Agriculture Education Teacher – H75

  • JOB TITLE
    Agriculture Education Teacher


    REPORTS TO: Associate PrincipalDEPARTMENT: Career Technical Education (CTE)
    JOB DESCRIPTOR: H75SCHEDULE: R D
    NON-EXEMPT X

    NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB: 
    The purpose of a teacher's job is to teach students to read, write, problem solve, compute, how to find information, how to think, how to work cooperatively with others, and to meet all district-required curriculum objectives.

    JOB FUNCTIONS: 

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    Plans and implements a program of study that meets individual needs, interests, and abilities within the CCSD curriculum.
    Uses effective teaching techniques and materials to implement curriculum objectives and goals.
    Writes weekly lesson plans describing daily learning experiences correlated to curriculum objectives, when required by CCSD administration.
    Monitors and assesses student progress and provides feedback on a regular basis to students and parents/guardians.
    Diagnoses, instructs, and evaluates specific students' needs and seeks assistance of specialists as needed.
    Communicates aims/objectives to students in a well-planned, organized manner in clear, concise terms.
    Creates a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity of the students.
    Assists administration in implementing all policies, regulations, and rules of CCSD.
    Creates educational experiences to provide students with opportunities to develop potential in self-esteem, personal-social adjustment, decision making, and other life skills.
    Promotes and follows adopted Campbell County School District philosophy, policies, and administrative procedures.
    Communicates concerns and ideas with colleagues, parents, students, and community in a positive manner.
    Assumes legal responsibilities for supervision of students on school property or in attendance at school-sponsored activities.
    Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
    Assumes individual responsibilities assigned by the principal/supervisor which may relate to committee work, student activities, student supervision, or other planning and professional assignments.
    Maintains accurate, complete, legible, and correct records as required by law, CCSD policy, and administrative regulation.
    Takes necessary precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
    Conducts oneself in a business-like and task-oriented manner.
    Strives to be a good employee as well as an effective teacher.
    Maintains the equipment and shop according to OSHA standards.
    Instructs all students in the safe operation of all equipment and watches that students use the equipment in a correct and safe manner.
    Gives a written safety test to all students and ensures they receive a 100% before allowing them to work in the shop.
    Supervises the FFA organization.
    OTHER FUNCTIONS:

    Attends all CTE curriculum meetings and department meetings.
    Attends parent and staff meetings.
    Keeps informed by reading memos.
    Responds to requests for information in a timely manner.
    --EMPLOYEES ARE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR ALL FUNCTIONS OF THIS JOB-- 

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS: 

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND MENTAL ABILITY:

    Possess a broad general knowledge of all subject areas with specific knowledge needed in contract areas.
    Possess group dynamics and interpersonal skills.
    Possess knowledge of psychological, emotional, and educational behavioral development of children.
    Possess classroom management skills which include discipline as well as record keeping and assessment ability.
    Possess technological and computer skills.
    Possess problem solving, imagination, patience, reasoning, creativity, judgment, and analytical abilities.
    Possess a knowledge of lab equipment and how to properly use and maintain it.
    EDUCATION, LICENSE, CERTIFICATION, OR FORMAL TRAINING:

    Possess all certificates required for the State of Wyoming.
    Possess at a minimum a Bachelor's Degree.
    Continue to pursue graduate level classes for professional growth.
    EQUIPMENT USED:

         Calculator/Adding Machine
         VCR
         Slide Projector
         Overhead
         Power Hand Tool
         Metal Bandsaw
         Radial Arm Saw
         Telephone
         MIG Welder
         Grinder
         Movie Projector
         Laser Player
         Computer
         Drill Press
         Wood Bandsaw
         Metal Cut-off Saw
         AC/DC Welder
         Hand Shop Tool
         Oxy-acetylene Welder
         Table Saw
         Paint Spray Gun
         Plasma Cutter
    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    Be able to stand, walk, and sit for long periods without fatigue or discomfort.
    Be able to lift up to 50 pounds and carry 50 feet.
    Be able to push up to 200 pounds up to 30 feet.
    Be able to pull up to 100 pounds up to 50 feet.
    Be able to carry up to 25 pounds for 50 feet throughout the work day.
    Be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, handle, finger, talk, hear, and see.
    ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

    Be able to spend most of the time inside classrooms with some work outside in cold/hot weather.
    Be able to tolerate noise up to 90 decibels.
    Constant exposure to dust.
    Frequent exposure to weather extremes.
    Some employees may be occupationally exposed to bloodborne pathogens and other potentially infectious materials based on task and procedures required.
    Frequent exposure to various supplies containing hazardous materials or chemicals.