Corrections Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Teacher


Employment Opportunities
The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections currently has two vacancies for Corrections Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Teacher. There is one vacancy at each of the State Correctional Institutions (SCIs) listed below:


Type of Work
You will be responsible for developing and adapting curriculum, course outlines, lesson plans, and instructional methodology in teaching vocational education courses in a specialized occupation area for inmates at a state correctional facility. Work involves separating known trade or vocational skills into teaching units to provide organized individual and group instruction to inmates. Duties include diagnosing and evaluating inmate potential, achievement, and progress by administering standardized and teacher constructed tests and grading inmate progress. Work involves responsibility to monitor inmate behavior and maintain an effective learning environment in the classroom and shop area, maintain security of instructional materials, and complete records, reports, and forms related to the operation of classes and the evaluation of inmate performance.



SCI-Graterford (Montgomery County)
P.O. Box 246, Route 29
Collegeville, PA 19426-0246

SCI-Pittsburgh (Allegheny County)
3001 Beaver Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15233


Starting Salary



Comprehensive health insurance; liberal retirement/pension plan; paid vacation, personal and sick leave; paid holidays; prescription, vision and dental plan coverage (after six months); paid group life insurance, and much more.


Pennsylvania residency is required at the time of application for these positions. 


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