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

    PROFESSIONAL TEACHING POSITIONS

    Health Occupations Instructor – School Year/9 Month

    FT secondary teaching position beginning Fall 2020.  Candidate must possess a current, unrestricted PA RN license with a BSN preferred.  Minimum of four years nursing experience required.  American Heart Association First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor preferred.  Preference will be given to those who have one-year long term nursing care experience with a minimum of 200 hours over a full year and have completed the Nurse Aid Training: Train the Educator. 

    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 competency in their instructional field.

    Pennsylvania teacher certification a plus or college courses leading to certification will be required.  Logon on to www.gactc.edu/Domain/43 for program information.

    Computer Technology Instructor – School Year/9 Month

    FT secondary teaching position beginning Fall 2020.  Minimum of four years verifiable industry experience required.

    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 competency 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.  Logon on to www.gactc.edu/Domain/34 for program information.

    Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology Instructor – School Year/9 Month

    FT secondary teaching position beginning Fall 2020.  Minimum of four years verifiable industry experience required.

    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 competency 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.  Logon on to www.gactc.edu/Domain/32 for program information.

    FT POST-SECONDARY INSTRUCTIONAL POSITION

    Medical Assistant Program Director and Instructor (Post-Secondary) – 12 Month

    Interested candidates should be passionate about training adult students preparing for careers in the medical assisting profession. The selected candidate will have knowledge of both theory and practice in the medical assisting profession and be comfortable with providing instruction in the classroom and clinical lab settings. The program director will be responsible for program curriculum, effectiveness, administration, planning and development, and coordinating practicums.  Minimum of three years of employment in a healthcare facility, including a minimum of 160 hours in an ambulatory healthcare setting performing or observing administrative and clinical procedures as performed by medical assistants.  Preference given to candidates credentialed in good standing in medical assisting, by an organization whose credentialing exam is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) or the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), or able to obtain credential within two years.  This is a full-time position, primarily day hours.

    OTHER POSITIONS

     

    Instructional Assistant – Health Occupations - School Year/9 Month

    Interested candidates should be excited to work alongside GACTC’s expert instructional staff and share their knowledge of health occupations with high school age students.  The individual chosen must be a registered LPN or RN (preferred) with a current and unrestricted license and a minimum of two years of nursing experience as an RN/LPN.  At least one year of long-term care experience (which includes a minimum of 200 hours over the course of one full year) is a plus.  Responsibilities include assisting in student supervision, ensuring professional standards are demonstrated, and reinforcing the instructor’s lessons.  Preference will be given to individuals with strong references and work experiences.  This is a FT, 9-month, assistant position with full benefits.

    Secretary/Receptionist – School Year/9 Month

    Interested candidates should have a strong desire to foster positive relationships and provide direct support to our school and the students who attend. The individual chosen will have a proven record of successfully providing front-line support in a busy environment.  Core skills of the successful candidate will include proficiency in the use of technology, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to anticipate and meet needs.  Exceptional attention to detail and the ability to stay organized in an every-changing environment is vital. The successful candidate must be enthusiastic, motivated, organized, and capable of working without direct supervision. This is a FT position with full benefits. Hours for this position are Monday – Friday 6:30 am – 3:00 pm.

    Custodian – 12 Month

    Interested candidates should have a commitment to providing an exceptionally safe, sanitary, and well maintained educational facility.  The individual chosen will have experience providing custodial and light maintenance duties in a professional setting.  Responsibilities include a blend of indoor duties such as cleaning, sweeping, mopping, and sanitizing and outdoor duties including glass cleaning, maintaining entryways, and snow removal.  Ability to perform basic maintenance work and minor repairs is preferred.  This is a FT custodial position with full benefits.

    Instructional Aide – PT, 9 Month

    Interested candidates should be excited to work alongside GACTC’s expert instructional staff to maximize student success. The individual chosen will possess strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively while utilizing good judgement. Responsibilities include aiding instructors, reinforcing lessons, assisting in student supervision, and serving as a teacher substitute. This is a PT, 9-month position paying $11.90/hour.

    The GACTC application procedure can be found at www.gactc.edu/Page/142 and must be completed for consideration.  Follow the link to the left 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 the position is filled.  Please return application packet to: 

     

    Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center

    Danielle Mehalick, Business Manager

    1500 Fourth Avenue

    Altoona, PA 16602

    EOE

     


    Teacher Substitutes

    Interested candidates should embrace the opportunity to educate high school students. The individuals chosen must be confident and able to deliver lessons effectively and independently.  Responsibilities of the position include teaching and supervising students.  Specific program area knowledge is not required to apply.  This is a PT, as-needed position. See list of secondary program areas at https://www.gactc.edu/Page/164

    The GACTC application procedure can be found at https://www.gactc.edu/Page/164 and must be completed for consideration. Employment contingent upon background checks, health exams/drug testing, and other documentation.  Note that clearances are not required upon submission of initial application.  Please submit applications to the address below. 

    EOE

     

    Application packets must be returned to:

    Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center

    Danielle Mehalick, Business Manager

    1500 Fourth Avenue

    Altoona, PA 16602


  • DAILY TEACHER SUBSTITUTES 

    Looking for individuals with experience in the following areas:

    Administrative Office Specialist (PA Certified)
    Automotive Technology
    Automotive/Diesel Technology
    Cabinetmaking/Finished Carpentry
    Carpentry/Construction
    Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology
    Computer Programming/Oracle Academy
    Computer Technology/Cisco Academy
    Cosmetology
    Culinary Arts
    Dental Assistant
    Digital Printing Technologies
    Drafting/Design Technology
    Electrical Trades
    Electro Mechanical Engineering Technology
    Emergency Services
    Health Occupations
    Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
    Interior Decorating & Finishing
    Logistics & Materials Management
    Masonry
    Multimedia & Web Design 
    Outdoor Power Equipment Technology
    Precision Machining
    Retail Marketing/Entrepreneurship (degree req’d)
    Visual Arts Technologies
    Welding Technology

  • DAILY GREETER SUBSTITUTES 

    Looking for individuals willing to serve as daily greeter substitutes. 

    Employment contingent upon current Act 24/34/114/151/168 clearances/background checks, TB and drug testing, citizenship, and other documentation (not required with initial application).

  • Completed applications will be accepted throughout the year.

    Submit application packets to:
    Danielle Mehalick, Business Manager
    Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center
    1500 4th Avenue
    Altoona, PA  16602

    EOE