The Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center (GACTC) needs your help transforming today’s youth and adults into tomorrow’s skilled workforce. In addition to a rewarding career, the GACTC offers a robust benefits package for full time positions which includes: health, dental, and vision benefits, a pension/retirement plan, and paid time off… to name just a few!

We are excited to announce the following opportunities to become part of our incredible team:

Secondary Professional Teaching Positions

The GACTC Professional Teaching application procedure 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.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Please submit applications to the address below:

Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center
Danielle Mehalick, Business Manager
1500 Fourth Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602

FT secondary teaching position beginning Fall 2022.  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.  Please logon on to the High School Programs tab at www.gactc.edu for program information. Application packets will be accepted until position is filled.

Anticipated opening for FT secondary teaching position beginning Fall 2022.  Candidate must have a minimum of four years verifiable industry experience and be able to successfully pass a mandated credential review. State Cosmetology License and Cosmetology Teacher License 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.

Pennsylvania teacher certification a plus or college courses leading to certification will be required.  Please logon on to the High School Programs tab at www.gactc.edu for program information. Application packets will be accepted until position is filled.

FT secondary teaching position beginning Fall 2022.  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.  Please logon on to the High School Programs tab at www.gactc.edu for program information. Application packets will be accepted until position is filled.

FT secondary teaching position beginning Fall 2022. 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.  Please logon on to the High School Programs tab at www.gactc.edu for program information. Application packets will be accepted until position is filled.

Health Occupations Long-term Teacher Substitute starting the beginning of the 2022-23 school year through mid-October.  Must possess current registered nurse license. 

Interested candidates should have a passion for training the next generation of healthcare professionals. The selected candidate will have knowledge of both theory and practice in the healthcare field. 

Please logon on to the High School Programs tab at www.gactc.edu for program information. Application packets will be accepted until position is filled.

FT secondary teaching position beginning Fall 2022.  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.  Please logon on to the High School Programs tab at www.gactc.edu for program information. Application packets will be accepted until position is filled.

FT secondary teaching position beginning Fall 2022.  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.  Please logon on to the High School Programs tab at www.gactc.edu for program information. Application packets will be accepted until position is filled.

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. 

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.

Please logon on to the High School Programs tab at www.gactc.edu for more information on the programs offered. Application packets will be accepted until position is filled.

Postsecondary Positions

The GACTC application procedure 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.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit applications to the address below:

Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center
Danielle Mehalick, Business Manager
1500 Fourth Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602

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 may be filled as a full- or part-time position; a full-time position offers full benefits. This position includes evening hours. Please complete the application process available at https://www.gactc.edu/about/employment/apply-for-noninstructional-management-and-ft-post-secondary-instructional-positions/.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

EOE

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. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

EOE

Interested candidates must possess a passion for teaching and engaging with students to prepare tomorrow’s practical nurses. Part-time instructors may be teach both didactic and clinical courses. Excellent communication skills are necessary. Current PA nurse licensure, BSN or BSN candidacy are required, and an MSN is preferred. Part-time instructors typically teach evening and weekend courses.

The GACTC application must be completed for consideration. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

EOE

Other Positions

The GACTC Other Positions application procedure 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.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Please submit applications to the address below:

Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center
Danielle Mehalick, Business Manager
1500 Fourth Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602

Interested candidates should be excited to work alongside GACTC’s expert instructional staff and share their knowledge of the automotive industry with students.  The individual chosen will possess experience in the automotive 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. This is a full-time, 9-month position beginning Fall 2022 with full benefits. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. 

Interested candidates should be excited to work alongside GACTC’s expert instructional staff and share their knowledge of the culinary arts industry with students.  The individual chosen will possess experience in the culinary arts, 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. This is a full-time, 9-month position beginning Fall 2022 with full benefits. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Interested candidates should be excited to work alongside GACTC’s expert instructional staff and share their knowledge of the electrical trades industry with students.  The individual chosen will possess experience in the electrical 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. This is a full-time, 9-month position beginning Fall 2022 with full benefits. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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.

The GACTC application procedure for teaching substitutes 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:

Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center
Danielle Mehalick, Business Manager
1500 Fourth Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602

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).

EOE

The Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center is in need of daily substitute teachers.  Daily substitutes at the GACTC are not required to have a teaching certificate or a degree.  Experience supervising students recommended but not required.

Interested individuals can reach out to Mike Selvenis, Principal, at mike.selvenis@gactc.edu or (814)946-8457 for additional information or you can find the application procedure online at https://www.gactc.edu/about/employment/apply-for-teacher-substitute/.

Looking for individuals with experience in the following areas:

  • Administrative Office Specialist
  • Automotive Technology
  • Automotive/Diesel Technology
  • Baking & Pastry Arts
  • Cabinetmaking/Finished Carpentry
  • Carpentry/Construction
  • Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology
  • Computer & Networking Technology
  • Computer Programming/Oracle Academy
  • Cosmetology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Dental Assistant
  • Digital Communications
  • Digital Printing Technologies
  • Electrical Trades
  • Electro Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Emergency Services
  • Engineering Design Technologies
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Occupations
  • HVAC/R
  • Interior Decorating & Finishing
  • Logistics & Materials Management
  • Masonry
  • Outdoor Power Equipment Technology
  • Precision Machining
  • Retail Marketing/Entrepreneurship
  • Service Occupations
  • Welding Technology

EOE