Building Construction Technology Instructor - Portland Campus

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Nashville is accepting applications for the position of Associate Instructor for Building Construction Technology Program for the Portland Campus. This is a full-time position, Monday – Friday. This class is scheduled to start September 2019, with a hire date of August 2019. Work hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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 Road
Nashville, TN 37209
Fax: (615) 425-5582

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Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Start date for this position will be August 1, 2019.

Required Qualifications

  • A high school diploma or GED. Vocational or Technical School certification, training, or apprenticeship required.
  • Three (3) years of successful recent employment experience in the specialty area to be taught beyond the normal learning period/generally 4 years required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate Degree prefered.
  • Teaching experience prefered.
  • NCCER Instructor Certification prefered.


1. Develop course of study and conduct training program in specialty area.
2. Confer with administration to gain knowledge and better understand changes in policies, procedures, and
3. 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.
4. Select or develop teaching aids, demonstration models, multimedia visual aids, and reference materials.
5. Test trainees to measure progress and evaluate effectiveness of instruction.
6. Select or develop specifications for machines, equipment, and tools; maintain good physical conditions in
classroom and/or shop.
7. Participate in SkillsUSA
8. Maintain student records and reports.
9. Responsible for student placement and assist with student follow-up.
10. 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 general public.
11. Participate in recruitment of students.
12. Instruct students in safety and practice good safety habits.
13. Supervise students that are participating in cooperative education.
14. Participate in professional development and growth annually.
15. Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the President and Vice President of the college.

Salary Range

Salary is commensurate with experience, education, qualifications and TCAT Nashville guidelines.