Arizona Agricultural Education Openings  
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Job Title: High School Agriscience Teacher
Salary: $48,000.00 - $53,000.00 per year

Job Summary:
Position is responsible for creating a positive classroom environment that develops in each student the skills of creative thinking, communication, critical thinking, problem solving, the ability to work collaboratively and the required State of Arizona content standards.

Essential Duties:
1. Teaches content and skills in subject area to high school students utilizing curriculum designated by AAEC High Schools and the Arizona State College and Career Readiness Standards.
2. Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of AAEC Early College High Schools.
3. Adapts material and methods to develop relevant sequential assignments and lesson plans that guide and challenge students.
4. Develops lesson plans and supplementary materials compatible with course / CCR standards; provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student and subgroups of students.
5. Evaluates academic and social growth of students, prepares progress reports, keeps appropriate records to include attendance reports, gradebooks and other recordkeeping activities as necessary.
6. Encourages students to think independently and to express original ideas.
7. Evaluates each student’s progress in meeting the course standards.
8. Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment.
9. Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve learning, health and social emotional issues.
10. Communicates with parents and school administration on student progress.
11. Supervises students in assigned out-of-classroom activities during the working day.
12. Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.
13. Administers testing in accordance with State and district testing practices.
14. Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required)
Must possess a Bachelors or Master’s degree in education or a related field. Must be eligible or possess Arizona State Teaching Certificate with appropriate endorsement to teach content area or possesses a Bachelors degree and be high qualified in content area. Must possess ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, parents, & the public.

Interested candidates, please send your resume to Dale Nicol

CTE Agriculture Teacher SY23/24

Primary Location: Casa Grande Union High School
Salary Range: $50,615.00 / Per Year
Shift Type: Full-Time

· Valid Arizona Teaching Certificate in the appropriate subject area
· Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Education
· Valid Fingerprint Card
· Highly Qualified in appropriate subject area
· Demonstrates organizational ability
· Clear and professional communication skills (verbal and written)

JOB GOAL: Under direction of the site principal the Agriculture teacher plans, develops and conducts classes related to agriculture, assists officers, committees and members of the FFA chapter and supervises student Supervised Agriculture Experience programs.

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TITLE: Teacher, Secondary Classroom - Agriculture                         
REPORTS TO: Principal
SALARY: 37,000 + $13,000 CSF - 48,625 + $13,000 CSF / Per Year

Supports the organization’s mission, vision and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, teamwork, innovation, respect, commitment to our community, accountability, ownership and a passion for working with youth.

The Secondary Teacher is responsible for the education of each pupil in his or her charge and for working with students, parents, other teachers and staff toward achieving the goals set forth in the CVUSD Mission Statement and the Department of Education.

- Plans, writes, and implements curriculum and instruction in a manner consistent with CVUSD’s Mission Statement, including understanding, modeling and fostering independent thinking skills, creative problem solving and abstract reasoning. Shows empathy and understanding of students. Shares ideas and observations with students and parents.
- Guides the learning process toward the achievement of state standards.
- Be responsible for an instructional program and the utilization of teaching methods that consider the individual needs, interests, abilities and maturity levels of the students.
- Establishes standards of expected student progress for approval by the evaluator based on the assessment of the pupils in the class.
- Cooperates with the evaluator in developing and implementing suitable activities to improve teaching effectiveness or other deficiencies.
- Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
- Prepares appropriate documentation and reports on programs and on student progress.
- Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student life and conduct, and for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
- Makes provisions for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
- Be responsible for your own involvement as a contributing member involving group decision- making and the development of a positive, cooperative building environment.
- Assist in the organization, planning, and management of Career and Technical Education Facilities and Equipment associated with the Agriculture Program.
- Prepares appropriate documentation and reports on student SAE program planning and recordkeeping as required in the Agriculture Program Standards.
- Conducts at least one SAE visit with each student and their parent/guardian per school year.
- Provide organization and management of the Agriscience and FFA program, and related duties as assigned.
- Advises the CTE Director on the department’s budgetary needs & equipment maintenance.
- Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

-Must have or be able to obtain a valid Arizona Career and Technical Education Certificate with an Agriculture approved area.

- Bachelors degree or higher from an accredited college or university.

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School Year: 2023-2024
Teaching Assignment: CTE Agriculture Science Teacher
Campus: Kingman High School

Minimum Qualifications

  •  High School Diploma
  • An Identity Verified Print (IVP) Fingerprint Clearance Card through Arizona Department of Public Safety, or ability to obtain prior to start date
  • Required Arizona Teaching Certification: CTE Agriculture Certificate
  • SEI, ESL or Bilingual Endorsement issued by Arizona Department of Education
  • Arizona offers an alternative path to certification for those with a Bachelor's or more advanced degree who would like to pursue a career in teaching. Individuals pursuing a teaching career through this alternative pathway must enroll in a teacher preparation program approved by the Arizona Department of Education and obtain an Alternative Teaching Certificate to be eligible for hire.

Salary and Benefits

  • The 2023-2024 salary range for teachers is $37,075-$48,975. In addition to base salary, teachers are eligible to earn approximately $6,000-$8,000 in 301 money. 
  • The District also offers generous benefits including options for medical, dental, vision and life insurance with no out-of-pocket premium costs.

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JOB TITLE: CTE Agriscience Instructional Specialist
REPORTS TO: Director of Career & Technical Education
Base Salary: $53,500.00
Performance Pay: Available annually
New hire experience: $500 for each full-time year of certified teaching or verified like experience
New hire education: $65/hour of graduate level credits: BA +45 hours max, MA +60 hours max $1000 for advanced degrees
Class/Calendar: Certified Exempt, 187 workdays
Benefits: Vacation, sick leave, holidays, matched retirement, health, and life insurance

Candidates must complete an on-line application which requires appropriate Arizona certification, valid IVP Arizona fingerprint clearance card, evidence of highly qualified status, three letters of recommendation, and transcript of credits.

The CTE Agriscience Instructional Specialist works in conjunction with Westwood High School and it’s feeder schools to support the integration of agriscience standards and competencies through hands on activities, projects, and problem solving tasks. The instructional specialist will support teachers on developing agriscience integrated lessons and projects that include core academic and CTE standards. Specialists are required to visit classrooms to support effective instruction and ensure facilities and equipment are in safe working condition. The specialist maintains a state and national presence for MPS through conferences and committee participation. The specialist works with other specialists and teachers in developing and/or acquiring aligned curricular resources and assessments. The specialist will provide support for Westwood’s FFA Career and Technical Student Organization.
-Assists director in accomplishing state, CTED and federal accountability goals, program compliance and performance measures
- Provides instructional support to teacher and assists in aligning curriculum resources to agriscience program needs
- Assists district level and building level specialists, teachers, administrators, and other staff as necessary to understand content area needs, innovations, strategies, etc.
-Acts as a liaison between the District, Westwood High School and feeder schools researches the safest, cost effective, and appropriate materials needed for their programs and procures quotes from district vendors following all district purchasing guidelines
- Works with other MPS departments to facilitate the safe working order of equipment used by students and teachers in their program areas;
- Be actively involved in local, state, and/or professional CTE organizations;
- Coordinates teacher (and other staff as needed) professional development related to the content area
- Serves as the key communicator regarding the content area to appropriate audiences;
- Provides leadership and works effectively as part of the Teaching and Learning department to enhance cross-discipline integration
- Coordinates the writing and revision of district curricula in the content area;
- Maintains and expands current knowledge of curricula and instructional innovations in the content area;
- Completes other duties as assigned.

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(Posted 03/20/2023)

Yuma Catholic High School is currently seeking candidates for the full-time exempt position of Agricultural Science Teacher and FFA Advisor. 
This position is currently open for the 2023/2024 school year.
Must have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree. 
A Standard Secondary Education Certificate and/or CTE is preferred.
Salary depends on experience.
Open until filled.

Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, copy of transcripts, and application to:
Yuma Catholic High School
2100 W 28th St
Yuma, AZ 85364

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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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