PT Welding Instructor
Job Overview & Description
The Adult & Continuing Education Welding Instructor is to provide theoretical and hands-on instruction to students in activities and competencies designed to promote social, intellectual and employment growth. The Welding Instructor will be responsible for conducting learning programs and associated materials for students with the ultimate goal of producing entry-level skilled and employable students. Program responsibilities include the coordination of the physical and instructional resources necessary to successfully deliver all YCST welding programs.
The Welding Instructor’s role is to teach a wide range of courses related to this Diploma Program and other courses and classes as assigned. The Instructor shall be responsible for successfully teaching subject matter to adult as well as High School students in the program, on site or at satellite locations, including satisfactory classroom management and record keeping, referring students to, or notifying the Supervisor of issues or problems that must be dealt with administratively. The Instructor is expected to present a professional and positive image personally, and as a representative of the school and its programs.
The individual to be hired to the position of Adult & Continuing Education Welding Instructor must meet the following conditions and qualifications:
At least three years of full-time related experience and certification in the welding Industry and or teaching experience in welding skill areas.
A valid driver’s license
Must be technically experienced in the subject matter they will be teaching.
Must meet all legal requirements, submit all criminal background checks, clearance statements, and the like, established by law.
The Adult & Continuing Education Welding Instructor must have the ability to perform the following essential functions with or without reasonable accommodations:
Assist students to develop skills which will enhance student ability to obtain and maintain employment;
Develop appropriate course materials and aids including total written curriculum, lesson plans, instruction sheets, visual aids, and other related materials;
Serve as mentor and teacher in the development of specific skills relevant to an industry or course of study;
Aid in the selection and ordering of all books, tools, supplies, and equipment.
Manage equipment, tools, and other supplies needed to support established curriculum;
Update/develop curriculum to keep current with industry standards and trends;
Evaluate student progress and develop reports and other feedback materials/assessments
Participate in student conferences to develop plans which enhance student learning;
Support students in acquiring employment and/or continuing education by assisting in development of resumes and various job search materials;
Maintain student and other records;
Participate in professional development activities to enhance the classroom environment;
Applies the YCST discipline policy to classroom situations;
Maintain all safety rules and procedures at all times;
Alternate periods of individual, small and large group instruction, theory and practical application to work place situations;
Observe all policies as set forth in the Instructor Handbook;
Maintain an up-to-date inventory of all tools and equipment;
Use proper and accepted instructional techniques to reach adult learners with a variety of learning styles;
Be prepared for each class;
Present all materials in an unbiased and nonjudgmental way;
Maintain classroom control and tidiness;
Meet with company representatives to assist in developing and delivering company site-based programs;
Recruit, network, and develop outreach and other related tasks to foster program growth;
Must be ethical in all decisions, doing what is best for the student and the school;
Serve as a role model by practicing the Teacher Professional Code of Ethics as defined by the Pennsylvania School Code;
Assume other essential functions as assigned by the Assistant Director of Adult & Continuing Education;
Assist in maintaining State and national credentials/accreditation.
About York Tech
For over 50 years, the York County School of Technology has provided high-quality, dynamic academic and technical education to its students. As a result, York Tech graduates are both career and college ready, and we have been ranked as the #1 comprehensive technical school in the state of Pennsylvania. We're proud to serve a diverse population of 1,700 students from 14 sending school districts in York County. You can learn more about our programs and students in the following videos.
The York County School of Technology is dedicated to providing high quality, dynamic academic and technical education for students, emphasizing professional skills while fostering the development of compassionate, lifelong learners who appreciate unique differences of other individuals and cultures.
In order to accomplish our mission, the York Tech community has embraced six core values: professionalism, empathy, innovation, optimism, integrity, and perseverance.
The York County School of Technology does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities. Inquiries may be directed to Mr. Gerry Mentz, Director of Student Services, at 2179 S. Queen Street; York, Pennsylvania 17402; 717-741-0820 x5108; or firstname.lastname@example.org.