Automotive Systems Technology Instructor - Franklin High School

Automotive Systems Technology Instructor - Franklin High School

Employer

Southwestern Community College
447 College Drive
Sylva, NC 28779
Phone: 828-339-4000

Job Location

Franklin, North Carolina

Salary/Grade

$48,510.00 - $54,370.00 Annually

Benefits

State Health Plan, life insurance,

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Closes: Friday, September 23, 2022

Target Start Date

Friday, September 23, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Follows school day/year for Franklin High School

Reports to

Dean of Career Technologies

Employment Type

Full time Faculty; 10 month

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Education

Certificate or Diploma (or closely related field but offset by equivalent experience). 

Knowledge

Must have proficiency (at the master level) in the diagnosis, maintenance, and repair of the following automotive systems:

- engine performance and fuels

- brakes

- steering and suspension

- automatic transmissions/transactions

- manual transmission/transaxles

- heating and cooling

- electrical/electronics

 

Licensing Requirement

ASE Certification in maintenance, steering/suspension, electrical, engine performance and brakes required.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate Degree and applicable certification preferred

Master Certification in all 9 areas preferred.

Position Description

Statement of Primary Purpose

Responsible for coordination and development of the curriculum program and ensuring instructional excellence for all assigned courses in accordance with college policies and the mission of the North Carolina Community College System.  This position is located at the Franklin High School and follows the Franklin High School academic calendar.

 

Classification

Curriculum faculty, Full-time, exempt.

 

Reporting Relationships

Direction received: Receives direct supervision from the Automotive Program Coordinator.

Works in close concert with Franklin High School’s Director of Career and Technical Education.

Direction given: none applicable

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Teaching Performance

 - Teach assigned course load consistent with College workload policy.

 - Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize documented student learning.

 - Ensure that course content is up-to-date, relevant, accurate, and consistent with state and national  

   accreditation standards

 - Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students.

 - Stay current in the subject matter through professional development, professional organizations, and       

   professional meetings, conferences, or workshops.

 - Learn and use technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience.

 - Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs.   

    Facilitate the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through  

    appropriate assignments.

 - Contribute to the selection and development of instructional materials in accordance with course

    objectives.

 - Develop, update, and share course syllabi in a timely manner.

 

Evaluation of Student Learning

 - Establish meaningful student learning outcomes for courses.

 - Develop and implement methods that measure student progress toward student learning outcomes.

 - Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently, and return student work.

 - Maintain accurate records of student progress; submit grade records according to deadlines.

 - Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances.

 

Support of College Policies and Procedures

 - Teach classes as assigned in a multi-campus, multi-modality environment. 

 - Post and maintain necessary office hours to ensure accessibility to colleagues and students.

 - Maintain confidentiality of student information.

 - Exercise stewardship of College facilities and materials.

 - Record and provide attendance data in accordance with College policies and procedures.

 

Participation in College, Division, and Program Activities

 - Respond in a timely fashion to information requests from College, division, and program administrators.

 - Support and collaborate with both part-time and full-time colleagues.

 - Demonstrate productive interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff, and   

   administrators.

 

Contribution to Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs

 - Maintain familiarity with College goals, mission, and long-range plans.

 - Contribute to planning and development processes through appropriate mechanisms and channels.

 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

• Will work on Macon County’s school day hours and calendar.

• Ensure that course content is up-to-date, relevant, accurate, and consistent with state and national accreditation standards (ASE).

• Ensure building security – unlock the lab before the first class, secure and lock the lab and outside storage after class dismissal.

• Maintain general tools and shop equipment.

• Assist with inventory and ordering of tools. equipment/supplies.

• Assist with end of year inventory and orders for upcoming year.

• Follow Macon County School protocols and procedures for high school location

   - Follow MCS lock down and communication procedures.  Procedure guide provided

   - Maintain grade postings in PowerSchool.  Provide grade summary to data manager each quarter.    

      Create final exams post grades in PowerSchool

   - Transcribe MCS final grade into SCC grade book

   - Communicate student failing grade status with FHS administration personnel

   - Maintain ASE tool and equipment requirements

   -  Tools and equipment inventory and ordering.  Midterm supplemental inventories and orders.  End of 

     year inventory and orders for upcoming year.

   - Attend faculty meetings, bimonthly CTE meetings held by MCS CTE director, and parent/teacher  

     conferences

   - Follow policies and procedures for teachers set forth by MCS (full details available from MCS website)

   -  AM and PM duty assignments (usually 4 weeks per school year) (consists of a staff presence before 

     classes begin and after dismissal)

   - Schedule substitute teachers in the event of planned away events

   - Maintain a document file for students with special needs or accommodations

   - Follow curriculum as set forth by the SCC Transportation Technologies program coordinator and

     maintain supply of   Pearson license keys for each semester’s estimated attendance numbers

   - Maintain the ASE file with current information and schedule ASE related events

   - Distribute and collect forms for initial SCC applications and registrations for each semester.  Deliver

     the forms to applicable SCC personnel within 3 days.  Deliver additions forms to SCC as new  

     students are added to roster. 

   - Notify SCC if students are dropped from roster

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education

Certificate or Diploma (or closely related field but offset by equivalent experience). 

Associate Degree and applicable certification preferred

 

Knowledge

Must have proficiency (at the master level) in the diagnosis, maintenance, and repair of the following automotive systems:

- engine performance and fuels

- brakes

- steering and suspension

- automatic transmissions/transactions

- manual transmission/transaxles

- heating and cooling

- electrical/electronics

 

Licensing Requirement

ASE Certification in maintenance, steering/suspension, electrical, engine performance and brakes required.

Master Certification in all 9 areas preferred.

 

Physical Demands

Must be able to lift 40 lbs. 

Must have physical agility to perform work and demonstrations on all areas of an automobile including engine compartment, trunk, underneath, and under dashboard.

Must be able to stand for extended periods of time in a shop environment (4+ hours).

 

Working Conditions and Environment

Requires work in daytime in an automotive shop instructional setting. Work requires standing continuously during class instruction. May require outdoor work in cooler weather conditions.

 

Equipment Operation

Must be able to operate all typical diagnostic, service, and repair equipment found in a modern automotive service facility. This includes but is not limited to: All automotive hand tools; computerized automotive diagnostic equipment / scan tools; wheel alignment equipment; automotive machining equipment; parts cleaners; lifts; parts/component extraction equipment; transmission and brake service equipment; Lab Scope; DVOM; computer tire balancer; vac/pressure tester; coolant recovery equipment; A/C 134A/1234yf recovery/recharge; and instructional trainers.

 

This position description covers the most essential functions and duties associated with this position.  Other duties may be assigned by the President or appropriate supervisory personnel.  The College reserves the right to alter duties, responsibilities, conditions, working hours, and job title as necessary.

How to Apply

Apply on Southwestern Community College website:  https://southwesterncc.hirecentric.com/jobs/219957-21374.html

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