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Teacher, CTE AgriScience - Combs High School

Salary Schedule: Certified Initial Salary Placement
Benefits: As per District policy
Evaluation: Annual
Contract: 10 months, 198 days
Reports To: Principal
FLSA Status: Exempt
Salary: $52,070.00 / Per Year

Position Goal: While under the direct supervision of the Principal and district Coordinator of Career and Technical Education, the Teacher will provide sound and consistent instruction to students, modifying curriculum as needed, to support academic growth that enables each student to reach their full potential.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilityrequired. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Valid State of Arizona Career and Technical Education Certification Argriculture
• Knowledge of Arizona State Career and Technical Education AgriScience program standards.
• Knowledge of Arizona State Career and Technical Education Professional Skills Standards.
• Knowledge of Arizona State College and Career Readiness Standards.
• Ability to assess student needs through academic assessments
• Skill in both oral and written communication
• Ability to collaborate and work in teams
• Knowledge of classroom-based assessments to drive instruction
• Skill in using computers and other equipment and materials to supplement instructional presentation
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, parents, colleagues, administration and the community

Essential duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Facilitates CTE student organization activities and operations
2. Seeks community support and resources for CTE program advisory council.
3. Provides students with work-based learning experiences related to the CTE program.
4. Complies with Arizona revised statutes, district policies and administrative guidelines.
5. Meets all requirements and as determined by Local, State, and Federal agencies.
6. Supports the Mission, Vision and goals of J.O. Combs Unified School District
7. Promotes and follows the adopted school district philosophy, policies, regulations, and administrative procedures
8. Provides learning opportunities as outlined in the district approved CTE program scope and sequence.
9. Creates a weekly written lesson plan describing daily learning experiences that is correlated with the objectives in the curriculum guide and/or course outline
10. Maintains the physical environment of the classroom for organization and maximum instructional
11. Communicates objectives to students in a well-planned, organized manner using clear and precise
12. Uses effective teaching techniques and materials to implement established curriculum goals
13. Identifies, selects, and modifies instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs
14. Implements a variety of effective instructional strategies consistent with lesson objectives
15. Uses multiple assessment methods to monitor and assess student progress to adjust instruction and provide feedback on a regular basis to students and their parents.
16. Develops and implements reasonable classroom rules of behavior and procedure in a fair and just
17. Diagnoses, instructs, and evaluates specific student needs and seeks assistance of district
18. Effectively collaborates with department and grade level teachers
19. Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and other professionals on a regular basis to discuss students’ progress and interpret the school program
20. Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom
21. Administers group standardized tests in accordance with state testing program
22. Participates in Professional Learning Communities
23. Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers
24. Assumes responsibility for meeting his/her course and school-wide student performance goals
25. Attends staff meetings and serves on committees as required
26. May be required to participate in student meetings which occur beyond the staff’s work
27. Participates in professional development in the district and outside of the district when required
28. Participates in program development, curriculum review and design
29. Other duties as assigned

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CTE Agriculture Science Teacher
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.
Bachelor’s degree in Science or Agriculture related field from an accredited college or university
Valid Arizona certificate for the subject and level assigned
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Effective communication and interpersonal skills
Knowledge and demonstrated competency in the subject(s) assigned
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage behavior
Openness to change and innovate to meet the needs of all students

At least one-year student teaching
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 TITLE: High School Agriculture and Welding Teacher
SUPERVISED BY: Building Principal
TERMS: The work year for this position shall be 154 days, with provisions for benefits cited in the current district personnel policies.
FUNCTION: Plan and implement instruction following district and state academic standards, curriculum and IEP as indicated to help students meet district and state academic goals. Use a variety of research-based effective instructional strategies to meet the needs of all learners in the classroom.  Employ screening, diagnostic and progress monitoring assessments to evaluate student progress and needs adjusting instruction to insure achievement.  Collect and analyze data for instructional decisions keeping accurate records.  Clearly communicate curriculum design and expectations, instruction, and student progress to colleagues, administrators, parents and students.  Maintain a safe, productive and respectful classroom environment conducive to learning.  Supervise students in all areas of school business.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of BS in elementary or secondary education with valid Arizona Teaching Certificate in the area of teaching hired as well as a valid DPS fingerprint card and clean background check. Enjoy working with students.  Philosophy of education matches that of district vision and mission. Must know, understand, and apply confidentiality.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teachers shall be formatively evaluated and coached by the Curriculum/Professional Development Coordinator, but shall be directly responsible and summatively evaluated by the building Principal.

1. Designs and plans instruction that develops students’ abilities to meet state and district academic standards and assessments.
2. Maintains a Learning Climate - Creates and maintains a safe and positive learning climate that supports the development of students’ abilities to meet state and district academic standards.
3. Implements & Manages Instruction - Utilizes a variety of effective instructional strategies that engages students and develops a love of learning enabling them to master state and district academic standards.  Clearly communicates high expectations and performance objectives to students, parents and administration. Optimizes time on task, reflects on instruction for refinement and utilizes data to make appropriate instructional decisions.
4. Assesses Learning, Collects & Analyzes Data & Communicates results - Creates and uses valid and reliable standards based assessments according to the district and state assessment plan. Accurately records, organizes, analyzes and uses student achievement data to plan instruction. Provides timely and meaningful feedback to students to promote achievement. Clearly communicates student progress to students, parents, administration and community.
5. Collaborates with Colleagues, Parents and Community - Positively and productively collaborates with colleagues, parents, and community to plan, implement and support instructional programs that enhance students’ ability to meet state and district academic and behavioral standards.
6. Demonstrates Content & Professional Knowledge - Has sufficient academic and pedagogical knowledge in his/her subject area(s) sufficient to develop students’ knowledge and performance on the state and district academic standards.   
7. Engages in Professional Development - Reviews and evaluates overall professional performance to design and implement a professional growth plan. Reflects on and revises instructional plans, materials and instructional strategies to insure student success.  Willingly seeks out and engages in professional development activities to continue to grow professionally.                       
8. Implements Special Education Components - Has knowledge of and accurately follows appropriate special education guidelines to identify students entitled to special education support. Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team to development and implement student IEP as needed. Maintains communication and works collaboratively with the special education teacher to develop appropriate mainstream activities in the regular classroom.  Modifies classroom environment, instruction, materials, or behavior management procedures as stated in the student IEP.  Keep accurate records and maintain special education record keeping per laws.  Maintain confidentiality.  Supervise paraprofessional activities and monitor their timesheets for accuracy.
9. Other Duties as assigned:
a) Attends staff meetings and serves on school/district committees
b) Participate in the evaluation and selection of educational materials
c) Sponsors student clubs or activities
d) Coaches student activities 



Faculty - Agriculture


$61,807.79 - $75,198.63 Annually


Chino Valley, AZ

Job Type

Full Time

Job Number



Agriculture Program General

Opening Date



Description of Position

Reporting to the Associate Dean of Career & Technical Education at Chino Valley, the incumbent will teach discipline specific courses as needed, including general agriculture, aquaculture, animal care, animal behavior, and entomology. Incumbent will be responsible to manage the campus fish hatchery living laboratory. Instructional responsibilities will include course preparation and instruction; program and class recruitment; curriculum development; participation in the on-campus college community and continued professional growth activities; and creative program building based on needs assessment and in collaboration with other faculty. May be asked to teach other courses in disciplines in which she/he is able to be credentialed.
The successful faculty member recognizes that service to our students is our highest priority, and embraces their role in student success, recruitment, and retention. This includes being open to a variety of delivery methods and course design with the possibility of interactive, online, day, evening, weekend classes and/or teaching at various College locations and/or in the high school/college dual enrollment programs. In addition, faculty should be open to both traditional (16 week) and compressed course design (i.e., 8 week classes). Faculty can expect to participate in innovative forms of assessment and should be willing to utilize OER when possible.
In addition to a competitive salary for this 9-month position, we offer generous time off (including a two-week winter break and a one-week spring break, 10 sick days annually, up to 3 personal days (from the sick leave bank), AZ state retirement, medical/dental/vision insurance, life insurance at 2 x basic salary and more. 
*See the Benefits tab for more information.
Terms of Teaching Assignment Include:

  • Meet and teach assigned class(es) in accordance with course outlines, including specified textbooks. A course outline is a district-approved document covering such items as course prefix, number, title, description, learning outcomes and content.
  • Develop and submit to the division office a course syllabus and schedule of assignments based upon the approved college course outline prior to the start of class(es). A syllabus is a learning plan designed by the instructor to inform students about the learning outcomes, assessment requirements, grading criteria, attendance standards, instruction and institution policies, and support services.
  • Promptly submit required rosters, grade reports, evaluations, and academic reports; retain student grade records for one calendar year. 
  • Follow the full-time faculty accepted standards as described in applicable administrative procedures which relate to satisfactory service and conduct becoming a faculty member.
  • Attend required instructional related meetings such as orientation meetings, department or division meetings, and other meetings as required.
  • Attend meetings and workshops as may be necessary to obtain or renew certification or essential licensure requirements. 
  • Document the completion of three (3) hours per semester of professional development activities related to the discipline area and student learning.
  • Form and chair annual advisory boards to maintain academic compliance and to ensure the program remains current.
  • Manage campus fish hatchery living laboratory.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


Minimum Expectations & Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in the discipline to be taught; OR
  • Associate's degree in the discipline to be taught; AND Five (5) years recent work experience in the field to be taught


Preferred Skills & Abilities


  • Master's degree in the field to be taught.
  • Community college teaching experience and/or secondary education teaching experience.
  • Aquaculture experience.
  • Experience with multi-media technology to enhance student learning.
  • Experience with on-line instruction.
  • Experience working with culturally diverse populations.
  • Ability to teach other courses.
  • Experience with software typical of an office suite.


Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements and competencies listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Regular attendance is an essential job function as it demonstrates dependability towards the performance of job duties. 
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the classroom is usually quiet while the noise level in the lab is typical of a greenhouse/hatchery environment.

Faculty - Agriculture | Job Details tab | Career Pages (


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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