Instructor Construction & Carpentry Technology Program - Yakima, WA

Employer: Perry Technical Institute

Job Description:
Important Note: As mandated by Governor Inslee's Proclamation on August 18, 2021, all employees engaging in work at Perry Technical Institute are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on or before October 18, 2021. Proof of vaccination will be verified by the Human Resources Office after an employment offer has been extended and accepted. Please reach out to Human Resources at if you need information on a medical or religious accommodation.

This is a full time, year-round teaching appointment in the Construction and Carpentry Technology program. This position will report to the Construction and Carpentry Department Head.


Duties are performed in a classroom and lab environment. Working conditions will align with the career and technical education field as follows:

Career and technical education teachers, especially those in postsecondary schools, teach courses and develop lesson plans. [They will normally work in a building and perform tasks such as word processing, telephone calls, emails, and lecturing. Career and technical educators will also spend time supervising students in a simulated lab environment.]

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Career and Technical Education Teachers, on the Internet at (visited July 12, 2020).

This is an exempt, full-time, regular position.



Must have three (3) years of related practical work experience in the subject area(s) taught, as required by all faculty teaching technical and occupationally related courses in non-degree program.

Ability to communicate effectively and to interface with business and professional constituents.

Will on occasion be required to drive on behalf of Perry Technical Institute. Employee must possess a working vehicle, hold a valid driver’s license, have an acceptable driving record, and produce proof of insurance.

Must be willing to consent to a drug test.


Certificate of completion from an accredited career school in the subject area(s) taught or associate’s degree.

Previous teaching experience.

Excellent lecture skills.

Knowledge and skill in industry.

Ability to integrate industry scenarios and role playing into instruction.

Ability to contribute to curriculum development and skilled at bringing the business community to the classroom.


Teach in a hands-on lecture and lab environment.

Participate in course and program development.

Maintain compliance with state and national accrediting agencies.

Remain current in industry.

Interact with other departments in pursuing the institution’s goals and objectives, including Admissions and Career Services.

Complete and maintain an ongoing professional growth plan.

Attend and complete new instructor orientation and training.

Other duties as assigned.

Contact Person:
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on August 31, 2021

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