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Description – External

Driver Education Instructors, Part Time

The Drivers Education Instructor will teach Drivers’ Education classes as according to Joshua’s Law and the requirements set forth by the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) and the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. Instructors will coordinate, teach, and assist students in the classroom and on both the driving range and over the road in developing skills necessary to obtain a Class C Driver’s License. Travel to all campuses is required – Blairsville, Toccoa, and Clarkesville. Up to 29 hours a week, may include evenings and weekends.

Assesses students’ skills, knowledge and/or abilities pertaining to driving (e.g. driving skills, related knowledge, progress, expectations, goals, insurance, etc.) for the purpose of providing feedback to students and administration; Collaborates with a variety of parties for the purposes of improving the quality of student outcomes, developing solutions and planning curriculum;  Coordinates drivers education program (e.g. components, support needs, materials, equipment/supplies, teaching strategies, reserving space, driving range setup, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of items while meeting grant/program guidelines;  Instructs students (e.g. car control, defensive driving strategies, handling emergencies, driving in adverse conditions, auto safety, etc.) for the purpose of developing driving skills and knowledge pertaining to rules of the road and according to Joshua’s Law and the requirements set forth by the Georgia Department of Driver Services and the Governor’s Office Of Highway Safety; Manages student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and an optimal learning environment. Participates in a variety of trainings, meetings, and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions; Prepares teaching materials, documents and a variety of manual and electronic documents, files and records (e.g. grades, attendance, pass/fail reports) for the purpose of implementing lesson plans and documenting student progress while proving necessary information to appropriate parties; Reports incidents for the purpose of providing appropriate time and/or schedule for drivers training.

Competencies

  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Driving skills
  • Skill in the use of computer and job-related software programs
  • Skill in interpersonal relations
  • Ability to develop lesson outlines and materials
  • Ability to present subject matter clearly and concisely
  • Ability to administer tests and evaluate student progress
  • Ability to plan and manage projects
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records

Physical Demands

Work is typically performed in a classroom environment with intermittent sitting, standing, or walking in various settings. Work is also performed in a Driver Education equipped vehicle, which would require sitting for extended periods. The employee occasionally lifts or moves objects of a light to medium weight, up to 25 pounds. The ability to speak clearly, hear and understand at a normal conversational level is required. Full range of hand and finger motion is required for data entry purposes.

Hourly Rate of Pay/Benefits: $20.00/No benefits

29 Hours/Wk days, evenings & weekends

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • High school diploma or GED

Preferred Qualifications (in addition to minimum qualifications)

A background in drivers’ education to include a combination of classroom, driving range, and over-the-road instruction in the safe operation of a motor vehicle.

Conditions of Employment

  • Must become a certified Driver Training Instructor by successfully completing the DDS-provided on-line training and passing the Driver Training Instructor’s examination on the content of Joshua’s Law, the Teenage and Adult Driver Responsibility Act (TADRA) and the Georgia driver’s manual.
  • Undergo motor vehicle records check and meet the driving standards established in the Technical College System of Georgia Driver Qualification Procedure.
  • Undergo a state and national criminal history records check and meet the employment standards outlined in the TCSG Background Investigations Procedure and accompanying DDS requirements.
  • Undergo a physical examination and be certified by the examining physician as meeting the requirements for service as a Driver Training Instructor.
  • Undergo and receive a negative finding/result on a five (5) panel drug test.

To apply, submit an application, current resume, names and contact information of two professional references, transcripts from all colleges attended and copies of licenses/certifications pertaining to the position. A Criminal History Report and Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) are required for the recommended candidate.

As set forth in its student catalog, North Georgia Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law).  The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Dr. Michele Shirley, VP for Administrative Services, Title IX Coordinator, P. O. Box 65, Clarkesville GA  30523, or call 706-754-7703, or e-mail mshirley@northgatech.edu; or Kay Morgan, Special Services Coordinator, P. O. Box 65, Clarkesville GA  30523, or call 706-754-7728, or e-mail kmorgan@northgatech.edu.

For information about North Georgia Technical College please visit https://northgatech.edu

NGTC is EOE

Qualifications – External

High school diploma or GED AND must be 21 years of age AND valid driver’s license. Note: Must become a certified Driver Training Instructor by successfully completing the DDS-provided on-line training and passing the Driver Training Instructor¿s examination on the content of Joshua¿s Law, the Teenage and Adult Driver Responsibility Act (TADRA) and the Georgia driver¿s manual. Undergo a motor vehicle records check and meet the driving standards established in the Technical College System of Georgia Driver Qualification Procedure. Undergo a state and national criminal history records check and meet the employment standards outlined in the TCSG Background Investigations Procedure and accompanying DDS requirements. Undergo a physical examination and be certified by the examining physician as meeting the requirements for service as a Driver Training Instructor. Undergo and receive a negative finding/result on a five (5) panel drug test.

 

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