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:

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 2021. 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 visit our High School Programs page for program information.

FT secondary teaching position beginning Fall 2021. 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 visit our High School Programs page for program information.

FT secondary teaching position beginning Fall 2021. 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. Please visit our High School Programs page for program information.

FT secondary teaching position beginning Fall 2021. 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 visit our High School Programs page for program information.

FT secondary teaching position beginning Fall 2021.

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.

This is a unique position that will require the candidate to possess a Pennsylvania Special Education certification and either possess or obtain the Pennsylvania Family & Consumer Sciences certification. Please visit our High School Programs page for program information.

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 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 and/or maternal/newborn clinical experience. This is a FT position and comes with full benefits, with paid leave including vacation and holidays. This position may include evening and weekend hours.

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. 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 is a part-time position which includes weekday 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 positions are filled.

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 high school students. The individual chosen will possess entry level skill in the automotive field and have a demonstrated knowledge of safe work practices. 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.

Interested candidates should be excited to work alongside GACTC’s expert instructional staff and share their knowledge of the HVAC industry with high school students. The individual chosen will possess entry level skill in the HVAC field and have a demonstrated knowledge of safe work practices. 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.

Interested candidates should be excited to work alongside GACTC’s expert instructional staff and share their knowledge of the Health Occupations industry with high school students. The individual chosen will possess entry level skill in the Health Occupations field and have a demonstrated knowledge of safe work practices. 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.

Interested candidates should have a strong desire to foster positive relationships and provide administrative support to various departments within the GACTC. 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 office technology, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to anticipate and meet needs. Responsibilities of the position include secretarial and financial tasks, communicating with current and prospective students, and assisting with building security. The successful candidate must be enthusiastic, motivated, organized, and capable of working without direct supervision. This is a FT position with full benefits. The anticipated hours for this position are Monday – Thursday 12:00 pm-8:00 pm and Friday 9:00 am-5 pm. The GACTC application procedure can be found at https://www.gactc.edu/about/employment/apply-for-other-positions/ and must be completed for consideration. Please return completed packets by June 14, 2021 to the address below.

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).

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