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Health Careers Teacher

Posted on September 02, 2020

School: Pittsburgh Public Schools.

Type: Full-Time

Start Date: Immediately

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Job Number

 4600208331 

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 abrillembourgcuenca1 

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*Job Status

Open 

*Job Posting Type

At Large 

Posting Date

08/24/2020 

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Closing Date

12/31/2020 

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*School/Department

Pittsburgh Carrick High School 

*Job Title

Health Careers Teacher, 2020-21 

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*Reason for Job

Replacement 

Reason for Replacement

Retirement 

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Salary:

Salary Schedule For Teachers Hired On Or After July 1, 2010 (starting at $47,858 per year)

Required: American Heart Association BLS Instructor Certification or must be obtained within 12 months from hire date

 

*Job Type

Certified - Position - Valid PA Certificate 

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Position Summary

 

Under direction of the school principal and Career and Technical Education director and supervisor, the health careers 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.

 

This job posting is not a component of the Internal School-Based Professional Transfer Season.

 

External applicants and internal non-school-based professional employees who are properly certified are eligible to apply to this position.

 

For the 2020-21 school year Pittsburgh Public Schools anticipates a potential vacancy in this position for which we are currently encouraging applications.

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

Required:
- Possess or be eligible to obtain Pennsylvania vocational certification in Health related technology.

- Hold current Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Nurse.

- Acquired five (5) years of recent (within last seven (7) years) trade based or equivalent full-time employment directly related to health careers.

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

- Exhibit excellent written, verbal, planning, organizational and interpersonal skills and the ability to work with demanding timelines and produce quality products.

- High-level problem solving skills.

- Demonstrate proficiency with PC based computer applications, Microsoft Office applications mail, Web applications, and industry specific technology.

- Team and detail oriented.

Preferred:
- CNA instructor certification or one year long-term care experience.

- Strong administrative and clinical background.

- Prior experience teaching or providing professional development.

 

*Residency Requirements

No Residency Requirement 

Essential Job Functions

1. Demonstrate correct practical and theory procedures.

2. Provides rigorous and relevant instruction on approved hands-on curriculum in the content area and general workplace readiness.

3. Prepare lesson plans that encourage and foster proficient oral and written expression, critical thinking and applications.

4. Understands and applies effective strategies and best practices to ensure student success.

5. Administers a variety of student assessment tools.

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

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

8. Prepare students to successfully pass the written and practical NOCTI test.

9. Prepare students to successfully pass student industry certification tests.

10. Sponsor a student Career and Technical Student Organization (SkillsUSA).

11. Maintains and updates required industry certifications.

12. Participates in district and school-based professional development activities and staff meetings.

13. Develops and maintains positive and cooperative interactions and communications with parents, colleagues and community.

14. Collaborates with core content teachers on common instructional objectives, integration and alignment of academic standards.

15. Involvement in professional organizations and community relations preferred.

16. Assist the administration in implementing all polices and rules governing student life and conduct.

17. Develop reasonable rules of classroom behavior.

18. Maintain order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.

 

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Principal 

 

 

Additional Job Information

HOW TO APPLY
To become a PPS teacher, you must first complete a "Standard: Certified" application in the District's online application system. (www.pps.k12.pa.us/careers) This application will be screened in order to determine if you will be placed on the eligible list. Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) is required by the Pennsylvania School Code to use an eligible list to determine which candidates can be considered for hire. For more information, please see the Eligible List FAQ on the district website.

A complete teacher application requires:
- An updated resume, reflective of your education and employment experience, including community involvement and leadership roles.

- Writing samples (responses to three brief essay prompts)

- References (submission and return of three electronic references)

- Selection of your certification type and content area

Step 1. Create an account and complete the online application. In addition to the above requirements, you will also have the opportunity to upload your Pennsylvania Praxis Exam scores, diplomas, transcripts, state-issued certificates, and additional attachments.

Step 2. Pittsburgh Public Schools will contact you if you are selected to move forward in the hiring process.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
This position is primarily sedentary in nature. Employee will be required to operate computer system for data entry, and have the ability to complete necessary paperwork. This position requires minimum physical effort and not subjected to Occupational Health and Safety risks.

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, 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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Months Worked

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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).