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Clifton Career, Austin ISD - (Area 7)  10/21/2016  

Clifton Career in the Austin ISD is currently seeking a Teaching Assistant for the Livestock Production/ AgMech program.
This position requires a minimum of 60 college hours or an Associate’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university; or, a high school diploma (or equivalent) and successful completion of the Austin Community College ParaEducator Institute course, Region 13 Education Service Center Paraprofessional Program, or similarly approved program/course.  Additionally, this position requires an Educational Aide certificate as required by the State of Texas and/or Austin ISD and some experience working with children is required.
This position requires knowledge of educational and physical assistance techniques and in-service workshop training, seminars, and courses. This position requires basic understanding of subject areas to be taught and ability to interact with and relate to children. Incumbent must have the ability to work with students with physical, emotional, educational, and/or intellectual disabilities. Incumbent may be required to operate a variety of office equipment, including photocopiers, laminating machines, and audiovisual equipment. Incumbent may also be required to operate equipment used in vocational classes (e.g., lawn mowers, tillers, band saw, etc.). Incumbent must have knowledge of CPR and other basic first aid techniques, and other specialized knowledge pertaining to subject areas and/or specific assignments (e.g., foreign languages, sign language, physical restraint/SAMA training); specialized equipment. Incumbent must be able to physically lift and manipulate students as needed.
Employees in this position must be able to read, write, and speak/communicate in English in order to receive and to provide work-related information in a timely manner to other employees, supervisors, principals, school personnel, volunteers and where appropriate, visitors and students.
Duty Days: 209
Pay Grade: CT4
Starting Salary: $13.74/Hr
Social Security Participation
Teacher Retirement
Comprehensive Benefits Package
Employee Discount Program
For information contact Russell Duncum at 512-585-8183cell or 512-841-3359 office

Marshall High School - (Area 6)  10/6/2016  

FFA/Floral Design/Principles/Forestry Teacher
Date Available: ASAP
TERMS:  187 Days (10 Month)
 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
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
 1.         Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required
 2.         Present the subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations
3.         Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned
 4.         Conduct assessments of student learning styles and use results for instructional activities
 5.         Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP)
 6.         Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements
 7.         Plan and supervise assignments of teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s)
 8.         Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process
 9.         Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits
 10.       Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing
 11.       Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned; sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal
 12.       Be a positive role model for students; support mission of school district
 13.       Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students
 14.       Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook
 15.       Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities
 16.       Assist in selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials
 17.       Establish and maintain open lines of communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers
 18.       Maintain a professional relationship with all colleagues, students, parents, and community members
 19.       Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly
 20.       Participate in the district staff development program
 21.       Demonstrate interest and initiative in professional improvement
 22.       Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible
 23.       Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required
 24.       Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required
 25.       Comply with district policies, as well as state and federal laws and regulations
 26.       Adhere to the district’s safety policies and procedures
 27.       Maintain confidentiality in the conduct of district business
 28.       Must be able to perform the essential functions of walking and interacting with students and/or district employees in the specific work site assigned (classroom or office setting)
 29.       Demonstrate regular and prompt attendance
 30.       Other duties as assigned
 Supervise assigned teacher aide(s) as required
 Copier, personal computer and appropriate software, typewriter, printer, calculator, fax machine and audio-visual equipment
Application procedure at
Holly Stambaugh
HR Staffing Administrator
(903) 702-7714


Texas FFA Association - (Area 0)  10/5/2016  


Position Posting

Executive Director of the Texas FFA Association


Job Summary

The Texas FFA Association is seeking a full time Executive Director for oversight, management, development and direction of the Texas FFA Association located in Austin, Texas.  The association seeks an enthusiastic leader with strong competencies of influential communications, an entrepreneurial mindset, customer focus, leadership skills, persuasive sales ability and superior people management skills.  The position also includes leadership development of student officer/leader programs and local chapter leadership programs. 

Job Responsibilities

The significant responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Issue charters to local chapters when directed to do so by the State Board of Directors.

  • Keep official records of members and the progress of the Association.

  • Review all reports from Area Associations and inform the State FFA Board of Directors of any proceedings which conflict with the provisions of the Texas FFA Constitution.

  • Submit an annual budget to the State FFA Board of Directors.

  • Provide for complete and accurate minutes of the meetings of the Governing Body and furnish copies to members of the State FFA Board of Directors.

  • Keep a record of all officers of the Texas FFA Association and their terms of office, and of all official state convention delegates.

  • Arrange for the annual state FFA convention.

  • Be responsible for the financial assets of the organization, except as otherwise directed by the State FFA Board of Directors.

  • Present an annual financial report to the State FFA Board of Directors, Texas FFA Officers, and official delegates at the state convention.

  • Advise the State FFA Officers, Board of Directors, delegates, and committees on matters of policy and assist the Officers in conducting meetings and carrying out programs.

  • Serve as an ex-officio member of all committees.

  • Provide for the review of all applications and submit them to the Board of Directors for approval.

  • Provide oversight for all organizations which fall under the jurisdiction of the State FFA Board of Directors.

  • Coordinate and oversee competitive events and student recognition programs sanctioned by the State FFA Board of Directors.

  • Approve usage of and oversee the FFA emblem and trademarks in accordance to the policies of the National FFA Organization and Texas FFA Association.

  • Provide oversight and leadership to the staff of the Texas FFA Association in accordance to State FFA Board policies.

Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or related fields.  Master’s Degree preferred.  Preference is given to applicants with previous FFA officer training, classroom experience, convention and conference planning experiences and to applicants who have facilitated the student-led development and implementation of an outstanding chapter program of activities. 

Salary & Benefits

Compensation based on experience and performance

Travel & business expenses


The Executive Director of the Texas FFA will report to the Texas FFA Association Chairman and Executive Board and will be evaluated annually. 

Location of Employment

The position will be housed at the Texas FFA Association offices located in Austin, Texas.  The physical address of employment will be:
            614 East 12th Street
            Austin, TX 78701

Start Date of Position

If hired, employment will begin February 1, 2017 or as soon as possible after that date.


Applicants may mail a letter of application and a complete resume with postmark no later than November 1, 2016 to:
            Texas FFA Association
            Attn:  Jack Winterrowd
            614 East 12th Street
Austin, TX 78701 

If preferred, applicants may instead send a letter of application and a complete resume via email no later than midnight November 1, 2016 to:

Job Information 

Should you have any questions about the position or the application process, please contact Jack Winterrowd at 512-203-3694 or



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