CTE (Agriculture) Instructor- Neodesha Middle School / High School

*This would be a second Ag Teacher position

USD 461 Neodesha is hiring a Middle School / High School CTE Instructor for the following areas: 

Agriculture: Plant Systems, Food Products and Processing Systems, Natural Resources and Environmental Systems

Manufacturing: Production, Maintenance

Construction and Design

Transportation: Automotive Technology or Collision

 The position is for the 2022-2023 school year with a signing bonus!  

Neodesha USD 461

Benefits Information

USD 461 pays $540 a month towards a single health insurance policy which includes dental coverage and $740 a month on all policies beyond a single. They offer a comprehensive Section 125 benefit package as well as sick, personal, professional, and bereavement leave as per the negotiated agreement.

Salary Information

Salary is based on experience and education. Currently, the base salary is $42,000.

Employer Information

USD 461 Neodesha is a 3A school district located in Southeast Kansas. This progressive community has approximately 2,500 citizens and is located on Highway 75 in Wilson County. Classes are held in a PK-3 facility, a 4-6 facility, and a 7-12 facility. Renovations to all three buildings were completed in 2001. The current district enrollment is approximately 700 students. Neodesha has several supportive education foundations for students and staff. USD 461 provides a quality education for all of our students. We are currently participating in the Gemini II Kansans Can School Redesign Project and KESA.

The Neodesha Promise Scholarship Program is designed to enhance Neodesha students preparation for successfully completing their chosen secondary education path. The Promise will cover tuition and mandatory fees for up to 120 credit hours for a Bachelors/60 hours for an Associates Degree and/or Technical Certificate at any Pell Grant approved institution, for students who live within the district boundaries.  For further information please visit the Neodesha Promise website at neodeshapromise.org.

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Extension Agent – Johnson County

Jessie Furgins to Serve as Johnson County Extension Agent 

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Jessie Furgins will join the staff of K-State Research and Extension – Johnson County as a 4-H Youth Development Extension Agent, effective September 19, 2021.  Johnson County’s office is in Olathe, Kansas. 

She earned her bachelor’s degree in Family Studies and Human Services from Kansas State University and her master’s degree in Agricultural Communication, Leadership, and Education from University of Missouri. 

Furgins has most recently been employed as a 4-H Extension Educator for University of Missouri Extension, located in Kansas City, MO. 

4-H Youth Development Agents develop and deliver educational programs for school-aged youth.  This includes supporting community clubs, out-of-school programs, school enrichment, volunteer management, and outreach to create new program opportunities with new and existing community partners. 

Local extension faculty are jointly employed in a partnership between K-State Research and Extension, headquartered on the Kansas State University campus in Manhattan, and the local Extension board.  

The role of K-State Research and Extension is to encourage the adoption of research-based information to improve the quality of life for Kansans. K-State Research and Extension is the short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service. 

More information about K-State Research and Extension – Johnson County is available by calling (913) 715-7000, or online at johnson.k-state.edu