Culinary Arts Instructor

Published On: March 1, 2023Categories: Jobs

Job Details:

Job Title: Culinary Arts Instructor

Organization/School: Berks Career and Technology Center

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description: Do you have experience with real life culinary applications and a passion to teach students wanting to enter the hospitality industry? Is so, this may be the 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: Must possess the following PDE certificate: Institutional Food Workers, CIP Code: 12.0508; Career Cluster: Hospitality & Tourism (Occupational Competency Area: Quantity Foods 2059) or have the following qualifications to obtain the required certificate:

• Four-plus years of recent full-time wage-earning work experience beyond the training period in the culinary field is required. Bachelor or Associate degree in culinary arts, hospitality or related area from a nationally recognized post institution preferred; ACF/Certified Culinary Educator and ServSafe preferred.

• Must complete the 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 prepare secondary career and technical students that are interested in pursuing careers in the hospitality industry. Specialized learning units include theory and work experience in the major areas of cooking and baking. Experience is also gained in front-of-house skills, care and use of kitchen equipment, nutrition, food purchasing, and sanitation in food handling.

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! To apply, complete the on-line employment application process under the Human Resources link that is available @ Refer to job ID# 382.

Questions: 610-743-7645

Application Deadline: on or before Friday, March 17, 2023 or until the position is filled.



Start Date: 03/01/2023

Application Deadline: 03/17/2023

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Contact Information:

Berks Career and Technology Center
Human Resources
3307 Friedensburg Road

Oley, PA 19547

(610) 743-7645

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