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Turkey-Quitaque ISD (Valley School) - (Area 1)  2/24/2017  
Seeking an Agricultural Science Teacher. The Agri-Science program at Valley has a history of being highly competitive.  Parent and community support is tremendous.  The FFA Booster organization sponsors an annual GALA to raise money to support the ag program and provide scholarships for local students.
Job Description:
12-month contract
Vehicle provided
Willing to continue our traditions of excellence
Ability to instruct students and manage behavior
Organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
Manage fund-raisers
CDL preferred
FFA advisor
Train LDE and CDE teams
Manage Ag Farm/Livestock projects
District, Area and State Officer training
Manage/Guide students in scholarship applications and requirements
Contacts: 
Jackie Jenkins, Superintendent jjenkins@valleypatriots.com 806-455-1411 ext 2606
Brandon Smith, Principal bsmith@valleypatriots.com 806-455-1411 ext 2603
 

Leander ISD - (Area 7)  2/21/2017  
Seeking Agriculture Science Teacher 
204 day contract plus $5500 stipend 
Qualifications
Valid Texas certification in Agricultural Science and Technology
Driving record must satisfy district standards
Job Responsibilities
Develop and work with present teacher(s) to run a comprehensive agricultural program that includes a variety of agricultural course offering.  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.leanderisd.org
Application Process
Please apply online at www.leanderisd.org
Please make sure that you attach a resume.
Additional Information
5A/6A school
A/B Block schedule with 90 minute periods
2-3 teacher department
Ag truck provided
Well rounded FFA program with LDE participation, CDE participation, livestock shows, ag mechanics shows, diverse SAE projects and leadership development components. Ag Barn located near school.

SF Austin HS – Houston ISD - (Area 3)  2/21/2017  
Position open for an 11-12 month contract, depending on applicant.
Qualifications
Be able to teach welding courses from introduction to fabrication.  NCCER certification is a plus but certification can be obtained during summer.
This school has a very strong outdoor program and wishes to continue in outdoor hunting trips during season.  Certifications can be obtained in the summer also.
The FFA has its own FFA school show with students interested in Livestock – Perform livestock responsibilities.
Must be able to hook up and pull a trailer when necessary.
Must be physically able to lift and do every-day Ag. Teacher chores.
Maintain an FFA school farm.
Certified Ag. Science Degree or have completed an education certification with experience in the above qualifications.
Work with a second Ag. Teacher.
Must be able to start ASAP        
School has an FFA truck that is available for Ag. Use. 
The FFA Program has strong ties with the community and business partners.
A stipend of $1,200 is available with FFA participation.
The current Ag.  Teacher, Mr. CG Guerrero, is retiring but will remain till end of August to assist in transition time.
The school has a student body of an average of 2,000 students with the Ag. Program being one of the premier programs on campus.
If interested or for more info, please submit application with resume or contact:
Principal - Steve Guerrero @ sguerre4@houstonisd.org
Ag. Teacher & FFA Advisor – CG Guerrero @ cguerrer@houstonisd.org or 281-468-6792

Abernathy ISD - (Area 1)  2/21/2017  
Seeking an Ag Science Teacher
Experience or interest in Ag Mechanics, Ag Power Systems, and/or Metal Technologies.
Welding experience is preferred. 
Join two existing full-time Ag Teachers in the Abernathy ISD to provide a broad range of courses and services to students. 
Salary
Competitive and commensurate with experience
12-month contract
Contact
La Don Horsford
Superintendent's Secretary
505 7th Street - Abernathy, TX  79311
806-298-4940 - Phone
806-298-2400 - Fax


Wildorado ISD - (Area 1)  2/16/2017  
Wildorado , Texas
Seeking Agriculture Teacher
Job Details
Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Starting Date: August 2017
Job Description
Wildorado ISD is in the process of starting and growing a strong Ag Program. We are looking for a strong person as we work on the development and implementation of this program.
The following is a general job description and listing of responsibilities of a secondary agriculture instructor. It is not an all-inclusive list but does include general responsibilities of most secondary/high school agriculture teachers.
Classroom Instruction
Teach local day agriculture classes
Prepare and evaluate teaching schedule, curriculum, and teaching calendars
Conduct field trips, both in and out of district
Secure materials for resale to students (e.g. welding metal, wood, etc.)
Prepare teaching plans, demonstration plans, and teaching materials for all classes
FFA
Serve as advisor for the FFA chapter
Assist students in coordinating FFA activities at the local, area, district, state and national levels
Prepare and train FFA and agriculture contest teams and entries
Assist students in preparing applications for proficiency awards, state and American Degrees, etc.
Assist students in conducting a public relations program for the local FFA chapter and agriculture department.
Possible Other
Prepare and track the budget for the agriculture program each year.
Coordinate, maintain inventories, and keep record of the agriculture resale accounts for classroom and shop supplies
Purchase supplies and equipment for the classroom, office and shop facilities
Inventory the supplies and equipment of the agriculture program
Cooperate in maintaining, planning, and improving the physical facilities
Job Requirements
Texas Teaching Certificate in Agriculture
APPLICATIONS CAN BE FOUND @ www.wildoradoisd.org
Please email applications to troy.duck@region16.net
No experience required
Bachelor degree preferred
Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
Contact Information
Troy Duck
307 N. Locust
Wildorado, Texas 79098
Phone: 806-426-3317

White Settlement ISD - (Area 5)  2/15/2017  

Seeking Ag Science Teacher 
Primary Purpose: Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area 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 required training
for subject and level assigned:
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources: Grades 6-12
Agricultural Science and Technology: Grades 6-12
Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of core academic subject assigned
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Experience:
At least one year student teaching or approved internship.
Classification:
Teachers, as professional employees, are exempt from the Fair Labor Standards
Act (FLSA) regulations.  Employees who are exempt from FLSA regulations are not entitled to overtime compensations.
Major Responsibilities and Duties: Instructional Strategies Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required. Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles. Present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations. Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned. Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities. Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP). Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements. Plan and supervise assignments of teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s). Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.
Student Growth and Development: Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits. Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing. Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal. Be a positive role model for students, support 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. Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
Communication Professional Growth and Development Supervisory Responsibilities:
Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
Assist in selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.
Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.
Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
Supervise assigned teacher aide(s).
Contact
Leah Carithers
White Settlement ISD
Personnel/Certification Officer
(817)367-5334 ph.
(817)367-1351 fax


Plains ISD - (Area 2)  2/15/2017  
Seeking Agriculture (Horticulture/ Farm) Teacher 
$6000 Stipend (217 day contract)
School vehicle will be provided
Primary Purpose:
Must have high morals and ethics, and willing to be part of our unique community, and be willing to continue our traditions of excellence. Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area 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
Special Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
General knowledge of Ag Farm functions
Manage a Fall and Spring fund raiser
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
CDL required
Experience:
Identify the minimum amount of experience required to perform the job.
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Willing to be a team player
Advisor or co-advisor to the Plains FFA Chapter
Ability and desire to train LDE and CDE teams
Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
Great organizational skills to run a Ag Farm
Will be teaching students from both Plains Middle School and Plains High School.
Willing to train judging teams and work with coaching staff and kids to ensure students can participate in as many activities as their schedule permits in a small school who participate in multiple activities.
District and area officer training.
Possible state officer.
Ability to certify welding students or willing to obtain welding certification certificate is preferred.
Livestock projects are done through Plains ISD.
Classroom discipline management and shop safety.
Strong ability to manage budgets of program.
Positive attitude with strong work ethic, self-motivated, self-starter.
Responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned; sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.
Maintain a professional relationship with all colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
Responsible for encouraging and supervising the development of students. These responsibilities include but are not limited to: 
a. Supervising selection and care of student livestock projects.
b. Transportation of student livestock projects.
c. Training students for competitive activities, including but not limited to:  leadership contests, judging contests, livestock shows, and other co-curricular activities
d. Supervision of students at livestock shows, leadership contests, judging contests, and other co-curricular competitive activities
e. Transportation of students to and supervision of students at Texas FFA State Convention and relevant leadership training camps.
f. Responsible for taking students on field trips out of the district.
Contact
Jasmine Prado
HR Benefits Specialist
811 Cowboy Way
Plains Tx, 79355
Phone:(806) 456-1292
Fax: (806)456-4325

Decatur ISD - (Area 5)  2/15/2017  
Seeking Auto Tech Teacher, grades 9-12
Position available for the 2017-2018 School Year
Qualifications:
Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s degree, associate’s degree, or high school diploma/GED and equivalent wage-earning experience
as required by certification
Valid Texas career and technical education certificate with required license, endorsements, and training for
subject and level assigned
Demonstrated competency in the career and technical education subject area assigned
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of career and technical education subject assigned
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Ability to oversee student field experiences in career area assigned
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Experience:
One year student teaching or approved internship
Two to five years of wage-earning experience in the area of certification
Days:  207
Apply to Decaturisd.org:  https://decaturisd.tedk12.comhttps://decaturisd.tedk12.com
Stephanie Weitner
Decatur ISD
Human Resource Specialist

Alba-Golden ISD - (Area 6)  2/15/2017  
Seeking Agriculture Science Teacher
Description: Teach Students in Agriculture Science and advise Agriculture students.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from accredited university, valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or required training for subject and level assigned. Certified in Career and Tech Education.
Application Procedures: Employment applications can be accessed on the Alba-Golden ISD website: www.agisd.com
Please attach a copy of resume, teaching certificate, transcripts, and references with district application.
Contact Person:
Pam Hass Human Resources
Alba-Golden ISD
1373 CR 2377 Alba, TX 75410
903-768-2472 x 1105
FAX 903-768-2130
hassp@agisd.org

Tivy High School, Kerrville ISD - (Area 7)  2/8/2017  

Seeking Agricultural Science and Construction Teacher
QUALIFICATIONS:
Valid Texas Teaching Certification in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, Agricultural Science and Technology: Grades 6-12, or Any vocational agriculture certificate.
AND
Trade & Industrial Education 6-12 (preferred) OR
Secondary Industrial 6-12 OR
Math/Physical Science/Engineering 6-12 OR
Technology Education 6-12
JOB DESCRIPTION:   Teach: Agricultural Science Courses such as Facilities Design and Fabrication, Ag Mechanics and Metal Technologies AND the following CONSTRUCTION COURSES: Principles of Architecture, Construction Management, and Construction Technology
EXPERIENCE:
Construction Trade Experience preferred
APPLY TO:
Complete an online application via the Kerrville ISD website (www.kerrvilleisd.net). A letter of interest and resume can be attached to the application (must convert from Word to "rtf" Rich Text Format).
SALARY:
The salary for the above position will be based on the salary schedule currently in effect by Board Policy and Administrative Regulations.
DAYS:   202
START DATE:FOR THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR


Calhoun County ISD - (Area 10)  2/2/2017  

Seeking Agriculture Science Teacher for Calhoun High School, Port Lavaca, TX
Calhoun High School is seeking a dynamic agriculture science instructor to be part of a two-member teacher team.  Course assignments will be distributed based upon teacher strengths and could include: Animal Science courses, Ag Mechanics courses, Ag math, Floral Design, and Food technology.  The CTE department has two vehicles available for travel - a Chevy Suburban and a Chevy Silverado 2500 4x4 diesel.  Instructors will also be the FFA Advisors and train LDE and CDE participants and over see SAE.
Qualifications:
Certified to teach Agricultural Science courses
Experience with FFA strongly preferred
Energetic with strong communication, organization, and management skills
Salary based on number of days worked and the CCISD Salary Schedule for 2017-2018 school year. 
For more information contact Dr. Diana Freeman at freemand@calcoisd.org
Apply online at www.calcoisd.org.


Orange Grove ISD - (Area 10)  2/1/2017  
Seeking High School Agriculture Teacher
2016-17 School Year
Candidate should: Enjoy working with high school aged students, their parents, and faculty and staff members
Hold appropriate teaching certification
Possess computer literacy skills
Work remainder of the 2016-17 school year
Salary commensurate with years of service and qualifications
Position will remain open until filled
Applications may be accessed and submitted electronically through the District Website at www.ogisd.net under the employment link
or may be requested at:
Central Administration Office
P.O. Box 534
504 S. Dibrell St.
Orange Grove, TX 78372
PH: (361) 384-2495 ext. 100
FX: (361) 384-2148
Further inquiries may be directed to
Mr. Gil Salazar—Orange Grove High School Principal
At (361) 384-2330 ext. 501
gsalazar@ogisd.net

Rockdale High School - (Area 3)  1/30/2017  

Seeking agricultural science teacher for a 3 teacher department
Start Date: ASAP
Animal Sciences and Horticulture emphasis
Use of School Truck
Serve as an FFA Advisor
Supervise SAE projects (Spring Major and County Livestock Shows)
Train LDE and CDE teams
Qualifications:
Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s degree, associate’s degree, or high school diploma/GED and equivalent wage-earning experience as required by certification
Valid Texas career and technical education certificate with required license, endorsements, and training for subject and level assigned
Demonstrated competency in the career and technical education subject area assigned
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of career and technical education subject assigned
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Ability to oversee student field experiences in career area assigned
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Experience:
One year student teaching or approved internship
Link to application: https://www.applitrack.com/rockdaleisd/onlineapp/default.aspx?all=1
Questions: HS Principal, Tiffany Commerford, tcommerford@rockdaleisd.net


 
 
     
     
 
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