Construction / Electrical / Plumbing Trades Instructor

Green Country Technology Center   Okmulgee, OK   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on June 9, 2024

Green Country Technology Center  

NOTICE OF VACANCY  

Construction / Electrical / Plumbing Trades Instructor Okmulgee, OK

POSITION: Construction/Electrical/Plumbing Trades Instructor

RESPONSIBLE TO: Director of Full-Time Programs

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION: Bachelor’s degree preferred. If no degree, the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education may issue a provisional certificate to new teachers that have two years of full time experience in a subject area in which they have been employed to teach. The teacher may or may not hold a college degree or standard teaching certificate. While teaching on a provisional certificate, the teacher is required to complete credit hours toward a degree. A teacher may also need a provisional certificate while applying to the Alternative Placement Program.
Licensed electrical journeyman/contractor or licensed plumbing journeyman/contractor is preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Must meet the current experience standards set forth by any approval body and/or accrediting agency.
Minimum of three (3) years of successful work experience in the Career Pathway or Career Major to be taught is preferred.
Successful teaching experience in a vocational program is a plus.
Any other experiences that could be associated with the delivery of instruction and supervision of students will be considered.

SKILLS: Excellent management, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Ability to maintain a classroom/lab that is safe, attractive, orderly, and conducive to learning.
Able to maintain a budget, keep inventory, and order supplies and equipment.
Competent technical skills to teach each assigned career major.

INSTRUCTOR DEPENDABILITY: Regular attendance following a designated work schedule. Must be able to work extended hours and additional days/evenings as required for the responsibilities of the position. Must be able to attend and participate in meetings/conferences as scheduled within the district, state, or other states.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL STANDARDS: Able to read and comprehend various and extensive documents, regulations, and reference materials. Able to meet and confer with individuals and/or groups concerning a variety of subjects including confidential matters. Able to legally operate a vehicle to travel statewide.
Requires lifting, handling, and carrying of such articles as books, manuals, files, and other related items. Multi-tasking will be required for this position.

EMOTIONAL EFFORT: Moderate to extreme. Frequent deadlines requiring concentrated effort and overtime work. Must work on a variety of projects at the same time. Must deal with serious issues and problems which can create high stress. Must deal with multiple students working on a variety of projects simultaneously.

CLASSIFICATION: Certified Instructional Personnel
Level 1-10 (w/o BA Degree) / Level 2-10 (BA Degree) / Level 3-10 (MA Degree) Salary Schedule; Exempt

LENGTH OF CONTRACT: Ten (10) months

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Responsible for instruction, operation, and curriculum development of the Career Major’s assigned by the Director of FullTime Programs.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS GENERAL DUTIES: Define short and long-range educational needs for the program and maintains a current individual strategic plan.
Upholds the policies and procedures of the Green Country
Technology Center Board of Education.
Participates in the PLC (professional learning communities) management process and supports the “School Improvement” philosophy of the district.
Implements the ODCTE Standards and Quality Indicators.
Prepares and submits reports and other documents as required by the State Board of Education, State Department of Career and
Technology Education, and Green Country Technology Center District.
Attends all faculty/staff meetings and other school meetings or events that are essential to the performance of the job plus any that may occur outside of the normal workday.
Strives to retain all students to be completers and assist with positive job placement and/or continuing education.
Maintains follow-up records on former students and submits the required information to the Oklahoma State Department of Career and Technology Education when applicable.
Plans, prepares, and holds advisory committee meetings.
It is expected for employees to be on time each workday as this is essential to the employee’s job.
Maintains and keeps confidential required student records.

INSTRUCTION AND SUPERVISION: Provides classroom instruction and lab training for assigned Career Major.
Prepares career major/course syllabus, lesson plans, and instructional materials, for group and individualized instruction by industry standards and GCTC philosophy.
Provides and supervises experiences for students in the areas of the specialty each student has selected.
Maintains proper discipline in the classroom to provide a learning atmosphere for students and to promote professionalism.
Evaluates results of instruction and student’s progress to make appropriate modifications to assure students pass an industryspecific credential, certificate, or licensure test.
Organizes and manages both classroom and lab to ensure maximum efficiency and effectiveness in the teaching/learning process.
Maintains a clean, orderly, secure, and safe classroom/lab and office.
Operates and maintains a positive classroom/lab which minimizes student discipline problems.
Initiates and participates in a minimum of one (1) Advisory Committee meeting per year.
Incorporates academic and work readiness skill development into the instructional program.
Establishes and maintains efficient procedures for timely maintenance of classroom/lab equipment.
Maintains accurate attendance, progress, and performance records on each student.
Available and willing to attend training to upgrade knowledge and skills.
Performs tasks, assumes duties, and exercises authority as may be required to accomplish the job functions as directed by the Director of Full-Time Programs and/or Superintendent.

STUDENTS: Assists in the recruitment of students by providing potential students with information about the program and other supporting recruitment activities.
Assists students with education and career decisions and in locating resource material for personal and academic needs.
Develops a planned activity schedule that is consistent with local and state guidelines.
Develops a working relationship with student organization sponsors and promotes student participation.
Implements plans for participation in skill and leadership activities at local, district, regional, state, and national levels.
Assists in responsibility for Job Placement.

BUDGETING AND PURCHASING: Assists with the preparation and administration of the program budget.
Uses efficient procedures to control expenditures of school funds within the program budget and school code.
Maintains an inventory of equipment and supplies.
Completes the equipment replacement special fund request form and submits it on time for items needed for the operation of the instructional program.

PERSONNEL: Participates in an annual evaluation of his/her performance with the Director of Full-Time Programs.

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS:
Maintains a line of communication and collaborates cooperatively with instructors, administration, staff, and community contacts.
Maintains professional competence through participation in professional and civic activities.
Establishes and maintains a close working relationship with the staff at the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education.
Develops and maintains contacts with community agencies for advisory recommendations, student placement, and/or career plans.
Keeps informed through suppliers regarding technological updates and other pertinent information for upgrading program.
Promotes the program through community-related activities.

PUBLIC RELATIONS: Promotes programs and services through established personal contacts.
Represents Green Country Technology Center at business and civic meetings and exhibitions.
Promotes Green Country Technology Center, programs, and services offered by the school.

RELATIONSHIPS
INTERNAL: Embraces PLC’s, advises, consults, and collaborates with the instructors, staff, Director of Full-Time Programs, and Superintendent.
EXTERNAL: Establishes partnerships with companies and other schools to determine needs to develop and deliver customized services. Works with individuals, the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education, Chamber of Commerce, and other organizations in the delivery of services related to the industry and career major being taught.