Arizona Agricultural Education Openings  
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Purpose Statement
The job of Teacher is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional process by serving as a teacher with specific responsibility for supervising students within the classroom and other assigned areas; developing lesson plans and delivering group and individual student instruction within established curriculum guidelines; collaborating with other teachers, other professional staff, and administrators in addressing instructional and/or classroom issues; and responding to a wide range of inquiries from students' parents or guardians regarding instructional program and student progress.


This job is distinguished from similar jobs by the following characteristics: .


This job reports to Principal


Essential Functions

  • Administers subject specific assessments for the purpose of evaluating student competency levels and/or developing individual learning plans.
  • Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations; student's achievements; developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing objective-based goals in the home environment.
  • Collaborates with instructional staff, district specialists, other school personnel, parents and a variety of community resources for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes, achieving established classroom objectives in support of college and career readiness and student needs.
  • Demonstrates methods required to perform classroom and/or subject specific assignments for the purpose of providing effective instruction addressing individual student requirements.
  • Develops instructional materials (e.g. curricula activities, course materials, lesson plans, web-based documents, etc.) for the purpose of meeting the individual needs, interests and abilities of students.
  • Directs and collaborates with student teachers, teacher aides, cooperating teachers and volunteers for the purpose of providing effective instruction and addressing the needs of individual students.
  • Evaluates student progress towards course objectives in relationship to college and career readiness for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and administration.
  • Executes policies, procedures and/or processes for the purpose of providing direction and/or complying with mandated requirements.
  • Instructs students for the purpose of achieving skills necessary for college and career readiness.
  • Manages student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe, orderly and positive learning environment.
  • Monitors students in a variety of educational environments (e.g. classroom, hallways, field trips, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe, orderly and positive learning environment.
  • Participates in a variety of meetings, workshops and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.
  • Prepares a variety of written and electronic materials, documents and records (e.g. grades, attendance, anecdotal records, IEP objective support activity, etc.) for the purpose of documenting student progress while meeting mandated requirements.
  • Responds to inquires from a variety of sources (e.g. other teachers, parents, administrators, etc.) for the purpose of resolving issues, providing information and/or direction.
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.

Other Functions

  • Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
  • Reports incidents (e.g. fights, bullying, suspected child abuse, suspected substance abuse, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining personal safety of students, providing a positive learning environment and adhering to Education Code and school policies.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: applying assessment instruments; operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications; and preparing and maintaining accurate records.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: appropriate codes, policies, regulations and/or laws; age appropriate activities; lesson plan requirements; stages of child development; and behavioral management strategies.


ABILITY is required to schedule activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of data; and utilize specific, job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is moderate. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: establishing and maintaining constructive relationships; adapting to changing work priorities; maintaining confidentiality; exhibiting tact and patience; and working flexible hours; collaboration; organizational ability.


Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; directing other persons within a small work unit; tracking budget expenditures. utilization of resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is some opportunity to significantly impact the organization’s services.


Working Environment
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some climbing and balancing, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 40% sitting, 30% walking, and 30% standing. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and in a generally hazard free environment.


Experience    Job related experience is desired.
Education      Bachelors degree in job-related area.
Required Testing                                              Certificates
                                                                         Teaching Credential
Continuing Educ./Training                               Clearances
Maintains Certificates and/or Licenses                   Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background
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Apply: Yuma Union High School District 70 - Teacher-CTE Agriculture - 2024/2025 (


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 (

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

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 ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Valid State of Arizona CTE Career and Technical Education Certification in one of the
following areas:
• Standard Career and Technical Education Agriculture
• Standard Specialized Career and Technical Education Agriculture
• Knowledge of Arizona State Career and Technical Education AgriScience program
• Knowledge of Arizona State Career and Technical Education Professional Skills
• 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
• 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 and
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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Anticipated High School AG Science Teacher

- Teaches district adopted curriculum utilizing District approved resources;
- Required to run a CTSO (Career Technical Student Organization) as part of this position;
- Instructs students in citizenship and subject matter specified in state standards, law and administrative regulations and policies of the school district;
- Develops lesson plans and instructional material and provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil;
- Identifies student needs and makes appropriate referrals and implements strategies for individual education plans;
- Translates lesson plans into developmentally appropriate learning experiences;
- Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere;
- Evaluates students’ academic growth, keeps appropriate records and maintains a grade book;
- Communicates regularly with parents outside normal classroom day by means of newsletters, notes, phone calls, conferences, etc;
- Remains available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day;
- Plans and coordinates the work of teacher aides, parents and volunteers in the classroom and on field trips;
- Creates an environment for learning through functional and attractive displays and exhibits of student work;
- Complies with all rules, regulations and policies of the Governing Board.
- Other job related duties as assigned.

Valid and Proper Arizona Certification

$43,165.00 - $52,097.00 / Per School Year

For School Year 2023-2024
Start date to be determined
Salary prorated to start date

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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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