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Bronte ISD - (Area 2)  2/14/2019  
Seeking Ag Science Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year – Start date July 2019
Single teacher department
Well rounded instructional program and livestock projects.
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Texas certification
CDL or willing to obtain
12 month contract
Contact: Tim Siler, Superintendent at 325-473-2511, tim.siler@bronteisd.net
Website information www.bronteisd.net
 

Lindsay ISD - (Area 5)  2/12/2019  
Seeking Agricultural Science Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year – effective 7-8-19
Two teacher department
Instruction Area:  Well rounded in all areas.  Sheep and hog project experience a plus.
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree from an Accredited University
Valid Texas teaching certificate in agriculture
CDL or willing to obtain
Effectively perform all duties and tasks as defined by job description and as requested by campus principal
Willingness to obtain certifications if needed (Floral Design certificate preferred)
Strong community involvement presence. 
Must be willing to perform / participate in all necessary activities and functions to help maintain a very successful and active FFA chapter.
Exhibit strong work ethic, leadership, and organizational skills in classroom and in agriculture laboratory areas
Responsibilities: Train FFA LDE and CDE teams. 
Willing to work extended hours – includes nights and weekends
Good classroom management work as a team with other FFA advisor
Attend FFA events, conventions, camps, and ag mechanics shows
Supportive administration and community
11 month contract (negotiable)
Contact: Steve Cope, Principal at 940-668-8923x112 or scope@lindsayisd.org.
To apply fill out online application at :  https://www.applitrack.com/region11/onlineapp/default.aspx?choosedistrict=true&applitrackclient=111097
 

Odem-Edroy ISD - (Area 10)  2/12/2019  
Seeking Agricultural Science Teacher
This is a Certified Position
GENERAL INFORMATION: Implement and manage the agricultural science program for assigned campus. Provide students with appropriate learning activities and 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.
QUALIFICATIONS: 
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate in agricultural science
Class “B” CDL license with passenger and school bus endorsements or willingness to obtain endorsements
Special Knowledge/Skills/Responsibilities:  
Knowledge of agricultural science and technology
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Ability to supervise agricultural field experiences
Strong Animal Science Background
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Serve school FFA Program, including competing in contest at district, area and state level
Work extended hours, weekends and travel with students
Utilize Record Book system to help students apply for awards and scholarships
Active participation in local and major Livestock shows/Competitions as needed
Experience: 
At least one year student teaching or approved internship
With Cattle, Lambs, and Goats
Welding
Applicants may obtain an application at www.oeisd.org and submit completed application to Human Resources.
For more information you may contact us:
Human Resources
361-368-8121 ext. 224 or 225
 

Hillsboro ISD - (Area 8)  2/4/2019  
Seeking Agricultural Science Teacher for Hillsboro ISD (for the 2019-2020 school year – effective 7-8-19)
Two teacher department
Instruction Area:  Agriculture Mechanics & Principles of AFNR (Other teacher handles all animal projects.)
Facility: Approximately 8500 square feet of Ag Mechanics Shop space to include Paint room. Current equipment & CNC table.
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree from an Accredited University
Valid Texas teaching certificate in agriculture
CDL or willing to obtain
Effectively perform all duties and tasks as defined by job description and as requested by campus principal
Willingness to obtain certifications if needed
Strong community involvement presence. 
Must be willing to perform / participate in all necessary activities and functions to help maintain a very successful and active FFA chapter
Exhibit strong work ethic, leadership, and organizational skills in classroom and in agriculture laboratory areas
Responsibilities: Train FFA LDE and CDE teams. Specifically Ag Mechanics, Tractor Tech, & Skills.
Willing to work extended hours – includes nights and weekends
Oversee the building of competitive agriculture mechanics projects for county and major shows. 
Supervise SAE Projects 
Assist students with record books and awards
Good classroom management
Attend FFA events, conventions, camps, and ag mechanics shows
Serve as FFA Advisor
12-month contract plus stipend  - negotiable depending upon experience
Contact: robinson@hillsboroisd.org
Apply at: http://www.hillsboroisd.org/pages/Hillsboro_ISD/Human_Resources 

Mt Vernon ISD - (Area 6)  1/31/2019  
Seeking and Agricultural Science/FFA Sponsor 
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from and accredited university with proper certifications
Valid Teaching certificate
Must have or be willing to obtain CDL with proper endorsements.  
Strong classroom management skills
Community Oriented
Strong organizational skills
Willingness to travel and work hours outside the normal school day with students
Good communication skills
Duties: Floral Design, Principles, Hort. (greenhouse)
Assist in record books, scholarships and FFA degrees for students
Competitively Train LDE, CDE, and speaking events
Attend conventions and camps all levels
Assist the other Ag Teachers when needed
Benefits: 
New School Truck 
Trailers
Updated greenhouse, new shop equipment, new lab (microscopes, computers, floral coolers, ect.)
Supportive Administration and community
3 Teacher department
11-month contract 
MVISD Pay scale
For more information contact Brad Ingram AST. 903-658-3052 or Jennifer Sumrow at 903-537- 9904
TO apply fill out online application at mtvernonisd.net


 

Bishop High School - (Area 10)  1/29/2019  
Ag Science & Technology (Vet Tech Program)
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.
Qualifications:
Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s degree from 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
Experience:
At least one year student teaching or approved internship
Salary Range $37,000.00 - $54,749.00 / Per Year
Please visit www.bishopcisd.net for more information.

Texas FFA Association - (Area 0)  1/18/2019  
Leadership Development Coordinator

JOB SUMMARY:
The leadership development coordinator is responsible for developing, evaluating, revising and managing leadership and service-based programs that are in alignment with the strategic priorities of the Texas FFA Association board of directors. Additionally, this position oversees the training and development of the Texas FFA Association state officer team from election through retirement. The leadership development coordinator ensures that the Texas FFA Association utilizes cutting-edge methodologies and technologies in order to deliver student-centered educational curriculum and resources. Must possess the ability to efficiently and effectively manage multiple programs simultaneously and must have a strong understanding of leadership development, program management, as well as, new and emerging concepts in leadership development.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• In collaboration with the executive director and within the board of director’s relevant strategic priorities, develop strategies, incentives and programs to stimulate the development of outstanding local chapter programs of activities as part of an overall statewide leadership development strategy and instructional continuum.
• Make budgetary recommendations to the executive director and manage related budget line items within association’s fiscal management practices and audit standards.
• Student officer selection: work collaboratively with the executive director and proactively with the board of directors and its relevant committees and area leadership to provide overall leadership for the state officer selection process and support for district and area processes as needed. On-site execution is the responsibility of the board appointed superintendent.
• Manage student officer travel: develop and manage a schedule for the Texas FFA Travel Team. Provide leadership and assistance to area travel coordinators. Provide training and oversight for the state officer traveling team. Coordinator and oversee general officer travel and officer events, applying best practices to ensure student officer safety at all times.
• Work collaboratively with the executive director to provide training to the board of student officers concerning board processes and the role of the student officers in committee work, policy deliberations and bringing appropriate proposals for consideration.
• Student officer training: develop and employ strategies for officer development and evaluation within the context of an overall officer development continuum related to measurable competency benchmarks.
• Convention stage management: work collaboratively with the executive director and other parties in developing and managing convention stage staffing, schedule, scripts and all main stage and screen content. Work as the primary quality control agent of all state content and develop strategies to ensure excellent delivery.
• State Leadership Conference management and supervision: facilitate student officer development of curriculum and an experience that addresses state-adopted leadership constructs and competencies related to chapter development and area officer development. Facilitate instructional reinforcement of student outcomes. Secure facilities, sponsored meals and other logistical considerations in accordance with the organization’s procurement practices.
• National Convention Delegate management: provide management to the Texas Delegation to the National FFA Convention & Expo including working with volunteer delegate coordinators in managing and supervising student delegates and state officers during the National FFA Convention & Expo.
• Provide for managerial leadership for leadership and service-based leadership development programs including but not limited to Ford Leadership Scholars and Day at the Capitol.
• Develop and manage conference programs adopted as part of the Texas FFA Association’s leadership development continuum, including but not limited to curriculum and material development, staffing and logistics.
• Development operations: work cooperatively with the Texas FFA Foundation executive director to use state FFA officers and other FFA members proactively with industry partners and potential partners in developing strategic relationships.
• Managed assigned website pages.
• Provide innovative leadership for the development of new Texas FFA programs.
• Media: assist with Texas FFA News Online, VATAT News and Texas Team Ag Ed social media as needed.
• Assist with the general operations of the Texas FFA Association as assigned.

 EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s degree required.

 EXPERIENCE
The leadership development coordinator should have an outstanding record of previous FFA participation or equivalent experiences, with an emphasis on hands-on leadership development through chapter programs of activities, facilitation, public speaking and event management. Experience in the Texas FFA or similar state officer system is not a requisite but considered an advantage. Specific experiences and skills in a convention stage production planning continuum are needed to be effective.

STATUS:
Exempt, Full Time

LOCATION:
Austin, TX

 REPORTS TO (TITLE(s):
Executive Director, Texas FFA Association

SUPERVISES:
Leadership Development Interns (Spring/Summer)

DEADLINES:
A cover letter and resume should be submitted to austin@texasffa.org by 5:00pm CST on Friday, February 15, 2019

Jayton-Girard ISD - (Area 2)  1/18/2019  
Seeking High School Agricultural Science Teacher Competitive Salary Length of Contract: 12 months Position Summary:
Provide instruction in the agricultural science program.
Serve as advisor to the local FFA
Position Requirements:
Valid Texas teaching certificate in agricultural science.
Send resume to:
Trig Overbo, Superintendent
Toverbo@esc17.net<mailto:overbo@esc17.net>
Application Deadline: Until filled
 

 
 
     
     
 
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