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Certified Vocational Teacher (Construction Technol
Agency: Rehabilitation Services
Office: ARS/ACTI
Section: Vocational Training
Date Posted: 11/08/2018
Posting Expires: 11/22/2018
The Certified Vocational Teacher is responsible for instructing students in vocational education programs, developing or revising curriculum, maintaining classroom records, and conducting advisory committee meetings. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Instructs students in vocational education programs by lecturing in classroom and laboratory setting, developing and providing individual instruction as required, and arranging field trips and guest lectures. Evaluates student performance by grading classroom work, observing laboratory skills, and counseling students on personal and educational problems. Develops or revises vocational education curriculum by researching educational and professional material, reviewing and selecting textbooks, developing course outline and objectives, and preparing lesson plans and instructional aides. Maintains classroom records, including attendance records, personnel data, competency files, progress reports, and graduate follow-ups. Orders and/or requisitions and inventories supplies and equipment. Assists in scheduling of classes and use of equipment and registration of students. Conducts advisory committee meetings concerning curriculum, job vacancies, and student recruitment. Prepares and presents information to public schools and civic organizations and sponsors student clubs and organizations. Attends various workshops and conferences. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of the principles and practices of the vocational education program being taught. Knowledge of the functions, operations, and/or maintenance of the various equipment used in the program being taught. Ability to instruct students in a vocational education program. Ability to evaluate student performance and measure progress. Ability to develop or revise vocational education curriculum. Ability to prepare lesson plans and instructional aides. Ability to make written and oral presentations.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in the vocational area being taught; plus one year of experience in the vocational area being taught.
Preferred Qualifications
The instructor is responsible for monitoring students emotional and physical well- being to ensure a safe, positive, and productive training environment. Maintains classroom records, including attendance records, personnel data, competency files, progress reports, maintenance, environmental services, and information technology requests, travel and training requests, monthly student statistics and activity reports, quarterly enrollment forms and student roster reports, and graduate follow-ups. Provide coverage for other training areas when required.
Instructors must also be familiar with any/all accreditation standards for their programs, be willing to participate in Skills USA, JAG and/or HOSA, and prepare student for any /all competitions. Instructors must also participate in internship/apprenticeship opportunities for their students. Orders and /or requisitions and inventories supplies, equipment, and testing materials. Develop professional relationships with other agencies, businesses, and programs.
Conduct classes in Electrical, Plumbing HVAC, Painting, Carpentry and Core Curriculum. Develop curriculum and revise curriculum. Instructs both lecture and laboratory. Instruct and oversee job sheets and performance testing. Conduct written testing. Grade, record and submit results to NCCER for review and certificates. Follow all NCCER rules and standards. Every five years must submit and hold an NCCER inspection making sure al NCCER requirements are documented and followed. Filing such documents to keep in compliance with NCCER. Keeping all files current and ready for any inspection that could occur. ACTI Documentation: File a progress report on each student monthly. Figure and record grades on a regular basis. File a monthly activity report. Maintain supplies both shop and classroom.Write RFPs and inventory of supplies. Replace outdated equipment. Prepare budgets. Purchase equipment and supplies Keep al classroom records and attendance daily. Purchase equipment and supplies. Keep updated curriculum. Make daily lesson plans. Assist in job placement. Conduct advisory board meetings and keep and record minutes. Inspect regularly for safety hazards that might appear. Supervise student at all times, insuring safety and insures god quality of job performance tasks assigned. Substitute for other areas when required. Attends Professional Development courses each year for Teacher Licensure. Instructor Qualifications: NCCER Certified in Core, Electrical, Plumbing, Carpentry, HVAC and Green Technology. State of Arkansas Teacher License: 1.Construction Technology Carpentry, 2. Painting Instructor, 3. Also home repair and maintenance. Associates Degree in Education. Maintains State Licenses and Certifications and costs of each where needed. 1. Teacher License, 2. Contractor Licenses, 3. NCCER Licenses, 4. Construction OSHA Instructor
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must hold, or be qualified to obtain upon hiring, a teaching certificate or vocational permit by the Department of Education in the area being taught, in accordance with ACA 6-17-401 - 403. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Agency Specific Information
Applicants must complete each item on the State of Arkansas application to be considered for employment. Incomplete applications and Resumes only WILL NOT be accepted.

If a college degree is required for the position for which you are applying, bring a copy of your transcript with you if you are selected for an interview.

Method of pay is direct deposit. Checking or savings account required if hired.

Participation (6%) in contributory Retirement Plan is required if hired.
Job Details
Position No.: 22081828
Class Code: E043C
Grade: GS06
Salary Range: $36,155.00 - $52,425.00 per year
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Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Hot Springs
Job County/Region: Garland
Contact Information
Contact name: Karen Pickering
Phone: 501-701-6215
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