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Mt. Vernon Township High School is seeking a highly-qualified agriculture instructor and FFA advisor for the 2024-2025 school year. Mt. Vernon is located in southern Illinois, at the intersection of Interstate 57 and Interstate 64. The new teacher will be part of a multi-teacher (2.5) agriculture program. The Mt. Vernon agriculture program serves around 250 students and has 100% FFA membership and SAE participation. The program has an active calendar of events, and has a history of success, ranking in the top 10 in the National Chapter Award program 18 of the last 20 years. The FFA chapter is historically competitive in many CDEs and LDEs, and has a strong foundation in leadership, with several state FFA degrees and section officers annually. The selected candidate will be teaching in a state-of-the-art campus built in 2016. The agriculture department includes two classrooms with interactive whiteboards and projectors, a dedicated FFA work room, school-issued copier and color printer, mini-kitchen, agriculture mechanics shop, and greenhouse with attached learning laboratory. Mt. Vernon Township High School is a 1:1 school, with all students having Chromebooks and all teachers issued laptops in addition to classroom desktops. Courses to be taught will be determined by the selected candidate’s strengths. Courses offered include: Introduction to Agriculture, Agricultural Science, Horticultural Science, Horticulture Production & Management, Ag Business Management, Ag Leadership & Communications, Basic Ag Mechanics, Advanced Ag Mechanics, Veterinary Technology, and Natural Resources Conservation & Management. Candidates with experiences in agricultural mechanics are wanted, but not required.


Salary and benefits will be commensurate with the collective bargaining agreement held by the local teachers union.

How to Apply

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Mt. Vernon Township High School

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Mt. Vernon

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MVTHS is looking to build our subs in the Operations and Cafeteria Department.  There are immediate openings as a Temporary Custodian 2nd shift.

Sub Custodian


The duties required of a custodian include replenishing stock in bathrooms, cleaning restrooms, gathering and emptying trash, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, monitoring building safety and security, and dusting. Keeping district facilities as clean and tidy as possible is the overall responsibility of a custodian. They should be prepared to do things like moving heavy furniture to reach corners, cracks and crevices of covered parts of the room.


High School diploma or GED, basic computer skills and custodial experience preferred. Good communication skills and a valid driver’s license are required.


Salary is based on the established salary schedule

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Sub Groundskeeper


  • Mows, weed eats, edges, aerates, and re-seeds district’s lawns. Trims shrubs, hedges, and trees.  Hoes, weeds and rakes lawns.  Operates and cleans power riding lawn mowers, power blowers, common trucks, and other motorized equipment requiring similar skill.

  • Assists with preparation of sports fields. Mows, grooms, paints, and lines athletic and public use play fields to comply with pre-set dimensions.

  • Cleans fields and facilities following events. Performs general grounds clean-up including picking up paper and trash on grounds areas.  Performs building maintenance and cleaning duties of athletic facilities.

  • Plants and cultivates trees, grass, flowers, and shrubs. Sprays for control of insects, weeds, and plant diseases. 

  • Checks services, and assists in installation of sprinkler irrigation systems. Sets and operates sprinkler clocks to water lawns and fields.

  • Keeps building and premises, including sidewalks, driveways, play areas and athletic fields neat and clean at all times.

  • Helps keep grounds free of rubbish.

  • Helps to remove snow where appropriate.

  • Assists in the establishment of environmental safe programs and institute natural resource conservation measures where feasible.

  • Assumes responsibility for testing, operation, maintenance, and winter evacuation of all District in-ground irrigation systems.

  • Assists in providing an inventory of all grounds maintenance supplies and equipment.

  • Cleans, inspects, repairs, or replaces all grounds equipment in inventory for the next turf grass season and as needed.

  • Primary contact with outside contractual grounds service companies for the district.

  • Reports any major repairs needed to the Principal, or the Superintendent.

  • Complies with local laws and procedures for the storage and disposal of trash, rubbish, and waste.

  • Performs emergency repairs and/or cleaning services as needed.

  • Assists with moving furniture or equipment within building or between buildings as required for various activities as directed by the Principal.

  • Assists with performing other janitorial duties as necessary.

  • Keeps storage rooms neat and orderly. Dispose of all cardboard.

  • Performs other duties as may be assigned by the Principal and Superintendent.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • General knowledge of lawn and cleaning supplies and equipment.

  • Establish and maintain effective and courteous working relationships with those contacted in the course of work (students, parents, & staff).

  • Ability to understand and follow basic oral and written instructions.

  • Enforce school regulations and policies in a professional manner.

  • Ability to be on your feet for long periods of time.

  • Ability to stand, sit, reach, bend and twist body.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Must be able to carry up to 35 lbs.

  • Requires employee to have the ability to push/pull up to 35 lbs.


Salary based off of negotiated agreement

Additional Notes

This position is responsible for performing a variety of work involving grounds and landscape maintenance of public access grounds, gardens, sports fields, and gymnasiums. 

The work hours for this position are from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  The schedule is subject to change with district demands.  Overtime is required when requested.

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Substitute Cook


Projects or programs funded in whole or in part with Federal grant money must credit the Federal government for the Federal government's portion of the financial support. This citation informs the public that the use of Federal dollars. Staff development opportunities, resource purchases and personnel have been funded in whole or in part with Federal dollars.


1. High School diploma or GED.

2. Ability to lift 50 pounds and ability to stand for long periods of time.

3. Prefer applicants who can establish and maintain good rapport with students, staff, and community

4.  Current Illinois Food Service Sanitation Certificate or Food Handler Certificate preferred but not required.

5. Two year experience in a food service establishment or school cafeteria is preferred.

6. Ability to adapt to a fast paced environment and participate as part of a food service team.

7. Computer experience and retail/cash experience is desirable.


Report Card Link: District Report Card

Job Posting Date:08/24/2020

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How to Apply:

Applications, letters of interest and resumes can be submitted using the following link: