PERRY TECHNICAL INSTITUTE: Instructor Professional Truck Driving - Yakima, WA

Employer: Perry Technical Institute

Job Description:
This is a full time, year-round teaching appointment in the Professional Truck Driving program. This position will report to the Associate Dean of Education.

Duties are performed in a classroom, lab and field. Working effectively and collaboratively in a team environment is a must. 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. Working conditions may also include exposure to outdoor elements by supervising students in field work.]

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.

SALARY RANGE: $55,000 - $65,000 per year

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including health, dental, vision, prescription, 401(k) with profit share and matching, life and disability insurance, flexible spending plan, employee assistance plan, paid sick leave, up to 5 weeks of scheduled breaks, 14 paid holidays, 4-day work weeks and more.

Must possess a valid Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License and medical card and have a minimum of 5 years of experience driving Commercial Motorized Vehicles.
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 meet all DOT requirements including drug testing.

Certificate of completion from an accredited career school in the subject area(s) taught or associate degree.
Previous teaching experience.
Excellent lecture skills.
Knowledge and skill in industry.
Experience with Learning Resource Systems (LRS).

Teach in a hands-on lecture and lab environment.
Grade, assess and document student progress and attendance using Perry Tech’s LRS.
Provide student advising on progress as per Perry Tech policy.
Participate in course and program development.
Integrate industry scenarios and role playing into instruction.
Contribute to curriculum development and bring the business community to the classroom.
Maintain compliance with state and national accrediting agencies.
Remain current in industry.
Have good attendance and the ability to work well with others.
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.
Attend routine department meetings and faculty meetings.
Participate in various Perry Tech committees as assigned (safety, strategic planning, etc).
Conduct program tours.
Attend and participate in Perry Tech “Open House” events.
Attend and complete various yearly Perry Tech issued trainings.
Other duties as assigned.

Contact Person:
Phone: 509-453-0374
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: Apply online
Base Pay: $55,000 - $65,000 per year

Posted on May 09, 2023

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