Overview

TITLE:  Agricultural Teacher

 

QUALIFICATIONS: The following is a general overview of responsibilities for a full time, secondary Agriculture teacher at Delphi Community School Corporation, High School and Middle School.

  1. Must possess a current Indiana teaching certification
  2. Should be capable of teaching all areas of the Indiana Agriculture Education Standards.

 

REPORTS TO:  The Building-Level Principal and the Superintendent.

 

CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Teach Agriculture Science and Technology classes
    • Animal Sciences
    • ALS Animals
    • landscaping/Horticulture
    • Full year Middle School classes
    • Dual Credit HS Classes
  2. Prepare teaching plans, demonstration plans, and teaching materials for all classes
  3. Conduct field trips, both in and out of the district
  4. Coordinate, maintain inventories, and keep record of the agriculture materials and equipment for classroom and laboratory
  5. Full inclusion of FFA in the curriculum including FFA responsibilities outside of the classroom

 

SUPERVISED AGRICULTURAL EXPERIENCE (SAE) PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Advise and evaluate students regarding Supervised Agriculture Experience
  2. Assist students with the planning and maintenance of SAE’s
  3. Conduct site visits of SAE’s as recommended by the State department of Education
  4. Assist students in keeping SAE records at the local and state level

 

FFA PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Be willing to serve as advisor for the FFA chapter.
  2. Assist students in coordinating FFA activities at the local, district, state and national levels.
  3. Prepare and train and coach FFA and agriculture CDE teams and entries.
  4. Assist students in preparing applications for proficiency awards, state and American Degrees, etc.
  5. Assist students in conducting a public relations program for the local FFA chapter and agriculture department.
  6. Assisting Members in FFA Fundraising.
  7. Assist in the preparation, organizing and conduction of the Annual FFA Awards Banquet.

 

OTHER PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Serve a 12 month contract
  2. Plan and attend evening activities including but not limited to: recruitment events, consulting committee meetings and award ceremonies.
  3. Be willing to obtain license endorsements for transportation of students
  4. Serve as liaison to the local Agriculture/FFA advisory board
  5. Contribute to the preparation and tracking of the budget for the agriculture program each year.
  6. Purchase supplies and equipment for the classroom and laboratory
  7. Cooperate in maintaining, planning, and improving the physical facilities
  8. Complete and file required reports with appropriate agencies including the State Department of Education
  9. Contribute to the grant writing process for acquisition of agriculture equipment, materials and facilities
  10. Community involvement and 4H fair responsibilities along with an appointed position on the Carroll Co. 4H Exhibit Board.
  11. Responsible for Animal Science Lab, Managing Community Garden, Greenhouse Lab.

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  184 days + Additional Contract
*Salary established by Master Contractual Agreement.
*Work year established by the Board.

Tagged as: EARLY CAREER, MID LEVEL, RECENT GRADUATES, SENIOR LEVEL

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