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  Vacancy: Richland County High School (2002-2023)  
  Casey Bolin  5/24/2022 9:01:00 PM  

Richland County High School, located in Section 23, is seeking a full-time agriculture education teacher for the 2022-2023 school year. The newly-hired teacher will be working in the Agriculture and T&I department with veteran teachers Mark Steber, Jamie VanDyke and T&I Teacher Bryan Cummins.

The Richland County Ag Ed Program is a three circle program which focuses on all three components of agriculture education. (FFA, SAE, and Classroom/Lab) The program has 272 students enrolled in agriculture education courses and all members are in the Olney FFA Chapter. The Olney FFA has had considerable success at the state and national level. The Richland County High School administration, board of education, alumni, and community are very supportive of this program.

Current courses offered are Introduction to Agriculture, Ag Sciences, Ag Mechanics, Horticulture Production/Management, Ag Metal Fabrication (welding), Ag Construction, Ag Sales, Veterinary Science, Natural Resources/Conservation, and Ag Business Management. The Richland County High School experienced a considerable renovation in 2019-2020. Current facilities include three classrooms, office, storage areas, food lab, small animal lab, mechanics/welding shop, mechanics/wood shop, and a new greenhouse.

Interested candidates should apply online

Please attach a letter of interest, resume, transcripts, professional educator license, and letters of recommendation.

Candidates will be paid based on the collective bargaining agreement and includes participation in the Three-Circle Grant. Candidates should have a valid Illinois Teacher License.

Questions should be directed to Darrell Houchin Principal or Rylan Rusk Assistant Principal at
Casey Bolin
Facilitating Coordination in Ag Education (FCAE)
Phone: 618-780-0230 Cell: 618-780-0230
Address: 301 South Oak Street, P.O. Box 160, Patoka, IL 62875
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