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Agricultural Science and Business Teacher Openings in Indiana

Agricultural Education Placement Report
Report #
April 28, 2016

This publication will be updated as job openings occur.

To obtain information about education in the state of Indiana goto Indiana Department of Education Home Page. The most helpful options will be K-12 School Data and K-12 School Websites. For licensure information go to Purdue Office of Professional Preparation and Licensure and click on "Licensure" tab.

The NAAE has a job openings list for the United States. Go to U.S. Agriculture Teacher Opportunities.

The Indiana Department of Education maintains the School Personnel Job Bank.  This voluntary system also lists teacher job openings in the state of Indiana.  To access it go to https://dc.doe.state.in.us/doeonline/jobbank/search.aspx


Openings

T.C. Howe High School
Agriculture Teacher Grades 8-12. Restarting program. Call contact for application instructions.
Contact:
Tyler Small, Principal
Phone:317-217-1980


Triton Central High School
Northwestern Consolidated School District of Shelby County is seeking a dynamic Agricultural Science Teacher who is willing to direct a successful agriculture education and FFA program. Qualified applicants should be able to make agriculture education exciting for students and be able to successfully recruit students into the program. The agriculture education instructor will manage the agricultural education program at Triton Central High School, concentrating on plant science, animal science, and horticulture areas. The instructor will supervise an active FFA chapter and serve as advisor.  The advisor will focus on preparing students for competitive activities and will accompany them to local, regional, state, and national level as needed.  The instructor will assist with grant writing in securing additional funding opportunities as needed and continue current FFA Community Service grants in place. Funding will be provided for professional development including CASE instructional certification and for other needs as determined by the instructor, principal, and superintendent. Recently-built facilities to conduct the agricultural education and FFA program include a 2400 square foot, state-of-the-art greenhouse, mechanical lab, science laboratory and classroom. Contract: 220 days Application
Contact:
Mr. Cary Chandler, Principal
4920 W 600 N
Fairland, IN 46126
cchandler@nwshelbyschools.org


Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation
Full Time High School Agriculture Teacher. JOB DESCRIPTION: Tippecanoe Valley High School is looking for an outstanding agriculture science teacher JOB REQUIREMENTS: · Ability to demonstrate knowledge of content and effective pedagogy in AG areas including: Animal Science, Plant & Soil Science, Agriculture Mechanics, Landscaping, Agribusiness Management, SAE, Introduction to Agriculture, Advanced Life Science Courses · Strong desire and motivation to strengthen and grow an existing AG program including cattle and Farm to School. · Ability to serve as a motivated FFA Advisor and grow the program. This would include Career Development Events, Supervised Agriculture Experience, officer training, community service events, fundraising, and working with an advisory board, as well as other chapter activities · Create and maintain a classroom environment of respect and rapport that is conducive to student learning. · Participate in regular collaboration to reflect on teaching, plan instruction, monitor implementation, and respond to student performance data. · Willingness to collaborate with other staff members to assess and assist students in resolving learning and behavior issues. · Other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: · Bachelor degree (BA) from an accredited college or university or equivalent. Possession of an Indiana Teacher’s License in the subject area. · Knowledge of the prescribed curriculum. Knowledge of current educational research. Basic understanding and knowledge of current technology. Knowledge of learning styles and skill in using varied teaching methods to address student learning styles. Skill in oral and written communication with students, parents and others. Ability to plan and implement activities for maximum effectiveness. Ability to assess levels of student achievement effectively, analyze test results and prescribe actions for improvement. Ability to maintain appropriate student supervision so that students have a safe and orderly environment in which to learn. Ability to work effectively with peers, administrators and others.  · The applicant must be highly motivated, creative and driven to create an excellent AG/ FFA program HOW TO APPLY: Please submit a resume, cover letter, letters of recommendations, and copies of transcripts.
Contact:
Dr. Michael Bendicsen, Principal
8345 S State Road 19
Akron, IN 46910
Phone:574-598-2100
bendicsenm@tvsc.k12.in.us


New Prairie High School
Agriculture teacher. Begins 7/1/16. Open until filled. Complete Application online.
Contact:
Greg Dettinger, Principal
5333 North Cougar Road
New Carlisle, IN 46552
Phone:(574) 654-7271 ext. 70254


Eminence Community Schools
Eminence Community Schools is seeking a talented agriculture teacher who is willing to direct a successful agriculture education and FFA program. The successful candidate should be able to make agriculture education exciting for students and be able to successfully recruit students into the program. The agricultural education program at Eminence Jr.Sr. High School concentrates on plant science, animal science, and agricultural business areas. The instructor will serve as advisor for an active FFA chapter and will prepare students for FFA activities at the local, district, state and national level. Funding will be provided for professional development including CASE instructional certification and for other needs as determined by the instructor, principal, and superintendent. Facilities to conduct the agricultural education and FFA program include a classroom, general purpose laboratory, and outdoor lab area. The local community actively supports the local agriculture program including financially through donations and grants. A full job description is on file in the administration office. Please send the following to apply for the position: 1. Certified Staff Application 2. Letter of interest 3. Resume 4. List of references 5. Proof of any licenses the candidate hold 6. Photo copy of transcripts
Contact:
Mrs. Corey Scott, Principal
6760 SR 42 N.
Eminence, IN 46125
Phone:(765) 528-2101
cscott@eminence.k12.in.us


Eastern H.S. (Pekin)
Agriculture Teacher. Apply by April 4, 2016. Application
Contact:
Kendra Floyd
1050 N. Eastern School Road
Pekin, IN 47165
Phone:8123-967-3926
kfloyd@ewsc.k12.in.us


Tri Jr-Sr High School
Agriculture Teacher. Apply by March 4, 2016. To apply send: Letter of interest, resume, copy of current teaching license, transcripts, 3 letters of references. Complete Application online
Contact:
Lisa Butler, Corporation Secretary
6972 S. SR 103
Straughn, IN 47387
Phone:765-987-7882
lbutler@shenry.k12.in.us


Pioneer Jr-Sr High School
Agriculture Teacher. New program for 2016-17 school year. Apply by March 9, 2016. Apply online
Contact:
Jeremy Tucker, Principal
417 S. Chicago Street
Royal Center, IN 46978
Phone:574-643-3145 ext. 303
tuckerj@pioneer.k12.in.us


Huntington University
Assistant Professor of Agriculture - Animal Science. Master's degree in AnSc or related field required, Ph.D. preferred. Send the following to dean@huntington.edu: Cover letter, curriculum vitae, faculty application form, names and contact information for 3 references.
Contact:
Dr. Raymie Porter, Director
2303 College Avenue
Huntington, IN 46750
Phone:(260) 359-4347
rporter@huntington.edu


Southwestern High School
Agriculture Teacher start date August 1, 2016. Southwestern-Jefferson County Consolidated School District. Responsibilities also include FFA Sponsor. 188 day contract. Must hold a valid Indiana Teaching License in Agriculture or be willing to obtain one. Application
Contact:
Jeff Bates
167 South Main Cross Street
Hanover, IN 47243
Phone:812-866-6221
FAX:812-866-6233
jbates@swjcs.us


Greenfield Central High School
Develops and administers agriscience education 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 and translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction Supports the mission of FFA by: · Develops competent and assertive agricultural leadership. · Increases awareness of the global and technological importance of agriculture and its contribution to our well-being. · Strengthens the confidence of agriculture students in themselves and their work. · Promotes the intelligent choice and establishment of an agricultural career. · Encourages achievement in supervised agricultural experience programs. · Encourages wise management of economic, environmental and human resources of the community. · Develops interpersonal skills in teamwork, communications, human relations and social interaction. · Builds character and promotes citizenship, volunteerism and patriotism. · Promotes cooperation and cooperative attitudes among all people. · Promotes healthy lifestyles. · Encourages excellence in scholarship. Must hold a baccalaureate degree and be able to effectively teach agriscience and run the FFA program. Up to a 200 day contract. Application
Contact:
Patty Hale
110 W North St
Greenfield, IN 46140
Phone:317-462-4434
phale@gcsc.k12.in.us


Bloomfield Jr-Sr High School
This position will be responsible for 5 sections of high school vocational agriculture including Introduction into Agriculture, Natural Resources, Ag Business Management. It will also include 1 section of 7th grade Intro to Agriculture. This position will also be the F.F.A. Sponsor that will include events such as judging, leadership and state ad national conventions. Interested candidates need to submit the following: · Letter of Interest · Resume with References · College Transcripts · Copy of Indiana Teaching License · Praxis Scores (If Applicable)
Contact:
David Dean
PO Box 266
Bloomfield, IN 47424
Phone:812-384-4550
FAX:812-384-1422
ddean@bsd.k12.in.us


Loogootee Community Schools
Job Description:This position will be responsible for continued development of our Career and Technical education in the area related to license. Job Requirements: All duties and responsibilities required for teaching secondary CTE courses. Application
Contact:
Chip Mehaffey
PO Box 282
Loogootee, IN 47553
Phone:812-295-3254
FAX:812-295-3694
cmehaffey@loogootee.k12.in.us


Cascade Middle/High School
Position: Project Lead the Way-Engineering – CMS (halftime position), Mr. Eric Sieferman, Principal Agriculture – CHS (halftime position), Mr. Jon Acton, Principal Date of Posting: March 8, 2016 Posting Deadline: April 8, 2016 License: Must be properly licensed by the State of Indiana with the appropriate instructional field Some interviews may take place before the posting deadline in order to fill the position in a timely manner. Please send a letter of interest to Mr. Sieferman, CMS Principal or Mr. Jon Acton, CHS Principal at esieferman@mccsc.k12.in.us or jacton@mccsc.k12.in.us
Contact:
Jon Action
6423 S County Rd 200 W
Clayton, IN 46118
Phone:317-539-9285
jacton@mccsc.k12.in.us


John Glenn High School
John Glenn High School has an opening for an Agriculture teacher beginning with the 2016 – 2017 school year. This position includes multiple courses and a very active FFA. Qualifications: 1. Candidates with the knowledge and skills to perform the general duties and responsibilities of a classroom teacher in a highly effective way. 2. Excellent communication and organizational skills. 3. Ability to lead and work with students. 4. Ability to work with a team – staff, administration and parents for the greater good of JGHS students. 5. Candidates with computer skills required 6. Candidates should be proficient at high school mathematics. Please be sure to include: Letter of interest, Resume, Transcripts, and Three (3) References Applicants that best meet our needs will be contacted for further communication. Posting closes April 29, 2016; Position open until filled . Persons interested should complete an online application at: Application
Contact:
Christopher Winchell
201 John Glenn Dr
Walkerton, IN 46574
Phone:574-586-3195 ext 8212
cwinchell@jgsc.k12.in.us


Franklin Community High School
Teach high school agriculture, assist with curriculum development and alignment, and perform other duties as assigned by building Administrators. Valid Indiana teacher's license, certified in agriculture, ability to qualify to teach dual credit coursework with Purdue University preferred, but not required. Please apply online at Application
Contact:
Ms. Leah Wooldridge
2600 Cumberland Rd
Franklin, IN 46131
Phone:317-346-8100
wooldridgel@franklinschools.org


LaCrosse High School
Tri-Township Consolidated School Corporation has an opening for a teacher certified in Agricultural Education beginning in the 2016-17 school year.  The successful candidate will be licensed in Agricultural Education, have a desire to work with high school students and be able to collaborate with teachers in different disciplines. Candidates can send their resume, letter of interest, transcripts (unofficial are acceptable) and license information to:
Contact:
Tim Somers
11 N Michigan St
LaCrosse, IN 46348
tsomers@tritownship.k12.in.us


DeKalb High School
Job Description  1.  Create and maintain an environment that fosters student achievement and the development of lifelong skills 2.  Maximize opportunities for student success by creating positive working relationships with students and staff 3.  Actively participate in the establishment of policies and procedures that make sense for this unique teaching and learning environment 4.  Remain flexible, innovative and adaptive to change 5.  Show confidence in working with new technology and various application packages, as well as typical agriculturally related skills such as, but not limited to:  welding, plant and soil sciences, food science, horticulture, animal science, etc. 6.  Be a role model for students regarding life-long learning and professional behavior. Job Requirements  1.  Must have a desire to be a part of a growing program with both a forward looking program embedded in a traditional agriculture program 2.  Must be able to work with other teachers to build and maintain the program 3.  Must be willing and able to work with multiple courses and ages of students Job Qualifications  1.  Career & Tech Ed License with agriculture focus 2.  Creative thinker and problem solver 3.  Excellent communicator 4.  Demonstrated proficient use of technology 5.  Team player 6.  Strong collaboration skills Application Instructions  DeKalb Central Schools has an on-line application process.  Please go to our Application Include in your application: 1.  Letter of Interest 2.  Current Resume 3.  College or university placement credentials including transcripts of all degree work 4.  Copy of Teacher License
Contact:
Wendy Pettis
3326 County Road 427
Waterloo, IN 46793
Phone:260-920-1011
wpettis@dekalbcentral.net


North White Jr./Sr. High School
Job Requirements TEACHING AGRICULTURE SCIENCE TO MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS. FFA SPONSOR POSITION Job Qualifications APPROPRIATE INDIANA TEACHER CERTIFICATION OR ABILITY TO OBTAIN APPROPRIATE LICENSE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING: COMPLETE CERTIFIED EMPLOYEE APPLICATION RESUME TRANSCRIPTS REFERENCES (3) LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION APPROPRIATE LICENSE
Contact:
Anthony Cassel, Principal
305 E Boradway St
Monon, IN 47959
Phone:219-253-6638
acassel@nwhite.k12.in.us


Wawasee Community School Corporation
Secondary Agriculture Teacher. Job listing and application posted Here
Contact:
Mike Schmidt
#1 Warrior Path, Bldg. 1
Syracuse, IN 46567
Phone:574-547-3147
mschmidt@wawasee.k12.in.us


Owen Valley Community High School
Job Requirements Proper Indiana CTE or Vocational Agriculture Teaching License College Transcripts Letters of recommendations Must pass a National Criminal History Check Skilled in technology use in classroom Able to manage multiple students effectively Ability to work positively and productively with students, parents and school staff Prepare and deliver lessons that meet or exceed standards and expectations Recognizes the importance of team concept Excellent communications skills Well organized Goal and task oriented Ability to maintain a good rapport with school community and positively meet the public In agreement with the Philosophy and Goals of Spencer-Owen Community Schools Job Qualifications Proper Indiana CTE or Vocational Agriculture Teaching License College Transcripts Letters of recommendations Must pass a National Criminal History Check Skilled in technology use in classroom Able to manage multiple students effectively Ability to work positively and productively with students, parents and school staff Prepare and deliver lessons that meet or exceed standards and expectations Recognizes the importance of team concept Excellent communications skills Well organized Goal and task oriented Ability to maintain a good rapport with school community and positively meet the public In agreement with the Philosophy and Goals of Spencer-Owen Community Schools Interested individuals should send letter of interest, resume, copy of license, original transcripts and three references to:
Contact:
Rhonda Schafer, Principal
622 West State Highway 46
Spencer, IN 47460
Phone:812-829-2266
rschafer@socs.k12.in.us


Turkey Run Jr/Sr High School
Agricultural Education Teacher needed at Turkey Run High School. Please Contact:
Contact:
Scott A. Schultz
1551 Highway 47
Marshall, IN 47859
Phone:765-597-2703
schultzs@ncp.k12.in.us


Shoals Comm Jr. Sr. High School
Willing to grow an agriculture program/FFA and offer interesting classes to get students engaged in the agriculture field.
Contact:
Lucas Calhoun
11741 Ironton Rd
Shoals, IN 47581
Phone:812-247-2090
lucas.calhoun@shoals.k12.in.us


South Ripley High School
Full-Time teaching position in agri-business, and ag. production to both Jr High and High School students. Will also serve as FFA sponsor Application
Contact:
Dr. David Wintin, Principal
1589 S Benham Rd,
Versailles, IN 47042
Phone:812-689-5303
dwintin@sripley.k12.in.us


Lebanon School Corporation - Maternity Leave
1. Employment to begin as of: August 4, 2016 – September 30, 2016 Temporary 2. Position Title: Agriculture Science Teacher 3. Grade Level: : 9-12 4. Teaching Certificate Required: Agriculture Science License 5. Previous Teaching Experience Required: None 6. General Description of Position Duties: LHS offers a comprehensive Agriculture program with a wide variety of course offerings, so a candidate with curriculum flexibility is preferred. 7. Special Skills, Training or Aptitudes Required or Desire: The applicant should have the desire, passion, and work ethic to be a part of a team. The ability to work with high school students, parents, and community members. Preferred experience with instructing in a 21st century environment through the integration of instructional technology (SMART Technologies), a classroom learning platform (Canvas), and students with a 1:1 take home device (MacBook Air). 8. Position Will Be At: Lebanon High School 8. A complete application must include: a) Cover letter b) Resume c) Completed Teacher Application Form b) Current college transcript e) Copies of licenses f) References
Contact:
Shelly Ladd
1810 N. Grant St
Lebanon, IN 46502
Phone:765-482-0380
ladds@leb.k12.in.us




Placement

Indiana Department of Education - Celya Glowacki

West Washington High School - Cassandra Walker

Hamilton Heights School Corp - Emilie (Kuhn) Carson

Edgewood High School - Taylor Ferguson