Animal Science & Research Teacher – Olathe Adv Tech Center

  • Animal Science and Research Teacher JobID: 15211 
  • Position Type:
      High School Education/Vocational/Technical
  • Date Posted:
  • Location:
  • 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.
  • Actively participate in all professional development activities as required by the school district.
  • 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 upgrades lesson material, training aids and maintains 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.

  • 1-3 years teaching experience preferred but not required
  • Kansas teaching licensure in Agriculture/Vocational Agriculture or Biology; more advanced degrees (Bachelor’s, Master’s, and/or Doctorate Degree) in Animal Sciences preferred OR meet requirements for CTE Specialized Certificate listed below:
  • Experience using Microsoft office products, including Excel.
  • Verification of occupational competency:
    1. Industry recognized certificate in the technical profession and five years of full-time work experience in that technical profession OR
    2. If hired in a .5FTE or less assignment, verification of ONE of the following, dependent upon the technical content area:
      1. Recognized trade competency exam (for example, NOCTI carpentry exam for residential carpentry)
      2. Occupational license (nursing license for health sciences; law license for law and public safety)
      3. Appropriate degree (business degree business management)
      4. Industry recognized credential (applicable especially for information technology pathway)
      5. 2 years (4000 hours) of occupational work experience related to the CTE area (experience as a chef for culinary arts)
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