JOB SUMMARY: The Automotive Service Instructor will be responsible for instruction and supervision of students in the Career and Technology Center’s Automotive Service pathway for ½ day. This includes training and preparing students in all aspects for a career in the field of automotive service including ASE certifications, dual credit, soft skills in the workplace and internships.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty effectively. Have four to five years of experience in the industry. The candidate must be ASE certified and knowledgeable of current automotive industry standards. Prefer experience teaching in a high school or technical school setting.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS: Must be eligible through the Indiana Department of education for a CTE: Trade & Industrial Automotive Services 5-12 license or Workplace Specialist: Automotive Services 9-12 license. Must hold ASE certifications for specialty areas such as; brakes, automatic transmission, electrical/electronic systems, heating & air conditioning, engine repair, and suspension & steering.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Technical Skills - Pursues training and development opportunities.
Interpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit. Collaborates with other instructors and specialist.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively.
Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment.
Ethics - Works with integrity and ethically.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions.
Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness.
Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: No direct supervisory responsibilities for adults, but is expected to carry out supervisory responsibilities related to monitoring student behavior and activities both in and out of classroom activities during the assigned working day and on learning excursions.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but can be at a higher decibel when automotive service machines are in use. The instructor will frequently be exposed to dirt, oil, anti-freeze and other service related liquids and contaminants.