Classroom Teacher - Archdiocese Philadelphia - Secondary Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Trades and Industry
Job Title: Welding Instructor
Job Location: Father Judge High School 3601 Solly Avenue 19136
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Career and Technical Instructional 7-12
District: Archdiocese Philadelphia - Secondary Schools
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Telephone: 215-587-3976
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Welding Instructor (part-time)

Father Judge High School
3301 Solly Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19136

The successful applicant would ideally be a retired welder or welding instructor
available Monday through Friday, 9:30am – 11:30am.

Job Summary

The Welding Instructor will be mentored by the Director of Welding in all aspects of welding instruction in the classroom setting as well as the welding lab itself. Guidance and assistance will be provided to the instructor for entering grades, attendance, progress reports and maintaining communications with the administration and the students' families. This is a Welding 1 course which involves teaching 24 new welding students.

The instructor will perform a variety of welding related teaching duties to include: structural fabrication, repair and maintenance, MIG, TIG, and ARC, OXY/ACE welding and cutting and plasma cutting, conduct instruction in the welding laboratory and in the classroom, to include virtual instruction, if needed. The instructor will be under the supervision of the Welding Director and will work with the administration in the expansion of the welding program and certification requirements for all welding students.

Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Duties)

? Prepares performance-based objectives and outlines the course of study in the Father Judge Welding Curriculum Framework while following curriculum guidelines.
? Organizes the instructional program for practical and technical instruction including: blueprint reading; demonstration of skills required in welding professions; theory, techniques and terminology; coordination of the instructional program with the Welding Director and administration; assembly of materials for instruction.
? Instructs students in safety, proper use and operation of tools and equipment, codes and regulations associated with the welding industry.
? Represents Father Judge High School CTE programs at Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators conferences and regional seminars for similar technology and trade organization professionals.
? Keeps a clean and orderly welding lab space and classroom; ensures that waste and by-products are disposed of according to OSHA and EPA standards and procedures.
? Consults regularly with the Welding Director, administration, guidance office and Father Brisson Center Director to provide academic support and help for low achievers including study groups and additional instruction in preparation for certification exams.

Educational Qualifications
? Three to five years of successful welding instruction at the high school or college level.
? Master’s degree, preferred in welding or CTE curriculum
OR 6000 hours of verified welding occupational experience
OR PDE Vocational Level II certification in welding instruction.


Interested candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, copies of certifications and transcripts to
Mr. Peter Chapla, Principal Father Judge High School at         pchapla@fatherjudge.com

APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 22, 2021

Interviews will be granted to the most qualified applicants.
PA required clearances and Safe Environment Certification and official transcripts will be required before employment can begin.


As a religious organization, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is also bound by Canon Law and Catholic teachings.  For this reason, there may be occasions when an employee’s failure to adhere to the truths of the Catholic faith are a factor in employment-related decisions.  In the event an employee fails to adhere to, or takes a position publicly that is contrary to, Catholic doctrine and teachings, or any policy or procedure maintained by the Archdiocese, the employee may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Office of Catholic Education at 215-587-3700.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.

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