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VATAT - (Area 0)  8/15/2018  

Position Posting
Executive Director of the Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association of Texas
Job Summary
The VATAT Board of Directors is seeking a full time Executive Director for oversight, management, development and direction of the Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association of Texas located in Austin, Texas.  The association seeks an enthusiastic leader with strong competencies in communications, customer service, leadership skills, management skills, supervisory skills, and an unquestioned record of outstanding personal and professional ethics.  
Job Responsibilities
The significant responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:
• Serve as the Chief Operating Officer of the association and manage its daily activities.
• Sign and manage contractual obligations of the association, with the exception of any real estate transactions.
• Manage and oversee maintenance of the Texas Agricultural Education and FFA Center at 614 East 12th St.  Austin,  Texas      
• Manage the budget and financial activities of the association under the direction of the Board of Directors.
• Supervise and manage the staff of the association.
• Serve as chief lobbyist and PAC manager for the association.
• Plan and conduct the summer Professional Development Conference, with the assistance of staff and Board of Directors.
• Provide oversight at the Texas FFA Convention Exhibit show. 
• Serve as a functioning member of Texas Team Ag Ed, which also includes serving on the Board of Directors of the Texas FFA, Texas FFA Foundation, and the VATAT Credit Union.
• Serve as Texas 4-H and FFA Swine Validation Executive Administrator.
• Plan and conduct VATAT Board Meetings at the direction of the board and with the assistance of the staff.
• Serve as a liaison between the Association and the Teacher Educator Universities.
• Manage the legal assistance program for members performed by attorneys retained by the association.  
• Serve as a representative to the NAAE and attend both regional and national meetings.
• Administer the association’s member crisis fund.
• Provide oversight of the Texas Young Farmers.
• Oversee communication to members and the Board of Directors.
Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or related fields.  Master’s Degree preferred.  Preference will be given to applicants with previous agricultural education experience, especially a record of successful high school teaching. 
Salary & Benefits
Compensation based on experience and performance
Travel & business expenses
The Executive Director of the VATAT will answer to the Board of Directors of the Association and its elected leadership. An annual performance review will be done.
Location of Employment
The position will be housed at the VATAT office in Austin Texas.  The physical address of employment will be:
614 East 12th Street
Austin, TX 78701
Send a letter of application and a complete resume by October 1, 2018 to:
VATAT President Tammy Christian by email to 
It is anticipated that after an appropriate screening process occurs, face-to-face interviews will take place at the December 2018 VATAT Board meeting. Anticipated starting date of employment is July 1, 2019.
Should you have any questions about the position or the application process, please contact Tammy Christian at 254-337-0410 or by email at    



Texas Education Agency - (Area 0)  8/15/2018  
The Texas Education Agency is seeking applicants for a CTE specialist with duties in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources and Health Science.   This is the job currently held by Ron Whitson.   Further details and information about applying may be found here.
Marshall High School - (Area 6)  8/7/2018  
Position: Class load is relatively open- could include Animal Science and/or Ag Mechanics Pathways- depends on the applicant
The applicant will be expected to assist with training LDE and CDE teams, animals projects, record keeping, before and after school activities, weekend activities, and other FFA and school responsibilities 
District pay scale plus $9,000 stipend for added FFA responsibilities
10 Month Contract
The district has 30 acres Ag Farm, Trucks, Trailers, Greenhouse, and 2 shops designated for Ag Teacher use. 
Marshall is an awesome district to work for an extremely supportive of budgets and student activities. 
To expedite the interview process, please send resume and cover letters to:
Jessica Shadix
Please then fill out the online application at:


College Station High School - (Area 3)  8/7/2018  
Opening for a half-time position (morning) for a Construction Science Teacher. 
Teaching duties would be Principles of Construction and Architecture Design. 
Our Construction Science program has grown, so we need to add a person to join the team.  
Job Posting & More Info Here:

Southwest High School - (Area 7)  8/7/2018  
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:  Education/Certification:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or required training for subject and level assigned
Candidate must have a satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting check
Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area(s)
Special Knowledge & Skills:
Knowledge of Agriculture Science programs
Knowledge of safe work practices as related to students in classroom/shop/lab
Knowledge of processes and procedures related to livestock and stock shows
Must be available for FFA activities
Must be available to supervise student animal projects
Must be available to manage Booster Clubs
Must be available to coordinate FFA Alumni Association
3 years educational experience in Agriculture Science
Outside Applicants:  Submit certified application and resume
District Employees:  Submit Letter of Interest

Columbia-Brazoria I.S.D. - (Area 3)  7/24/2018  
Seeking Agricultural Mechanics Teacher 
Certified - Qualified (hold certificate) - High School Teacher 
Job Type Description  
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.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or required training for subject and level assigned
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
At least one-year student teaching or approved internship
Jeanette Green
Columbia-Brazoria I.S.D.              
Administrative Assistant - HR 
P.O. Box 158 West Columbia, TX 77486
phone - 979.345.5147 – ext. 1106; fax - 979.345.4890   

Beaumont ISD - (Area 9)  7/24/2018  
Seeking a Program Director for Agricultural Education & Lead FFA Advisor for the district's multi-teacher department.
207-day contract (the expectation to expand to 227-day contract is in the works + stipend)
$17,000 above state base salary
Bachelors Degree (or higher) are required 
Teacher Certification is required
Must be strong in the areas of Animal Science, Horticulture & Leadership
Responsibilities will include:
Management and oversight of the entire Agriculture program - including staff (1 para & 6 teachers in 2018)
Management and oversight of the Beaumont FFA Chapter (588 members in 17-18)
Supervisor of the 30 acre Ag Farm (including maintenance of the grounds - mowing, etc.)
Housing on the Ag Farm will be provided as part of their contract (3/2 house w/garage) and will be expected to live on site.  This is not negotiable. (This is an approximate $20,000 value in addition to your contract)
Full financial responsibility of the entire program
All necessary administrative duties are expected
Conflict resolution skills are critical
Strong communication & organizational skills are essential
Candidate must be strong in animal science & horticulture
One of the primary duties of the candidate will be to manage the $3 million livestock facility and projects included
Classroom teaching responsibilities will include:
The teaching assignment is located on the BISD Ag Farm Campus.
Advanced Horticulture (2nd-year farm students)
Advanced Plant & Soil Science (2nd-year farm students)
Introduction to the Ag Farm & Applications (basically a Principles of Ag class for 1st-year farm students)
Strong classroom management skills are essential
Creative approach to discipline management is a must
The BISD Agriculture Program consists of multiple campuses including:
The Ag Farm Campus is the location of the Advanced Agriculture Program and will house 140 Ag students this year.
Two high school campuses:  West Brook HS & Beaumont United HS
Three middle school campuses:  Marshall MS, Odom Academy MS & Vincent MS
Each of these campuses has its own individual AST and Ag program.  It will be the responsibility of the Program Director to oversee the goings-on of each of these campuses, students, and staff to ensure that district and program policy is being adhered to.  The Program Director will answer to both CTE Director and TCC Principal.
The PD will live on-site at the 30 acre Ag Farm and will maintain the facility in exchange for rent and utilities-free housing (an estimated $20,000 per year stipend).  Equipment available includes 3 trailers, 4 tractors, 2 zero turn lawnmowers, 1 skid steer, 1 side-by-side ATV, etc.  Currently, there is no Ag truck available, but it has been discussed and is expected to be proposed this year. The Ag Farm also has a fruit & citrus orchard and a large in-ground garden on site.  The potential for the development of the program is limitless. 
Please send resume and cover letter (ONLY) to: 
Mr. Michael Shelton - Principal - Taylor Career Center 
409-617-5740 office
409-284-0448 cell
To apply online for the position:
To view the BISD pay scale:

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