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High School Teaching/Veterinary Science

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Job Title: High School Teaching/Veterinary Science
Location: Spotsylvania High School, VA, South United States, USA
Company: National Association of Agricultural Educators
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Education and Extension
Career Type: Education/Training
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: 3
Salary: N/A
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Position Type:
  High School Teaching/Veterinary Science

Date Posted:

  To Be Determined

  Job Summary: We are looking for a qualified teacher to prepare students for entry level work in the animal care industry.  The ideal candidate will have experience as a licensed/certified Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Assistant with a passion for animal health care and a sincere desire to impart the foundational knowledge necessary for students to be successful as entry level employees in this field.  The teacher will provide instruction on all elements of professional safety associated with the industry and manage lab materials, equipment, supplies and clients for a clinical teaching lab.

Essential Functions:  

Designs instruction based upon knowledge of subject matter, current instructional practices, students, industry, and curriculum goals as outlined by the VA Department of Education Career and Technical Education Programs;
Evaluates students' progress; provides students with prompt specific evaluative feedback; maintains appropriate records and prepares progress reports;
Manages clinical teaching lab including all materials, equipment and supplies
Implements a classroom management policy that fosters a safe and positive environment for all students and staff;
Works collaboratively with staff, families, and community resources to support the success of a diverse student population;
Builds and maintains cooperative and supportive relationships with local animal services industry;
Develops opportunities for students to participate in clinical settings in local animal clinics and animal care offices and facilities
Models professional, moral, and ethical standards as well as personal integrity in all interactions



Must possess current license or be certified as a Veterinary Assistant/Aide or Technician
Three to five years successful experience as a Veterinary Assistant or Technician
Candidate may have graduated from an approved collegiate program of study in Biology or Agriculture Education
Must possess one or more of the following credentials: CCTP level 1, AAH, TVMA, Elanco, NAPPS
Applicant with teaching experience must have acceptable rating from such teaching
Possess or be eligible to acquire appropriate license(s) and/or endorsement for position as required by the Commonwealth of Virginia and School Board


Salary:  This is a 10.5 month position; with excellent benefit package.   Additional compensation awarded for credits earned toward advanced degrees.  New employees to Spotsylvania County will be compensated for up to 20 years of experience. 

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Job Post Date: 04/25/19
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