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FFA is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education..

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The mission of the Illinois FFA Foundation is to provide financial support for the Illinois FFA. When you make a gift to the Illinois Foundation FFA, you are investing in the future of agriculture..

The Illinois Association of Vocation Agriculture Teachers (IAVAT) is a professional organization for agricultural teachers at all levels..

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The Illinois Farm Bureau & Affiliated Companies Youth Education in Agriculture program offers unique educational programs to Illinois youth in 4-H and FFA. .

The purpose of the Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom Program is to encourage educators to incorporate more information about the agriculture, food, and natural resources system into daily lessons..
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Facilitating Coordination in Agricultural Education (FCAE) is a state project administered through the Illinois State Board of Education that is tasked with improving and expanding agricultural education from pre-k through adult levels..

The Illinois Leadership Council for Agricultural Education (ILCAE) is a voluntary, grassroots agricultural industry group focused on the expansion and improvement of Agricultural Education programs at all levels..

The Illinois Committee for Agricultural Education (ICAE) is a 13-member committee established by legislation and appointed by the Governor to advise both the governor and state education agencies concerning Agricultural Education K-adult..

The Illinois State Board of Education is the state agency responsible for Pre-K through 12th grade education. Its primary mission is state program leadership, planning, approval, funding, and evaluation..

The Illinois Department of Agriculture will be an advocate for Illinois' agricultural industry and provide the necessary regulatory functions to benefit consumers, agricultural industry, and our natural resources.. provides information about the Agricultural Education profession and encourages students to consider a career as an agriculture teacher..

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Agriculture Teacher Vacancy - Cahokia High School

Friday, April 26, 2019

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School   Cahokia High School
Position   Agriculture Teacher & FFA Advisor

The Cahokia High School located ten minutes from St. Louis in section 22 will be hiring an agriculture teacher for the 2019-20 school year. Course offerings are in the areas of horticulture science and agriscience.

Facilities include: classroom, greenhouse, and land for garden and landscaping projects. Approximately 900 total students are enrolled in the high school grades 9-12.

A.Skilled in the use of computers
B.Solid organizational skills
C.Excellent communication skills
D.Self-motivated and able to work without direct supervision
E.Exhibit professionalism and tact in dealing with people

The Building Principal, Perkins Grant Coordinator and Science Department Chair.

A.Use course materials such as syllabi and pacing guide to prepare homework assignments, and handouts, projects, greenhouse experiences.
B.Establish objectives and plans learning experiences.
C.Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
D.Implement activities using a variety of techniques that utilize instructional time to meet objectives.
E.Provide instruction that is realistic in terms of current and future job specifications.
F.Evaluate and grade students class work, laboratory work, assignments, and papers.
G.Coordinate, maintain inventories, and keep record of the horticulture budget accounts for classroom and greenhouse supplies.
H.Cooperate in maintaining, planning, and improving the physical facilities.
I.Complete and file required reports with the Curriculum Department, the Perkins Grant Coordinator, and assist with data and information required for other grants.
J.Supervise laboratory sessions and fieldwork, and coordinate laboratory operations.
K.Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.
L.Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
M.Maintain an environment which is conducive to learning with particular attention to safety practices, good housekeeping and student behavior.
N.Help write grant proposals to procure external research funding.
O.Collaborate with other instructors.
P.Select and request materials and supplies in a timely fashion, such as textbooks and laboratory equipment.
Q.Willing to keep up with and implement trends in the field of agricultural science into the classroom curriculum as practical.
R.Performs other duties as assigned.

Salary and benefits established by the Board of Education. Salary schedule, benefits, and more information at -

Performance of this job will be evaluated by the principal according to the Danielson Model.
To Apply     By May 15, 2019, send a cover letter, resume, and completed employment application(at above weblink) to:

Personnel Department
Cahokia Unit School District #187
1700 Jerome Lane
Cahokia, IL 62206

(618) 332-3700

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