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  Vacancy: Amboy High School 2nd Ag Teacher and Co-FFA Advisor Job Posting (Fall 2024)  
  John Heiser  11/27/2023 9:50:00 AM  
     
 

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Amboy High School 2nd Ag Teacher and Co-FFA Advisor Job Posting (Fall 2024)


Amboy High School, located in Amboy, IL, and Section 2, has a full-time opening for the 2024-2025 school year for an Agricultural Education teacher and co-FFA advisor to join as the second instructor. The program is energetic, established, competitive, and welcoming. The school administration, alumni, community, and students are excited to continue to grow the future of agriculture!


The Amboy High School Agriculture Program has been competitive at the section, district, state, and national levels of competition in FFA in recent years. The program’s success stems from dedication to the three-circle model of ag education. The program is supported by an involved alumni group that helps maintain community relations and financial support.


Facilities include a classroom, two office spaces, a metal shop with eight welding booths, a wood shop, and a land lab. 


The courses will include Introduction to Agriculture, Ag Construction, Ag Mechanics, Welding, Small Engines, Ag Biology, Ag Mathematics, Animal and Vet Science, Agricultural Business, and Horticulture. These classes will be able to be offered to students yearly. The division of courses between teachers will be dependent on the strengths of the candidate. Multiple classes within the program will count as Dual credit through Sauk Valley Community College. 



Qualifications:

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

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


Salary/Benefits:

The beginning salary for a first-year teacher will be $40,982 plus a District TRS Contribution of $4,054 for a total salary of $45,036. The district offers a 10½ month extended contract, an extra FFA stipend, and an extra 30 days pay as a participant in the Three Circles FFA grant. 11 sick days are provided, as well as two personal days. 


How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume by March 1st to: 


OR for more information:

  • Email

    • jcrownhart@amboy.net


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