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Now Hiring! Agriculture Teacher at Vincent High School (Milwaukee)

Job Announcement

Vincent High School in Milwaukee, WI is seeking an ambitious Agriculture Teacher for grades 9-12, serving approximately 1200 students. Ideally a person should have a passion for urban and rural agriculture. Current and practical Agriculture Education applications is essential. The selected candidate will work with an active Agriculture Team (Agriculture Teachers, 2 Science Teachers, and Agricultural Outreach Specialist). Duties include teaching from a variety of courses from Agriculture Leadership & Career Development to Intro to Agricultural Sciences to Advanced courses in Animal Science, Plant Science, Urban Agriculture, and Food Science. Contributing to the FFA program and participating in staff professional development and other meetings.

About Vincent

Vincent High School opened in the 1970s with an agriculture based curriculum. Over the years, the focus changed and many of its original facilities, including the greenhouse, fell into disuse. Today, the school is returning to its roots with a refurbished, updated urban agriculture focus. The agriculture educational facilities include a greenhouse, hoop house, animal room, apiary, compost operation, landscape equipment, aquaponics and aquaculture units, and outdoor study areas With 90 acres of land, Vincent has room to grow – literally. Students also have the opportunity to join FFA.

Vincent Agriculture Program Pathways

Vincent freshmen and sophomores in this program study urban agriculture, careers in agriculture and leadership and introduction to agricultural sciences. In their junior year, coursework becomes more specialized in one of four pathways: urban agriculture, food, plant , and animals.

Vincent/MPS will consider hiring teachers on a probationary license with a bachelors degree (non teaching) and experience in any of the pathways.

For more information or if you are interested contact Gail Kraus, Agriculture Outreach Specialist, gmkraus@wisc.edu