Certified AG Teacher
Job Type
Sub Title
Coldspring-Oakhurst High School
Job Title
Teacher 215 Days
Contact Name
Dr. Matt Bess
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Number of Openings (only type in the number)
Pay Months
FTE (must be only numbers between 0.01 and 100)
$49,000 - $59,700 based on experience
Salary Rate
Salary Information
Length of Year
11 months
Location Address
14210 St Hwy 150 West
Location City
Location State
Location Zip
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Bachelor’s degree from accredited university

Valid Texas teaching certificate

Demonstrated competency in agricultural science


Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of agricultural science and technology

Knowledge of curriculum and instruction

Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior

Ability to supervise agricultural field experiences

   Ability to manage budget and personnel

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills



At least one-year student teaching or approved internship

Job Description

Instructional Strategies

  1. Oversee Supervised Agricultural Experience Program (SAEP), including assisting students in selecting and managing projects and supervising school farm.
  2. Serve as advisor to local Future Farmers of American (FFA) chapter, including planning and conducting leadership, citizenship, cooperative, career development, and competitive activities for students at local, regional, and state level.
  3. Assist with planning and delivery of adult education and community programs relating to agricultural science and technology.
  4. Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required. Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for individual student differences.
  5. Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned and present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
  6. Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities.
  7. Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
  8. Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
  9. Plan and supervise assignments of teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s).
  10. Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.
  11. Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
  12. Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.
  13. Be a positive role model for students and support mission of school district.
  14. Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
  15. Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
  16. Accompany and supervise students at all off-campus activities including contests, workshops, and field trips associated with the agricultural science program and FFA.
  17. Oversee maintenance of program related facilities and equipment including school farm.
  18. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  19. Assist in selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
  20. Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with parents, students, colleagues, and community members.
  21. Develop and administer budget based on documented program needs and ensure that operations are cost effective and funds are managed wisely.
  22. Coordinate fundraising activities and manage funds.
  23. Maintain current inventory of all fixed assets related to the program.
  24. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
  25. Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
  26. Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
  27. Comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.

Student Growth and Development          

Classroom Management and Organization


Budget and Inventory

Professional Growth and Development

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise assigned teacher aide(s).

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Personal computer and peripherals,standard instructional equipment; agricultural equipment

Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting

Motion: Frequent walking; repetitive hand motions; frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; overhead reaching

Lifting: Frequent heavy lifting (45 pounds and over); may lift and move agriculture equipment and animals

Environment: Work outside and inside; exposure to extreme temperatures (hot, cold, and inclement weather), humidity, and prolonged sunlight; exposure to biological hazards; work around machinery with moving parts; work around moving objects or vehicles; work on uneven or slippery surfaces; work around animals; may work alone; frequent districtwide and statewide travel

Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; work prolonged or irregular hours




Note: This is not necessarily an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions or working conditions associated with the job. This job description is not a contract of employment or a promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment. The school district may add to, modify or delete any aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time it deems advisable.




I have received a copy of this job description. I have read and understand the foregoing statements described in the primary purpose, major responsibilities, and working conditions for this position as outlined above.

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