Agriculture Teacher – Shawnee Heights

*This is for the second agriculture position. See note below from Sara Gillispie.

Currently we have 110 students enrolled in the Agriculture Education Program with approx.. 70 FFA members. The district is very supportive of the program and FFA chapter. Currently we are in the process of getting the ball rolling on a greenhouse and hoping to begin in the spring. Courses to be taught would be Ag Mechanics/Advanced Ag Mechanics, Exploratory Ag, Plant and Soil Science, Natural Resources and potentially a section of Intro to Ag. The current pathways we offer include: Comp Ag, Animal Systems, and Power and Structure Pathways.

Shawnee Heights USD 450 – Vocational Agriculture Teacher (23-24 School Yr) (tedk12.com)

Shawnee Heights USD 450 • www.usd450.net

High School Vocational Agriculture Teacher for the 2023-2024 School Year.  Classes could include Ag Mechanics, Exploratory Ag at the middle school, Intro to Ag at the high school, and some upper-level Ag pathway courses. 

Please apply:  https://shawneeheights.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?

Shawnee Heights USD 450

Benefits Information: Go to: https://usd450staff.usd450.net/benefits

Salary Information: Go to: https://usd450staff.usd450.net/benefits/salary-schedules

Employer Information

Shawnee Heights U.S.D. 450 is a suburban school district located between the two major population centers of Topeka and Lawrence, Kansas. 

The district has a student population of approximately 3500 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12thgrade.  Four elementary schools, a 7/8 middle school and a 9-12 high school comprise the attendance centers of the district. 

Shawnee Heights has an ideal location, 8 miles from downtown Topeka, 16 miles from Lawrence, 50 miles from Kansas City, 62 miles from Manhattan and 50 miles from Emporia. 

Over 55% of the faculty in the Shawnee Heights district hold a Masters degree or beyond in Education. 

The district is noted for its dedication to students, staff, and the community, and its focus for providing a comprehensive program of instruction to meet the varied needs of all students.  

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4401 SE Shawnee Heights Rd
Tecumseh, KS 66542

Job Start Date: August-1-2023

Applications Due By: March-31-2023

Job Contact Information

Matt Hirsch
hirschm@usd450.net
785-379-5800

Extension Agent – Geary County

Kyler Langvardt will begin serving as the Geary County Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agent, effective Nov 28. Geary County’s office is in Junction City, Kansas.  

Langvardt earned both his bachelor’s degree in Agriculture and his master’s degree in Agricultural Education and Communications from Kansas State University.  He has most recently been employed as a program manager for U.S. CattleTrace in Wamego, KS.   

Agriculture and Natural Resources agents develop and deliver educational programming related, but not limited, to agronomic and livestock production; agricultural economics; management and public policy; horticultural production and management; natural resources conservation; and environmental stewardship. 

More information about K-State Research and Extension Geary County is available online at geary.k-state.edu.  Contact Kyler Langvardt via email at: klangvardt@ksu.edu.  

(Updated 11-21-22)

Agriculture Teacher – Chase County

Chase County, USD 284 • www.usd284.org

Chase County USD #284 is looking for a full-time Ag Teacher/FFA Sponsor at Chase County Junior/Senior High School.

Benefits Information

Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Kansas health/dental insurance. BOE pays 92% of health premium for single policy.

Salary Information

Competitive salary with benefits.

Employer Information

USD 284 is a consolidated school district serving the students, parents and patrons of beautiful Chase County, Kansas.   Located in the heart of the scenic Flint Hills, USD 284 offers a plethora of activities and outdoor opportunities for the residents of our school district.    Located 16 miles west of Emporia and within easy driving distance of Wichita and Topeka, USD 284 offers the relaxed life style that only a rural environment can provide while still affording our residents easy access to urban advantages.    Our school district is within easy driving distance from a number of institutions of higher learning including Emporia State University, the Flint Hills Technical College, Butler Community College and Wichita State University.  USD 284 offers a proud tradition of educational excellence with a rich rural culture and prairie heritage. Please contact us with any questions.

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219 Broadway
Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845

Job Start Date: January-4-2023

Applications Due By: December-15-2022

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Cindy Kelsheimer
cindyk@usd284.org
6202736303

Agriculture Teacher – Riverside

IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR A AGRICULTURAL EDUCATOR & FFA ADVISOR

Riverside USD 114 • www.usd114.org

Riverside USD 114 is accepting applications for an Agricultural Educator & FFA Adviser certified to teach high school classes for the remainder of the 2022-23 school year. Riverside currently has strong FFA and Pathway Programs.

If interested please fill out this application and also include the certified application on the RIverside website at www.usd114.org.  Once on the site go to the District Office Tab, Employment, print off a certified staff application and return it to the Riverside USD 114 District Office, PO Box 49, Elwood, KS 66024.  Also include a copy of your cover letter, resume, official college transcripts, current teaching license, and 4 letters of reference.

***Posted until filled.

Riverside USD 114

Benefits Information

Currently offered employer paid Health Insurance Plan Option, Life Insurance, Vision, and Wellness Program. Also available Dental, 403(b) plan, additional life and disability coverage.

Salary Information

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Base Salary for the 2022-23 school year is $41,048. This position also includes additional pay for a 20 day extended contract & FFA Sponsor Supplemental Assignment. All rates are based on placement of the negotiated agreement salary schedule.

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Job Contact Address

1409 Vermont
Elwood, KS 66024

Job Start Date: November-16-2022

Applications Due By: June-1-2023

Job Contact Information

Vicki Wyatt
vwyatt@usd114.org
913-365-5632