Job Title: Culinary Arts Teacher
Organization/School: York County School of Technology
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Description: General Description:
The Culinary Arts Teacher shall have responsibility for the instruction of high school students in the culinary arts program. Duties shall include classroom instruction, lesson plan design, progress monitoring, curriculum and content planning and collaboration with other culinary staff members. This position reports to the Academy Principal.
The individual to be hired to the position of Culinary Arts Teacher must meet the following conditions and qualifications:
PA CTE Teaching Certification in Quantity Foods strongly preferred. PA Instructional certification in Family and Consumer Science is also appropriate for this position.
Noncertified candidates must have at least four years of full time (or equivalent) work experience within the field. Candidates not possessing PA teaching certification must be willing to complete required college coursework and testing requirements through Penn State University to obtain full certification.
Graduate from a culinary arts program or formal education in culinary arts strongly preferred.
Experience with baking and pastry is preferred.
Practical knowledge of food preparation, the overall structure and workflow of a kitchen, culinary facilities, supplies equipment, and safety and sanitation guidelines.
Ability to communicate with a diverse group of students, parents, coworkers, and the community in a manner which demonstrates dignity and respect.
The School reserves the right to excuse any applicant from meeting one or more of the listed qualification requirements, provided the applicant possesses other qualifications in addition to the minimum set forth herein, and that the School deems those qualifications to be an adequate and acceptable substitute for the particular qualification(s) not possessed by the applicant.
The Culinary Arts Teacher must have the ability to perform the following essential functions with or without reasonable accommodations:
Instruct students in grades 9—12 in various aspects of culinary arts, complying with state and industry standards. This may include, but is not limited to, food preparation, menu planning, nutrition, food resources, culinary skills, culinary culture and history, equipment and supplies, inventory, quality controls, costs and pricing, safety, and sanitation.
Create and implement lesson plans conforming to school requirements for content and/or format.
Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit grade reports as required.
Create a positive environment conducive toward learning.
Work cooperatively with other culinary program staff members and promote a cohesive team-based approach to the program and curriculum.
Contact parents or guardians when necessary.
Develop connections with local businesses and outside organizations to promote internships, sponsorships, and/or job placement.
Attend school functions as required.
Start Date: 12/01/2022
How to Apply: To apply, please submit resume, cover letter, and any related credentials to Dyann Karchnak, Director of Human Resources, by email to email@example.com or mail to Dyann Karchnak, York County School of Technology, 2179 S. Queen St., York, PA 71402.
York County School of Technology
2179 S Queen St
York, PA 17402