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D1 Vacancy - Byron Middle School

Monday, May 22, 2017

To All Illinois Agricultural Education:

Status                   OPEN

School                  Byron Middle School

Position               6th-8th Grade Agriculture Education Teacher

Description        Byron Middle School, in Section 2 in northern Ogle County, is seeking applicants for a 6th-8th grade Ag Teacher. This position will be working alongside Eric Tryggestad, current AgriScience teacher and FFA Advisor at the high school. The successful applicant must have a valid Professional Educator License with the proper endorsements for teaching Agriculture Education for Grades 6-12.

Primary duties, next year, will be to provide Introduction to Agriculture instruction to 6-8 grade students.  The teacher will be able to demonstrate the ability to deliver instruction through a 1:1 Laptop Model and to incorporate additional technology applications for advancing student learning. The successful candidate needs to have excellent communication skills and the ability to differentiate instruction for all learners.  The successful candidate will be a part of both the grade level teams, as well as the Career and Technology Education team.  The successful candidate needs to demonstrate the ability to advance curriculum, instruction, and assessment improvements- especially beyond the regular classroom- for the Agriculture Education program. The successful candidate needs to demonstrate the ability to incorporate the New Illinois Learning Standards into instruction for advancement of literacy into regular lessons/units.

The middle school ag classes are taught on a rotational basis, where each student will take the class each year.  Base Salary is 38,557.  Currently 12 extended days are offered plus an FFA stipend for extra duties relating to summer work and FFA Adviser duties.  Very active MS and HS FFA chapter, with a supportive community and alumni chapter.

To apply, please access the online application process here.

Contact Person                

Dr. James Hammack, Superintendent,

Mr. Zack Ettelbrick, Middle School Principal,

District                 1

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