Agriculture Teacher – Labette County High School

*Mr. Jeff Falkenstien is retiring. We wish him all the best!

LCHS- Vocational Agriculture Instructor

Job Posting for the 2019-20 School Year

POSITION TITLE: High School Vocational Agriculture Instructor

SCHOOL: Labette County High School, USD 506 Labette County

SALARY RANGE: Full Time Teacher Contract as per the Negotiated Agreement available online at http://www.usd506.org/vnews/display.v/SEC/Faculty%20%26%20Staff%7CNegotiated%20Agreement

CONTRACT LENGTH: Initial contract shall be for the 2019-20 school year

POSITION SUMMARY: The chosen applicant will be a member of a successful & driven three-person Agriculture department.  This department has a proven track record at state & national levels in numerous agriculture competitions and has strong community support.  In addition to their classroom duties- applicants would be expected to be an active sponsor in preparing students for activities & club meetings- as well as organize & attend events.   The successful applicant must be a highly qualified educator endorsed in the assigned teaching area with unique qualifications and skills to create a flexible vocational program and a class environment favorable to the learning and personal growth of all students. This position requires an individual capable of establishing effective rapport with students so as to effectively motivate students to develop skills- attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a solid vocational foundation in accordance with each student’s ability.  One who will act in the best interest of every child to establish good relationships with parents- community- and other staff members that can impact the quality of the educational experience for all students.

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Building Principal

JOB DESCRIPTION

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must hold a valid Kansas school teaching license or qualify for and receive the initial teaching license1 at the appropriate grade level and/or in the assigned subject matter. Emphasis in Agriculture Mechanics & welding experience preferred.
  • Be flexible- positive- and proactive in the ability to manage multiple assignments.
  • The ability to effectively communicate (verbally- electronically and in writing) with students- faculty- administration- and parents.

 APPLICATION PROCESS:

Applications will be available online at https://www.usd506.org.  The completed application packet should include a completed application- letter of interest- resume- and proof of teacher certification or documentation of eligibility for a restricted teaching license.

CLOSING DATE: Until filled

CONTACT INFORMATION: 

Dr. Wyrick- Superintendent
620-784-5326
jwyrick@usd506.org