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High School Welding Instructor

Posted on April 11, 2022

School: Milton Hershey School

Type: Full-time

High School Welding Instructor
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Location: Hershey, PA
Job Category: Teacher

Milton Hershey School (MHS) is seeking a dynamic High School Welding Instructor to prepare high school students for careers in a variety of welding careers. MHS provides a robust Career and Technical Education program in which all high school students enroll in and complete a career technical track, culminating in attainment of relevant work certifications and preparing students for success in post-secondary studies, the world of work, or the military. MHS’s High School serves over 900 lower-income students enrolled in 9th through 12th grade. MHS strives to provide small class sizes (average of 1/15 – 18) & boasts exceptional career tech classrooms and resources.
The Welding Instructor is responsible for the development and delivery of welding curriculum. The curriculum and the hands-on learning experiences within the curriculum, are to provide MHS students enrolled in the program to earn Multiple career-related certifications, participate in preparatory college coursework, and have individual readiness for post-secondary studies and/or employment post-graduation.
The Welding program will be new for MHS, so the Welding Instructor will play a key role in the implementation of the Welding curriculum and development of student on & off campus experiences. This Instructor will also be instrumental in developing relationships locally to create real world work experiences for students through summer experiences, co-ops, and internships. This position is a part of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) team. This team collaborates closely with fellow faculty to leverage curriculum integration opportunities. The CTE team works extensively with local contacts to facilitate frequent guest speakers and site visits so students see the real-world applicability of their studies.
MHS Instructors plan, prepare, and deliver lessons that are engaging, meaningful and rigorous. Additionally, they create and analyze formative and summative assessments to differentiate instruction, design programming, and accommodate individual student and whole group needs. This position entails data utilization including the ability to analyze, interpret and apply the information to drive achievement. This position also requires a deep commitment to remediating students to perform well on their grade level assignments. Teachers collaborate extensively with fellow faculty and other MHS staff to ensure a whole child approach is taken to student development. In addition to the core academic curriculum, MHS Teachers are responsible for supporting School initiatives such as social & emotional learning and wellness. Teachers are also required to schedule and complete an additional duty to their teaching schedules.
• High School diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
• Ability to teach articulated college courses preferred.
• Industry certifications preferred.
• Demonstrated success as a welding professional.
• Successful instructional experience at the high school and/or college level required.
• Experience working with diverse students from lower-income a plus.
• Demonstrated success in creating engaging, rigorous and relevant learning experiences.
• Demonstrated success utilizing data to drive classroom instruction and develop instructional plans and curriculum.
• Exceptional skills in behavior management are required.
• Knowledgeable of current welding technology & 21st century learning skills.
• Effective in differentiating instruction and collaborating with learning support and fellow faculty. Must be effective in working as a positive and contributing member of multi-disciplinary teams.
• Demonstrated skills using creative teaching strategies to increase students’ ability to think critically & be inspired to learn.
• Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills are required.
• Must demonstrate a high degree of integrity as all MHS staff are considered role models for MHS students.
• MHS desires candidates who are “all in” and are interested in actively engaging with students beyond the classroom in a variety of extra-curricular opportunities.
• Coaching experience is a plus.