Agriculture Teacher – Beloit High School

*This is a two teacher program.

AGRICULTURE EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR/ ASSISTANT FFA ADVISOR

Beloit USD 273 • www.usd273.org

Beloit USD 273 has an opening for an Agricultural Education Instructor/ Assistant FFA advisor. Beloit Agricultural Education and FFA is a strong two teacher program with a very engaged, aware, and supportive community. The program features newly updated tools, machines, and welding equipment, for both the Ag Mechanics and Welding programs as well as a 20’x 40’ greenhouse constructed in 2020 in support of Plant and Soil science and horticulture classes. Beloit FFA has incredible support from the community and district both valuing the program and supporting it financially. The district is in the early planning stages of designing a new ag facility with classrooms, shop, multipurpose space and kitchen and community donations in support of this project have totaled $130,000.  Supplemental positions for coaching and sponsorships available to qualified candidates. 

A district application is required.  Applications can be found at www.usd273.org under employment opportunities.  If you do not have access to the internet, you may request a paper application from the USD 273 office by calling 785-738-3261.  A cover letter, resume, three letters of reference, appropriate credentials and a copy of your teaching license must be returned with the paper application.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.Beloit USD 273

Benefits Information

USD 273-Beloit contributes $4,440 toward a single or family health and dental insurance policy. $50 retirement match for KPERS 3 members. Grow Your Own Program with USD 273 supplementing employees pursuing their graduate degree. Other benefits include availability of cancer, disability, life insurance and 403(b) plans. Benefits also include sick/compensated leave, professional development opportunities and KPERS.

Salary Information

Minimum starting salary for B.A. – $39,725 Minimum starting salary for M.A. – $41,763 (These salaries are based on the current salary schedule.) Credit will be given for years of teaching experience. Please contact USD 273 for additional information. 9 Month Base with 20 day extended contract. FFA stipend is determined off the base salary.

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Job Contact Address

PO Box 547
Beloit, KS 67420

Job Start Date: August-1-2023

Applications Due By: June-1-2023

Job Contact Information

Tiffany Schroeder
tschroeder@usd273.org
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Extension Agent – Twin Creeks District

Karlie Rumbeck will begin serving as the Twin Creeks District Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agent, effective Feb 6. Twin Creeks District has offices in Hill City, Hoxie, Norton, and Oberlin, Kansas. Rumbeck’s primary office is in Hill City. 

Rumbeck earned her bachelor’s degree in Rangeland Ecology and Watershed Management from the University of Wyoming.  She has most recently been employed as a barista for Starbucks in Laramie, WY. 

Agriculture and Natural Resources agents develop and deliver educational programming related, but not limited, to agronomic and livestock production; agricultural economics; management and public policy; horticultural production and management; natural resources conservation; and environmental stewardship. 

More information about K-State Research and Extension Twin Creeks District is available online at twincreeks.k-state.edu.  Contact Karlie Rumbeck via email at: karlierumbeck@ksu.edu.  

Extension Agent – Sedgwick County

Kate Schoenberg will begin serving as the Sedgwick County 4-H Youth Development Extension Agent, effective Feb 6.  Sedgwick County’s office is in Wichita, Kansas. 

Schoenberg earned her bachelor’s degree in Landscape Horticulture from Kansas State University.  She has most recently been employed as a sustainability intern for Yellowstone Landscape in Olathe, KS. 

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. 

More information about K-State Research and Extension Sedgwick County is available online at sedgwick.k-state.edu.  Contact Kate Schoenberg via email at: kate42@ksu.edu.