Delta Career Education Corporation Full Time CDL Driver Instructor - Be Home Every Night! in Odessa, Texas

  • No previous experience as a trainer/instructor is necessary, but you must possess an active Class A CDL to be considered.

  • Great starting hourly pay!

  • Additional benefits include:

  • paid time off

  • medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • life and disability insurance

  • employee assistance programs

  • education assistance

  • and more!

  • If you have questions about being an Instructor with us, please contact: John Borrazzo john.borrazzo@deltaed.com

  • Share your knowledge and experience with those who are looking to start a career in this market. This position is responsible for all driver training functions for the CDL training program at our campus. The CDL Driver Instructor will have proven longevity in the field, excellent communication skills, possess demonstrated physical, intellectual and leadership ability to perform duties over the road, maneuvering range and in the classroom instruction.

Experience Required:

Minimum:

  • Valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), "A" Endorsement

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 3 years of on-the-road experience within the last 5 years

  • MVR and background check, including no DUI/DWI in lifetime

  • Ability to pass our road test, as applicable

  • Will be required to pass a DOT physical

  • As operator of Class A equipment, ability to pass DOT drug tests upon hire and on an ongoing basis

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of procedures for and ability to execute pre-trip inspection, air-brake test and CDL driving essentials (i.e. straight-line backing, 90 degree alley-docking, parallel parking-sight side/blind side)

  • Ability to instruct using manual transmission in a variety of driving environments (i.e. driving highway, city, night vs. day, in different weather conditions)

  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to maintain vehicle equipment.

  • Motivation, dedication, professionalism, integrity, and enthusiasm for teaching.

  • Ability to show sensitivity to the needs and requirements of adult learners.

  • Ability to attend new faculty orientation prior to the first term of employment.

Promotes and Maintains a Positive Learning Environment

  • Maintains a thorough knowledge and understanding of all school policies, and adheres to and upholds their implementation and enforcement.

  • Works to maintain a safe environment for all students, faculty, and staff.

  • Safeguards materials, records, and equipment.

  • Attends school functions including staff meetings, in-service training, faculty meetings, orientation, graduation, and special student activities and school events as required.

  • Completes an annual self-evaluation and participate in the performance appraisal process.

  • Abides by all Federal, state, and accreditation/compliance rules and regulations.

  • Presents “self” as a professional role model to students.

  • Inspires student confidence in school, faculty, and self.

  • Adheres to the Employee Handbook, Faculty Guide, Catalog, and other school policy and procedure and any amendments thereto.

  • Ensures a commitment to interdepartmental cooperation.

  • Maintains professional dress and demeanor.

  • Maintains appropriate confidentiality when working with students, records, and administrative staff.

  • Maintains an attitude of enthusiasm, willingness to cooperate, and work well with others. Interacts with students and fellow employees in a courteous, professional, and positive manner.

  • Treats students with fairness, impartiality, and objectivity.

  • Provides advance notification regarding lateness, absence, and vacation schedules during time of substitute assignment.

Fulfills Administrative Responsibilities

  • Maintains and posts office hours for the purpose of student advisement and tutoring.

  • Evaluates student homework, quizzes and examinations under the direction of the faculty member.

  • Assists faculty in maintaining accurate, up-to-date records of student progress, performance, and attendance as required by school policy and procedure.

  • Maintains appropriate confidentiality when working with students, records, and administrative staff.

  • Assists Instructor in contacting absent students.

  • Supports faculty to facilitate submission of mid-term and final grades.

Delivers Instructional Material

  • Train students in all areas of trucking/driving.

  • Administer written tests on classroom material and evaluate grades.

  • Conduct pre-trip inspections to tractor trailers.

  • Instruct air-brake test.

  • Instruct straight line backing.

  • Instruct 90 degree alley-docking.

  • Instruct parallel parking – sight side / blind side.

  • Utilizes effective delivery skills (e.g., eye contact, voice intonation, and various questioning techniques)

  • Draws on personal experiences to relate the material presented

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Requisition ID: 2017-6289

Job Status: Full Time

External Company Name: Delta Career Education Corporation

External Company URL: www.deltaed.com