Ag Science Teacher
High School Agriscience Teacher
DEPARTMENT: High School
REPORTS TO: High School Principal
SALARY: According to DKEA master contract
DEADLINE: Until Filled
PREPARED BY: Superintendent’s Office DATE: November 29, 2017
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies and Agriscience or Agriscience and Natural Resources or a related field.
- Possess or be eligible for a valid Michigan Secondary Teaching Certificate with an occupational (vocational) endorsement.
- HX – Agriscience and Natural Resources
- VA – Vocational Agriculture (Agriscience and Natural Resources)
- Meets Federal Highly Qualified Teacher requirements
- Have an electronic fingerprint clearance from a criminal history record check
NOTE: A person with 4,000 hours of recent agricultural – related background and a Bachelor’s degree can become annually authorized to teach agriscience.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to teaching courses related to agriculture and agribusiness, supervising the FFA chapter and related activities, extended program activities, and conventions.
- LANGUAGE SKILLS:
- Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of students, parents, colleagues and the general public.
- MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
- Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
- REASONING ABILITY:
- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
- OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
- Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on department and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers and parents; skilled in oral and written communication. Ability to operate a personal computer and related software.
- PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, for example school supplies and books. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
- WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
- This person will wear clothing in accordance with building policy.
- Reports To: High School Principal
- Salary: According to DKEA Master Contract
- Deadline: January 12, 2018
- Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and resume to:
- Delton Kellogg Central Administrative Office
- Kyle B. Corlett, Superintendent
- 327 N. Grove Street
- Delton, MI 49046
The final candidates for this position will be required (at your cost) to furnish Delton Kellogg Schools with a current Michigan State Police and FBI criminal records check prior to our recommendation to hire. Delton Kellogg School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its educational policies or practices on the basis of religion, race, color, sex, national origin or handicap of any individual.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.