Agricultural Science Teacher and FFA Sponsor

Thomas More Prep-Marian •

Thomas More Prep-Marian Jr/Sr High School (2A co-ed Catholic school, enrollment 264) is seeking a full-time agricultural science and shop teacher to inspire students to become proficient in reading, writing, analyzing, and experimentation as well as other skills necessary for success in college, career, and other post-secondary opportunities such as vocational and technical schools.

This position also requires the ability to lead the school’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter or willingness to learn to do so.

A successful candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Science Education, Agronomy, or related science field and be certified (or able to obtain certification) in Kansas. A Master’s degree is preferred and will command a higher salary, as will teaching experience.

Successful candidates will have a strong ability to teach skills and content, while also organizing projects and experiences that are both cross curricular and college/career field preparatory. Teachers at TMP-Marian are expected to develop caring relationships with students that allow them to demand greatness. TMP-Marian believes giving students multiple pathways to success will help all levels of students persevere in high school and in the future.

Experience and/or interest in a wide variety of technological tools is a plus. TMP-Marian will have a new creative learning building with a variety of technology and fabrication tools available. The successful candidate will have the know-how to use these tools or the curiosity and drive to learn how and share that knowledge with students.

TMP-Marian’s uniform dress code and college preparatory focus provide a strong academic learning environment. If you are a serious educator ready for the opportunities that a Catholic school can offer, please consider applying with a cover letter, resume, and three references to Principal Chad Meitner at

Thomas More Prep-Marian

Benefits Information

Employer-paid - Retirement plan with employer matching up to 3% of salary; Free long-term disability and life insurance; Free school breakfast and lunches; Employer and Employee Paid - Single health, school pays the majority portion so that the top plan costs $100 per month; other plans would be less; Assistance to earn advanced degrees. Agreements typically include a shared cost method where both the employer and employee pay for graduate school; Fringe benefits - Free pass to all TMP-M home athletic contests; Professional Development Assistance upon administrative approval; Use of school facilities at no cost (Fieldhouse, grounds, cafeteria, etc.).

Salary Information

Salary commensurate with education and experience

Employer Information

Thomas More Prep-Marian Junior/Senior High School is a Catholic co-educational college preparatory school located in Hays, KS.

Situated in western Kansas, Hays is a regional hub with a population of 25,000, a four-year university, a two-year technical college, and numerous arts and entertainment opportunities.

TMP-Marian dates back to 1908 and has been a co-educational high school since 1981. The school added grades 7 & 8 in 2012.  The school provides a traditionally strong Catholic education to day, resident, and international students and holds high standards of student performance in and out of the classroom. 

Varsity sports are available for both genders in every competition season.  Included are football, cross-country, volleyball, golf (HS), soccer (HS), basketball, wrestling, track, baseball (HS) and softball (HS). 

In addition, a variety of non-athletic activities provide opportunities for personal growth and leadership.  These activities include student council, debate and forensics (HS), band, Monarch Music (contemporary music band HS), liturgy committee, chapel choir, science club, Future Business Leaders of America (HS), chess team, multicultural club (HS), and Key Club.

Our average class size is 17, which allows us to focus on the individual needs of the students. Thanks for considering TMP-M where alumni, faculty, students and parents create more than a community. We are a family!

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1701 Hall Street
Hays, KS 67601

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