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Rochelle Township High School  (District 1)  - Agriculture/Science Teacher

Filled: Accepted by Deanna Drew


 
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Rockridge High School  (District 1)  - Agriculture/Industrial Technology Teacher
Filled: Accepted by Kirsten Kapraun  
 
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Facilitating Coordination in Agricultural Education  (District 1)  - District 1 Program Advisor

Filled: Accepted by John Heiser

 
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Stockton High School  (District 1)  - Agriculture Teacher and FFA Advisor

Filled: Dan Hartman (Long-Term Substitute 1st Semester); Hannah Brudi (Starting Second Semester)

  

 
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Sterling High School  (District 1)  - Agriculture/Science High School Teacher

Filled: Accepted by Megan Barnhart

 

 
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Putnam County  (District 1)  - Agriculture Teacher and FFA Advisor

Filled: Accepted by Sarah Foran and Benjamin Temple


 
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Eureka High School  (District 1)  - Agriculture Teacher and FFA Advisor

Filled: Accepted by Adam Lloyd

 
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Amboy High School  (District 1)  - Agriculture Teacher and FFA Advisor

Filled:Accepted by Joe Heavner

 
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Eastland High School  (District 1)  - 6-12 Agriculture Teacher with STEM emphasis

Filled: Accepted by Brenden Schultz

 
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Galena High School  (District 1)  - Galena (District 1)- Agriculture Teacher & FFA Advisor

Filled: Pending Board Approval

 

 
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Abington-Avon High School  (District 1)  - Agriculture Teacher and FFA Advisor

Filled: Accepted by Haley Smith


 
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Pecatonica High School  (District 1)  - Agriculture Teacher and FFA Advisor

Filled: Pending Board Approval

 
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Chicago High School for Ag Sciences  (District 2)  - Ag Finance & Economics Teacher & Co-FFA Advisor
Position filled by Alley Flory
 
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Milford High School  (District 2)  - Agriculture Teacher & FFA Advisor
Filled by Kade Hill
 
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Gary Comer Youth Center  (District 2)  - Urban Agriculture Instructor & Co-FFA Advisor
filled by Angie Viands
 
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Tri-Point High School  (District 2)  - Agriculture Teacher & FFA Advisor
Filled by Jenna Baker
 
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El Paso-Gridley High School  (District 2)  - Ag Teacher & Co-FFA Advisor
Accepted by Hannah Weinzierl
 
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Normal Community High School  (District 2)  - Agriculture Teacher & FFA Advisor
(Filled by Parker Bane)
 
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DeKalb High School  (District 2)  - 2nd Ag Teacher/FFA Advisor
Accepted by Dayna Anderson
 
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Somonauk High School  (District 2)  - Agriculture Teacher & Co-FFA Advisor
Filled by Jessica Bochniak
 
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Sycamore  (District 2)  - 3rd Agriculture Teacher & Co-FFA Advisor
Filled by Courtney Wiedenmann
 
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Marquette Academy  (District 2)  - Agriculture Teacher & FFA Advisor
Filled by Cally Diss
 
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St. Anne  (District 2)  - Ag Teacher/ FFA Advisor
St. Anne High School, located in Section 10 in eastern Kankakee County, is seeking an Agriculture Teacher/FFA Advisor beginning with 2020-2021 school year. The Agriculture Teacher will provide Agriculture Instruction that focuses on the social, emotional, intellectual and physical development of students. Current classes and responsibilities: Intro to Agriculture, BSAA Plant and Animal, Agriculture Business, Horticulture Management and Production. SACHS built a new greenhouse last year and has a very supportive administration and community.
 
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Iroquois West  (District 2)  - Agriculture Teacher & FFA Advisor
Iroquois West High School, located along I-57 45 minutes North of Champaign, is seeking a high energy, hard working, and student centered instructor for the 2020-21 school year. Courses taught include Intro to Ag, Horticulture, Ag Mechanics, Agronomy, and Animal Science. Facilities are large and well kept including a wood shop, Ag Mech lab, and greenhouse. 
The FFA Alumni has a large number of very dedicated supporters and the Administration is equally supportive.
This is an 11 month contract with 3 Circles Grant as well. 
 
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To apply please email a letter of interest, resume, transcripts, and a list of 3 references to:
Joshua Houberg, Principal, jhouberg@iwest.k12.il.us
 


Macomb High School - FILLED  (District 3)  - Agricultural Education Instructor / FFA Advisor

Filled by Kaity Spangler

 
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Staunton High School  (District 3)  - 6-12 Agricultural Science Teacher
Filled by Maggie McCalla. 
 
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Unity-Mendon MENDON CUSD 4 (Community Unit School Dist 4)  (District 3)  - Agricultural Education Instructor / FFA Advisor
Unity Mendon High School, located in Adams County in Section 11, seeks a high school Agricultural Education Instructor/FFA Advisor for the 2020-2021 school year. The successful candidate will co-teach and co-advise with Mrs. Amy Lucie. 

Courses to be taught may include Physical Science Applications in Agriculture, Metal Fabrication, Agricultural Mechanics and Middle School Agriculture, depending on the strengths of the candidate. The program facilities consists of two classrooms, an agricultural mechanic lab, greenhouse and every student has his/her own computer. 


 
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Interested candidates should apply to: 
Mr. Bill Dorethy, Principal
Unity High School
453 W. Collins Street
Mendon, IL 62351

Questions can be addressed to Mr. Dorethy at bill.dorethy@cusd4.com. 
 


FARMINGTON CENTRAL CUSD 265  (District 3)  - FILLED - Agricultural Education Instructor / FFA Advisor
Filled by Max Look.
 
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FARMINGTON CENTRAL CUSD 265  (District 3)  - Agricultural Education Instructor / FFA Advisor - 2nd Position
Farmington Central CUSD #265, located in Fulton County in Section 12, seeks a second Agricultural Education Instructor/FFA Advisor for the 2020-2021 school year. 

The district has participated in the 3 Circles Grant in the past. Salary is per negotiated contract. Courses will include ag construction/carpentry, welding and work-study program courses.


 
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To apply, submit the on-line district application at www.dist265.com, a letter of interest, two letters of recommendation, copies of transcripts, and a copy of your teacher license to:
Mr. Dennis McMillin, Principal
Farmington High School
310 N. Lightfoot Rd. 
Farmington, IL 61531

Questions can be sent to dmcmillin@dist265.com.

Candidates who previously applied for the position earlier this month are welcome to re-apply. 
 


QUINCY SD 172 - Middle School  (District 3)  - Middle School Agricultural Education Instructor/FFA Advisor
Filled 
 
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Jacksonville High School  (District 3)  - Agricultural Education Instructor / FFA Advisor
Jacksonville High School, located in Section 13 in Morgan County, is seeking a high school Agricultural Education Instructor/FFA Advisor. 

Anticipated courses for 2020-2021 include Introduction to Agriculture, Agricultural Business, Horticulture, Greenhouse Management, Animal Science, Plant Science, and possibly Introduction to Woodworking.

Facilities include classroom, greenhouse, agricultural mechanics lab area, and wood shop. The program does have a farm plot attached to the school grounds. 




 
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Details and online application can be found at: https://www.applitrack.com/jsd117/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=High+School+Teaching&subcategory=Agriculture

The position is open until filled.
 


LEWISTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT 97  (District 3)  - Agricultural Education Instructor / FFA Advisor
Lewistown High School, located in Fulton County in Section 12, seeks a high school Agricultural Education Instructor/FFA Advisor. Facilities include classroom, greenhouse, aquaculture set up and agricultural mechanics lab area. 

 
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Interested candidates should send their resume to Principal Clay Ginglen at cginglen@lewistown97.net. 
 


ILLINI CENTRAL SCHOOL DIST 189  (District 3)  - Agricultural Education Instructor / FFA Advisor
Illini Central High School, located in Mason City in Section 12 is seeking an Agricultural Education Instructor/FFA Advisor. This is a two teacher program with Miles Allen.  

Courses include Agricultural Leadership, Middle School Agriculture, Vet Science/Technology, Food Science and Agriculutral Communications. Facilities include two Agricultural Education Classrooms, Agricultural Mechanics Lab, and Land Lab. 

You can learn more about the school on their website at http://www.illinicentral.org/


 
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Send resume and cover letter to Superintendent Mike Ward at mward@illinicentral.org. 
 


Urbana High School  (District 4)  - Agriculture Teacher & FFA Advisor
Filled
 
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Oakland High School  (District 4)  - Agriculture Teacher/FFA Advisor

Filled by Madalyn Hammel

 
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Sullivan High School  (District 4)  - Ag Teacher/FFA Advisor
Filled
 
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Nokomis High School  (District 4)  - Agriculture Teacher/FFA Advisor

Filled

 
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Brownstown High School  (District 4)  - Ag Teacher/ FFA Advisor

Filled by Cassie Perrin

 
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Mattoon High School  (District 4)  - 2nd Ag Teacher/FFA Advisor
Filled by Alex Elliott
 
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Paxton-Buckley-Loda  (District 4)  - 3rd Agriculture Teacher/FFA Advisor

Filled by Aaron Slack

 
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Armstrong High School  (District 4)  - Ag Teacher/ FFA Advisor

Filled by Destiny Swalve

 
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St. Elmo High School  (District 4)  - Ag Teacher/ FFA Advisor
Filled: Colton Henry
 
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Andreas Ag Academy- Decatur MacArthur  (District 4)  - Ag Teacher/FFA Advisor

The Dwayne O. Andreas Ag Academy is looking to hire a fourth Agriculture Teacher/FFA Advisor to work at MacArthur High School with co-teacher and advisor, Andrew Klein.  The program is well funded and supported.  Currently, the program is home to over 340 students (100% FFA and SAE). The Ag Academy is currently stewarding a 15-acre school living science farm for classroom instruction and student SAEs. The living science farm includes a livestock facility, extensive garden space, and a pollinator research plot.

Each high school has access to extensive community resources, and has continued to build interest in many community partners. The program is looking for a fourth teacher to help fill the need of a growing program. While dedicated to teaching at one school, all Andreas Ag Academy teachers work together to coordinate activities, programs, scholarships, conventions, etc.

Courses currently offered are Intro to Ag Industry, Basic Agriscience, Agribusiness, Ag Communications and Leadership, and Dual Credit Horticulture through Richland Community College. Courses to be added next fall are Agricultural Mechanics and Animal Science. Agriculture courses will also incorporate an Honors option next fall. Honors Agriculture students will be taught alongside other Agriculture students but will be held to other curricular, FFA, and SAE obligations.

Position will quality for three-circles grant, and offers a competitive salary/benefits package.

Closing Date: February 25th

To Apply Click:
https://www.applitrack.com/dps61/onlineapp/_application.aspx?posJobCodes=4859&posFirstChoice=High%20School%20Teaching&posSpecialty=

It Starts With Ag Campaign Website:
https://www.itstartswithag.com/

MHS ISBE Report Card Link
http://webprod.isbe.net/ereportcard/publicsite/getReport.aspx?year=2018&code=3905506100038_e.pdf

EHS ISBE Report Card Link
http://webprod.isbe.net/ereportcard/publicsite/getReport.aspx?year=2018&code=3905506100036_e.pdf

Background Info and Media Links:
https://www.dailyherald.com/topic/2052822458/Dwayne%20O.%20Andreas%20Ag%20Academy/en/
http://www.nowdecatur.com/2019/02/04/watch-dwayne-o-andreas-ag-academy-ffa-day/
https://www.wandtv.com/news/dwayne-andreas-ag-academy-in-full-swing/article_c65fde21-e767-54f5-a750-738154f39eaf.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHhyRn7zrks

 
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Email Questions to the following individuals:
MHS Ag Teacher, Andrew Klein (aklein@dps61.org)
EHS Ag Teacher, Seth McMillan (smcmillan@dps61.org)
EHS Ag Teacher Kacey Reinholtz (kkreinholtz@dps61.org)
Grant Manager, Zach Shields (zshields@dps61.org)

 

 


Warrensburg-Latham  (District 4)  - Ag Teacher/ FFA Advisor
Filled
 
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Teutopolis High School  (District 4)  - Ag Teacher/ FFA Advisor

Filled 

 
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Paris High School  (District 4)  - Ag Teacher/ FFA Advisor
Filled by Anna Shupe
 
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Rantoul High School  (District 4)  - Ag Teacher/ FFA Advisor

Description:

RTHS has an opening for an Agriculture Teacher/FFA Advisor.  The program is a two teacher program teaching with Mr. Nick Cotter.  Rantoul Township High School enjoys the demographics of a small urban community in a rural setting.  The student population is around 750 students.  The Agriculture department is part of the career and technical education team.  Courses are offered in several areas of agriculture. The RTHS Agriculture curriculum is one of the most diverse curriculums in the area.  See our course catalog for more information (CLICK HERE) The Ag/CTE team benefits from being part of a 15 school Education for Employment District.  RTHS receives the largest portion of the CTEI and Perkins IV grant in the area.  A culture of collaboration has been established throughout the school.  RTHS receives students from 6 different feeder schools. The ideal candidate will be a self starter with a strong work ethic who is focused on student success.  RTHS has a strong technology base.  Chromebooks are widely utilized throughout the school.

Location:
Rantoul is located 15 miles north of Champaign-Urbana.  Rantoul is also equidistant from the three metropolitan areas of Chicago, Indianapolis and St. Louis.  The Village of Rantoul has approximately 12,000 residents.

Benefits:
Salary is regionally competitive in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement.  Salary is based on experience and education level.  The school district pays 100% of the employee's healthcare insurance premiums.  Tuition reimbursement is available for advanced education.  RTHS has an established mentoring program for new teachers.  There is an additional stipend associated with the FFA Advisor position

Apply:  

The link to apply is:  https://www.applitrack.com/ROE9/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?internaltransferform.Url=&choosedistrict=true&applitrackclient=251&category=Licensed+Secondary+Teaching+%2D+9th+thru+12th 

Candidates can also email Todd Wilson, Rantoul High School Principal directly at toddwilson@rths193.org 

 

 

 
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Todd Wilson
High School Principal
toddwilson@rths193.org
 


Mt. Vernon (Begin Jan 2020)  (District 5)  - Ag Education Instructor

Position accepted by Mr. Steve Austin

 
 
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Gallatin County (Begin Jan 2020)  (District 5)  - Ag Education Instructor
Position accepted by Ms. Amanda Stricklin
 
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Lebanon  (District 5)  - Ag Education Instructor
Position accepted by Justine Wasser.

 
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Shawnee High School at Wolf Lake  (District 5)  - Ag Education Instructor
Position accepted by Jacqueline McSpadden.

 
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Chester  (District 5)  - Ag Education Instructor


The Chester High School located in Randolph County in Section 22 will be hiring a new ag teacher for the 2020-21 school year. Candidate will teach agriculture courses that could include Introduction to Ag, General Ag Industry, Ag Construction and Technology, Ag Mechanics and Technology and Animal Science.  Candidate will also serve as the school’s FFA Advisor.   School district is open to other agriscience, horticulture, and agribusiness courses in the future.  High school size is approximately 350 students in grades 9-12. Supportive administration and community. Chester ag program was formed in 2018. For more information, click for website and click for contract information.

 
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By 3 p.m., Thursday, May 28, 2020, interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, official transcript, teaching license if applicable, 3 letters of reference, and a completed certified application form which is available for pickup at the district office or through the district website. All application items should be sent to:

Brian Pasero, Superintendent
Chester Community Unit District #139
1940 Swanwick Street
Chester, IL 62233

 


 
 
     
     
 
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