Building Construction Technology – (McGruder Center)

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Nashville is accepting applications for a part-time Instructor for the Building Construction Technology Program in Nashville, TN, at McGruder Center. This is a part-time position, Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (28 hours per week). This 8-week class is scheduled to start June 2023.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin IMMEDIATELY, and applications will be accepted until position is filled.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, résumé and TCATN application to:
Tennessee College of Applied Technology Nashville
Attn: Human Resource Office
100 White Bridge Pike
Nashville, TN 37209

Fax: 615-425-5582



Required Qualifications

  • A high school diploma or GED. Vocational or Technical School certification, training, or apprenticeship required. 
  • Two (2) years of successful recent employment experience in the specialty area to be taught beyond the normal learning period/generally 3 years. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Teaching experience preferred.
  • Bi-Lingual preferred
  • CCER Instructor Certification preferred.
  • Electrical and Plumbing, 3 to 5 years experience preferred.
  • Associate Degree preferred.


  • Formulate teaching outline and determine instructional methods utilizing knowledge of specific training needs and effectiveness of such methods as individualized and group instruction, lecture, demonstration, and conference.
  • •Select or develop teaching aids, demonstration models, multimedia visual aids, and reference materials.
  • Test trainees to measure progress and evaluate effectiveness of instruction.
  • Select or develop specifications for machines, equipment, and tools; maintain good physical conditions in classroom and/or shop.
  • Responsible for student placement and assist with student follow-up.
  • Cooperate with outside agencies; work with program advisory committees; conduct visits to business and industry; establish and maintain good public relations with the school’s public.
  • Instruct students in safety and practice good safety habits.
  • Participate in professional development and growth annually.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the President and Vice President of the college.

Salary Range

Hourly wage starting at $30 an hour.