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  Jay Solomonson  12/10/2019 7:48:00 AM  

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District 1 Current Teaching Vacancies

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

Rochelle Township High School, located in Section 2, is looking for an additional Agriculture/ Science teacher for start of the 2020-2021 school year.   This position includes a competitive salary (base salary starts at $38,515), assistant FFA stipend, full paid TRS, full single health insurance and dental, and $20,000 Term Life Insurance.  The 3 Circles grant is currently offered and will be negotiable based upon the successful candidate.

This award-winning program boasts a variety of agricultural and science-based courses and an active FFA chapter.  Current facilities include agriscience classrooms, greenhouse (with headhouse), and mechanics shop.  Courses taught will be based on the strengths and certifications of the individual.

Additionally, RTHS operates a Professional Learning Community (PLC) with weekly teacher collaboration time and student interventions.  Co-curricular participation is encouraged and should be noted in resume/cover letters.

Applicants must have a valid Type 09 certificate and meet highly qualified status.  Additional endorsements are encouraged.  Please note them on your resume.

Contact Person:

Send resume and letter of interest to Chris Lewis, Principal, via email at  RTHS is actively looking to hire this position so if interested, do not wait to send your information


2. Rockridge High School (District 1)- Agriculture/Industrial Technology Teacher

Rockridge High School, located in Section 4, is looking for an Agriculture/ Industrial Technology teacher for start of the 2020-2021 school year to replace the retiring Allen Hyett.   The teacher will be assigned to instruct high school Agriculture and Industrial Technology courses as well as an 8th grade exploratory course.  The specific course schedule will be determined after the successful candidate is identified and the course registration process is complete.

This agriculture program boasts a variety of agricultural and industrial technology courses and an active FFA chapter.  Current facilities include agriculture classrooms, greenhouse, aquaponics lab, land lab, and two mechanics shop. 

Applicants must possess a valid Illinois Teaching License with appropriate endorsements in Agriculture and/or Industrial Technology.  Applicants must also pass appropriate background checks and physical examination, including a TB test.

Salary and benefits are determined based on experience & education per the collective bargaining agreement with the Rockridge Teachers' Association. Starting base salary for the 2020-2021 school year is $38,665.  The possibility of a 10-month contract for the FFA Advisor and the 3-Circles Grant will be discussed with the final candidate.

Contact Person:

Please send letter of application, current resume, list of references and/or letters of recommendation, and copies of unofficial transcripts to Mrs. Katy Hasson, Principal, Rockridge High School, 14110 - 134th Avenue West, Taylor Ridge, IL 61284. Materials may be emailed to or faxed to 309-795-1763.  The application deadline is 1/30/2020


Jay Solomonson
Facilitating Coordination in Ag Education (FCAE)
Phone: 309-863-5091 Cell: 309-798-6571
Address: 1601 52nd Ave #8, Moline, IL 61265
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