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  Vacancy- Sterling High School  
  Jay Solomonson  12/24/2019 11:59:00 AM  

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Sterling High School, located in Whiteside County in Section 2, is seeking an additional Agricultural Educator for the 2020-2021 school year to support an expanding program.  We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who wants to introduce the importance of Agriculture to a diverse student body. This position will be directly involved in our new Farm-to-Cafeteria initiative.

The district is planning to construct a new greenhouse and Ag Mech lab. Additionally, the school has a strong technology infrastructure, including a 1:1 Macbook Air Environment.

The specific course schedule will be determined based on the strengths of the successful candidate and student interests during the registration process.  However, courses likely to be taught include Horticulture, Greenhouse Production/Floral Design, Basic Ag Mechanics, and Environmental Science.

Applicants must have a valid Type 09 Certificate, with preference given to candidates who also have a science certification.



IL Professional Educator License endorsed in the area of Agriculture.  Preference given to candidates who also have a Science certification.



Salaries are regionally competitive and will be discussed upon offer of position. Full TRS benefits paid 87.5% Individual health & dental insurance benefits paid and 72% family insurance paid


How to Apply

Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page

Email Address


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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