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Vocational/Agriculture Instructor

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Job Title: Vocational/Agriculture Instructor
Location: Kim, CO, West 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: 1
Salary: $29,300
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Position Title: Vocational/Agriculture Instructor 6-12 Grade

Reports to: Superintendent/Principal

General Information: The Kim School District is located in rural Southeast Colorado. With a very small student/teacher ratio our students receive individualized instruction in a safe and secure environment. Teachers are encouraged to infuse creativity and develop their own style while ensuring that students master the Colorado Content Standards.

Job Qualifications:

License Requirements:


  • Valid certificate/license issued by the Colorado department of Education.
  • Appropriate endorsement for the teaching assignment, including CTE endorsement
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable.

Education or Formal Training:


  • Bachelor's Degree, minimum



  • 1-3 years preferred, not required. Classroom Instruction and Vo-Ag Shop experience necessary.

Work Environment:


  • Classroom, Ag Shop, Outdoor activities likely, Travel is common with this post

Terms of Employment:


  • Annually as approved by the Board of Education

Salary: Base pay of $29,300 per year, plus CTE stipend and experience/education steps. Minimum of $35,600 per year to start for qualified applicant (11 month contract). School housing provided for nominal rate.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities


  • Guide the learning process toward the achievement of State and local standards and curriculum goals. Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all lessons, units, and activities.
  • Instructs assigned courses of study and uses approved materials as adopted by the Board of Education.
  • Develops lesson plans that, as much as possible, meet the individual needs, interests and abilities of all students.
  • Meets and instructs classes in the locations and times designated.
  • Differentiates instruction for students by employing a variety of instructional techniques to meet the needs and capabilities of diverse learners.
  • Evaluates pupils' academic and social growth and prepares progress reports as required.
  • Assists the administration in implementing the District's philosophy of education, its policies and rules governing instruction, student activities and conduct.
  • Administers group assessments in accordance with the District's testing program approved by the BOE and/or required by the State of Colorado.
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure; maintains fair and just order in the classroom appropriate to activity.
  • Assists in the selection and requisition of appropriate instructional materials; maintains required inventory records.
  • Maintains accurate, complete and appropriate records as required by law, District policy, and administrative regulation.
  • Assists in identifying pupil needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and addressing health attitude and learning problems.
  • Communicates pupil progress and program information to parents and encourages their involvement in their students' schooling.
  • Makes reasonable provision for availability to students and parents outside the instructional day for required or requested education-related purposes.
  • Participates in curriculum development and implementation.
  • Maintains professional competence and growth through participation in District provided and self-selected staff development opportunities
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings as required
  • Becomes involved in faculty committees and sponsorships of student activities.
  • Maintaining and growing the established FFA chapter at Kim School
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Job Post Date: 05/10/19
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