Jobs at SUN Tech

This page provides information about positions available at SUN Area Technical Institute, employment requirements, and our application process.

Volunteers are required to complete a volunteer application and obtain the Act 151 and Act 34 clearances, along with signing the Volunteer Affidavit in lieu of the Act 114 FBI Fingerprint Clearance if they are PA residents and have been for the past 10 years.  The links below can be used to obtain Volunteer Clearances, be sure to select that you are obtaining them for Volunteer purposes.  *Note* Volunteer clearances CAN NOT be used for employment purposes.

Employment Requirements Checklist

  1. Process Act 151 Child Abuse Check. Creating an account and submitting your clearance application online will give you immediate access to your results, or the status of your results, if your results cannot be processed immediately.
  2. Process, using service code 1KG6NX, Act 114 Federal Criminal History Report.  You WILL be required to schedule an appointment to have your fingerprints taken.
  3. Process Act 34 PA State Police Background Clearance.  The results will not be mailed. You must return to the ePatch site and print your criminal history check results.
  4. Complete the Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: Mandated and Permissive Reporting in Pennsylvania Online Training.  Print the Certificate of Completion.
  5. Submit resumé, pre-employment application, and the 4 reports listed above to:
    Jodi Marshall, Office Manager
    SUN Area Technical Institute
    815 East Market St.
    New Berlin, PA  17855

Assistant Administrative Director

Assistant Administrative Director

Type: Full-time

Start Date: June 2020

The SUN Area Technical Institute is currently seeking an experienced, student-centered, highly qualified leader to fill the position of Assistant Administrative Director. Located in New Berlin, PA, SUN Tech proudly serves over 250 students from five area school districts in a senior year only delivery model.


  1. Bachelor’s Degree or Graduate Degree in an education-related field
  2. Valid PDE Vocational Director’s* or Principal’s certification with a minimum of three years’ experience required
  3. Experience in career and technical education highly preferred
  4. Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills

*The applicant may be currently enrolled in a valid, approved Pennsylvania Vocational Administrative Director certification program, with PDE Vocational Director Certification issued within one year of hire.

Candidate Characteristics

Student Centered: The new Assistant Director will demonstrate commitment to the students we serve as an advocate and champion for learning, supporting success and growth through encouragement and motivation, and ensuring a welcoming, safe environment ingrained in strong work ethic skills.

Data Driven: Experience in utilizing data to support decisions as it relates to advancing student performance, driving curriculum growth and changes, enhancing student outreach, and collaboratively achieving school-wide goals set by the Administrative Director and Joint Operating Committee.

Superior Communicator: This highly visible administrator will utilize their engaging personality to support collaboration and growth among students, staff, and community members.

Strong Leader: The new Assistant Director needs to be innovative, highly organized, detail-oriented, aware of national, state, and local trends in quality CTE, and dedicated to the long-term success of SUN Tech. This should be clearly visible in their level of commitment to professional growth of the staff and self, leadership of teams, staff supervision, marketing of the school, securing federal and state funds, and overall school excellence.


A regionally competitive salary and benefit package based on training, experience, and education will be offered to the successful candidate.

To Apply

A letter of interest, resume, PA Standard Application for Teaching in PA Public School, three recently-written reference letters, university credentials and transcripts, PDE certifications, Act 24(PDE Form 6004), Act 34, Act 114, and Act 151 clearances. Finalist(s) for the position will be expected to complete the required Act 168 forms and a physical exam.

All documents and clarifications should be directed to Jodi Marshall, Office Manager, SUN Area Technical Institute, PO Box 527, 815 E. Mkt. St., New Berlin, PA 17855-0527. Application deadline is March 2, 2020 or until position is filled.


Part-Time Certified Nurse Aide Instructor

SUN Area Technical Institute is seeking to fill an immediate opening for a Part-Time Certified Nurse Aide Instructor.

Applicants must be Registered Nurses with a minium of 2 years experience in long term care (as a RN).  Must have completed the train-the-trainer course.

Send letter of interest, resume, all current Act 34, 114 and 151 clearances and verification of annual two-step Mantoux to : Jennifer Hain at or mail to SUN Area Technical Institute  815 East Market Street  New Berlin, PA  17855.


Adult Evening PA State Inspection Instructor

SUN Area Technical Institute is currently seeking a part-time evening instructor for the PA State Inspection Course.  Preferably Cat. 1, 2 and 3 certified.  Interested candidates can contact Thomas Boyer at or 570-966-1031 x. 125.  Applications can be mailed to SUN Area Technical Institute, Attn: Thomas Boyer, 815 E. Market St., New Berlin, PA  17855.

Substitute Teachers

The SUN Area Technical Institute is in need of day-to-day substitute teachers!

Day-to-day substitute teachers are called to work with students when the regular teacher is not available due to approved conferences, illness, etc. Ordinarily, you will be provided with daily lesson plans. Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Rate of Pay: $100.00 per day.
To substitute in our technical programs, individuals are required to have experience in the trade area and a high school diploma or GED. A college education is NOT required! Approved substitutes must be able to provide all required clearances, as noted above, prior to the first day of employment.

Please send applications to:
Jodi Marshall, Office Manager
SUN Area Technical Institute
815 E. Market St.,
PO Box 527,
New Berlin, PA 17855

Substitute Employees (Custodial and Cafeteria)

The SUN Area Technical Institute is accepting applications for individuals interested in filling in as substitute employees on an as-need basis for the custodial and/or cafeteria departments. Resumes may be mailed to Jennifer Hain, 815 E. Market St., New Berlin, PA 17855-0527.

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