Agriculture Education Teacher

Stafford USD 349 •

USD 349 has an opening for an Agriculture Education Teacher.  Our program is constructed within five 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

  1. plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences
  2. establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities
  3. prepare classroom for class activities
  4. provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities
  5. identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students` varying needs
  6. instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment
  7. use relevant technology to support instruction
  8. observe and evaluate student performance and development
  9. assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments
  10. provide appropriate feedback on work
  11. encourage and monitor the progress of individual students
  12. maintain accurate and complete records of students` progress and development
  13. manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures
  14. maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school
  15. participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations
  16. participate in department and school meetings, parent meetings
  17. communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs
  18. keep updated with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities
  19. 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




Benefits Information

Health Insurance - single plans are 100% covered

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.  The cost of living in Stafford is 21% below the state average.


  1. Stafford High School is very proud of their Career and Technical programs:  Culinary Arts, Health Sciences, Entrepreneurship /Marketing, Building Trades and Vocational Agriculture/FFA.
  2. 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.
  3. USD 349 was designated by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment as a Kansas Healthy School.  Many health initiatives are promoted to the students and community.
  4. USD 349 students, staff and families have the capability of participating in Kansas University Tele-medicine education and health consultations free of charge.
  5. USD 349 is the recipient of 21st 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 titled TROJAN ZONE.
  6. USD 349 includes an Adult Learning Center.  We provide a high school dropout recovery program at our Adult Learning Center that serves the community
  7. 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.
  8. 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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