High School Agriculture Teacher - Omak School District

Status: Full-time position

Location: Omak, WA

Deadline Date:

Date Available:

Job Summary: To create a flexible instructional program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with students assigned to the classroom; to motivate students to develop attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation of secondary grade education, in accordance with each pupil’s ability; to supervise students within the classroom, on campus, and during school functions; to provide a safe environment for learning; to establish good relationships with other staff members. Provide active leadership, guidance, supervision, and advisor teamwork in the FFA Program. This teaching assignment also consists of participation and representation at local, county and state fairs/events as well as community involvement through FFA activities as advisor and includes up to a 40-day supplemental contact. Possible assignments are Ag Welding, Advanced Ag Welding, Ag Biology, Natural Resources, Principals of Ag, and Veterinarian Medicine/Animal Science. Applicant will contribute to student skill development for passing the state Biology end of course exam as well as all State assessments.

Qualifications: Valid Washington state secondary teaching certificate, vocational certification required. Bachelor’s degree which provides evidence of a strong background in agriculture is perferred. A committee will conduct screening and interviewing of applicants. Preference will be given to individuals who have a history of, and express an interest in, extra-curricular activities positions or leadership opportunities.

Duties: Meet and instruct assigned classes in the location and at the time designated
Develop lesson plans and instructional material and provide individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student
Create and maintain a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate for individual interests and learning styles of students
Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and in harmony with the goals, establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and be able to communicate these objectives for all lessons using district-approved curriculum
Use instructional methods and materials consistent with models of the building instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives
Knowledge and ability to design curriculum to meet established competencies regarding biology, reading, writing, and math requirements as well as OSPI approved Agricultural Science Curriculum Frameworks and Common Core State Standards.
Effectively utilize district technology appropriate to the position and assume responsibility for attending district training needed to successfully perform designated responsibilities as directed by supervisor
Use effective classroom management techniques by establishing, sharing, and maintaining standards of pupil behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere consistent with building and district policy
Evaluate pupils’ academic and social growth, keep appropriate records and prepare progress reports and report cards
Maintain regular attendance report as indicated by the district
Strive to update and maintain professional competence
Attend staff meetings as per the collective bargaining agreement, district and state policies
Work to help maintain a healthy staff and student culture
Comply with district rules and regulations
Conduct all work in a safe manner as specified by WISHA regulations and district rules
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

To Apply: For more information contact:
LeAnne Olson
PO Box 833
Omak, WA 98841
Phone: 509-826-7687 Fax: 509-826-7689
Email: lolson@omaksd.wednet.edu


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