Masonry Instructor

Published On: March 24, 2023Categories: Jobs

Job Details:

Job Title: Masonry Instructor

Organization/School: Berks Career and Technology Center

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description: Are you the on-the-job “go to” mason? A person who has the natural talent of teaching others? If so, have you ever considered teaching your trade to high school students? 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 along with formal training in masonry or a related trade. Must have four years of full-time, wage-earning experience in the area of masonry. Experience shall include laying out jobs, read blueprints and estimate materials and cost. Must be familiar with cutting, chipping and laying of brick and concrete block, the mixing and spreading of mortar and other bonding agents, and the cutting and laying of ceramic tiles. Knowledge of tools such as trowels, jointers, hammers, levels, gauge line and squares. Must possess or be willing to purse a PA teaching certification (Mason/Masonry CIP 46.0101). A degree in construction or management experience with an emphasis in the masonry field is a plus; teaching and/or youth experience preferred; computer proficiency required.

Position Goal: The masonry position instructs skills involved in the cutting, chipping and laying of brick and concrete block, the mixing and spreading of mortar and other bonding agents, and the cutting and laying of ceramic tiles. All necessary tools used in the trade and their safe use are instructed. 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! To apply, complete the on-line employment application process under the Human Resources link that is available @ Refer to job ID# 389.

Questions: 610-743-7645

Application Deadline: on or before Friday, April 7, 2023 or until the position is filled.



Start Date: 23-24 school year

Application Deadline: 04/07/2023

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Contact Information:

Berks Career and Technology Center
Human Resources Department


(610) 374-4073

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