with chapter officer team and POA’s
Work closely with active Booster Club
Salary:  Board Approved Teacher Salary Schedule plus stipend
Contract length:  11 months
APPLY TO:  Applicants are required to fill out an online application at www.caldwellisd.net/employment/job_postings
Contacts:
Wes Hancock, AST   whancock@caldwellisd.net
Vicki Ochs, Principal  vochs@caldwellisd.net

Van Vleck ISD - (Area 3)  3/9/2017  
Seeking Ag Science Teacher
Valid Texas  Agriculture teaching certificate
226 day contract
Salary commensurate with experience.
This job will commence in the 2017-2018 school year.
Be able to teach Ag Mechanic courses
Supervise Agricultural mechanics projects
Be able to train/assist competitive LDE and CDE teams
General knowledge of livestock
Assist students with animal projects at livestock shows
Go to vvisd.org to apply
Contact Information:
Charles Wright
Assistant Principal
979-323-5094
cwight@vvisd.org

Covington ISD - (Area 8)  3/8/2017  
Seeking Secondary Agricultural Science and Technology Grades (6-12) Teacher
Covington is located 45 miles north of Waco on Highway 171 between Hillsboro and Cleburne. 
A full-time, fully-certified Secondary Agricultural Science and Technology Grades (6-12) teacher at Covington ISD in Covington, Texas.
Must be fully-certified to teach in Texas.
Contract position on a 12-month basis.
Must have current Bus Driver Certification and CDL or willing to obtain as soon as possible.
Salaries are determined by means of a board adopted 31+ step pay scale with an additional FFA Sponsor stipend of $3,000. You may access the teacher pay scale on our website at www.covingtonisd.org.
Primary Purpose:
Direct and manage the agricultural science program for assigned campus. 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.
Qualifications:
Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate - Agricultural Science and Technology Grades (6-12)
Demonstrated competency in agricultural science
CPR & First Aid Certificate
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of agricultural science and technology
Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Ability to supervise agricultural field experiences
Ability to manage budget and personnel
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Experience:
One year student teaching or approved internship
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Instructional Strategies
Oversee Supervised Agricultural Experience Program (SAEP), including assisting students in selecting and managing projects and supervising school farm.
Serve as advisor to local Future Farmers of American (FFA) chapter, including planning and conducting leadership, citizenship, cooperative, career development, and competitive activities for students at local, regional, and state level.
Application:
Please complete the Professional Employment Application on our website located under “About CISD” and “Employment”.
Then upload your application and/or resume’ along with any other documentation under "Other Documents" in School Spring at www.schoolspring.com. Please upload a current virtual copy of your teaching certification from SBEC that can be found on TEA’s website at http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=506&menu_id=865&menu_id2=794
Contact:
Lisa Nivens
Superintendent Secretary
Covington ISD
(254) 854-2215  ext. 10
Fax (254) 854-2272

Denton Ryan High School - (Area 5)  3/8/2017  
Seeking Agricultural Science Teacher
219 day contract
Start date: July,2017
Qualifications:
Valid Texas certification in Agricultural Science and Technology
Experience preferred
Driving record must satisfy district standards
Energetic with strong communication, organization and management skills
Job Responsibilities:
Courses to be taught include: Principles of AFNR, Small Animal Mgt., Equine Science, Livestock Production, Advanced Animal Science, Vet Med Applications and Floral Design
Develop and work with present teacher(s) in a multi high school district to run a comprehensive agricultural program that includes a variety of agricultural course offerings.  Teacher is also expected to facilitate leadership development activities, supervise agricultural experience projects, develop community relations and manage facilities/budget.
Salary:
Posted online at www.dentonisd.org
Competitive and commensurate with experience
Application Process:
Please apply online at www.dentonisd.org/page/71
Please send resume to Carla Ruge, CTE Director @ cruge@dentonisd.org
Application Deadline: Posted until filled
Additional Information:
5A High school
Modified A/B block scheduling
Ag truck
Well rounded program with LDE participation, CDE participation, livestock shows, ag mechanics shows, diverse SAE programs and leadership development components.  Project Center available at Guyer High School.
Please contact Diedre Williams, AST @ 940/369-3125 for additional information

Tarkington ISD - (Area 9)  3/8/2017  
Seeking Agriculture Teacher for current School Year (currently available)
3 teacher Agricultural Science department
207 day contract (11 months)
Looking for an active FFA Advisor to support CDE’s & LDE’s
Ag trucks and trailers provided
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from accredited university / alternative certification
Valid Texas teaching certificate in agriculture
Ability to train a variety of LCE/CDE 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
Tarkington ISD is a rural school district located approximately 45 minutes north of Houston between Dayton, Tx and Cleveland, Tx. Approximately one hour from NRG Stadium and one hour and 15 minutes from the coast.
Tarkington ISD consists of four schools with an approximate enrollment of 1845 students.

Marshall High School - (Area 6)  3/6/2017  

Seeking Agricultural Science Teacher
Marshall ISD salary schedule
Qualifications and Job Descriptions
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
Valid Texas Certification in Agricultural Science and Technology
or enter into a Valid Alternative Certification Program
Be able to work closely and productively with 4 teaching partners
Assist with advising large number of FFA members
CDL or willing to obtain
Be able to thrive in a very culturally diverse classroom setting
Be able to train competitive LDE and CDE teams
Travel with students to shows, competitions, conventions, and other FFA leadership activities
Strong work ethic
Assist students in online record books (AET) for degrees, awards and scholarships.
Work with other teachers in a very comprehensive Agriculture program that offers a wide variety of courses including Principles of Ag, Horticulture, Equine Science Horticulture, Welding, Vet Medical, Floral Design, Wildlife, Ag Business and Forestry.
Assist students with record books, applications, awards, and scholarships
Share supervision of SAEP
Department Benefits:
Supportive community
School trucks, vans, trailers, Ag Farm, and Greenhouse
Active FFA Alumni group
Contact:
Apply at- www.marshallisd.com, human resources, job vacancies. http://www.applitrack.com/marshall/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp


Spring Branch ISD - (Area 3)  3/6/2017  

Seeking Agricultural Science Instructor
Primary Purpose:  Work together with fellow Agricultural Science teachers, campus administration and the CTE department to deliver quality instruction by executing duties and other activities relating to the AST program.
Qualifications/Skills: 
Education/Certification:
Bachelor's degree or higher in field.
Valid Texas Valid Texas Agricultural Science Teaching Certificate.
Certification must meet requirements for becoming and remaining qualified for this position in a manner required by Federal and/or State law.
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
Proficient in the effective use of technology and software related to Agricultural Science and FFA.
Ability to effectively communicate and work with students, peers, parents, administrators, community, district leaders, alumni association members and others.
Ability to effectively teach and work with high school students, peers and other professionals.
Have a working knowledge of the objectives and TEKS of courses in the program.
Major Duties and
Responsibilities: Instructional Strategies:
Support and grow a state-of-the-art Agricultural Science department.
Teach and enhance classes that meet the need for priority occupations in agricultural science while integrating the academic core into a meaningful, relevant curriculum.
Utilize various learning techniques including our learning management system and web resources for online access and personalized learning for student success.
Utilize project based learning as the main component of learning and reinforcement in all classes.
Conduct and maintain effective and active instruction, displaying techniques of effective classroom management that create a positive learning environment.
Engage in regular and systematic planning for classes with fellow teachers.
Maintain accurate student records and submit local, state, and federal reports in a timely manner.
Adhere to the district's philosophy of instruction by developing and implement lesson plans as required, assessing student learning styles and using results to plan instructional activities.
Work cooperatively with special education teacher to integrate modifications as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.
Student Growth and Development:
Teach and help students develop and master soft skills and other intangibles for success in any career.
Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits. Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
Prepare to and through students testing to earn an approved technical certification in the field.
Actively sponsor and promote effective student participation in FFA and promote student participation in LDE/CDE events.
Be a positive role model for students and support the mission of school district.
Classroom Management and Organization:
Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social and emotional development of students.
Present meaningful, relevant curriculum in an effective classroom and lab instructional setting that maintains discipline and provides a positive, safe learning environment.
Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities. Assist in the selection of books, equipment and other instructional materials.
Plan and organize program budget expenses and maintain accurate financial records of fundraising and expenses of student activity account.
Share the coordination / maintenance of all Ag Science facilities
Communication:
Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals and teachers.
Develop and maintain positive, professional relations with parent Alumni Association, FFA student officers and members
Oversee and provide consultation to the Alumni Association for major events including the Annual FFA Show and Sale
Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents and community members.
Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
Maintain industry and post-secondary relations that promote course articulation, dual credit, and work-based learning opportunities by maintaining an advisory committee that meets periodically and annually review program needs and curriculum updates.
Professional Growth and Development:
Work with counselors, staff, parents and students to develop recruitment plan and monitor enrollment.
Collaborate with principals, teachers and advisory boards.
Promote the program by providing communications about activities and events that will assist in actively recruiting potential students from other schools for school and department websites.
Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
Other:
Perform other duties as assigned.
Supervisory
Responsibilities:
Supervise students in classrooms, labs and other designated areas.
Equipment Used: 
Cross-platform computers, copy machine, audio-visual machines and computer components and equipment.
Working Conditions: Mental Demands:
Maintain emotional control under stress.
Work with frequent interruptions.
Manage students in multiple locations in program area.
Respond to frequent and multiple parent inquiries.
Physical Demands:
Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
Spend many hours on feet walking or standing in multiple locations.
Lifting and moving equipment as needed.
Driving for long periods of time to student competitions.
Handling various varieties of animal projects.
Application Procedure: Click Apply then Login.  To complete your application, please visit our website at http://www.springbranchisd.com and click on CAREERS then APPLY NOW / PROFESSIONAL.
SALARY:   Board Approved Teacher Salary Schedule
DAYS:   230
Contacts: Katie Thompson, AST-713-251-1380 (kathryn.thompson@springbranchisd.com)
Joe Kolenda, Principal (joe.kolenda@springbranchisd.com)
Jane Primrose, Assistant Principal (jane.primrose@springbranchisd.com)


Clear Brook High School - (Area 3)  3/2/2017  

Seeking Agriculture Science Teacher
Job Qualifications:
Minimum Bachelor’s degree from accredited University
Valid Texas Agriculture Science Teaching Certificate
Appropriate Student Teaching Experience
Duties and Responsibilities:
Communicate and work collaboratively in a diverse 2 teacher department.
Strong work ethic and energetic teaching style
Teach a variety of courses, which may include but not limited to:, Principles, Wildlife, Livestock Production and Ag Mech
FFA Advisor duties as discussed.
Train Leadership and Career Development Event teams to be competitive in Invitational, District, Area, and State.
Supervise and assist in managing a large SAE Animal Program for local and state livestock shows, Species TBD.
Assist in management of CCISD West Agricultural Science Center where students raise SAE livestock projects in school facility.
Work with FFA Officer Team, includes attending State FFA Convention each summer.
Attend FFA camps, conventions, meetings as required.
Create informative lesson plans to foster mastery of all material.
Provide a well-balanced and open-minded educational environment which encourages and motivates students
Maintain appropriate teacher-student rapport at all times.
Other Information:   
Ag Truck, FFA livestock trailers & tractor for departmental use.
APPLY TO:  Applicants are required to fill out an online application at www.ccisd.net and attach an updated resume and transcripts to the Human Resources Department.
SALARY:   Board Approved Teacher Salary Schedule
Plus $1,400 travel stipend annually
DAYS:   230
Please send cover letters and resumes to Jbuford@ccisd.net
JT Buford
Clear Creek ISD
CTE Program Manager
2425 E. Main Street
League City, TX 77573
Office: (281) 284 - 0111
cell: (832) 498-7086
 


Stephenville ISD - (Area 4)  3/2/2017  
Seeking Agricultural Science Teacher/ Agricultural Mechanics
Implement and manage the agricultural science program for assigned campus.  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:
Bachelor's degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate with appropriate endorsement
Valid CDL with Bus endorsement or willing to obtain
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of agricultural science and technology
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Experience in Agricultural Mechanics
Strong Organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
Possess strong classroom and lab management skills
Supervise Agricultural mechanic projects for county and major stock shows
Train and advice officers
Ability to train Leadership Development Events
Ability to train Career Development Events with emphasis on Tractor Tech and Ag Mechanics
Serve as FFA advisor
Attend FFA contests, Leadership camps and Conventions
Assist students with record books, applications for awards and scholarships
Highly energetic, dedicated, and willing to travel
12 Month - 226 Days plus FFA, cell phone and vehicle stipends
Start Date – July 1, 2017
Apply at https://skyfin.sville.us/scripts/wsisa.dll/WService=wsFin/rapplmnu03.w
Contacts:  
Ryan Best, AST - (254) 968-4141 ryan.best@sville.us
Michael Rainey, AST – (254) 968-4141 michael.rainey@sville.us

Chavez High School, Houston ISD - (Area 3)  2/27/2017  

Seeking 4th Ag Teacher
Contract: 11 or 12month pending needs of program
Starting August 2017 (possible hourly pay available June-July 2017)
Bachelor’s Degree + Valid Agriculture Teaching Certification
Possible Courses to be taught- Principles of AG, Vet Med, Advanced Animal Science
CVA certification a plus
School truck available
Prefer strong animal experience
Bilingual a plus
Salary- See HISD salary scale @ www.houstonisd.org 
Qualifications-
Cattle team lead
FFA Advisor responsibilities
Supervise strong Animal SAE Program
Pull 28 ft livestock trailer
Perform basic farm facility maintenance
Lift up to 50 lbs  
Attend various livestock competitions, camps, conventions and other FFA activities
Assist with record books and award programs
Train LDE/CDE Teams
Host local School Show
Apply at www.Houstonisd.org and 
Send resume to lfranks1@houstonisd.org


Longview High School - (Area 6)  2/27/2017  
Seeking Agriculture Teacher
226 day
PRIMARY PURPOSE:
Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth; enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society
QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum Education/Certification: Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements for subject and level assigned
Meet the “Highly Qualified” requirement under NCLB standards
Special Knowledge/Skills: Specific knowledge of subjects assigned General knowledge of curriculum and instruction Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Strong organizational, communications, and interpersonal skills
Minimum Experience: At least one year of field experience (student teaching) or approved internship 
For more info and Apply online: http://w3.lisd.org/careers/job-listings.html

 
 
     
     
 
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