Anticipated HVAC Instructor - 2021/2022 School Year
Must hold a license issued by any agency.
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Accounting/Finance, Business Administration, Keyboarding, Management, Marketing/Sales, CTE (General), Outdoor Education, Technology Education (Industrial Arts), Trades and Industry, DI - Spanish, Computers, Elementary Teacher, Success for All, Title I, English as a Second Language (EFL/ELL/ESL/ESOL), English, Journalism, Reading, Reading Specialist, Reading/Language Arts, Art, Art Therapy, Dance, Design/Graphic Arts, Photography, Theater, Generalist/Integrated Curriculum, Gifted & Talented, American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Hmong, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Linguistics, Navajo, Ojibwa, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Urdu, Elementary, English, Fine Arts, Language Arts, Languages, Math, Music, Reading, Science, Social Science, Special Education, Algebra I, Algebra II, Calculus, Geometry, Math (General), Pre-Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Probability and Statistics, Trigonometry, Media Specialist/Librarian, Band, Chorus/Vocal, Music (General), Music Therapy, Orchestra, Adapted Physical Education, Health, Physical Education, Agriculture/Animal Sciences, Biology/Life Sciences, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental/Earth Sciences, Mathematical/Statistics, Medicine/Health Sciences, Physics/Space Sciences, Social Sciences, Biology/Life Science, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Physics, Science (General), Space Science, Economics, Geography, History - US, History - World, Humanities, Jewish Studies, Philosophy, Political Science/Government, Psychology, Religion, Social Studies (General), Sociology, Autism, Deaf-Blind, Early Intervention Specialist, Educational Diagnostician, Emotional Behavior Disabilities, Hearing Impairment, Intellectual Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Severe/Profound Disabilities, Special Education (General), Traumatic Brain Injury, Visual Impairment, Audiologist, Crisis Intervention Specialist, Functional Behavioral Specialist, Occupational Therapist, Orientation and Mobility Specialist, Physical Therapist, School Psychologist, Speech Language Pathologist/Therapist, Debate/Argumentation, Group Communications, Interpersonal Communication, Logic/Reasoning, Speech/Public Speaking, Architecture, Drafting and Design, Biomedical, Communications, Computer Networking, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Construction, Electronics, Energy and Power, Engineering, Graphics/CAD, Industrial Systems, Information, Instructional, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Transportation, Distribution and Logistics, In-School Suspension, Paraprofessional/Teaching Aide, Paraprofessional/Teaching Aide (Special Education), Alternative Education, Art, Assessment, Communications, Continuing Education, Curriculum, Distance Education, Elementary, English, Federal Programs, Foreign Language, Language Arts, Mathematics, Music, Outdoor Education, Physical Education, Reading, Science, Social Studies, Special Education, Technology, Vocational Education, Admissions/Registrar, Counselor/Guidance, Financial Aid, Minority/Multicultural Affairs, Pupil Personnel Workers, Residence Life, School Liaison Officer, School Nurse, Social Worker, Truancy Officer.
The license must be in one of the following grades: Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
Primary Function: Teaches heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC-R) course content, processes, applications and workplace readiness skills to high school students at the GCTEC, preparing them for HVAC-R careers and for Virginia Board of Education-approved certification examinations. Work is performed at the professional level within specific instructional program guidelines. Requires handling of confidential student records.
Qualifications: Requires the ability to: acquire and apply concepts, principles and methodologies of learning theory and teaching; communicate effectively, both orally, in writing and through electronic means, using appropriate language and grammar skills; develop instructional goals; design and deliver instruction, and assess students’ learning; develop work plans for students and monitor and evaluate them; provide work direction to others; and to serve as an effective liaison and effectively collaborate with others. Demonstrated skills in: decision-making, problem analysis, conflict resolution, interpersonal relationships and planning; Demonstrated ability to work independently.
Essential Job Functions: Teaches students to develop skills in safety, solving HVAC-R mathematical problems, OSHA regulations, HVAC-R career and industry information, reading mechanical/technical drawings, electrical theory/ troubleshooting, piping and tubing, heat theory and the refrigeration cycle, servicing and maintaining refrigeration systems, motors and motor controls, cooling and heating systems, sizing and installing duct systems and EPA regulations. Prepares students for workplace readiness and encourages student organization participation. Assesses student learning on an ongoing basis and alters instruction to meet group/individual needs. Records progress and issues reports to students, parents and administrators. Makes effective use of new technologies in the delivery of instruction. Communicates effectively with students, parents, community members and school personnel. Maintains order within the classroom setting in accordance with division guidelines regarding student behavior management.
Demonstrates commitment to improving professional competence. Plans, implements and participates in course awareness/marketing activities. Provides information to prospective students, parents and the community. Organizes and facilitates an active program advisory council to provide support and guidance on enhancing the quality of the program. Interacts with local HVAC-R employers to facilitate the employment of second-year HVAC-R students, develop student work plans that relate to the curriculum and meet employer needs.
Actively Participates in GCTEC student orientations and Open Houses. Collaborates with other faculty in planning and delivering instruction to students and to participate in group learning projects. Attends regularly scheduled and called school meetings and participates in school improvement initiatives. Serves as an active sponsor for the co-curricular youth organization associated with students in the course (SkillsUSA). Performs other work as assigned.
PHYSICAL CONDITIONS: Duties performed typically in school settings to include: guidance office/classroom, regular classrooms, gymnasium, auditorium, and recreational areas. Frequent walking, standing, stooping, lifting, up to approximately 30 pounds, and occasional lifting of equipment and/or materials weighing up to approximately 40 pounds may be required. Other limited physical activities may be required. Occasional travel with students on field trips may be necessary. Daily personal and close contact with children to provide classroom management and learning environment support is required. Regular contact with staff members, administrators, and parents is required. Contact with parents by phone and in person is necessary. Occasional contact with medical professionals may be required.
EVALUATION: Performance on this job will be evaluated in accordance with school board policy and administrative regulations on evaluation of personnel.
TERMS OF CONTRACT: 10 Month – 200 Days – 7.5 Hours per Day Reports to Building Administration
Applicants considered for employment must successfully complete the following background investigations/tests: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal History Investigation State Police Criminal History Investigation Child Protective Services ( CPS) Investigation Tuberculosis Screening/Test
IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING SALARY: Teachers in the field of vocational education, where the requirement calls for occupational work experience beyond the apprenticeship level, may be allowed credit for one year of teaching experience for each two years of work experience.