?The TULARE JOINT UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT is accepting applications for a Full-Time Ag Teacher ? Tulare High School Farm. Applications must be submitted on Edjoin.org by 4:00 p.m. until filled.DEFINITIONThe teacher provides academic instruction, and teaches physical and social skills to students in conjunction with the education philosophy and curriculum requirements of the District. Comprehensive High School teachers may be assigned to any subject within the 9-12 range that they are qualified to teach. Adult School Teachers may be assigned to teach any Adult School course subject that they are qualified to teach. The classroom teacher has the primary responsibility for planning and delivering instruction and evaluating students? progress to promote students mastery of skills and content knowledge. Ideal candidate should be willing to supervise and coach students in FFA activities and SAE projects. Position includes FFA stipend and extended contract.EXAMPLES OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSE: Essential Duties?Provide instruction in accordance with the abilities and achievements of the pupils assigned to his or her classes, and in conformance with the District?s philosophy, goals and objectives as expressed in the Board?s adopted courses of study.Align classroom curriculum with District courses of study and adopted materials.Deliver instruction using appropriate delivery strategies, including lecture, observation, inquiry, discussion, cooperative learning, manipulatives, and other hands on experience.Use large group, small group, and individual instruction appropriate to subject matter and student needs.Plan and prepare daily schedule, lessons, and activities to achieve a balanced program of individual and group work at the achievement level of the students involved.Plan and prepare daily schedule, lessons, activities, and materials for substitute teachers.Cooperate with other department staff and other professional staff in the assessment and instructional planning for individual needs.Provide learning situations that enhance student acquisition of knowledge and the mastery of skills.Participate in school/department and district curriculum meetings as directed.Establish and maintain high standards of student behavior in order to establish a suitable and productivelearning environment for the academic and social development of all students within the guidelines set forth by the Board of Trustees, the Superintendent, and designated administrators, adhering at all times to the concept that the safety and welfare of students is paramount. Maintain proper disciplinary control of students who are directly assigned to the teacher and all pupils in the Tulare Joint Union High School District according to the rules set forth by Federal and California State laws, the Board of Trustees, and school administrators.Conduct formative and summative evaluation to assess student achievement of curriculum objectives.Administer group and standardized tests in accordance with the District?s testing program and inform students, parents, and administration of student progress.Provide an attractive physical learning environment in the classroom through displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers connected to learning objectives that maximize interest and motivation.Participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of programs outlined in Federal and State requirements.Attend and participate in school related activities as required.Maintain parent contacts and hold parent conferences as required and when necessary to support or promote student achievement.Maintain accurate records of student grades, discipline, progress, and attendance in a timely manner using the District Student Data System.JOB DESCRIPTIONTULARE JOINT UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 426 North Blackstone, Tulare, CA 93274Plan and coordinate the work of paraprofessionals, parents, and volunteers as assigned.Attend and participate in required in-services training activities and works with his/her principal in planning his/her own professional growth.Identify and attempt to meet special needs of pupils, and initiate referrals to special programs and services personnel as necessary.Develop and prioritize long and short term learning objectives within curriculum guidelines.Supervise students in various school situations as assigned and required.Utilize evaluation results to plan for subsequent instruction.Inventory and requisition books, instructional materials, and supplies as needed.Participate in faculty and committee meetings as necessary.Perform related duties as assigned.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSQualification Requirements?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.Education?Appropriate Higher Education Degree with appropriate authorizations.Licenses and Other RequirementsAn Appropriate valid California Teaching Credential for the subject area assignedAppropriate authorization to teach all students including English Language Development (ELD) studentsDOJ and FBI fingerprint clearanceNegative TB test within the last four yearsKNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIESKnowledge of?Strategies and methods used in lesson planning, instructing, and evaluating progress of students.Strategies and methods to instruct students individually, in small group situations, and as a class as appropriate.Techniques for effective student motivation and discipline.Innovative curriculum development strategies.Strategies for working with students of multi-ethnic and varying socio-economic backgrounds.Ability to?Plan and deliver an effective instructional program.Achieve and realize compatibility between personal professional goals and District philosophy and curriculum programs.Adapt the curriculum and materials to the needs of each student.Cooperate with school and District staff and parent community in instructional planning for individual student achievement. Maintain accurate records for reporting purposes.Provide a safe, positive and productive environment which maintains student interest and motivation.Provide instruction according to State and Federal program requirements.Direct and supervise assigned classified personnel.Analyze and interpret test scores for purposes of designing and delivering appropriate instruction.Effectively communicate in written and verbal form with students, school personnel, parents and administration.Work effectively with students of varying ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.Establish rapport, communicate with, and involve parents in their child?s total education.Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with students, teachers, parents, and community.PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONSEnvironmentEnvironment: Primarily classroom environment, some outside environment.Physical Demands?Seeing to monitor student activities. Hearing and speaking to exchange information and assist students in instructional activities, and sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Reaching overhead, above shoulders and horizontally to reach and place materials in certain areas. Pushing, moving, and lifting objects with a strength factor of light duty work.SALARY?Appropriate Placement on Teachers Salary Schedule ($58,540 – $107,848 per year) 185 daysApply for this job.