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Kansas City Kansas Community College Drivers Education Instructor in Kansas City, Kansas

Driver's Education Instructor

Job Classification: Pay grade level: NA Compensation: $30 per hour for Classroom Instruction and $120 per student for Behind the Wheel Instruction Employee category: Staff Position Type: Part-Time FLSA status: Non-Exempt

Position Details: Job Code: AA012PTNDLI Department: Adult and Continuing Education Division: Education Innovation and Global Programming Reports to: Community Education Coordinator Positions Supervised: NA Location: Primarily Main Campus but any location assigned by the appropriate administrator

Job Purpose: Through a combination of classroom and behind-the-wheel instruction, the Driver's Education Instructor will be responsible for delivering Driver's Education courses, teaching students to operate vehicles, and instilling respect for state driving laws and parking regulations. (Multiple positions)

Position Description:

  • Conduct classroom and behind the wheel instruction consistent with the Kansas (DMV) requirements and Kansas Department of Education (KSDE) standards to prepare new student drivers for successful licensure.
  • Create an inclusive environment that is conducive to serving students while meeting the requirements of federal, state, and local mandates.
  • Prepare and deliver an 8-hour classroom instructional program for a group of students and 6 hours of behind the wheel instruction with each student.
  • Track all aspects of each student's driver education training and related communications and report information to students, parents, and school management personnel.
  • Maintain impeccable safety standards.
  • Maintain efficient and effective operations of all areas under employee's direction and control.
  • Ability to work during evenings and on weekends as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by the appropriate supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and ability to work with a diverse student and faculty population.
  • High energy, self-starter who can work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships and establish credibility with all levels of employees in the organization.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft 365 applications, especially Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to manage several projects with multiple deadlines simultaneously.

Position Qualifications and/or Education:

Minimum Qualifications and/or Education

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Driver's education teaching endorsement issued by the Kansas State Department of Education from date of hire and retain the certification throughout employment.
  • Valid Kansas Driver's License and no license suspensions, DUI, DWI or Chemical Test failures or similar citations within the past three (3) years.
  • Successful annual background check with a physical from a doctor and an acceptable MVR background check with no more than three (3) moving violations within the last three (3) years and no suspended violations in the last three (3) years.

Preferred Qualifications and/or Education

  • Bachelor's degree or higher.
  • Kansas Teaching License.
  • Two (2) year's teaching experience.
  • One year Driver's Education instructor.
  • Experience teaching at-risk youth.
  • Previous successful professional experience in areas such as law enforcement, paramedic, firefighting, teaching, coaching, etc.

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, and occasionally push or lift items. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Schedule: KCKCC Driver's Education schedule is flexible upon the instructor's availabi ity matching the needs of the program. The 8-hour classroom instruction is scheduled by the instructor and provided to the administration office for Fall, Summer, and Spring course schedules by set deadline dates. The students behind the wheel instruction hours are scheduled with the Driver's Education instructor during the scheduled classroom instruction. Must be able to work a variable schedule/hour to meet operational needs. May require evening and weekend hours.

*This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.

**KCKCC is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Educational Institution