Summary

High School Teaching | Industrial-Technology Education | Breckenridge High School | Available: Fall 2024 | Closing: Open until filled

Description

Job Description
Breckenridge Public Schools is currently seeking a dynamic and driven educator for  an 1 FTE Agricultural Education Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year.  Under the general supervision of the K-12 School Principal, the educator will develop lesson plans and objectives that engage students and promote critical thinking and problem solving skills in a Project Based Learning model.  Currently, the position requires the teacher to teach Welding, Ag Marketing, Woods Animal Science and FFA. We are open to looking at different courses comparable to the applicant’s strengths. 
The goal of Breckenridge Schools is to hire cutting edge 21st Century Learning experts interested in working in a progressive forward thinking district. Desired candidates will possess strong content knowledge, ability to integrate technology into the curriculum, willingness to team teach, enthusiasm for project based learning in an active classroom, STEM/STEAM teaching background, and excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities

  • Develops an ag education curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives
  • Desire for Project Based Learning and active classroom facilitation
  • Openess to seek out new ideas, new teaching methodolgy and facilitate 21st century skills
  • Delivers Ag/CTE/STEM orientated instruction through project based learning methods
  • Develops lesson plans that provide students rigorous and relevant learning experiences
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student’s needs, including students with special needs
  • Create projects designed to enhance student learning
  • Encourages students to think independently and express original ideas
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work
  • Inspire their students to ask questions and to seek out answers
  • Staying current on the latest technology and scientific discoveries

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles
  • Ability to develop positive and appropriate relationships with students
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Understanding and experience in utilizing instructional best practices to engage students in learning
  • Collaborating with other teachers, staff, students and parents to support student progress
  • Integration of technology into instruction.
  • Use a variety of learning methods such as lab experiments, field trips, mixed media and computer research.

Qualifications:
Hold a Minnesota license in Agricultural Education or be able to obtain licensure

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open until Filled

EXTRA-CURRICULAR DUTIES:
Extra-curricular opportunities may be available. 
 
SUPERVISION:
The teacher reports to the building principal
 
COMPENSATION:
Teachers are compensated according to the current master agreement which is located on the School District website under District Office> Employment Opportunities> Master Agreements

Please contact the K-12 School Principal, Corinna Erickson at 218-641-4004 or via email at ericksonc@isd846.org with any questions.