Young Farmer Teacher
?Job DescriptionTITLE: Teacher, Agriculture – Young Farmer Program?JOB SUMMARY:?A teacher in this position will serve as a bridge to continuing agricultural education and leadership development for individuals interested in agriculture or agribusiness. As a Young Farmer adviser, the teacher will conduct seminars on issues affecting agriculture and play an essential role in providing educational opportunities to farmers in the community. In addition, the teacher will provide instruction in selected areas of agriculture at the high school level.?ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Professional Duties?Young Farmer ProgramDevelops a needs assessment for potential areas of instruction, plans agendas and delivers adult education classes for members of the Young Farmer program that are focused on farming and agribusinesses issuesCommits to reviewing curriculum, investigating best practices, and developing hands-on demonstrations in various areas of agriculture prior to delivering instructionMakes on-site visits to local members of the agricultural community to network, identify local area needs, and provide technical assistanceMaintains an active advisory committee that meets at least twice per yearSupports teachers at the high school level with curriculum and instruction needsAdheres to all state guidelines required for the Young Farmer program of work including monthly reports and professional learning opportunitiesManages and maintains program facilities and equipmentSecondary Agricultural Education ProgramProvides content-related and appropriate instruction based on state and local curriculum through a combination of classroom, laboratory, and co-curricular experiencesProvides a classroom environment which promotes active learning and technology integrationPrepares students to earn an industry credential after pathway completionProvides leadership and competition opportunities for students by participating in FFA activitiesMonitors Supervised Agricultural Experiences (SAE) projectsAdheres to all state guidelines required for the agricultural education program of workCommunicates responsibly with students, parents, colleagues, school and county leadership, and members of the communityAdditional ResponsibilitiesAttends school and departmental professional learning activities and meetings as directed.Seeks and maintains professional learning opportunities through CTAE endorsed organizations, i.e. GAAGED and CTAERNServes on school committees and participates in school-wide eventsPerforms other duties as assigned within the CTAE departmentMinimum QualificationsEducation: Bachelor?s degree or higher from an accredited institution accepted by GaPSC required.Certification: Must hold or be eligible for a GaPSC certification in Agricultural Education (6-12).Experience: A minimum of 3 years of occupational work experience in the.?Apply for this job.