Gordon ISD - Agriculture Science Teacher

Job Details

Region: 11
School District/Employer: Gordon ISD
District Category/Employer: Campus
Position: Teacher
Assignment Level: Level
  • High School
  • Career/Technology Education
Core Subjects
  • Science
  • Agriscience/Agribusiness
  • Trade and Technology Education
Job Title: Agriculture Science Teacher
School: Gordon ISD
Campus Description: Gordon ISD is a small school 40 miles west of Fort Worth. Gordon ISD has a total enrollment of 220 students. Email resumes and a completed application to the principal Katie Elrod at kelrod@gordonhorns.net. Applications can be found on the Gordon ISD website.
Date Posted: 4/6/2021
Deadline: 2021-05-01
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: Gordon ISD is seeking an energetic individual to oversee the agriculture and FFA program of Gordon ISD. This position would be a blend of both Agricultural Sciences and Ag Mechanics. We are looking for an individual who can build a program that emphasizes leadership.
Qualifications: • Must possess a valid Texas teaching certificate with necessary endorsements.
• Must have exceptional organization, communication and interpersonal skills
• General knowledge of agriculture science and technology curriculums and instruction
• Possess the ability to maintain classroom management in and out of the classroom
• Has or will be able to receive certification in CPR and basic first aid
• Able to safely travel with students and stock trailers and has or will be willing to work towards a commercial driver’s license (CDL) with bus passenger endorsement
• Experience in LDEs and livestock shows and willing to travel long distances for stock shows
• Willing to work extended hours and weekends as necessary to work with students or in preparation in ag production, plant science and livestock.
• Must possess a knowledge of record book system and help students apply for awards, certifications and scholarships.
• Ability to oversee shop equipment use and OSHA safety guidelines included in wood and metal manufacturing with tools such as: welders, torches, saws, hand tools, and plasma cutting table.
• Must have a passion to develop students in a broad array of skills and trades to promote their future study or exposure to fields of work.
• Is well-versed and able to work with a multitude of curriculum resources such as iCEV, online resources, and extensions to appropriately maintain solid skills for the subject being taught.
• Must be able to multi-task and manage many different aspects related to the position and district.
• Flexible to work in non-ag related classrooms on occasions as the master schedule may warrant
• This position will have connections with our county extension office.
• Prior teaching experience preferred but will consider the candidate based upon individual qualities
Salary Range: 11 month contract per Gordon ISD Salary Schedule
Benefits: $225 towards health insurance
$10,000 life insurance
Pickup and trailer for school use
Travel Allowance
4 day school week
How To Apply: Complete a Gordon ISD application located on the Gordon ISD website. Email resume and a completed application to kelrodl@gordonhorns.net

Contact Person:

Name: Katie Elrod
Email: kelrod@gordonhorns.net
Address: P.O. Box 47
City: Gordon
State: TX
Zip: 76453
Phone: (254) 693-5342
Fax: (254) 693-5503