Agriculture Teacher

Category:  Teaching
Job Function:  Teaching
Department:  Bear Creek Middle

Summary

Provides instruction in selected areas of Agriculture Science to ensure that students gain appropriate knowledge and skills about the industry and are prepared for a career and post-secondary opportunities

Essential Duties

  • Provides content-related and appropriate instruction based on state and local curriculum through a combination of classroom, laboratory, and co-curricular experiences
  • Provides community-based instruction and projects based on program guidelines and requirements
  • Provides leadership opportunities for students by establishing a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO), i.e. FFA, as a co-curricular instructional tool within the classroom
  • Manages and maintains program facilities and equipment
  • Adheres to all state guidelines required for the implementation of a successful program
  • Provides classroom environment which promotes active learning in subject area
  • Communicates responsibly with students, parents, colleagues, school and county leadership
  • Accounts for student attendance and punctuality
  • Follows all county, state, and federal policies and procedures
  • Follows professional ethics in all work-related activities
  • Attends school and District-level professional learning activities as directed
  • Prepares adequately for responsibilities to be assumed when absent
  • Seeks and maintains professional learning opportunities through State endorsed professional organizations. i.e., ACTE, GACTE
  • Facilitates home-school communication by such means as holding conferences, telephoning, and sending written communications Integrates appropriate technology into classroom instruction
  • Avoids behaviors which detract from staff morale
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited institution accepted by GaPSC

Certification/Licensure

Secondary School Position: Must hold GaPSC certification in FLD [788] OR attain a passing score on the GACE Agricultural Education assessment, AND meet the requirements for induction which can be found at GaPSC 505-2-.04; INDUCTION CERTIFICATE
Elementary School Position: Must hold GaPSC certification in FLD[788] OR attain a passing score on the GACE Agricultural Education assessment, AND meet the requirements for induction
Induction requirements can be found at GaPSC 505-2-.04; Induction Certificicate AND enroll at UGA or ABAC and take 3 elementary education courses to receive PreK-5 endorsement
Option 2-Currently hold a K-5 elementary education certificate and attain passing score on GACE Agricultural Education assessment

Experience Qualifications

Minimum 2 years of occupational work experience in the field is preferred 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Proven communication and instructional strategies
  • Classroom management skills
  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Excellent organizational skills

Working Conditions

  • Classroom/lab/agriculture environment (indoor or outdoor)

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift and carry 30-50 pounds with assistance
  • Ability to push or pull a maximum of 50 pounds
  • May require stooping or crouching
Posting ID:  26856

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