College of Western Idaho
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Industry Teacher, Welding & Metal Fabrication
at College of Western Idaho
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
POSITION TYPE: Part-Time, Non-Benefited
DEPARTMENT: Workforce Development
RESPONSIBLE TO: Director, Business & Manufacturing Programs
ESTIMATED CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
A Workforce Development teacher will be expected to effectively demonstrate support of program education; provide a positive, supportive and professional atmosphere for students and instructors; provide a positive and encouraging atmosphere for individuals in achieving their goal of successfully completing their program of study. In addition, the instructor will contribute to the effectiveness and quality of the program; and provide constructive, supportive behavioral feedback to improve the quality of education and customer service.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB
Instructors teach assigned classes in accordance with established policies and guidelines.
- Deliver the approved course of study as outlined in the syllabus, maintaining a student-oriented approach to education.
- Prepare and/or gather current instructional materials and equipment and use available technological equipment and methods for delivery.
- Provide individual and group instruction.
- Modify instructional material and methods based on program coordinator assessments and feedback.
- Implement & evaluate new instructional technologies.
- Evaluate student learning and teaching effectiveness through written, oral, practical and/or performance testing, ensuring that what is taught is what is evaluated.
- Provide frequent feedback to students regarding individual progress in each course.
- Manage and supervise students in all assigned classroom and laboratory activities (substitute personnel must be approved by Program Manager).
- Maintain discipline in the classroom and laboratory.
- Recommend and assist Program Coordinator/Program Manager in preparing curriculum revisions.
- Work with advisory committee and program coordinator to meet changing needs of the program and industry.
- Attend and participate in scheduled meetings.
- Maintain current knowledge of technology in the field.
- Maintain Physical strength and fitness level for working conditions in welding/fabrication environment.
- Degree in related discipline or equivalent experience.
- Training and specialized knowledge in Welding field
- Work experience related to instruction
- Strong familiarity with technician training needs
- Knowledge of adult learning methodology
- Industry specific certification if applicable
- Ability to adapt to variety of teaching methodologies including lectures, group activities, individual instruction, distance learning, and teaching with technology
- Ability to demonstrate commitment to professional growth and development
- Proficiency in usage of internet, email, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software application
- All applicants must provide a resume and proof of either education or work experience.
- 6 years of experience in the field or equivalent combination of education / certificate and work related experience.
- Certification in MIG, TIG, Stick and have experience welding Aluminum, Steel & Unistrut, preferred
- Supervisor experience, preferred
- Certified Welding Inspector, preferred
- Train the trainer, Teacher training course, or equivalent. Can be provided upon employment, preferred
The working 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 is usually working indoors, which means exposure to heating or air conditioning. There may be some outdoor exposure when transferring between locations. The noise level in the work environment is generally quiet, but varies based upon activity.