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Multiple Positions

Posted on June 10, 2022

School: Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center

Type: Full-time

Start Date: 2022-2023 School Year

The Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center (GACTC) needs your help transforming today’s youth and adults into tomorrow’s skilled workforce.  We are excited to announce the following opportunities to become part of our incredible team:


Carpentry/Construction Teacher – School Year, 9 Month

Cosmetology Teacher- School Year, 9 Month

Culinary Arts Teacher – School Year, 9 Month

Digital Communications Teacher – School Year, 9 Month

Interior Decorating & Finishing Teacher – School Year, 9 Month

Outdoor Power Equipment Teacher – School Year, 9 Month


FT secondary teaching positions beginning fall 2022.  Minimum of four years of verifiable industry experience is required.

Teachers are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, developing curriculum courses, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, and maintaining competence in their instructional field.

Preference will be given to those who possess related industry certifications.  Pennsylvania teacher certification a plus or college courses leading to certification will be required.  Please log on to the High School Programs tab at for program information.

Guidance Counselor – School Year, 9 Month

FT secondary school counselor position beginning fall 2022.  Applicants must be properly certificated in the Commonwealth of PA with a Master’s degree in the field of counseling and guidance.  Minimum of three years successful school counseling experience required.

Responsible for the development of a comprehensive school counseling program.  The school counselor collaborates with others to meet student needs in three areas: academic, career planning, and personal-social development.

Preference will be given to applicants with experience or knowledge of the industrial setting.  Please log on to the High School Programs tab at for more information on the programs offered.


Practical Nursing Instructors

Two FT, twelve month positions available immediately. Interested candidates must possess a passion for teaching and empowering student success.  The individual chosen will be responsible for didactic and clinical instruction.  Excellent communication skills are necessary.  Current PA licensure, BSN, or BSN candidacy are required and an MSN is preferred.  Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience.  This is a full-time position and comes with full benefits, with paid leave including vacation and holidays.  This position may include evening and weekend hours.

HVAC Instructor - School Year, 9 Month

FT position beginning fall 2022.  Interested candidates must possess a passion for the HVAC industry and the ability to share their knowledge and experience of the HVAC industry with adult students in our postsecondary HVAC diploma program. The instructor is responsible for implementing effective instructional activities, developing curriculum, and cultivating collaborative relationships with businesses for student opportunities. Four years of experience in the HVAC industry and EPA 608 certification is required. Teaching and/or training experience is preferred. This position includes evening hours.


Instructional Assistant, Culinary – School Year, 9 Month

Instructional Assistant, Automotive – School Year, 9 Month

Instructional Assistant, Electrical– School Year, 9 Month


FT, beginning fall 2022 with full benefits.  Interested candidates should be excited to work alongside GACTC’s expert instructional staff and share their knowledge of the industry with students.  The individual chosen will possess experience in the field, strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively while utilizing good judgment.  Responsibilities include assisting students, ensuring professional standards are demonstrated, reinforcing lessons, and assisting in student supervision.

The GACTC application procedure can be found at must be completed for consideration.  Follow the link for the proper application procedure for the desired position.  Employment contingent upon background checks, health exams/drug testing, and other documentation.  Note that clearances are not required upon submission of initial application.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  Please return application packet to:

Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center

Danielle Mehalick, Business Manager

1500 Fourth Avenue

Altoona, PA 16602