Teacher – Agriculture
?Job Description:Under supervision of the Principal and/or Assistant Principal, teaches and instructs students in academic subject matter, along with social, behavioral, and other educational or related skill areas; plans, develops, organizes, implements, and assesses a comprehensive educational program for students; assists in other school programs as assigned; creates a supportive and flexible program and environment conducive to learning and personal growth according to each student?s ability and interests. Encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS??Occasional lifting five (5) to ten (10) pounds?Frequent sitting and standing?Occasional bending or squatting.? ??Position Specific Information (if Applicable):? ??Responsibilities:?Manage Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) programs for students, including writing grants for SAE, assisting students in selecting a program that best fits their interests and abilities, maintain records and help students maintain needed records, locate training for students in work-based learning experiences, coordinate training experiences that meet instructional needs of students, make supervisory visits during the school year and summer months, supervise the lab classroom for students working in supervised agricultural experience programsMaintain public and professional partnerships by keeping the public informed of student and program progress and activities. Serve as liaison between the Agricultural Advisory Committee and administration.Supervise students at off-campus activities associated with the agriculture program and FFA.Maintain facilities and equipment through the following activities:Proper arrangement of the classroom, greenhouse, lab classroomCoordinate the maintenance and repair of tools and equipmentOrder new equipment and supplies, as needed and budgetedEstablish and monitor school procedures for keeping classroom, greenhouse, lab classroom, and grounds neat and attractive at all timesEnsure that greenhouse and lab safety is taught and observed at all times. Safety items are available for student use and safety features have been installed and in working order on equipmentConduct an annual inventory of all tools, equipment, and supplies and supply administration with the inventory documentationDesign and submit a Summer Program of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources to be approved by school administration.? If program is approved, will work the Summer Program at a rate to be determined per district compensation practices.Plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences and establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.Utilize technology and integrate the use of technology to provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities, instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment, observe, evaluate, encourage and provide feedback on student's performance and development.Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development preparing required reports on students and activities.Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures, maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school, and apply appropriate disciplinary measures where necessary.Perform certain duties including but not limited to student support, counseling students with academic problems and supporting certain extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations, participating in department and school meetings, and parent meetings.Conduct an instructional program according to the Board of Education requirements and state program approval. The basic curriculum for each course shall be adhered to and:Lesson plans prepared according to district policyUtilize effective instructional strategies and materialsBasic skills and abilities of students be developed in the lab classroomServe as the advisor for the local chapter of FFA, supporting students in District, Regional, State, and National cooperative activities.? ?Certifications:?CO Teacher License – Colorado Department of Education? ??Education: Bachelor's Degree? (Required)? ??Position Type: Regular? ??Primary Location: DOUGLAS CO HIGH SCHOOL? ??One Year Only (Yes or No): No?Scheduled Hours Per Week: 40?FTE: 1? ??Approx Scheduled Days Per Year: (260 days indicates a year-round position.? Time off [or Off-Track Days] are then granted based on the position.? Any exceptions to the normal off-track time will be noted in the Additional Position Details section above, as scheduled work days.) 185 Work Days? ?Minimum Hire Rate: (Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part time salaries will be prorated) $39,000.00 USD Annual? ?Maximum Hire Rate: (Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part time salaries will be prorated) $57,500.00 USD Annual? ?Full Salary Range: (Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part time salaries will be prorated) $39,000.00 USD – $76,000.00 USD AnnualApply for this job.