Agriculture Teacher – Osborne High School

Arika Kuhlmann accepted the Beloit position.

Job Description

USD 392 Osborne is seeking an Agriculture Instructor and FFA Sponsor for the 2023-2024 school year. Current coursework includes: Agriscience, Animal Science, Welding, and Ag Internship. However, there is the freedom to teach 8th Grade Exploratory Ag, Plant & Soil Science, Agribusiness or Ag Leadership & Communications in the next school year. If the applicant meets qualifications they could also teach Welding for credit through NCK Tech for an additional stipend. Current approved pathways are Comprehensive Ag and Power, Structural, & Technical Systems. 

This agriculture program is three years young and has great backing by numerous supporters and business leaders within the community. An endowment fund for program sustainability has been awarded as well. The Board of Education is committed to the program and its growth as they see its importance for all students. The welding shop has the potential to be expanded and efforts are ongoing to acquire new equipment. There is also land available for the program to use in any way whether it be a land lab or animal facility. 

Though Osborne is a 1A school, the FFA chapter currently has 52 active members willing to learn and help build a strong, everlasting FFA chapter. The chapter is competitive in many CDEs and LDEs and has a large presence in the community. Over $2,000 is awarded to graduating seniors through local FFA scholarships provided by the chapter as well as area supporters. While a couple of traditions have been put into place over the past three years, there is still developmental potential to implementing many more. 

Benefits Information

State health insurance

Salary Information

Based on education/experience placed on the salary schedule.

Employer Information

Osborne USD #392 is a 1A school district located in north central, Kansas.

Osborne teachers teach in a positive, supportive environment with low student to teacher ratios. USD 392 is proud of its reputation for excellence in Education and has high expectations for all students. 

Osborne schools receive great support from a community that values Education. Teachers are valued in our community and they are included as an important part of district wide decision making and continuous improvement process. Osborne is located approximately 90 miles northwest of Salina and 80 miles northeast of Hays. Webster Lake, Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge and Waconda Lake are all within a 40 minute drive. The community has quality health care, recreation and other amenities expected in a community our size.

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