Building Construction Occupations Instructor

Published On: April 19, 2023Categories: Jobs

Job Details:

Job Title: Building Construction Occupations Instructor

Organization/School: Berks Career and Technology Center

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description: Notice of Vacancy
Building Construction Occupations Instructor, East Campus

Berks Career & Technology Center
3307 Friedensburg Road
Oley, PA 19547

Are you interested in training the next generation of craftsmen in a team-teaching environment? Then look no further because this is an incredible career opportunity for you!

About Us: BCTC is a premier career and technology center that operates as a school of choice, designed for high school students as well as adult students who are seeking to enhance their educational program with a highly relevant career and technical experience that is connected directly to business and industry.

Qualifications: High school diploma, GED certification or equivalent. Must possess a PDE teaching certification in Construction Trades (CIP Code: 46.9999) or have the following qualifications to obtain the required certificate: Four plus years of full-time wage-earning work experience beyond the training period in the area of construction work. Experience in rough and finish carpentry, constructing houses, and commercial construction knowledge preferred. Responsible for working as a team to construct a student-built house. Must complete PDE required course work and certification process, if not already certified. Must possess good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to manage and motivate high school students.

Position goal: This position will provide quality occupational instruction to secondary career and technical students that will prepare them in the basics of several building trades including carpentry, metal fabrication, interior finishes, masonry, plumbing, and electricity. Students completing the program will be prepared for work, apprenticeships, or continue in a post-secondary program. Students have the opportunity to apply their skills and knowledge by helping with the construction of a custom-built home under the direction of their instructors.

Work schedule: The normal workday is Monday – Friday, 7:30 am to 3:15 pm, 7 ¾ hours. The day includes a 30-minute duty free lunch. 10-months (190 days/year). This includes six (6) evening functions per school year equaling three (3) contractual workdays). Two days per month, there will be up to an additional fifteen (15) minutes added to the workday for faculty meetings.

Why join our team? A full benefits package including year-round Capital Blue Cross family medical and prescription plans (reasonable annual deductible and co-pays). Company paid dental, vision, long-term disability, and life insurance plans. PTO Days as follows: 10 sick days (accumulative); 2 personal days (after six years of employment 1 additional day will be earned); 1 – 3 bereavement days as needed. PSERS retirement contributory pension and tuition reimbursement available from $2,500 to $6,500/year based on certification status and contract conditions being met. Starting salary is based on experience and the negotiated professional union salary matrix with annual increases.

Come join our BCTC family, where you will enjoy an incredible career, attractive benefits, flexibility, and many personal and professional growth opportunities!

Questions: 610-743-7645

Application Deadline: on or before Friday, May 5, 2023 or until the position is filled. E.O.E.


Start Date: 08/15/2023

Application Deadline: 05/05/2023

Application URL:

How to Apply: To apply, complete the on-line employment application process under the Human Resources link that is available @ Refer to job ID# 389.

Contact Information:

Berks Career and Technology Center
Human Resources Department
1057 County Welfare Rd.

Leesport, PA 19533

(610) 374-4073

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