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Networking and Cybersecurity Teacher

Posted on April 24, 2020

School: York County School of Technology

Type: full-time

Start Date: 2020-2021 school year

Networking and Cybersecurity Teacher

The York County School of Technology Networking Academy Program seeks a professional dynamic high school information technology teacher in the field of networking. This position will start with the 2020-2021 school year. The teacher would be responsible for developing and implementing an instructional program that focuses on the design, implementation and management of networked systems of computers/IoT, peripherals and associated software while preparing students with the technical skills required in the field of cyber security and network administration. This program includes instruction in the following network technologies and standards: system design, network architecture, operating systems, security, communications protocols, client support, messaging services, network device management including routers, switches, associated wireless equipment, and troubleshooting. High School Students who complete the program would be prepared for a variety of industry certifications including but not limited to Network+, Security+, and Cisco. Program completion will provide a path to higher education in the field of Information Technology or entry level network administrator, network specialist, network technician, or help desk.

Candidates who meet one of the following three criteria are encouraged to apply:
1) Possess a Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in Information Technology related field, with at least four years of related work experience in the previous ten years. Candidates should hold or be willing to obtain Cisco Instructor status. It is preferred that candidates hold or are willing to obtain Net+ and/or Cisco certifications (i.e. CCNA, CCNA Security) as well. Individuals without appropriate teaching certification through the PDE must be willing to complete coursework requirements through Penn State University to obtain vocational teacher certification. (Information on teacher certification information available at
2) Candidates may possess a PDE Vocational Teaching certification in Network Systems Technology with significant networking knowledge and possession of or ability to earn related industry certifications and/or Cisco Instructor status.
3) Candidates may possess a PDE Business, Computer, and Information Technology Teacher certification with significant networking knowledge and ability to earn related industry certifications and/or Cisco Instructor status. Candidates may need to complete any requirements through Penn State to obtain vocational certification in Network Systems Technology.
Interested applicants need to send a cover letter of interest, current resume, a completed PA Standard Teacher Application (link available on website), transcripts, certifications, and current references to Dyann Karchnak, Human Resources Specialist, 2179 South Queen Street, York, PA 17402 or email materials to

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