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 240 students. Email resumes and a completed application to the superintendent, Jennifer Salinas at jsalinas@gordonhorns.net. Applications can be found on the Gordon ISD website.
Date Posted: 4/26/2023
Deadline: 2023-06-01
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 drivers 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 occasion 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: 12 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
Medical Transport Solutions coverage for employee & family
$1000 retention stipend
How To Apply: Complete a Gordon ISD application located on the Gordon ISD website. Email your resume and a completed application to jsalinas@gordonhorns.net

Contact Person:

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