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Goose Creek CISD - (Area 3)  1/8/2020  
Seeking Junior School STEM Teacher
187 Day Contract / $58,000 starting salary for 0 years experience
Goose Creek CISD is located in Baytown, TX – 30 minutes East of Downtown Houston
QUALIFICATIONS: 
Valid Teacher Certificate in one of the following areas: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources: Grades 6-12; Agricultural Science and Technology: Grades 6-12; Any vocational agriculture certificate Health Science: Grades 6-12; Health Science Technology Education: Grades 8-12; Mathematics/Physical Science/Engineering: Grades 6-12 or Grades 8-12;  Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics: Grades 6-12; Secondary: Industrial Arts or Industrial Technology;  Technology Education: Grades 6-12; Vocational Health Occupations; Vocational Health Science Technology
Knowledge of Instructional Strategies
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Teach junior school STEM Lab classes (very similar to career investigating class)
APPLICATION WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE FOLLOWING: 
http://www.gccisd.net/page/employment.home
CONTACT: 
Renea Dillon, CTE Director
Carol.dillon@gccisd.net 
281-420-3082
Lindsey Marek, CTE Coordinator
lindsey.marek@gccisd.net 
281-707-3278

James Bowie High School, Austin ISD - (Area 12)  1/7/2020  
Seeking a long term sub for the 2020 school year. 
Start date would be mid/late March through the end of the year. 
Courses would be Principles of Ag, Equine Science, and Floral Design. 
Would be working in a 2 teacher department. 
Would need to become an AISD sub prior to long term job start date. 
Agriculture education certification and/or Ag degree preferred. 
Please contact Shelby Stephens at shelby.stephens@austinisd.org

Ennis High School - (Area 8)  1/7/2020  
Seeking High School Ag. Science teacher
Focus on Animal Science
Candidates must apply online at https://www.ennis.k12.tx.us 
Contact emails: Principal, Wade Bishop,wade.bishop@ennis.k12.tx.us or Dan Taylor CTE, daniel.taylor@ennis.k12.tx.us 
Position open until filled.
Primary Purpose:
Work in 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:
Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate
Demonstrated competency in agricultural science
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of agricultural science and technology
Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Ability to supervise agricultural field experiences
Ability to manage budget and personnel
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Experience:
One year student teaching or approved internship
 

Copperas Cove ISD - (Area 8)  12/19/2019  
Seeking Agricultural Science Teacher                                  
Exemption Status: Exempt/Professional
Reports to: CCHS Principal Date Revised: December 2019
Primary Purpose:
Direct 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:
Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or related training and work experience for certification waivers under the District of Innovation Plan (DOI)
Demonstrated competency in agricultural science
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of agricultural science and technology
Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Ability to supervise agricultural field experiences
Ability to manage budget and personnel
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Experience:
Student teaching, approved internship, or related work experience
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Instructional Strategies
Oversee Supervised Agricultural Experience Program (SAEP), including assisting students in selecting and managing projects and supervising school farm.
Serve as advisor to local Future Farmers of American (FFA) chapter, including planning and conducting leadership, citizenship, cooperative, career development, and competitive activities for students at local, regional, and state level.
Assist with planning and delivery of adult education and community programs relating to agricultural science and technology.
Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities.
Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required. Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for individual student differences.
Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned and present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
Plan and supervise assignments of teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s).
Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.
Student Growth and Development
Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.
Be a positive role model for students and support mission of school district.
Classroom Management and Organization
Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
Accompany and supervise students at all off-campus activities including contests, workshops, and field trips associated with the agricultural science program and FFA.
Oversee maintenance of program related facilities and equipment including school farm.
Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
Assist in selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
Communication
Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with parents, students, colleagues, and community members.
Budget and Inventory
Develop and administer budget based on documented program needs and ensure that operations are cost effective and funds are managed wisely.
Coordinate fundraising activities and manage funds.
Maintain current inventory of all fixed assets related to the program.
Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
Professional Growth and Development
Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
Comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
Other
Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Supervise assigned teacher aide(s).
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Tools/Equipment Used: Personal computer and peripherals, standard instructional equipment; agricultural equipment
Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: Frequent walking; repetitive hand motions; frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; overhead reaching
Lifting: Frequent heavy lifting (45 pounds and over); may lift and move agriculture equipment and animals
Environment: Work outside and inside; exposure to extreme temperatures (hot, cold, and inclement weather), humidity, and prolonged sunlight; exposure to biological hazards; work around machinery with moving parts; work around moving objects or vehicles; work on uneven or slippery surfaces; work around animals; may work alone; frequent districtwide and statewide travel
Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; work prolonged or irregular hours
 

 
 
     
     
     
 
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