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  Vacancy Fall 2024 NEW Program: Dixon High School Agriculture Teacher and FFA Advisor  
  John Heiser  10/20/2023 12:57:00 PM  

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Dixon High School Agriculture Teacher and FFA Advisor Job Posting (Fall 2024)

Dixon High School, located in Dixon, IL, and Section 2, has a full-time opening for the 2024-25 school year for an Agricultural Education teacher and FFA advisor. The school administration, community, and students are excited to continue to grow the future of agriculture!

Dixon High School is a 1 to 1 school. Facilities currently include a classroom, greenhouse, land lab, and ag mechanics shop. The greenhouse was built in 2018. The land lab is a 52-acre plot that alumni help manage.  There is an ag mechanics shop/ CTE wing scheduled for updates in Fall 2025. 

The courses taught will be based on the strength candidate with options of basic ag Science, Crop Science, Animal Science, Ag Mechanics, Ag Sales, Marketing, and Horticulture. Multiple classes within the program to count for dual credit through Sauk Valley Community College. The program's goal is to provide opportunities for students with hands-on experiences and for students to achieve Pathway Endorsement.


  • Current and valid Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) OR

  • Career and Technician Education Educator License with Stipulations (ELS)



Beginning salary for a first-year teacher will be $38,696 plus TRS and health insurance benefits, as agreed upon by the Dixon Education Association and the Board of Education. The district plans to participate in the Three Circle FFA and SAE grant. 15 sick days are provided as well as 2 personal days.

How to Apply:

Apply to:

Mr. Jared Shaner, Building Principal

Dixon High School

300 Lincoln Statue Drive

Dixon, IL  61021

Phone: 815-453-4966

For the application process to be considered, please provide the following information: on-line application, letter of interest, resume, letters of reference, copy of transcript(s), and a copy of proper license to Mr. Shaner by Friday, Dec. 1, 2023.

The employment application process can be found by using our on-line system through Frontline (AppliTrack). Simply go to our District website – and then click on the “Employment” link.


John Heiser
Facilitating Coordination in Ag Education (FCAE)
Phone: 815-509-5404 Cell: 815-509-5404
Address: 535 Elm Pl, Suite #4, Princeton, IL 61356
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