The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching skill sets associated with agriculture and natural resources management. Skills set will include management practices in areas of soil, water, forest, wildlife and land as well as skill sets in the areas of basic agricultural production, agricultural mechanics, surveying, GIS/GPS and environmental regulations. The successful applicant must possess the ability to communicate
with the school community, teach program specific theory, and design and facilitate appropriate lab
applications. The successful applicant must possess the ability to continually develop their
program by consulting with natural resource management business and industry including the oil and gas industry. The instructor must have the ability to develop relationships with industry, to secure industry related resources, and to organize / participate with an industry specific advisory council. The successful applicant must be willing to grow professionally as an instructor and continue to develop technical skills related to agriculture and natural resources management. The successful applicant must be willing to serve as the FFA advisor at the school.
Job Location or School Name
Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center
The applicant must have a valid WV Teaching Certification endorsed in Vocational Agriculture 9-12 or Agriculture Education 9-12 or eligible for certification
The applicant must have or be willing to obtain a West Virginia vocational teaching permit or certification in forestry. In accordance with guidelines established by WVDE; the applicant must pass both the written and performance content specialization examination (NOCTI) by
March 1 of the first year of employment, the applicant must take and pass the Basic Skill Achievement Test before beginning employment, and must agree to complete the teacher education program at WVU Institute of Technology within three years from the date of employment.
Applicants without a college degree must hold a high school diploma or GED and have four (4) years of 8,000 clock hours of satisfactory and reasonably continuous work experience forestry. Applicants with a Bachelorís degree from an approved college or university in an area related to the specialization must have two (2) years or 4,000 clock hours of satisfactory and reasonably continuous work experience in forestry. Each full year of training related to specialization area may count for one-half year toward the four years of required work experience.
Experience in teaching Natural Resources and Forestry classes preferred. Experience with leadership development through the National FFA Organization preferred. Understanding of applied science principals in many facets of the agriculture, food and natural resources industry preferred. Industry experience in natural resources management and forest management preferred.
Per State Adopted Salary
200 Day Contract
Bryan P. Sterns, Director
Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center
5260 E Little Kanawha Hwy
Grantsville, WV 26147
Telephone: (304) 354-6151
Fax: (304) 354-6154
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