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  Vacancy ~ Collinsville Area Vocational Center Ag Teacher/FFA Advisor  
  Casey Bolin  4/17/2024 7:00:00 AM  

Collinsville Area Vocational Center, located in Section 15, is seeking an agriculture instructor and FFA advisor for their NEW program for the 2024-2025 school year. 

The Collinsville Area Vocational Center is a two-year, public vocational training center for high school juniors and seniors. Housed on the campus of Collinsville High School, CAVC is a cooperative program that also includes students from Civic Memorial High School, Dupo High School, East Alton-Wood River High School, Edwardsville High School, Highland High School, Lebanon High School, Mascoutah High School, Roxana High School, and Triad High School. CAVC serves approximately 580 students.

Courses are planned to include Landscape Management and Urban Agriculture. The courses have the potential to be offered as Dual Credit with Southwestern Illinois College. Each class period is 2 ½ hours long. Contracted time would be from 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM with an hour-long prep period at the beginning and end of each day.

Facilities include two greenhouses that will be renovated summer of 2024, a partial storage garage, and a 3000-square-foot classroom attached to the greenhouses. 

The District plans to participate in the 3 Circles Grant. This position comes with district-paid TRS and THIS. The District will honor years of service 1 to 1 (up to 15 years) on the salary schedule. The District pays 100% of Single health insurance. More salary and benefit information can be found here. Additionally, the District plans to provide an FFA advisor stipend and matching 3 circles grant funds to the base salary.

For more information about Collinsville Area Vocational Center, please visit their website at Collinsville Area Vocational Center.

Successful candidates will have a current and valid Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) OR Career and Technician Education Educator License with Stipulations (ELS). 

Applicants should apply, online, on or before 4:00 P.M. of April 30th, 2024 or until filled, to:

Letters of interest and resumes can be sent to:

Mr. Joe McGinnis
Collinsville Area Vocational Center, Director


Mail: 2201 S. Morrison Avenue Collinsville, IL 62234

Phone: 618-343-6141


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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