Animal Science & Research Teacher – Olathe Adv Tech Center

  • Animal Science and Research Teacher JobID: 15211 
  • Position Type:
      High School Education/Vocational/Technical
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  • 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)

Agriculture Teacher – Auburn-Washburn

(Posted again on June 14, 2022)

Auburn-Washburn USD 437 •

Ag Teacher for WRHS in the Auburn-Washburn USD 437 School District

Current Kansas teaching license with appropriate endorsement required

Position is open until filled.

Please visit us at to learn more about the position and to apply.

Start Date: August 2, 2022

Auburn USD 437 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Auburn-Washburn USD 437 complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
 Auburn-Washburn USD 437

Benefits Information

Competitive benefits package with district-paid monthly premium for single high-deductible healthcare plan, generous leave, tuition reimbursement, and longevity pay

Salary Information

Salary based on education and experience on salary schedule and ranges from $42,500-$66,250.

Employer Information

USD #437 Auburn Washburn is a suburban school district located just south and west of Topeka, Kansas. With a current enrollment of more than 6,000 students, the district is comprised of seven elementary schools, a middle school, a student learning center, an alternative school, a psychiatric residential treatment facility, and a high school. 

At Auburn-Washburn, we have a positive and professional culture. We are often described by our employees as a family. We are collaborative and work together to inspire, prepare, and challenge every child, every day. We are student-centered and make decisions for what is best for students. We have high expectations for our staff, students, and community. And we love to celebrate success. We are proud of who we are and what we do!  Our educators enjoy the benefits of an attractive salary schedule, health insurance, generous sick leave, tuition reimbursement, excellent retirement, and low teacher-to-student ratios. New teachers to the district receive two days of orientation, specialized training, an assigned mentor, and become immediately involved in a staff development program. 

If you are interested in a career with the Auburn-Washburn School District, please visit

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5928 SW 53rd Street
Topeka, KS 66610

Job Start Date: August-2-2022

Applications Due By: August-1-2022

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Chelsea Clark

Agriculture Teacher – West Franklin

Wyatt Maurer took a position outside of education.

West Franklin USD 287 •

Middle/High School Vocational Agriculture Instructor with FFA Sponsor Duties

TITLE: Middle/High School Vocational Agriculture Instructor at West Franklin High/Middle School in Pomona, Kansas.  

8-12 Agriculture Instructor

West Franklin USD 287 is accepting applications for the position of an Agriculture Instructor.  Interested applicants must have a current Kansas teaching license with the proper endorsements or is willing to obtain the endorsements needed for a proper license.  This position includes a stipend of 9% of the base salary as the FFA sponsor. WFHS just opened a new addition to our high school in January of 2020.  This addition includes a new 3500 square foot shop area with an attached 600 square foot classroom.  A greenhouse is also located just outside of the shop.  We also have an additional certified staff member that serves as an Assistant FFA Advisor and teaches two hours of agriculture classes daily.

All interested candidates should fill out the certified application found on the district web site, Please include a copy of your teaching license, resume, and transcripts.

The position is open until filled. Transition To Teaching Candidates are welcomed.

USD 287 offers full paid single BC/BS health plan, KPERS retirement, 10 days of discretionary leave per year accumulating up to 60 leave days, sick leave bank is available. Section 125 benefits & 403(b) plans are available. Salary will be per negotiated agreement. USD 287 gives full credit for years of teaching experience upon initial placement.

West Franklin USD #287 is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Start Date: August 11, 2022

Job Contact Information

Jerry Turner, Superintendent

Matthew Brenzikofer, Principal

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510 E Franklin
Pomona, KS 66076

Job Start Date: August-12-2022

Applications Due By: August-1-2022

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Betty Greer

Agriculture Teacher – Chase-Raymond

Mr. DeWerff took the open position at Central Plains.

Chase-Raymond/USD #401 •

Chase-Raymond School District is currently taking applications for a AG or Agriscience Teacher for the 2022-2023 school year. We are looking for an energetic teacher who would love to work with smaller class sizes (averages around 10-15 students) which allows you to develop meaningful relationships with students, families, and the community.   Teachers in our district often work cross-curricular, PBIS and MTSS programs are part of our culture. Chase-Raymond School District is a small, rural district located in central Kansas the secondary school students grades 6-12. We have 1:1 Chromebook initiative for all junior and senior high school students. We are a supportive school community that welcomes you to our family!

USD 401 meets requirements for some loan forgiveness programs. Some coaching positions may be available. Interested applicants must have a current Kansas teaching license with the proper endorsements, or in the process of obtaining a license. Other required materials include: cover letter, resume, references, teaching license, credentials and/or letters of recommendation. USD #401 offers a competitive benefits package including health and dental insurance, etc. USD #401 offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Part time or Full-time Career Pathway Instructor to fill our hands on Comprehensive Agriculture opening and recently chartered FFA program.   Chase High School / Raymond Junior High is looking for a CTE instructor to teach a variety of openings. We are a supportive district who looks for a way to meet the needs of our students and match your gifts as an instructor.  

Please submit the following information:

·     Letter of interest

·     Resume

·     Transcripts

·     Copy of Kansas teaching license

·     References

·     Copy of credentials

Email the above information to Kylee McDonald at

Questions can be addressed to Kylee McDonald at or at 620-938-2923.

Job open until filled.

Chase-Raymond/USD #401

Benefits Information

$582/month paid toward Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance policy and personal and sick leave available.

Salary Information

Salary schedule placement dependent on years of experience and degree level.

Employer Information

Unified School District #401 is located in Chase, in the center of Rice County, on Highway 56. The district has small class size and excellent educational opportunities. Our staff work together to create a welcoming family community that supports each other and our students. We are driven to provide safe, meaningful and exciting learning opportunities for every student.  Our staff are supported and fun! 

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313 E Ave C
Chase, KS 67524

Job Start Date: August-8-2022

Applications Due By: May-1-2023

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Kylee McDonald

Agriculture Teacher – Chase County

Chase County, USD 284 •

USD #284 has an opening for a Ag Teacher/FFA Sponsor.  

Please contact Cindy Kelsheimer, with any questions.

Salary Information

Competitive Salary and Benefits package available.

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219 Broadway
Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845

Job Start Date: August-10-2022

Applications Due By: June-15-2022

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Cindy Kelsheimer