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Driver Education Teacher

Employer
Community College of Rhode Island
Location
Warwick, Rhode Island, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 29, 2024

Job Details



Position Information

Position Title

Driver Education Teacher

Department

Wrkfc Part/Transportation Ed

Position Category

Temporary/Part-time

About CCRI

The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs.

At CCRI, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community. We strive to hire and retain culturally competent faculty and staff members who reflect the demographics of our state and our increasingly diverse student population.

We believe that our diversity is our strength. We celebrate, support and thrive on the diverse experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives that are represented across our four campuses.

We are OneCCRI, working together to prepare learners to achieve their highest potential.

To learn about what employees value at CCRI and what it means to work here, please read about our Guiding Principles and watch videos of our employees doing what they do best: https://www.ccri.edu/equity/culture/guidingprinciples.html

Job Summary

Teach driver education courses within the Division of Workforce Partnerships, Transportation Education.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop a syllabus for each course assigned based on program criteria. The syllabus should include all agreed-upon elements and be distributed to each student at the first scheduled class session.
  • Teach approved curriculum adopted and developed by the college and according to guidelines outlined in RI General Laws 31-10-19 and 31-10-20.
  • Engage in high-quality instruction in a diverse, inclusive, and student-centered environment and the ability to work with students with various cultures, identities, and life experiences.
  • Use technology to enhance instruction, communicate effectively with students and colleagues, and complete program record keeping and reporting requirements.
  • Work creatively in all classes taught to discourage student withdrawal and maintain satisfactory retention.
  • Understand the Americans with Disabilities Act ( ADA ) and adhere to CCRI’s policies and procedures for responding to student requests for accommodations.
  • Accurately maintain attendance records and grades in accordance with program policies and submit written reports of pertinent information to the Program Coordinator.
  • Teach a minimum of four (4) courses per fiscal year.
  • Collaborate with others to update and/or revise curriculum and offer feedback regarding other program components as needed.
  • Attend in-service training, program meetings, and other program-related events as needed.
  • Travel to various parts of the state to teach classroom driver education or substitute as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution of higher education.
  • Eligibility for a Rhode Island Teacher’s Certificate or certification to teach by the Commissioner of Higher Education or his/her designee.
  • A valid Rhode Island operator’s license with no conviction for any felony or misdemeanor (e.g. driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs) for a period of not less than five (5) years immediately preceding the date of application.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to teach from an established standardized curriculum.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply relevant current education methodologies and techniques.
  • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.
  • Outstanding communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Ability to utilize technology to support program-related activities such as correspondence with the coordinator, accessing course rosters, grading students, etc
  • Applicants will be required to successfully complete at least a three (3) credit course in Traffic Safety Education at CCRI or an accredited institution of higher education
Three (3) credit courses will be provided to selected candidates.

Competencies
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) strongly desired.
Reports To

Coordinator, Driver Education Program

Campus Location

Multi-Campus Locations

Full-time/Part-time

Part-Time

Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information

Up to 19 hours per week (925 hours maximum per year, not guaranteed) - Non-standard, day, evening and weekend hours available

Work Schedule

Varies

Benefits

No

Salary/Hourly Rate

$40.71 per hour

Additional Salary Information

Licenses, Tools and Equipment

Environmental Conditions

Desired Start Date

ASAP

Position End Date (if temporary or grant)

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies

1

Application Open Date

09/08/2022

Application Close Date (includes the grace period)

Open Until Filled

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Some roles will require finalists to provide official college transcripts.

EEO Statement

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

CCRI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. CCRI prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, marital, citizenship status and veteran status in all employment matters. CCRI espouses that all employees and applicants have a right to equal opportunity in all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

Sexual harassment is a form of gender-based discrimination prohibited by Title IX.

The Jeanne Clery Act requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Reports can be made available upon request.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution of higher education?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you bilingual in English and Spanish?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a valid Rhode Island operator’s license with no conviction for any felony or misdemeanor (e.g. driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs) for a period of not less than five (5) years immediately preceding the date of application?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you possess the ability to utilize technology to support program-related activities such as correspondence with coordinators, accessing course rosters, grading students, and collaborating with other employees as needed?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * In order to improve CCRI's advertising strategy, please let us know where you FIRST learned of this job opportunity. Please be specific when using website or publication names (example: LinkedIN, HigherEdjobs, Chronicle, personal referral, etc.).

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document


Company

CCRI

The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs. We meet the wide-ranging educational needs of our diverse student population, building on our rich tradition of excellence in teaching and our dedication to all students with the ability and motivation to succeed. We set high academic standards necessary for transfer and career success, champion diversity, respond to community needs, and contribute to our state’s economic development and the region’s workforce.

CCRI offers the lowest tuition of any college in the state, and we’re dedicated to providing open access to Rhode Islanders who want the knowledge, skills, and training necessary to enter high-quality careers or transfer to four-year institutions.

From its modest beginning with 325 students in 1964, CCRI has grown to include four full-service campuses and two satellite campuses, serving approximately 18,000 students. Campuses are located throughout the state in Lincoln, Providence, Warwick and Newport.

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