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Knoxville Junior High School  (District 1)  - Vacancy 2021-2022 Ag/ Industrial Arts/ STEM Teacher Junior High
Status: Open

Knoxville Junior High Ag and Industrial Arts Position

Ag Teacher/ Industrial Art Junior High Teacher

Knoxville Junior High School, located in Knoxville  in Section 4, is seeking an Agricultural
Education Teacher/ Industrial Art position for the Fall of 2021 for Junior high.

We are looking for someone to teach a variety of classes including a combination of some Ag/Intro to Ag, some Career Exploration, and some Industrial Technology/Intro to Industrial Tech.  These will be taught at the junior high (grades 5-8) and will be a preview/introduction to the classes students can take when they get to the high school. 

Applicants must possess, or be eligible for, a valid Illinois Professional Educator's License with an endorsement in either Agricultural and / or Industrial Technology Education and / or Middle School Science.


Contact Person

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, copy of credentials, and three letters of reference to: Mr. Matt Maaske, Principal, 809 E. Main St., Knoxville, IL 61448.

Email Address


Pecatonica High School  (District 1)  - Vacancy 2021-2022 Ag Teacher
Status: Open


This full time position seeks a highly qualified applicant to ensure that quality agricultural programming can continue to be an integral part of the development of well-rounded students whose academic and social-emotional potentials can be enhanced through exposure to our agricultural program.  Applicants whose key strengths are teamwork, interpersonal skills, optimism, fiscal responsibility and positive rapport with students, parents, and colleagues are encouraged to apply.  

Professional Educators License with proper endorsement(s)

Extra curricular positions may be available.

Contact Person

How to Apply - Cover letter, resume, photocopy of college transcripts, photocopy of teaching license, and three letters of recommendation.  Send to Todd France, Principal, Pecatonica High School 1300 Main Street, Pecatonica, IL 61063 or via email at   Applications due by April 14, 2021.

Application Deadline - 4/14/2021


Northlawn Jr. High (Streator)  (District 2)  - Middle School STEM
Status: Open
Northlawn Jr. High, part of Streator Elementary School District #44, is seeking a middle school STEM teacher for the 2021-22 school year. This is a new position and a new program within Northlawn, and successful candidates will bring their passion for student learning and engagement to begin the STEM program. The program already has two 3-D printers, computers, and a garden area.  Because the program is brand new, candidates are encouraged to bring ideas of how they would grow this program to its fullest potential.

Contact Person
Apply online (visit our website and click Employment).

Milford  (District 2)  - AgriScience Teacher & FFA Advisor
Status: Open
Milford High School, located in Section 10, is seeking an Agriculture Teacher & FFA Advisor for the 2021-22 school year. They have excellent administrative support, a very strong Alumni, and new facilities (including a classroom, large lab space, and greenhouse). 
Courses taught include Intro to Ag, Basic Ag Mechanics, BSAA, Horticulture, Ag Sales & Marketing, and Ag Business Management.
Beginning salary for BS 1 is $48,304 and includes board-paid TRS, 1st year signing bonus of $1099, and insurance and graduate tuition reimbursement programs. Milford currently participates in the 3 Circles Grant. 

Contact Person
To apply, Send letter of application, resume, transcripts, references, and a copy of teaching license to: Milford High School C/o Mr. Stephen Totheroh, 200 S Chicago St Milford, IL 60953

Email Address

Lincoln Way  (District 2)  - Welding & Animal Science Instructor
Status: Open
Lincoln Way High School District is seeking an Agriculture teacher for Welding and Animal Science assignments for the 2021-22 school year. L-W offers well maintained and funded welding facilities and an opportunity to grow your Animal Science program! The current base salary for new teachers at L-W is 48,900 and excellent benefits. 
This position is not planned to participate in the 3 Circles Grant.
Contact Person
Apply online here.

EDWARDSVILLE SD 7  (District 3)  - Vocational Education / Ag Mechanics
Status: Open
Edwardsville High School seeks a Vocational Education/Agricultural Mechanics Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.

Contact Person
Information on the vacancy can be found at this link on their district website.

Unity-Mendon MENDON CUSD 4 (Community Unit School Dist 4)  (District 3)  - Agriculture/Industrial Technology Instructor
Status: Open

Expertise in welding, carpentry, woodworking, engineering, and/or small engine repair and metal
fabrication. Candidates must hold Illinois Educator Licensure for Industrial Arts OR may be an individual with work experience in any of the above fields, who is willing to seek provisional certification. Superior communication and student engagement skills, a positive outlook and the willingness to work as part of a team are essential. Unity is a 1:1 school, knowledge and expertise in 21st Century teaching strategies is required. Salary and benefits are based on education and experience as per the teacher contract.

Learn more about our school at

Contact Person

Please send letter of interest, resume, certification and letters of recommendation to Superintendent Scott Riddle, 453 West Collins, Mendon, IL 62351. Email applications are accepted at


Nokomis  (District 4)  - Ag Teacher/ FFA Advisor
Status: Open


Nokomis High School, located in Montgomery county & Section 19, is looking for an Agriculture teacher and FFA advisor for the 2021-2022 school year.  The successful candidate will join a two person agriculture department and teach a variety of junior high and high school agriculture courses.  Candidate must be able to expand and modify curriculum and daily lesson plan to meet student needs. 

Salary and benefits are determined via the collective bargaining agreement.  FFA sponsorship is available and the district participates in the 3 Circle Grant. 

Please send a cover letter, resume, a photocopy of college transcripts, a photocopy of teaching license (if available) and three letters of recommendation to the following:

Dr. Scott E. Doerr, Superintendent
Nokomis CUSD #22
511 Oberle Street
Nokomis, IL 62075

Contact Person
Dr. Scott E. Doerr, Superintendent

Shiloh  (District 4)  - Ag Teacher/ FFA Advisor
Status: Open

Shiloh High School located in Edgar County, Section 18 will be hiring an Agriculture teacher and FFA Advisor for the 2019-2020 school year.  Proposed courses include Introduction to the Ag Industry, Ag Mechanics, Ag Business, Environmental Science, Jr High Agriculture, and Horticulture. The facilities at the school include greenhouse, welding booths, aquaculture system, hydroponics system, classroom and office space.  Salary and Benefits contingent on experience and qualifications, potential for extended contract. Send formal letter of application, professional resume, copy of certificate(s), & transcripts to:


Mrs. Elizabeth Harbaugh

21751 N 575th St

Hume, IL 61932


Contact Person
Questions about the position can be sent to Mrs. Harbaugh (217)887-2364 ext. 3234 or

HERITAGE CUSD 8  (District 4)  - Ag Teacher/FFA Advisor
Status: Open

Heritage High School in Broadlands, IL 61816 is seeking candidates to fill a full-time Agriculture Teaching Position along with an FFA sponsorship.

Heritage High School is located in southeast Champaign County and is just a 25-30 minute drive from Champaign-Urbana and the University of Illinois. High School enrollment is currently 120 students and Heritage CUSD #8 is a K-12 district with a K-8 building in Homer, IL 61849.

Heritage HS has a 7 period school day and the curriculum can be tailored to the specific skill set and certification levels of candidates interested. We have a devoted Ag classroom with wireless and wired computer lab and devices available, a large shop behind the classroom, and a greenhouse outside the classroom at the back of the school building which was upgraded the past year with $25,000 of work inside and out. 

FFA is a very popular organization with upwards of 40% of the school some years being members.  FFA attends the National Convention each school year along with contests and regular activities in the state and region. 

Heritage Schools has been in person learning this entire school year with a 4 hour in person schedule followed by afternoon remote learning instruction after dismissal. 

Starting salary for first-year teacher is $41,118 as of current contract for 2021-2022 school year, and the FFA sponsorship pays 7% of base so $2878 on current extracurricular schedule.  Heritage has also been awarded the Three Circles grant since its inception so this is a year-round position with the grant funds supplementing the contract final salary for summer duties on extended contract.  

The school is seeking all candidates, so those with experience will definitely be considered for proper placement on current salary schedule for years of service (negotiable with school board if necessary).  The district pays 95% of a single person health care coverage through Health Alliance and vision, dental, life, and disability are all offered at a small price.  

Please send letter of interest or e-mail to Corey White HS Principal, Heritage High School, 206 E. Diller Ave. PO Box 260, Broadlands, IL 61816, e-mail

Heritage CUSD #8 is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

Online Application Posting:

Contact Person
Corey White
High School Principal

Hardin County High School  (District 5)  - Vacancy - Co-Agriculture Teacher School - Hardin County High School at Elizabethtown
Status: Open
Vacancy - Co-Agriculture Teacher 
School - Hardin County High School at Elizabethtown
The Hardin County High School has a teacher vacancy for an additional full-time agriculture teacher.   The new teacher will be working with the current teacher, Mr. John Hall.   The school is located in Elizabethtown of section 25 adjacent to the Ohio river and near Paducah, Kentucky.   Course offerings will be primarily in theAgricultural Power, Structural, and Technical Systemspathway.   The high school facilities include: classrooms, mechanics labs, computer labs, greenhouse, and garden area.  The entire K-12 student population is located together on the same campus allowing  a greater opportunity for agricultural education awareness programs.  Administration and community are very supportive.  Salary and benefits are as per collective bargaining agreement.  Start date is August 2, 2021.  The position will remain open until a qualified candidate is hired hopefully at the May, 2021, Board of Education meeting.
Contact Person
How to Apply
By April 16, 2021,  email a letter of interest, resume, proof of Illinois License(if applicable or note anticipation of receiving license), current grade transcript, and two letters of reference


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