Agriculture Teacher – Saint Paul

SD 505 Saint Paul Agricultural Science

The USD 505 Board of Education has the following position available for the 2021-22 school year:

Saint Paul High School – Agriculture Teacher

Contact person:  Craig Bagshaw USD 505 Superintendent         

A successful candidate must possess a current Kansas teaching certificate in Agriculture Education.  Candidate should be capable of teaching all areas of the Kansas Agriculture Education Standards. Position is open until filled.

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Classroom Instruction:

  • Teach Agriculture Science and Technology classes
  • Prepare teaching plans, demonstration plans and teaching materials for all classes
  • Prepare and evaluate teaching schedule, curriculum, and teaching calendars
  • Conduct field trips, both in and out of district
  • Coordinate, maintain inventories, and keep record of the agriculture materials and equipment for classroom use 
  • Advise and evaluate students regarding supervised Agriculture Experience Programs
  • Assist students with the planning and maintenance of records
  • Fulfill all state CTE Pathway paperwork, requirements, and goal setting. This includes meetings with the Agriculture Advisory Board.
  • Assist students in keeping electronic records at the local and state level FFA
  • Be willing to serve as advisor for the FFA chapter
  • Assist students in coordinating FFA activities at the local, district, state, and national levels
  • Prepare and train FFA and agriculture contest teams and entries
  • Assist students in preparing applications for proficiency awards, state, and American Degrees, etc.
  • Assist students in conducting a public relations program for the local FFA chapter and agriculture department 
  • Plan and attend evening activities including, but not limited to: recruitment events, consulting committee meetings, and award ceremonies
  • Contribute to the preparation and tracking of the budget for the agriculture program each year
  • Purchase supplies and equipment for the classroom and laboratory
  • Cooperate in maintaining, planning, and improving the physical facilities
  • Complete and file required reports with appropriate agencies including the Kansas State Department of Education
  • Contribute to the grant writing process for acquisition of agriculture equipment, materials, and facilities
  • Potential for extended contract opportunities

Why USD 505?

Loan Forgiveness, Tuition Assistance, 4 Day School Week, Opportunity to teach using Blended/Personalized Learning, Small class size, Full single insurance, Personalized Professional Development, Competitive Salary Schedules, Greenbush Consortium Member

Chetopa – St. Paul USD 505

Job Start Date: August-5-2021
Applications Due By: February-15-2020

Job Contact Information
Craig Bagshaw – – 620-449-2245

Employer Information
Chetopa – St. Paul USD 505