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Job Opening Information Teacher-Career Education-Electrical Trades

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Position Title
Teacher-Career Education-Electrical Trades
Required Application Type
Teacher / Admin
Salary/Pay Scale
Dependent upon step of current contract
Job Description

Location:    Career & Technical Education - Schoharie Campus

Basic Function:

Electrical Trades program offers students the opportunity to learn basic electrical skills and to progress to the cutting edge of 21st century green technologies. Instruct high school students in the proper practices and procedures associated with residential and commercial electric trade. To teach the skills that will lead to entry level employment opportunities.


1. To teach fundamental skills in electrical theory through classroom instruction and hands-on shop lessons to become successful residential, commercial and industrial wiring professionals.
2. To be responsible for developing and evaluating course plans.
3. To develop in each student an awareness and understanding coupled with the skills and knowledge in the industry.
4. Instill in all students safe work habits, the importance of lifelong learning and a work ethic that fosters reliability, competence, dependability and satisfaction with their own work.

Job Qualifications

A. Should meet New York State Teaching Certification requirements in Electrical 7-12 (or Residential/Commercial Building Maintenance & Remodeling) or able to meet requirements for a Transitional A certificate. Requirements for the Transitional A certificate are listed on the homepage of the NYS Education Department Teaching Certification under “Certification Requirements” in the category of “Career and Technical Teacher – Architecture & Construction” title.
B. Two (2) years of occupational experience or hold an industry related credential is required.
C. Must have an excellent working knowledge of AC/DC electrical theory and related mathematics.
D. Must have an in-depth understanding of the electrical trades field and the knowledge needed to work with the latest environmentally friendly technologies.
E. Must have a strong working knowledge of basic blueprints and estimating, residential wiring, control equipment, (basic) photovoltaic systems, motors and generators, and lighting branch circuits and fixtures.
F. Must be proficient in both residential and commercial wiring methods and applications.
G. Experience in providing instruction a plus.
H. Candidate will have demonstrated the ability to provide sound instruction, ability to work in a team environment, work collaboratively with staff and administration.
I. Possess good written and verbal skills.

Application Procedure

The selected applicant will be subject to fingerprint supported criminal history background check in accordance with S.A.V.E. Legislation effective July 1, 2001.

Job Category
Classroom Teacher Positions
Job Location
Capital District Region

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