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Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration Instructor

Posted on June 12, 2020

School: CTC of Lackawanna County-Henry J. Dende Center

Type: Full-Time

Start Date: Immediately



         Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration Instructor

CTC of Lackawanna County - Henry J. Dende Center    

This is an instructional program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to install, repair and maintain commercial and domestic heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems. Instruction includes theory and application of basic principles involved in the conditioning of air (cooling and heating); filtering and controlling humidity; operating characteristics of various units and parts; blueprint reading; use of technical reference manuals; the diagnosis of malfunctions; overhaul, repair and adjustment of units and parts such as pumps, compressors, valves, springs and connections; and repair of electrical, electronic and pneumatic control systems.


The successful candidate must possess communication skills which will be required to convey the description, purpose, requirements, course prerequisites, curriculum and student responsibilities of the HVAC/r program to students, parents, educators, and the general public.






Based upon education, work experience and teacher contract.  Approximate salary range $40, 369 -- $44,695 (190 days).  Benefits include full health insurance, term life insurance, long term disability insurance and PSERS retirement.



Grades 10, 11 and 12



  • Candidate must hold a high school diploma and have a minimum of 4 years or 8000 hours of paid work experience.  The documented vocational related work experience must be related to the area of HVAC/r and MUST be within the last ten (10) years.
  • Candidate must be willing to enroll with an approved teacher certification program to become certified with the Department of Education as a vocational instructor. (Occupational Competency Assessment (OCA) in HVAC/r (CIP # 47.0201)
  • Current Act 24, 34, 114 and 151 clearances (dated within one (1) year) and Act 168 Disclosure Releases. (All required forms are available on the website www.ctclc.eduon the home page located under About CTCLC on the Employment Tab)
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screening.



Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.    



Candidates should submit a Letter of Interest, PA Standard Teaching Application, Resume, Official Transcripts, Certifications, Three Current Letters of Recommendation and Current clearances to:  Thomas Baileys, Ed. D., Administrative Director,  Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County-H.J.Dende Campus,  3201 Rockwell Avenue, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18508-1491;  Phone: (570) 346-8471 Ext. 103 -  Email:




The Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County will not discriminate in their educational programs, activities or employment practices based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, ancestry, or any other legally protected classification.  This policy is in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title VI, of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act.  Information relative to special accommodation, grievance procedure, and the designated responsible official for compliance with Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504 may be obtained by contacting the Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County, Henry J. Dende Campus, 3201 Rockwell Avenue, Scranton, Pennsylvania by calling (570) 346-8471.