Ag Mechanics Teacher – Elk Valley

Ag Mechanics Instructor Secondary – 4 Day Week 22-23

Elk Valley USD 283 is accepting applications for a highly qualified Secondary Agriculture Mechanics Instructor 2022-2023 school year. 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, 2022, to include a resume, and three professional references to 

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 Jason Crawford at (620) 642-2215. 

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

Elk Valley USD 283 is an equal opportunity employer. 

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New for 2021 Teaching housing and student boarding beginning with the 2022-2023 school year. Candidates can apply for the supplemental housemaster position that provides housing during the school week for student supervision in the Ag Experience Program! Visit for more program information.

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Job Start Date: August-1-2022
Applications Due By: July-31-2023

Job Contact Information
Jason Crawford – – 620-642-2215

Employer Information
Elk Valley USD 283

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

The Ag Experience – The Official Web Home
Employer Address: PO Box 87 Longton, Kansas