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Construction Trades Teacher

Posted on August 19, 2020

School: York County School of Technology

Type: Full-Time

Start Date: 2020-2021 school year

Construction Trades Teacher

The York County School of Technology seeks a professional and dynamic high school Construction Trades Teacher.  The teacher is responsible for developing and implementing an instructional program focusing on basic skills in a variety of areas associated with building construction such as carpentry, masonry, plumbing, heating and electrical. Instruction includes but is not limited to blueprint reading; cost estimating; uses of hand and power tools; cutting, fitting, fastening and finishing various materials; and applying technical specifications and knowledge concerning the physical properties of materials.

Candidates who meet one of the following three criteria are encouraged to apply:

1)   Possess a PDE Vocational Teaching certification in Building Construction Trades or multiple specific certification areas in the construction cluster (carpentry, electrical, masonry, plumbing)


2)  Possess a PDE Instructional Teaching certification in Technology Education/Industrial Arts


3)   Have a minimum of four years' documented, paid, recent work experience in construction with multiple areas of experinece (i.e. carpentry, masonry, electrical, plumbing, etc.)  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

Interested applicants should 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, Director of Human Resources,  2179 South Queen Street, York, PA 17402 or email materials to