PERRY TECHNICAL INSTITUTE: Welding Instructor - Yakima, WA

Employer: Perry Technical Institute

Job Description:
This is a full-time, year-round teaching appointment in the Welding Technology program. This position will report to the Welding Technology Department Head. This is an evening teaching assignment with the following hours: 3:30 PM – 10:30 PM (Mon – Thurs), 9:30 AM – 8:30 PM (Fri)

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.
High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED).
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Successful completion of a welding skills test.
Ability to communicate effectively and to interface with students and staff in a professional, approachable manner.
Ability to operate a computer.
Ability to contribute to curriculum development and skilled at bringing the business community to the classroom.
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 submit to a drug test.

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.
Knowledge of multiple welding/cutting processes.
Blueprint/Print Interpretation.
Fabrication/Layout knowledge.
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.
AWS/WABO Certified Welder
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.
Attend routine department meetings
Attend routine faculty meetings.
Participate In various Perry Tech committees as assigned (safety, strategic planning, etc).
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.
Attend and complete various yearly Perry Tech issued trainings.
Conduct program tours.
Attend and participate in Perry Tech “Open House” events.
Have good attendance and the ability to work well with others.
Other duties as assigned.

Contact Person:
Phone: 509-453-0374
Application Method: Apply online
Base Pay: $60,000 - $70,000 per year

Posted on November 20, 2023

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