Agriculture Teacher – Syracuse High School

Syracuse USD 494 • www.usd494.org/

Syracuse High School is searching for a highly qualified and motivated Agriculture Science teacher.  The candidate must enjoy teaming and leading within the CTE Agriculture Science Department.  Courses include Introduction to Agriculture Science, Plant Science, Animal Science, and Agriculture Internships.

Syracuse High School has mandatory 7-12 literacy blocks each day for reading and math intervention. We are recognized as a Blue Ribbon School, servicing approximately 150 students in our high school with class sizes being around 10 to 15 students.  The Syracuse School District is on a four day school week with additional opportunities available for coaching and FFA sponsorship. Syracuse Schools also offers a full in-district mentor/mentee program for support and professional growth.   

Benefits Information: Free full individual health plan.

Salary Information: As per 2023-24 Negotiated Agreement. For 2022-23, base is $43,000 with full single insurance policy.

Employer Information

USD494, Syracuse, is located in western Kansas on highway 50 just 14 miles from the Colorado border and operates on Mountain Standard Time.  USD #494 is a large 2-A district with a PK – 6  building and a 7-12 building located on a common campus.  Both buildings continue to demonstrate high academic achievement and Syracuse High School has been recognized as a Blue Ribbon School.  The high school/middle school building was comleted in the year 2000. The recent passage of a bond proposal by Hamilton County voters will provide funding for a new multi-purpose gymnasium, agriculture education building, and modern track & field complex to be completed in October 2015. The district serves approximately 530 students and employs 40 licensed staff and 35 classified staff.  Syracuse High School provides rigorous curricula and a variety of courses including concurrent classes for qualifying high school students and six CTE pathways. District technology is continuously upgraded and all 9 – 12 students are issued laptops for use at school and at home. Our elementary school offers an exceptional Early Childhood program and free all-day Kindergarten. Recent additions include two new state-of-the-art computer labs and technology upgrades for yet another lab as well as interactive classroom applications.  Our fifth and sixth grades are departmentalized to help prepare students for junior high. Strong progressive leadership in both buildings and excellent teachers district-wide keep USD #494 on the cutting edge academically.

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Job Contact Address

103 W. Ave F
Syracuse, KS 67878

Job Start Date: August-1-2023

Applications Due By: August-31-2023

Job Contact Information

Paul Zuzelski
pzuzelski@usd494.net
(620) 384-7446

Agriculture Teacher – Elk Valley

AG CTE INSTRUCTOR- 4 DAY WEEK

Elk Valley USD 283 • www.usd283.org

Elk Valley USD 283 is accepting applications for a highly qualified Secondary Agriculture Instructor for the 2022-2023 or 2023-2024 school year. We are interested in filling the position with a candidate for 2022-2023 second semester.  

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, 2023, to include a resume, and three professional references to mgaston@usd283.org. 

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 Megan Gaston at (620) 642-2215 ext 200. 

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

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Elk Valley USD 283 is an equal opportunity employer. 

Visit us at http://www.usd283.org or like our Facebook Page.

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Benefits Information

Benefits include State of Kansas Health family plan A or C, dental and optional vision Insurance. Over $9,200 in fringe benefits, HSA BOE paid benefit on Plan C, 12 personal/sick leave days per year, Employee Matching 403B Contributions, Section 125 and other optional insurance. Tuition assistance available.

Salary Information

Based on Experience and Qualifications 4 Day School Week Family Friendly Teaching Contract Calendar Supplemental Assignments Available Including Summer School, After School, and Coaching $40,000 Base Salary

Employer Information

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

The Elk Valley community is committed to providing a learning environment in which all students make progress in becoming a functional member of society. We believe that school improvement is an on-going process of evaluation, setting goals, and implementing programs. Our district is committed to providing ongoing professional development and utilizing the MTSS structure to increase student success. Our district prides itself on the family atmosphere of helping all students succeed.

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, Joplin, Wichita, and several outdoor recreational areas.

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Job Contact Address

PO Box 87
Longton, KS 67352

Job Start Date: January-1-2023

Applications Due By: July-31-2023

Job Contact Information

Megan Gaston
mgaston@usd283.org
620-642-2215

Agriculture Teacher – Weskan

AG TEACHER – IMMEDIATE OPENING

Weskan USD 242 • www.weskanschools.org

Looking for an Ag teacher to teach 4 days per week (Monday-Thursday) for the 2022-23 school year, starting as soon as possible.  Current schedule includes Agriscience, Food Science, and Exploratory Ag.  Must be willing to teach either computers, history, or woods for some additional classes if want full-time position.  If interested, send license, resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts to Jeffrey Montero, principal, jmontero@weskanschools.org.

Weskan USD 242

Benefits Information

75% of health insurance, up to $900/mo. paid by district

Salary Information

Per Negotiated Agreement

Employer Information

Weskan USD 242 is a small western Kansas rural school and is strongly supported by a tight-knit, agricultural based community.  The school operates on a four day week, attending classes Monday thru Thursday.  We offer small class sizes and a dedicated, caring staff that is committed to excellence.  Class sizes range from 4-16 students.  Weskan is a great place to raise a family.  Weskan`s location provides easy access to the front range amenities, with Colorado Springs and Denver within a few hours drive.  The school district offers a competitive salary schedule and benefits package. Weskan`s mission is: all students will be given the instruction and leadership needed to develop the basic knowledge and sufficient skills for problem solving, cooperation, life-long responsibility, self worth, and oral/written communication.

Weskan students receive a quality, fundamentals-based education and consistently score high on state assessment tests and the ACT.  We offer band, choir, art, Spanish, journalism, vo-ag, and all core academic areas.  Our students have the opportunity to complete the Kansas Regents Scholars curriculum and to take concurrent-enrollment courses for college credit.  We offer volleyball, basketball, track, football, cheerleading, scholar`s bowl, drama, pep band, FFA, and National Honor Society.

Weskan is state accredited, has a K-12 enrollment of around 100 students, and consistently has a near-perfect graduation rate.  4th-12th grades utilize Chromebooks in each classroom, and K-5th have access to iPads.  In 2019-20, we received the following Kansas Can Awards:  Gold- Comissioner`s Award, Gold- Post-secondary Success, Gold- Graduation Rate, Copper- Academically Prepared.

For more information about Weskan Schools, contact Amy Rother arother@weskanschools.org, call the office at 785-943-5222, or logon to www.weskanschools.org.  You can watch a few youtubes about us for more information, as well:  https://youtu.be/zRByWXgYU2w  and https://youtu.be/Bxq2NmvyFu4

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Job Contact Address

219 Coyote Blvd.
Weskan, KS 67762

Job Start Date: October-17-2022

Applications Due By: May-20-2023

Job Contact Information

Jeffrey Montero
jmontero@weskanschools.org
785-943-5222

Agriculture Teacher – Barnes/Hanover/Linn

Barnes USD 223 • www.usd223.org

Barnes- Hanover-Linn, USD223 is currently accepting applications for a 7-12 Vo-Ag/Industrial Arts Teacher at Hanover Public School for the 2023-2024 school year.   Candidates must hold a current or be eligible to obtain Kansas teaching license.  Salary will be determined upon the individual`s experience and the position will remain open until filled.  Coaching and sponsor positions available, but not tied to the position.  

Please contact Lee Schmidt, USD223 Superintendent for questions:  (785) 763-4231 or lschmidt@usd223.org.  

Interested applicants need to send the following information to:   Becky Bruna, District Office, 212 N. Tripp St., Barnes,  KS  66933.  Application requirements include: Letter of Application Application Form (www.usd223.org>District>Employement Opportunities) Resume, Current License, Three Letters of Recommendation, and Transcript (official copies required upon hire)Barnes USD 223

Benefits Information

Single Health Insurance Plan

Salary Information

Salary will be determined upon the individual`s experience and college credits earned.

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Job Contact Address

212 N. Tripp,
Barnes, KS 66933

Job Start Date: August-10-2023

Applications Due By : January-1-2023

Job Contact Information

Becky Bruna
bbruna@usd223.org
785-763-4231

(Possible) Agriculture Teacher – Burlington High School

*This would be a second position if they choose to hire an agriculture teacher.

Burlington USD 244 • www.usd244ks.org

Burlington is looking for a teacher with the knowledge and certifications to teach the following courses or a combination of them, or be willing to become certified/highly qualified to teach them.  If interested please apply on FastTrack at:

https://family.usd244ks.org/scripts/wsisa.dll/WService=wsFin/rapplmnu03.w

OR contact Jodi Grover at Burlington High School if you have questions.  jgrover@usd244ks.org

  • Intro to Industrial Tech/Blueprint Reading
  • Productions Methods
  • Machine Tool Technology
  • Drafting/CAD
  • Intro to Ag-possibly
  • Ag Mechanics-possibly

USD #244 is an equal opportunity employer.

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Job Contact Address

301 Neosho Street
Burlington, KS 66839

Job Start Date: August-8-2022

Applications Due By: June-1-2023

Job Contact Information

Craig Marshall
cmarshall@usd244ks.org
620-364-8478