PERRY TECHNICAL INSTITUTE: Agricultural & Diesel Equipment Technology Instructor - Yakima, WA

Employer: Perry Technical Institute

Job Description:
This is a full time, year-round teaching appointment in the Agricultural & Diesel Equipment Technology Department. This position will report to the AET 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.

SALARY RANGE: $60,000 - $70,000 per year

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Perry Technical Institute pays 100% of employees’ medical, dental and vision premiums and 50% for qualified dependents. The benefits package also includes participation in a 401(k) with a 4% match and profit-sharing opportunity, flexible spending plan, employee assistance plan, paid sick leave (accrue 4 hours per pay period), up to 5 paid weeks of scheduled breaks, 14 paid holidays, and 4-day work weeks.


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.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to operate a computer.
Ability to communicate effectively and to interface with industry.
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.
Knowledge and skill in practical office/industry software applications.
Ability to teach related curriculum, including but not limited to, electrical systems, hydraulics, fuel systems, engine repair, and power train theory.
Ability to integrate industry scenarios and role playing into instruction.
Ability to contribute to curriculum development and skilled at bringing industry representatives into the classroom.

Responsible for teaching Agricultural & Diesel Equipment Technology curriculum.
Teach in a hands-on lecture, lab & field environment.
Participate in course and program development.
Identify and attend industry training opportunities.
Interact with other departments in pursuing the institution’s goals and objectives, including recruitment 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:
Phone: 509-453-0374
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: $60,000.00 - $70,000.00 /YR

Posted on September 18, 2023

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