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  Vacancy- Carlyle High School  
  Casey Bolin  5/22/2024 2:17:00 PM  

CUSD #1 Agricultural Teacher/FFA Advisor, May 2024


Carlyle High School, located in Section 21, is seeking a highly-qualified agriculture instructor and FFA advisor for the 2024-2025 school year. The new teacher will be part of a multi-teacher (3) agriculture program working with Mrs. Tamra Gerstenecker and Mrs. Courtney Ibendahl. 

The agriculture program serves around 225 students annually ranging from 8-12 grade. The program is well-established and has very supportive administration, community and FFA alumni. 


Course offerings include Basic Ag Mechanics, Ag Construction & Technology, Advanced Ag Mechanics, Ag Machinery Service and Ag Business Management along with the following within the program: Introduction to Agriculture, Agricultural Science, 8th grade Ag Exploration, Veterinary Technology, Natural Resource Conservation and Management, Food Science Technology, Ag Sales & Marketing, Ag Leadership and Communications and Greenhouse / Floral Design. Specific courses taught will be determined based on the skill-set and work experience of the candidate and teacher team. The successful candidate will work with Mrs. Gersteneckerand Mrs. Ibendahl to determine final teaching assignments.


Facilities include 3 classrooms, an ag mechanics lab, FFA alumni field plot, hydroponics system and classroom kitchen access. All agriculture classrooms are equipped with student chromebooks or chrome-tablets. 


More information can be found at the school website. Candidates should have a valid Illinois Teacher License. Candidate salary will be consistent with the collective bargaining agreement. Additional benefits include 100% paid health insurance, life insurance & dental insurance, 100% district paid TRS, tuition reimbursement, mentor program, longevity and sick-leave bonuses offered by the board of education.  This position could include an extended year stipend with future possibility of Three Circles Grant.


To apply, the following should be submitted to Jered Weh by June 7, 2024 or until the position is filled. 

-Letter of Interest


-Proof of Credentials

-Letter of Reference (3)


Send documents to:

Jered Weh, Carlyle High School Principal


618-594-2453 ext. 2107

1461 12th Street

Carlyle, IL 62231

Casey Bolin
Facilitating Coordination in Ag Education (FCAE)
Phone: 618-780-0230 Cell: 618-780-0230
Address: 301 South Oak Street, P.O. Box 160, Patoka, IL 62875
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