Arizona Agricultural Education Openings  
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Position Type: CTE Agriculture Science Teacher
Location: Mammoth-San Manuel Unified Pre-K-12 School

Summary: Provide all students with appropriate learning 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. Actively engage in actions that contribute to the overall mission and strategic plan of San Manuel High School.
- Education/Certification/Licensure
- Bachelor’s degree in Science from an accredited college or university
- Valid Arizona certificate for the subject and level assigned

Major Responsibilities and Duties:
- Guide the learning of students in accordance with the district’s philosophy of instruction toward the achievement of curriculum goals.
- Align teaching and available resources to the District curriculum.
- Present subject matter according to guidelines established by the Arizona Department of Education, board policies, administrative guidelines and the District curriculum.
- Conduct ongoing assessments of student learning and use results to plan and implement instruction.
- Work cooperatively with other teachers to modify curricula and instruction as needed for special education, 504, and ELL students according to guidelines established.
- Work cooperatively with the campus and district instructional supervisors, leaders, and department heads to improve instruction.
- Assist CTE Director to continually improve the quality of the Agriculture Sciences program through instruction, counseling, management, and leadership to produce success for all students and campus programs.
- Promote and support FFA Chapters for all Agriculture Sciences departments.
- Maintain district Agriculture Sciences budget.
- Offer accelerated instruction to each student who meets any of the state “at risk” criteria in order for the student to perform satisfactorily on the state assessment.
- Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to campus and district requirements.
- Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned; sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.
- Use available technologies as appropriate teaching and learning tools.
- Integrate the instruction of technology into subject area teaching.
- Plan and supervise assignments of teacher aide(s) and volunteers.
- Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
- Maintain a professional and cordial relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
- Adhere to local, state, and federal guidelines regarding confidentiality.
- Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with students, parents, and other staff members.
- Respond to parent phone calls/messages in a timely manner.
- Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students.
- Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
- Manage student behavior in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct and handbook.
- Provides for care and protection of school property and be held accountable for books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
- Maintains accurate student accounting and grading records in compliance with local and state requirements.
- Assists in upholding and implementing administrative regulations and board policy.
- Manage and utilize data effectively for systemic process and program analysis.
- Account for the accuracy and verification of all student program data and reports.
- Implement data-driven decision making for improvement efforts based on best practices.
- Manage and utilize policy effectively for maintaining systemic processes and practices.
- Account for the verification of the correct policy regarding all decisions and correspondence.
- Implement effective policy-driven decision making.
- Seek and participate in professional development activities to improve instructional effectiveness thereby increasing student achievement.
- Participate collaboratively with colleagues to reflect on one’s teaching practices.
- Stay abreast of developments in the profession and display openness to change and innovation.
- Maintain updated record of all professional development activities.
- Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies.
- Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
- Submit all legal documents in a timely manner as required by Federal, State, and District.
- Stay up-to-date professionally through the selection of quality professional learning opportunities for personal growth.
- Research district policy, precedent, and current practices prior to taking action.
- Participate as an effective team member who contributes to district, department, and content goals.
- Demonstrates proficient levels of technology applications.
- Participates fully in drills and safety exercises to provide for the safety and overall emotional wellbeing of students.
- Utilize time wisely for effective management of job responsibilities.
- Maintain punctuality in daily work times, appointments, and meetings.
- Meet task completion deadlines established by supervisor.
- Maintain friendly customer-service-driven interactions with all stakeholders, students, teachers, administrators, and co-workers.
- Work cooperatively with co-workers and supervisors to ensure that the goals of the school/department are met.
- Maintain a positive and professional tone in all communication (i.e. email, written, and verbal).
- Perform other duties and accept other responsibilities as assigned.

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Position Summary:
The College of Education and Technology is seeking qualified candidates to serve as an Assistant Professor/Instructor of Agricultural Science, emphasizing soils, crops, horticulture, and agricultural mechanics. The department has approximately 100 students majoring in Agriculture; the Agriculture program offers courses leading to a B.S. or Associate degree in Agriculture with emphases in Agriculture Education, Animal Production, and Pre-Veterinary Medicine within a student-centered focus.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teaching undergraduate courses in soils, crops, horticulture, range management, farm business management, and agriculture mechanics. 
  • Further, maintaining and enhancing ENMU’s relationship with area high school agriculture programs, including dual credit, FFA judging contests, and recruitment.  
  • Finally, other activities include scholarly activities, mentoring undergraduate research, participating in university and community service, and advising students.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • For Assistant Professor, Ph.D. (ABD considered) in agricultural education, soils, crops, or highly related field; ability to work well in a collegial setting. 
  • For Instructor, Mater’s Degree in agriculture with experience in agronomy/plant science, agricultural economics, and agricultural mechanics; ability to work well in a collegial setting. At least one degree in Agricultural Education is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience in developing and teaching online courses through multiple formats.
  • Commitment to collaboration and working as part of a team to visualize, plan, deliver, assess, and redirect programs as needed to serve stakeholders.
  • Ability to work effectively with various constituencies in a diverse community.

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