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Law Enforcement / Criminal Justice Vocational Instructor

Posted on January 22, 2020

School: Octorara Area School District

Type: Full-Time

Start Date: Immediately

Octorara Area School District is currently seeking a permanent full time Law Enforcement / Criminal Justice Vocational Instructor.  We hope to have this position start as soon as February 3, 2020.  Salary will be commensurate based on education and industry experience.



The Octorara Homeland Security and Protective Services Academy (OHSPSA) is a 3-year Academy housed at the Chester County Emergency Services Training Center in Coatesville.  The Academy is available to Chester County students in grades 10, 11, & 12.  This program is an approved PA Department of Education Career Program of Study CIP Code 43.9999. Students interact on a daily basis with firefighters, law enforcement and emergency management professionals.  The program is divided by school year into law, EMS and fire.  The students graduate with over 60 industry certifications. 




  • Bachelors degree in related discipline
  • Vocational teaching certificate or willingness to obtain
  • Law Enforcement Background with relevant certifications: Act 120 Certification
  • 10+ years documented emergency services experience preferred
  • Ability to work as an effective team player in a dynamic atmosphere
  • Required background checks





Submit letter of interest, resume, transcripts, and copies of certifications to:        


                        Lisa McNamara

                        K-12 Program Administrator



            Octorara Area School District

            228 Highland Road, Suite 1

            Atglen, Pennsylvania 19310

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