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Carpentry, CTE Teacher

Posted on October 31, 2019

School: Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy 6-12

Type: Full-time Position

Carpentry, CTE Teacher
Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy 6-12
1101 North Murtland Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Other - Position - Valid PA Certificate
Job Number 4600190314
Start Date
Open Date 10/25/2019
Closing Date
Under the direction of the school principal and Career and Technical Education (CTE) Executive Director and CTE Supervisor, the Carpentry instructor plans and provides for appropriate learning experiences for students, provides an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of students, supervises students in a variety of school-related settings, monitors and evaluates student outcomes, and communicates and interacts with students, parents, staff and community.

Pittsburgh Public Schools anticipates a potential vacancy in this position for which we are currently encouraging applications.

 

Salary
Salary Schedule For Teachers Hired On Or After July 1, 2010 (starting at $47, 858 per year)
Qualifications
-High School Diploma and two years of recent wage earning experience in the field of carpentry within the past 10 years.

- Must possess or be eligible to obtain a Pennsylvania Vocational Education Teaching Certificate

-Possess in-depth knowledge of effective instructional practices and assessment

-Exhibit excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills and the ability to work with demanding timelines and produce quality products

-Demonstrate proficiency with PC-based computer applications, Microsoft Office applications: e-mail, Web applications, and industry-specific technology (blueprint reading or CAD experience)

-Physical ability to perform all necessary tasks related to implementing the program

-Record of involvement in professional organizations and community relations preferred

Preferred qualities and attributes include:
- A commitment to accelerating student achievement

- A desire to eliminate racial disparities

-The ability to create a positive school and district culture

- The willingness to foster and promote innovation

- The ability to be a culturally-responsive educator who knows how to leverage students' unique skills, interests, and learning styles to create a learning experience that unequivocally includes and empowers each and every student.

- Demonstrated enthusiasm and energy in making a difference in the lives of students.

- Proven ability to empathize with students and prepare them to achieve academic excellence and strength of character so they have the opportunity to succeed in all aspects of life.
Residency Requirements No Residency Requirement
Essential Job Functions
-Understands and applies effective strategies and best practices to ensure student success

-Assists building administrator in obtaining Pennsylvania Department of Education Program approval, NEASC accreditation, and industry accreditation

-Participates in district and school based professional development activities

-Provides rigorous and relevant instruction using approved hands on curriculum in the content area and general work place readiness

-Administers a variety of student assessment tools

-Prepares lessons that encourage and foster proficient oral and written expression, critical thinking and applications

-Takes all necessary safety precautions to protect students, equipment, material, and facilities

-Maintains accurate and complete records as required by the district and state laws

-Maintains and updates required industry certifications (for teacher and students)

-Collaborates with core content teachers on common instructional objectives, integration and alignment

-Participates in Occupational Advisory Committee meetings for the program

-Participate in career and technical organizations
Additional Job Information
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates must first create a teaching application with Pittsburgh Public Schools. Candidates must be aware that PPS must abide by an eligibility list requirement that only allows the district to hire candidates within the top 10% of applicants to positions such as these. Therefore, every element of an application counts! Be sure to be thoughtful about each element of your application, which include an updated resume, well though-out essay responses and references of the highest quality. At the conclusion of the formal application candidates will also have the opportunity to complete a Teacher Insight Survey, which will be sent directly from the Gallup organization. Access the District?s employment page and begin your application: http://www.pps.k12.pa.us/Page/409

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Employees of the Pittsburgh Public Schools engage in the extremely important and fulfilling job of educating students in the City of Pittsburgh. Employees must believe in, value and be committed to the educability of all; must promote the school and district vision of high standards of learning and academic rigor, continuous school improvement, and the inclusion of all members of the school community; must be willing to work in a high stress environment while maintaining the energy necessary to meet the responsibilities and expectations of the position. A sample of specific elements associated with the work environment of this position includes:
-Frequently required to work at fast pace
-Comfort with ambiguity
-Requires considerable concentration and creativity
-Able to adjust daily work plans and work hours to be highly responsive to school needs
-Subject to stress caused by a changing environment, diversity in the organization, tight deadlines and work load, but must be able to maintain work/life balance amidst intense work demands.

ADA:
The employer will make reasonable accommodation in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. This job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.

OTHER INFORMATION:
The Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, creed, religion, gender (including gender identity or expression), sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, marital status, pregnancy or disability in its programs, activities, career and technical education programs or employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. It is the policy of the Pittsburgh School District to make all services, programs and activities available and to provide reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities. Please make requests for accommodations at least 72 hours before the scheduled event. For more information regarding accommodations, civil rights grievance procedures, please contact Employee Relations, Office of Human Resources, 341 S. Bellefield Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 or 412-529-HELP (4357).
The Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs, activities, career and technical education programs or employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. It is the policy of the Pittsburgh School District to make all services, programs and activities available and to provide reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities. Please make requests for accommodations at least 72 hours before the scheduled event. For more information regarding accommodations, civil rights grievance procedures, please contact: Office of Employee Relations, 341 S. Bellefield Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 or 412-529-HELP (4357). 

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