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Vocational/Agricultural Teacher (2024-2025 School Year)

Employer
Ag Jobs
Location
Stamford, Connecticut
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024

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Position Type:
High School Teaching/Science - VoAg

Date Posted:
1/31/2024

Location:
Stamford, CT

Date Available:
2024-2025 School Year
This posting is for all Stamford Public Schools anticipated vacancies for the 2024-2025 school year. Please apply to all postings that you are qualified for and interested in.

The filling of this position is based upon continued funding in the Board of Education budget.


Note: Teachers dually certified in TESOL, Bilingual Education or ESL, with experience in Sheltered Instruction or fluency in a language other than English, will be given preference for all Stamford Public School positions.

Job Description - Vocational Agriculture Teacher

General Statement:

A competent Vocational Agriculture Teacher understands growth and development, demonstrates knowledge of what is to be taught and facility in the basic skills and helps students to develop positive self-concepts. The Vocational Agriculture Teacher stimulates the independence of each student as a learner, effectively assesses student needs and progress, and plans instruction to achieve selected objectives, including those appropriate for exceptional students. The Vocational Agriculture Teacher accomplishes these objectives through effective communication with students, parents and colleagues, and through the use of appropriate techniques and materials in a positive climate where time, space and equipment are effectively organized for instruction. In addition, the Vocational Agriculture Teacher meets professional responsibility for continuing growth and fosters cooperative involvement with parents and the community.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrates facility in the skills of reading, writing and mathematics.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the subject to be taught.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of human growth and development as it relates to the teaching-learning process.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the American public school system.
  • Plans instruction to achieve selected objectives.
  • Effectively implements instructional plans and uses appropriate instructional techniques.
  • Effectively communicates with students.
  • Helps students develop positive self-concepts.
  • Facilitates the independence of the student as learner.
  • Effectively organizes time, space, materials and equipment for instruction.
  • Effectively assesses student needs and progress.
  • Effectively meets the needs of exceptional students.
  • Establishes a positive learning environment.
  • Meets professional responsibilities.
  • Encourages and maintains the cooperative involvement and support of parents and the community.

Qualifications:
  • A valid Connecticut teacher certificate in 041-Vocational Agriculture, 7-12.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching the subject area(s) and/or instructional levels targeted.
  • Evidence of ability to work cooperatively with administrators, teachers and educational assistants.
  • Evidence of organizational ability and willingness to pursue tasks to successful completion.
  • Superior communication skills (oral and written).
  • Knowledge of and/or demonstrate the ability to learn and implement Operating Systems (i.e. Windows); Office suites (i.e. Microsoft Office, Google Docs); Presentation Software (i.e. PowerPoint, Keynote); Spreadsheets (i.e. Excel, Google Spreadsheets); Communication and Collaboration tools (i.e. Skype); Accounting Software (i.e. QuickBooks); Student Information Systems (i.e. Naviance, Power School); or any other technology deemed relevant for this position.

Sept. 1991

Union:
Stamford Education Association (SEA)

Salary:
$50,684 to $123,992
Step Placement is based on education and experience as outlined in Article 4 (D) of the Stamford Education Associate (SEA) Contract.

Application Procedures:
Online application is required.

Internal Applicants: Please upload a cover letter (summarizing your interest in and qualifications for the position) and resume as part of your Internal Application. In addition, be prepared to provide a two letters of reference to the interview committee. Salary: $map.get("vacancy_salary_details"). Date posted: 06/03/2024

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