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West Brook High School – Beaumont ISD - (Area 9)  9/20/2018  
Seeking Agricultural Science Teacher 
Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Agricultural Sciences 
AG Science teaching certification preferred 
SALARY: BISD teacher salary scale 
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction 
Ability to instruct students and manage behavior 
Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills 
Must be available for various FFA activities 
Please fill out the application at:

Executive Director of the Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association of Texas - (Area 0)  9/18/2018  

Executive Director of the Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association of Texas
Job Summary

The VATAT Board of Directors is seeking a full-time Executive Director for oversight, management, development and direction of the Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association of Texas located in Austin, Texas.  The association seeks an enthusiastic leader with strong competencies in communications, customer service, leadership skills, management skills, supervisory skills, and an unquestioned record of outstanding personal and professional ethics.  

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

  • Serve as the Chief Operating Officer of the association and manage its daily activities.
  • Sign and manage contractual obligations of the association, with the exception of any real estate transactions.
  • Manage and oversee maintenance of the Texas Agricultural Education and FFA Center at 614 East 12th St.  Austin,  Texas       
  • Manage the budget and financial activities of the association under the direction of the Board of Directors.
  • Supervise and manage the staff of the association.
  • Serve as chief lobbyist and PAC manager for the association.
  • Plan and conduct the summer Professional Development Conference, with the assistance of staff and Board of Directors.
  • Provide oversight at the Texas FFA Convention Exhibit show. 
  • Serve as a functioning member of Texas Team Ag Ed, which also includes serving on the Board of Directors of the Texas FFA, Texas FFA Foundation, and the VATAT Credit Union.
  • Serve as Texas 4-H and FFA Swine Validation Executive Administrator.
  • Plan and conduct VATAT Board Meetings at the direction of the board and with the assistance of the staff.
  • Serve as a liaison between the Association and the Teacher Educator Universities.
  • Manage the legal assistance program for members performed by attorneys retained by the association.  
  • Serve as a representative to the NAAE and attend both regional and national meetings.
  • Administer the association’s member crisis fund.
  • Provide oversight of the Texas Young Farmers.
  • Oversee communication to members and the Board of Directors.

Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or related fields.  Master’s Degree preferred.  Preference will be given to applicants with previous agricultural education experience, especially a record of successful high school teaching. 
Salary & Benefits
Compensation based on experience and performance
Travel & business expenses
The Executive Director of the VATAT will answer to the Board of Directors of the Association and its elected leadership. An annual performance review will be done.
Location of Employment
The position will be housed at the VATAT office in Austin Texas.  The physical address of employment will be:
614 East 12th Street
Austin, TX 78701
Send a letter of application and a complete resume by October 1, 2018 to:
VATAT President Tammy Christian by email to 
It is anticipated that after an appropriate screening process occurs, face-to-face interviews will take place at the December 2018 VATAT Board meeting. Anticipated starting date of employment is July 1, 2019.
Should you have any questions about the position or the application process, please contact Tammy Christian at 254-337-0410 or by email at    


Cleburne High School - (Area 8)  9/13/2018  
Seeking Agriculture Science Teacher
226 days school year (12 months)
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher
Appropriate teaching certification
Teaching certificate from the Texas Education Agency
SALARY: C.I.S.D. teacher salary pay grade
Current courses taught under this position: 
Agriculture Mechanics and Metal Technologies
Agriculture Structures Design and Fabrication
Welding 1
Wildlife, Fisheries, and Ecology Management
Online applications:
For additional information applicants should contact:
Kyle Boles
Executive Director of Human Resources
Cleburne Independent School District
505 N. Ridgeway Drive
Cleburne, TX  76033
(817) 202-1100

Westwood High School - (Area 8)  9/5/2018  
Position: Welding 
Location: Westwood High School in Palestine TX. 
Includes stipend, ag truck, trailers, shop, and barn.  
3 Teacher program with a great group of students, flexible budget, and trailer building team. 
EXPEDITE PROCESS please send resume to the following email:
Bethany Lynch
APPLY online at:

Dayton ISD - (Area 9)  8/29/2018  
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements for subject and level assigned
AG Science Certification required
Demonstrated competency in the core or required academic subject area assigned
Knowledge of subjects assigned
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Must be available for various FFA activities
Must be available to supervise student animal projects
Principal: Geoff McCracken
CTE Coordinator: Pam Huggins 
Please fill out the application at: 

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