Agriculture Teacher – Elk Valley

AG CTE INSTRUCTOR- 4 DAY WEEK

Elk Valley USD 283 • www.usd283.org

Elk Valley USD 283 is accepting applications for a highly qualified Secondary Agriculture Instructor for the 2022-2023 or 2023-2024 school year. We are interested in filling the position with a candidate for 2022-2023 second semester.  

Candidates should submit a letter of interest listing all valid credentials and related experience, a copy of a valid Kansas teaching license, or the ability to obtain prior to Aug. 1st, 2023, to include a resume, and three professional references to mgaston@usd283.org. 

Come join us as we expand our ag program this fall with the Ag Experience. Our program is a hands-on live learning lab that also houses students on campus 4 days a week. We are looking for a motivated self-driven instructor who wants to help build a unique learning experience for secondary students.

Coaching and supplemental opportunities are available. New outdoor activity sponsorships are available for the 2022-2023 school year.

For more information please contact Megan Gaston at (620) 642-2215 ext 200. 

USD 283 provides a competitive salary and benefits package as part of the State of Kansas Family Health Plan. Tuition reimbursement and ongoing professional development are provided for all certified staff. Our district is located near Independence, Kansas and within 2 hours of Tulsa, Wichita, and Joplin.

A signing incentive is available for well-qualified experienced licensed instructor candidates and forgiven after three years of service to the district. Housing options and other extracurricular duties are available as we begin our Ag-focused student residential program beginning with the 2022-2023 school year. 

In addition to the incentive, Elk County is designated as one of the state`s rural opportunity zones.

Rural Opportunity Zones are 73 counties that have been authorized to offer one or both of the following financial incentives to new full-time residents:

  • Kansas income tax waivers for up to five years
  • Student loan repayments up to $15,000

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Elk Valley USD 283 is an equal opportunity employer. 

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Benefits Information

Benefits include State of Kansas Health family plan A or C, dental and optional vision Insurance. Over $9,200 in fringe benefits, HSA BOE paid benefit on Plan C, 12 personal/sick leave days per year, Employee Matching 403B Contributions, Section 125 and other optional insurance. Tuition assistance available.

Salary Information

Based on Experience and Qualifications 4 Day School Week Family Friendly Teaching Contract Calendar Supplemental Assignments Available Including Summer School, After School, and Coaching $40,000 Base Salary

Employer Information

USD 283 is located in Southeast Kansas along US Highway 160 in Longton, Kansas.

The Elk Valley community is committed to providing a learning environment in which all students make progress in becoming a functional member of society. We believe that school improvement is an on-going process of evaluation, setting goals, and implementing programs. Our district is committed to providing ongoing professional development and utilizing the MTSS structure to increase student success. Our district prides itself on the family atmosphere of helping all students succeed.

USD 283 provides a competitive salary and benefits package as part of the State of Kansas Family Health Plan. Tuition reimbursement and ongoing professional development are provided for all certified staff. Our district is located near Independence, Kansas and within 2 hours of Tulsa, Joplin, Wichita, and several outdoor recreational areas.

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Job Contact Address

PO Box 87
Longton, KS 67352

Job Start Date: January-1-2023

Applications Due By: July-31-2023

Job Contact Information

Megan Gaston
mgaston@usd283.org
620-642-2215

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