Ag Mechanics & Sciences Teacher

Cascade School District Southwest / Boise Agriculture Secondary Full Time Apply no later than 3/1/2024Posted 27D ago

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Ag Mechanics & Sciences Teacher
Cascade School District is looking for the right fit for our cozy little mountain town to provide high quality engagement with our high school students as the Ag Mechanics & Sciences teacher for grades 7-12 (Coaching opportunities available). Cascade School District and the community of Cascade is committed to enriching the lives of our students. Our Mission includes engaging every student every day in character development and rigorous education.
________________________________________________________ Job Description
The Cascade School District is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Agricultural Education Teacher to join the Cascade staff and advise the local chapter of FFA. The ideal candidate will be able to provide students with a daily and ongoing instructional Agricultural Pathway program that will provide for them the best possible academic knowledge and skills as well promote the FFA mission in the community. This is a full time 7-12 position. Additional coaching opportunities may be available. Cascade school offers small class sizes, updated technology, and strong staff support.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Instruction:
Prepare for assigned classes
Design lessons with an appropriate level of difficulty that provide content in a logical and sequential manner
Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media, consistent with the physical limitations of the classroom and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved
Meet and instruct assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated
Identify pupil needs and provide instruction appropriate to those needs
Analyze and interpret student data to develop and modify instructional activities
Follow modifications and accommodations as specified in Individual Education Plans (IEPs)
Implement the Idaho Core Standards, as well as the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives, in lesson plans, classroom instruction, unit planning, and assessments
Devise written and oral assignments and tests that require analytical and critical thinking as well as the reproduction of facts, and use them to evaluate student progress on a regular basis
Prepare students academically for district, state, and federal testing
Display command of the subject matter
Budget class time effectively

Other Duties to Students
Encourage students to strive to meet their highest potential
Establish and communicate classroom rules and encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior
Make provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms
Work to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents concerning both the academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students
Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities

Professional Duties and Activities
Continue to develop, advise, and oversee CTE career pathways for: Agricultural Mechanics, Agricultural Welding, and Small Gas Engines.
Collaborate professionally with colleagues at all levels.
Develop, advise and oversee the FFA student organization
As the FFA adviser, help students select projects and observes them set goals and produce successful outcomes based upon their work goals
Prepare high school students for careers within the country's largest job- generating agricultural industry
Fulfill an extended contract, depending on the FFA chapter commitment

Other
Maintain accurate and complete records as required by federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy
Input data in a timely fashion (District approved student information systems)
Assume responsibility for his or her continuing professional growth and development by attendance at professional meetings, membership in professional organizations, enrollment in advanced courses, and by reading professional journals and other publications
Adhere to The Code of Ethics of the Idaho Teaching Profession adopted by the Professional Standards Commission and the State Board of Education
Represent the school district in a positive manner

Position Type: Full-time
Salary: $ 41,500 to $ 63,000 Per Year - DOE
District housing available for rent
Job Category and Requirement: Teacher, Agriculture Educator (Idaho#9921 Qualified)
Extended Contract available- FFA Advisor (Extended Contract Negotiable)
Desired curriculum and program standards - Agriculture Industry & Natural Resources and Agriculture Mechanics & Power Systems

Contact Joni Stevenson Phone: 208-630-6057 (Ext/2202) or email: joni@cascadeschools.org
As an Equal Opportunity Employer Cascade School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

Education required

Teacher, Agriculture Educator (Idaho#9921 Qualified)

Experience required

None required, experience preferred

Skills required

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Benefits

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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Cascade School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.