Agriculture Teacher – Topeka Center for Advanced Learning and Careers

Ms. Kirk has accepted a teaching position at a different school.

Animal Science and Research Teacher – Topeka Center for Advanced Learning and Careers

Title:  Animal Science and Research Teacher

Reports to: Principal- Topeka Center for Advanced Learning and Careers

Position Purpose:  The Animal Science and Research Teacher is responsible for teaching students in Grades 11 and 12 the skills required in the animal science industry.

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years teaching experience preferred- but not required.
  • Kansas teaching licensure in Agriculture/Vocational Agriculture; advanced degrees (Bachelor`s Master`s- and/or Doctorage degree) in Animal Sciences preferred; OR meet the requirements for CTE Specialized Certificate.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Products- including Excel.

Performance Responsibilities

  • Ability to work well with others in an academic environment.
  • Strong verbal- written- and listening communication skills.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously.
  • High degree of motivation- responsibility- and confidentiality.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Highly collaborative team player.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word- Outlook- etc.)
  • Ability to self-initiate areas of opportunity- make recommendations for improvement- and follow up as necessary to achieve desired results.
  • Facilitates learning activities so that students learn the principles-theory- skills- and work ethic necessary to become proficient for entry-level positions.
  • Develop and execute lesson plans that lead toward student mastery of program competencies in the Animal Science CTE Pathway.
  • Develop and update curriculum as needed.
  • Prepare orders for the purchase of supplies- instruments- equipment- and instructional materials necessary to support the learning activities of the program.
  • Maintain inventory and repair records and ensure the safe and proper operation and maintenance of instruments and equipment.
  • Maintain an Advisory Committee and keep records of meeting notices- meeting agendas- and meeting minutes.
  • Create a positive learning environment.
  • Monitor- assess- and advise learners on technical and academic progress and performance.
  • Remain informed of new trends- methods- materials- instruments- and equipment in the animal health science industry.
  • Integrate Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) leadership activities into the program.
  • Use current academic and industry practices in assigned courses of instruction.
  • Develop and upgrade lesson material- training aids- and maintain equipment within assigned course of instruction.
  • Assist in the recruitment and placement of learners.
  • Attend technical update classes annually to maintain certifications as needed.
  • Analyze and interpret test data.
  • Work with district CTE Coordinator to accurately report state and federal reporting requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Salary and work year to be determined by Board of Education.

 EVALUATION:

Performance of this position will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on evaluation of certified staff.
https://topeka.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=3812
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Job Start Date: NA
Applications Due By: 06/30/2021

Job Contact Information
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Employer Information
Topeka USD 501 www.topekapublicschools.net

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