Agriculture Teacher

El Dorado, Arkansas, US
Jun 04, 2021
Aug 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Primary Purpose:
This program will give students the opportunity to receive hands-on training in the fields of agriculture, food science, forestry and land management.

Reports to: Principal


Teacher Salary Schedule
220 days - $42,263 - $58,676
240 days - $46,105 - $64,010

Length of Contract:
2021 - 2022 School Year - 220 days
2022 - 2023 going forward - 240 days

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Education, or a closely related field. Arkansas Teacher Licensure Required

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

• Provide classroom instruction for agriculture curriculum.
• Stay abreast of current trends in the field of agriculture and expose students to different career pathways as a guide to achieving necessary skills for continued education and employment.
• Provide students with educational and equitable experiences leading to career preparation, continued education, and employment.
• Use a variety of instructional strategies for integrating academic and Agriculture Science and Technology education.
• Assist in the design of facilities related to agriculture education.
• Provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to compete in a global economy.
• Serve as advisor for the FFA chapter.
• Accompany and supervise students at all off-campus activities including contests, workshops, and field trips associated with the agricultural science program and/or FFA.
• Supervise the school laboratory (animal science facility, greenhouse, shop, etc.) used for students supervised agricultural experience.
• Facilitate community involvement in the agriculture program.
• Assume a responsible role in public and professional relations by actively participating in civic, professional, agricultural and other community organizations.
• Inform the public of events and awards related to the program.
• Continue professional growth by holding membership in professional organizations.
• Attend and participate in district and area professional development meetings that are designed to provide professional skills and information.
• Oversee maintenance of program related facilities and equipment.
• Develop and administer budget based on documented program needs and ensure that operations are cost effective and funds are managed wisely.


• Strong interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal).
• Exceptional organization, time management and prioritization skills.
• Knowledge of the school district and community preferred.
• Highly motivated to build an Agriculture Program from the ground up.
• Ability to adapt to change.
• Creativity to create and communicate the vision of the agriculture program.

Working Conditions:

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

Physical Demands:
Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting motion: Frequent walking; repetitive hand motions; must be able to reach overhead, manually operate standard agricultural equipment, frequent lift heavy objects (45 pounds and over); may lift and move agriculture equipment and animals, 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 district wide and statewide travel

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
Job Category: Career Education > Agriculture
Equal Opportunity Employer
El Dorado School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Education, or a closely related field. Arkansas Teacher Licensure Required
  • No experience required
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
Contact Information
  • Melissa Powell, HR Manager
  • 200 West Oak
  • El Dorado, Arkansas 71730
  • Phone: (870) 864-5014
  • Email: click here