Agriculture Education Teacher

Stafford USD 349 •

USD 349 has an opening for an Agriculture Education Teacher.  Our program is constructed within four CTE Pathways; Comprehensive Agriculture Science, Power, Structural, and Technical Systems, Agribusiness Systems, and Plant Systems, and Animal Science.  The successful candidate would also inherit a good FFA program.  Our agriculture program has strong community support.  We are offering a student loan payback program up to three years for first year teachers.  

Stafford USD 349

See Salary Schedule upon request; Base for new teacher BS $40,780.

General Objectives of a Stafford USD 349 Teacher

To plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences
  • establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities
  • prepare classroom for class activities
  • provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities
  • identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students` varying needs
  • instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment
  • use relevant technology to support instruction
  • observe and evaluate student performance and development
  • assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments
  • provide appropriate feedback on work
  • encourage and monitor the progress of individual students
  • maintain accurate and complete records of students` progress and development
  • manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures
  • maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school
  • participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations
  • participate in department and school meetings, parent meetings
  • communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs
  • keep updated with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities
  • complete additional activities/request as deemed necessary by administrators


Transition to Teaching or

The minimum of a Bachelor`s Degree from an accredited college or university.

Hold the appropriate endorsement/s

A valid Kansas Teaching Certification

Qualified applicants should complete and submit the following information: 

Letter of interest


Copy of your current teaching license

Additional items to submit:

Copies of your transcripts

Letters of recommendation


Stafford USD 349

Stafford USD 349

Benefits Information

Health Insurance

Salary Information

Commensurate with education and experience.

Employer Information

**$1,000 SIGNING BONUS** for certified positions

The Stafford Community is a rural community that is a great place to live, work, and raise a family. Centrally located in the state, it is within easy driving distance of Hutchinson, Great Bend, and Pratt. 


  • In support of Kansas vision for education, Stafford Schools is a Gemini II school.  We are currently redesigning our schools around the five outcomes established by KSDE:  social-emotional growth, kindergarten readiness, Individual Plan of Study, high school graduation and postsecondary success.
  • Stafford High School is very proud of their Career and Technical programs:  Culinary Arts, Health Sciences, Entrepreneurship /Marketing, Building Trades and Vocational Agriculture/FFA.
  • High School students learn about entrepreneurship at our Stafford Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (SEED) Center.  Students start their own business and become business owners through this program.
  • USD 349 is the Stafford County home to Early Learning Pre-school and provides the Parents as Teachers program for families with children ages 0-3.
  • USD 349 was designated by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment as a Kansas Health School.  Many health initiatives are promoted to the students and community.
  • USD 349 students, staff and families have the capability of participating in Kansas University Tele-medicine education and health consultations free of charge.
  • USD 349 is the recipient of 21 Century Learning Grants.  With these resources, the District maintains an after-school program for students in grades K-12.  The Elementary is entitled Shining Through Academics and Relationships at Stafford (STARS).  The High School is entitled TROJAN ZONE.
  • USD 349 includes an Adult Learning Center.  We provide a high school dropout recovery program at our Adult Learning Center that serves the community
  • The local Board of Education takes leadership training seriously with their commitment to the Kansas Association of School Boards.  Two past members have served as President of KASB.
  • USD 349 has an active Education Foundation, endowing numerous scholarships for graduates and providing resources needed by staff and students.
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318 E. Broadway
Stafford, KS 67578

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