Mr. Joe Curran is retiring after 33 years. We wish him all the best!
Girard Schools USD248 www.girard248.org
USD 248 is 3A school located in Girard, Kansas which has approximately 2500 residents located in Southeast Kansas.
The Girard Ag Education/FFA program consists of approximately 150 high school students and has/may be offering rotational classes to 7th and/or 8th grade students. The program is a two-teacher program that offers classes in the pathways of Agri-Business, Animal Science, Plant Science and Power, Structure and Technology. The focus of this position will be Ag business/Ag. Communication, Horticulture, Introduction to Agriculture/Ag Tech. and Animal Science.
The position also includes supervision of the FFA program, which is very active in District, State and National events. The Ag Education program has just recently built or expanded two new classrooms, an animal science addition and a conference room. Girard High School is a one-to- one iPad school and technology is a high focus in the school system. In addition, the program provides a well-equipped shop and greenhouse. The FFA program is located in the Southeast District.
The district will have extra-curricular supplemental positions available.
Step one on our salary schedule for a beginning teacher is $45,650. Our educators have access to excellent health insurance, benefit packages, generous leave time, low teacher-to-student-ratios and a quality mentoring program for those new to teaching based upon experience.
We are looking for an energetic and ambitious teacher who is ready to be a part of a team that is dedicated to providing all students the opportunity to develop the maximum academic, social, personal, and community skills necessary for productive living and successful integration into society.
Applications will be accepted until this position is filled. Apply online at www.girard248.org