Agriculture/Animal Science Teacher

Agriculture Teacher

To apply, please complete the online applicaiton at www.cvilleschools.com and click on the "Employment" icon on the right side of the screen.  Applications may also click on the following link to go directly to the page:  USD 445 Coffeyville Employment

Position Purpose

Under the general supervision of the School Principal, the purpose of the position is to develop students` skills and competence in the area of Agriculture.

Essential Performance Responsibilities

  • Develops and administers curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials for subject area, and translates lesson plans into learning experiences to develop pertinent sequential assignments, challenge students, and best utilize the available time for instruction.
  • Teaches knowledge and skills and promotes creative thinking and analysis in all related subject areas.
  • Designs learning activities to demonstrate the application of science to everyday existence and problem-solving.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student`s needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
  • Maintains familiarity with district and Kansas State standardized tests for the purpose of adapting curriculum to maximize student achievement on such tests.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students` education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school`s standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Selects and requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.

Additional Duties

Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.

                Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Equipment

Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.

Travel Requirements

Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards

Works in standard office and school building environments.

                Note:    Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position.

Qualifications Profile

  • KSDE Certification/License in Agriculture

Education

  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment required
  • Masters Degree preferred.

Experience

Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level preferred.

FLSA Status:       Exempt

 


Enrollment in the state health plan. District pays employer cost of a single or dependent plan. $25,000 life insurance policy, and membership in KPERS. Sick leave and personal days. Placement on the USD 445 Salary schedule based on experience and education level. Starting pay for new teacher is $40,000 per year plus benefits.
Job Start Date: August-1-2019
Applications Due By: March-30-2019

Job Contact Information

Craig Correll - correllc@cvilleschools.com - 620.252.6400

Employer Information

Coffeyville USD 445 www.cvilleschools.com

MISSION STATEMENT

Building on our culturally diverse community, USD 445 will prepare all students for life-long learning by providing resources for a comprehensive quality education in a safe environment that promotes high academic achievement and responsible citizenship in a global society.  

VISION STATEMENT

Valuing Individuals, Celebrating Learning, Improving Life!USD 445 will provide a happy, caring, hopeful environment that will empower children to achieve their greatest potential.    

RECRUITING AND HIRING

Purpose: To attract, recruit and retain high quality teachers and administrators in Coffeyville schools, to ensure that students are given the best opportunities to fulfill their potential. Our first priority is to hire the most qualified applicant in any available position. We are constantly and actively recruiting minority applicants. Because our student body is approximately 20% African American, 20% Native American and 7% Latino, we strongly encourage minority applicants, especially African Americans, Native Americans, and Latino minorities to apply for open positions within our district.   USD 445 only accepts applications submitted online.

LOCATION

Coffeyville USD 445 school district is located in southeast Kansas on the Oklahoma border; about 70 miles from Tulsa, Oklahoma and approximately 135 miles from Wichita, Kansas. Coffeyville is a progressive community, rich in history, diversity, and community pride.  For more information regarding the city`s demographics, industry, relocation packet and other related information, go to www.coffeyville.com

SCHOOLS

Coffeyville Unified School District #445 has a diverse student population comprised of six attendance centers:

  • Field Kindley High School is a 9-12 center with approximately 500 students.
  • Roosevelt Middle School is a 7-8 center with approximately 300 students.
  • Community Elementary is a K-6 center with about 1040 students.
  • Dr. Virgil Horn Field Kindley Technical Academy is our project based learning center.
  • Dr. Jerry Hamm Early Childhood Learning Center is our birth to four- year old center.

INSTRUCTION

USD 445 employs six instructional coaches district wide to assist teachers in everything from Literacy First strategies, technology integration, and in the latest in teaching and learning strategies.

TECHNOLOGY

Coffeyville USD 445 operates a large technology budget and incorporates the latest technology in the classroom, including eno boards, projectors in every room, IP phone system, and four computer labs. All teachers are issued an iPad or a laptop for use in their classrooms. Laptops are 1:1 for all middle school and high school students.

To learn more about Coffeyville Schools, visit us at www.cvilleschools.com

EEO STATEMENT  

Coffeyville School District 445 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The District encourages applications from under-represented group members. Federal and state legislation prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability and veteran status. In addition, District policies prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, handicap, or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment, in its programs or activities.

 


Employer Address: 615 Ellis St Coffeyville, Kansas


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