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Hill Correctional Center  (District 1)  - Correctional Horticulture Instructor at Hill Correctional Center
Status: Open
Correctional Horticulture Instructor at Hill Correctional Center

Full-time, 12 month, grant funded position for Lake Land College at Hill Correctional Center.  Responsible for teaching courses and labs in the Horticulture Certificate Program.  Extensive knowledge of plant propagation, pest and disease control on turf, garden, and ornamental plants required. HS diploma/GED required.  Associate degree preferred. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  


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Contact Person

 Apply online www.lakelandcollege.edu. Submit LLC application, letter of application, resume, and transcripts if applicable to:  Human Resources, 5001 Lake Land Blvd.  Mattoon, IL 61938.  For questions contact:  Chris Williams, Associate Dean, Hill Correctional Center, cwilliams3327@lakelandcollege.edu. EOE/AA

 

 


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.
 


Naperville  (District 2)  - Vet Science/Animal Science Instructor (Part Time)
Status: Open
As AFNR enrollment grows, Naperville High School is seeking a part-time Animal & Vet Science instructor for the 2020-2021 school year. The position is a .4 opening, and courses will be taught at both Naperville North and Naperville Central campuses. Courses to be taught include Companion Animal Science and Veterinary Science. 
 
Contact Person
Applicants can apply here: https://www.generalasp.com/d203/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=High+School+Teaching
 


Naperville North High School  (District 2)  - Agriculture Teacher & FFA Advisor
Status: Open
Naperville North High School, Section 8, is seeking a full-time AFNR Teacher & FFA Advisor for the 2021-22 school year. Biology endorsement is encouraged but not required.
Courses to be taught include Vet Science, Companion Animal Science 1 & 2, Food Science, Plant Science, and Aquaculture/Urban Food Production. Find the current syllabi here.
Facilities include a large classroom/ small animal lab, storage room/office, and very nice glass greenhouse with a new irrigation system. The administration is very supportive and the program has been growing recently. 
 
Contact Person
Questions should be directed to CTE Department Chair, Melissa Oskroba, at moskorba@naperville203.org
Apply online here.

 


Peotone  (District 2)  - Ag Mechanics Teacher & Co-FFA Advisor
Status: Open

Peotone High School in Section 10 and about 35 miles south of Chicago is currently looking for a second Agriculture/Industrial Arts teacher to start in the 2021-2022 school year to join Abby Jacobs.

This position is expected to be an extended contract with additional work days before and after student attendance days.

Classes to be taught include:

-Introduction to Career and Technical Education

-Construction Applications

-Architecture  

-and potentially Ag Mechanics

Becoming a Co-FFA Advisor is also a possibility if the candidate desires, with the acceptance of the 3-circles grant and an extended contract. 

Peotone has a very supportive Community, FFA Alumni, and Administration that will help with the transition. Peotone is rural living with the suburb and city life right at your fingertips! 

 
Contact Person

Please reach out to Principal, Jason Spang (email) and/or Abby Jacobs (email) if you have further questions.

Qualified candidates should apply online 

Annual salary is regionally competitive with consideration of previous, relevant teaching experience. Peotone CUSD 207U Board of Education pays the full employee share of pension contributions, 100% of the health insurance costs for the employee, and provides a $50,000 life insurance policy. Full details and other benefits (tuition reimbursement, educational attainment bonuses, health insurance deductible reimbursement, etc.) can be found in the collective bargaining agreement.

 


Central (Burlington)  (District 2)  - Agriculture/Biology/Environmental Science Teacher & FFA Advisor
Status: Open

Central High School, located between Burlington and Elgin, Illinois, has a full time agriculture/biology/environmental science and FFA Advisor position opening for the 2021-2022 school year.  Central recently built a state of the art veterinary science building and there are currently over 240 FFA members with an opportunity for significant growth of the program from a regional agreement amongst local high schools that will feed into our program.    


Courses to be taught will be Intro to Ag Science, Plant Science, Biotechnology, Alternative Energy, Biology, and Environmental Science.      


Salary and board paid TRS will be based off of the existing contract according to the successful applicants years of experience and education.  Central also participates in the 3 Circle Grant and offers an excellent benefits package that includes fully paid single health and dental insurance.

 
Contact Person
Qualified applicants should apply online.
 


Herscher  (District 2)  - Agriculture Teacher & FFA Advisor
Status: Open
Herscher High School, located in Section 10, is seeking an Agriculture Teacher and FFA Advisor for the 2021-22 school year. Facilities include a nice classroom, a large mechanics lab, and a beautiful new glass greenhouse. 

Courses taught include Intro to Ag, Basic Ag Science, BSAA, Horticulture, and Ag Business Management.

3 Circles Participation is expected.
 
Contact Person
For more information and to apply, visit this link
 


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.
 


SOUTHWESTERN CUSD 9 - PIASA  (District 3)  - 1st Semester Maternity Leave - Ag Instructor/FFA Advisor
Status: Open

Southwestern High School, located in Piasa in Section 15, is seeking a maternity substitute teacher for the first semester of the 2021-2022 school year for current teacher, Kaci Geisler.

The substitute will fill in from August 13th – December 22nd. The school day is from 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Courses to be taught include Horticulture, Intro to Vet Tech, Intro to Ag and Ag Business. Facilities include classroom, greenhouse, and agricultural mechanics lab. The harvest of the 30-acre farm plot will also need to be overseen.

In regard to FFA activities, Kaci will be in attendance as available and can be reached via call/text/email throughout her leave. Ideally, the substitute teacher would oversee student FFA practices and transport students to events; however, this is dependent upon who is hired as the substitute teacher. Additional compensation is available for extra FFA duties at an hourly rate of $25.76/hour.

Compensation will be $90.00/day for the first 10 days, followed by the long-term sub rate of $193.22/day.  All TRS retirement will be paid by the district. The first semester of the school year will be 84 days for minimum gross pay around $15,200 for the semester, plus TRS.

 

 
Contact Person
For questions or to apply, please contact Ag Instructor, Kaci Geisler at kmcafee@piasabirds.net
 


HIGHLAND CUSD 5  (District 3)  - Agricultural Education Instructor / FFA Advisor
Status: Open
Description:  Full-time Agricultural education teacher in a 900 student high school 

Highland High School, located in Madison County in Section 15, is seeking a highly qualified high school Agriculture Education Instructor and FFA Advisor for the 2021-2022 school year. The program currently includes approximately 300 students and 100 FFA members. The chapter is known for its competitive Program of Activities, community involvement, strong alumni, and administrative support.

Courses to be taught may include:
Classes may include Industrial Ed I, Welding I and II, Ag Science, and possibly others based on qualifications.

Facilities and technology available include:
Four classrooms, CTE computer lab, school bus for department use, mobile labs (iPad and Chrome Book), Smart TV's in each classroom, Greenhouse, Ag Mechanics Shop, Land Lab, Woodworking Shop, and Welding Shop.

Applicant must be willing to:
  • Work cooperatively with a team of Agriculture teachers to ensure consistency of instruction.
  • Contribute to and support curriculum development and instructional improvement.
  • Use research based methods to develop engaging lessons that require higher order thinking.
  • Prepare teaching plans, demonstrations, and instructional materials for Agriculture Science and Technology classes.
  • Coordinate, maintain inventories, and keep record of the agriculture materials and equipment for classroom and laboratory.
  • Advise and evaluate students regarding Supervised Agriculture Experience Programs.
  • Conduct site visits and keep records of SAE's at the local and state levels as recommended by the State Department of Education.
  • Accommodate students with a variety of skills, abilities, and challenges.
  • Work cooperatively with teacher of all departments to support a collaborative school culture.
  • Accept professional development opportunities and commit to continual improvement.
  • Communicate effectively both written and verbal.
  • Communicate high expectations for teaching and learning.
  • Provide strong classroom management and organizational skills.
  • Be willing to serve as advisor for the FFA chapter. Be willing to work with the FFA Alumni members.
Qualifications:
Valid Illinois Professional Educator License with agriculture endorsement grades 6-12 preferred, or the ability to apply for a short-term approval in these areas.

Salary:
Per collective bargaining agreement; the position is for a 9 month contract and a $7,000 FFA Advisor stipend each; the 3 Circles Grant will also be available to qualified candidates. 
 
Contact Person
Apply online - please upload a letter of interest, resume, 3 letters of professional recommendation, transcripts and Illinois Teacher license information with your online application. Any questions regarding the application process, please contact Dena Henricks at 618-654-2106 ext. 1002 or by email at dhenricks@highlandcusd5.org.
 


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

Hoopeston High School is seeking candidates for an agriculture teacher and FFA advisor for the 2021-2022 school year.  The high school has 340 students located 6 miles west of the Indiana State Line on State Route 9 in Section 18.  Located 55 minutes from Lafayette, 55 minutes from Champaign Urbana and north of Danville approximately 15-17 minutes. Rural area, strong Alumni and community support, greenhouse facilities open to new ideas a young, energetic teacher may bring to the table.  Current classes being taught include: Intro to Ag, Ag Science, BSAA, Ag Business Management, Horticulture, Food Science & Ag Mechanics.  The starting salary for B.S. 0 yrs for FY21 was $35,544.00 and 12% stipend.

To apply visit the following link: https://phl.applitrack.com/roe54/onlineapp/default.aspx

 
Contact Person
John Klaber
High School Principal
klaberjd@hoopeston.k12.il.us
 


St. Elmo High School  (District 4)  - Ag Teacher/FFA Advisor
Status: Open

St. Elmo High School, located Section 19 is anticipating a vacancy for the position of agriculture teacher and FFA Advisor for the 2021-2022 school year. Courses will be determined based on the strength of the candidate. Past courses have included Junior High Ag, Intro to Ag, Ag Science, Ag Mechanics, and Horticulture. Facilities include a greenhouse and large shop. The agriculture program has very strong community and alumni support.

Salary is regionally competitive and based upon the negotiated agreement. It will include a 30-day extended contract and participation in the 3 Circles Grant program.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, current resume, 3 letters of recommendation, and a copy of transcripts and teaching license to:

Mrs. Julie Healy
Superintendent
1200 N. Walnut
St. Elmo, IL 62458
jhealy@stelmo.org

Application Deadline: June 18th, 2021

St. Elmo High School, located Section 19 is anticipating a vacancy for the position of agriculture teacher and FFA Advisor for the 2021-2022 school year. Courses will be determined based on the strength of the candidate. Past courses have included Junior High Ag, Intro to Ag, Ag Science, Ag Mechanics, and Horticulture. Facilities include a greenhouse and large shop. The agriculture program has very strong community and alumni support.

Salary is regionally competitive and based upon the negotiated agreement. It will include a 30-day extended contract and participation in the 3 Circles Grant program.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, current resume, 3 letters of recommendation, and a copy of transcripts and teaching license to:

Mrs. Julie Healy
Superintendent
1200 N. Walnut
St. Elmo, IL 62458
jhealy@stelmo.org
618-829-3264

Application Deadline: June 18th, 2021

 
Contact Person
Mrs. Julie Healy
Superintendent
jhealy@stelmo.org
618-829-3264
 


Oakwood High School  (District 4)  - Ag Teacher/FFA Advisor
Status: Open

Oakwood High School located in Vermillion County, Section 18, has an opening for an agriculture teacher and FFA Advisor for the 2021-2022 school year.  Current courses offered include Introduction to Agriculture, Food Science, Animal Science, Environmental Science, and PSAA.  The program has strong school and community support.  Oakwood participates in the 3 Circle Grant Program.

Anyone who is interested in this position should send resume & cover letter to:
Tim Lee/John Odle
Principal
leet@oakwood76.org
odlej@oakwood76.org
5870 U.S. Route 150
Fithian, IL 61844

Close Date: June 26th or until position is filled

 
Contact Person
Tim Lee/ John Odle
leet@oakwood76.org
odlej@oakwood76.org
 


Wesclin High School at Trenton  (District 5)  - Ag Teacher and FFA Advisor
Status: Open
The Wesclin High School in Trenton of Section 22 and Clinton county is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Agriculture Teacher and FFA Advisor for the 2021-22 school year. The newly hired individual will be replacing Mr. Matt Fisher as he retires after a very successful teaching career.  Trenton is located 30 minutes just east of downtown St. Louis.

Facilities include a new classroom, ag mechanics facility, and 30x60 greenhouse. Within the affiliated FFA chapter, 89 students are currently enrolled in agriculture courses.  Current courses offered, but are adaptable to the strengths of the hired individual, include: Ag Business, Ag Mechanics, Ag Metal Fabrication, Horticulture Science and Introduction to the Agricultural Industry.
 
Candidates will be paid based on the collective bargaining agreement. The position will include a FFA stipend and/or extended contract.

Very supportive administration and community.  
 
Contact Person
As soon as possible, send the following items by US mail or email to:
-Letter of Application
-Resume
-Letters of Reference (2)
-Copy of Grade Transcripts
-Copy of Teaching License if applicable
 
Mr. Rahm, Principal
Wesclin High School
699 Wesclin Road
Trenton, IL 62293
rahmj@wesclin.org

The job vacancy will remain open until a qualified candidate is hired.
 


Hardin County High School  (District 5)  - Vacancy - Co-Agriculture Teacher School - Hardin County High School at Elizabethtown
Status: Open
 The Hardin County High School in Elizabethtown 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 the Agricultural Power, Structural, and Technical Systems pathway.   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.
 
Contact Person
How to Apply
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 to:employment@hardink12.net
 


Freeburg High School  (District 5)  - Agricultural Education Instructor / FFA Advisor
Status: Open
The Freeburg High School, in section 22 of St. Clair county just 35 minutes southeast of St. Louis, will be hiring an Ag teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Approximately 75 students, out of 680 total 9-12 grade students are enrolled in these courses: Horticultural Science, Agricultural Science, Environmental Science, Animal Science and Ag Business Management. Facilities include: Newly renovated classroom with attached 3-bay shop, 24x48 greenhouse, 8x36 lean-to greenhouse, small land lab and storage buildings. Additional facilities include: vocational work areas in metal and wood fabrication and automotive shops. Very supportive administration and support group(Freeburg FFA Alumni). The District participates in the 3 Circle FFA & SAE grant.

Salary BS & 0 years - $37,026 with district paid TRS. The District will honor years of service and education credit per the guidelines in the current CBA.  Single health insurance or 50% family benefit paid. FFA stipend and 3 Circle grant totals approximately an additional $14,000 in salary over the base pay. Total salary and benefits package is $60,000+.

Freeburg Community High School District 77 has the largest geographic footprint of any district in St. Clair County with much of it being productive farm land.  Freeburg High School has a long Agricultural tradition and enjoys positive support from our alumni association as well as the community for Ag Ed.

Learn more about the school district at https://www.fchs77.org
 
Contact Person

Send Letter of Interest and Resume to:
Mrs. Kendra Nowatzki, District Secretary
Freeburg Community High School
401 S. Monroe Street, Freeburg, IL 62243

Questions can be sent to nowatzkik@fchs77.org.

Application deadline is May 28, 2021. Start date is August 10, 2021.

 


 
 
     
     
 
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