Industrial Maintenance Teacher

Posted 3 years ago
Position Areas
Technology Education



Industrial Maintenance Teacher


Career and Technical Center Director



973 Career Pathway: Industrial Maintenance



The Industrial Maintenance Teacher prepares students, through a 2-year instructional program, to gain entry-level employment in the fields of industrial HVAC, metal trades, and industrial plant maintenance.

In the 1st year, the Industrial Maintenance Teacher teachers HVAC, soldering, and welding.

In the 2nd year, the Industrial Maintenance Teacher focuses on more advanced work like teaching students electrical components and processes and blueprints.


Industrial Maintenance will offer students the opportunity to gain nationally recognized certifications in their respective fields through the National Center for Construction Education Research (NCCER) as well as the opportunity to work toward gaining certification through the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS).



  • Teach all phases of Industrial Maintenance and manage rotation of students that includes rigging fasteners and anchors, intermediate blueprint reading, lubrication, installing and removing packing/seals/mechanical seals/bearings/alignment fixtures and specialty jigs, conventional alignment, pneumatic systems, hydraulic systems, gearboxes, reverse/laser and optical alignment, electric motors, predictive and preventative maintenance, and vibration analysis.
  • Have an active advisory committee with at least two commercial contractors involved.
  • Follow safety practices and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards used in the class and lab areas.
  • Use the approved curriculum in the link below.

  • Involve commercial contractors in class presentations or field trips.
  • All construction programs must be included in the accreditation process and other program guidelines.



  • Must be willing to remain current in the field by participating in professional development activities.
  • Monitor, grade, and evaluate individual students’ progress.
  • Maintain appropriate records and submit timely reports.
  • Maintain good public relations with business and industry.
  • Possess the communication/computer skills necessary to be an effective instructor.
  • Show evidence of good character, organizational skills and mature attitude.
  • Participate in facility maintenance
  • Assist in recruitment and job placement of students with possible Employers.
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Communicates regularly with parents outside of the normal classroom day by means of newsletters, notes, phone calls, conferences, and etc.


Minimum Requirements for this Position:

Minimum of 3 to 5 years successful work experience in the Industrial Maintenance field.  

Evidence of potential ability in instruction. Prior teaching experience preferred.

Evidence of proficiency in oral and written communication skills.


Minimum EDUCATION Requirement:

-Applicant must have earned a 2 year college degree (Associate degree/AA) or higher from an accredited institution of higher education.


-Exception: Teachers with a currently valid license and endorsement 357 Industrial Maintenance may earn this endorsement based on that 357 endorsement even if two-year college degree is not earned. All other requirements for this endorsement must be satisfied.


Technology Literacy and Related Assessment of that Competency

-Applicant must validate technology competency by attaining the established minimum score or higher on an assessment approved by the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE). The assessment must be directly related to technology competency required by the grade level and subject matter being taught. Approved assessments for this license are IC3, Propulse, or other specific assessment created by third-party vendors, authorized by the Local Education Agency (LEA) and approved by the MDE.


Occupational Experience and Related Assessment of that Experience

-Applicants with an AA must have at least two years of verifiable occupational experience in the past ten years. Experience must be appropriate to the subject to be taught.

-Applicants with a Bachelors or higher degree must have at least one year of verifiable occupational experience in the past ten years. Experience must be appropriate to the subject to be taught.


This endorsement requires the following assessment(s) of occupational expertise:

National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), National Craft Assessment and Certification Program: Earn required score on Industrial Maintenance Support Mechanic assessment.




Other teacher occupational competency assessment approved by MDE Office of Career and Technical Education.

Teacher Education Preparation and Related Assessment(s) of that Education:

-Applicant must enroll immediately in Vocational Instructor Preparation (VIP) program or the College and Career Readiness Educator Program (CCREP).

-Applicant must complete the individualized professional development plan (PDP) requirements of the VIP or CCREP program prior to the expiration date of the three-year vocational license.

- Applicant must successfully complete the Contren Instructor Certification.

-Applicant must successfully complete a Certification for online learning workshop, module, or course that is approved by the Mississippi Department of Education.

- Applicant must successfully complete the Industrial Maintenance Certification workshop, module, or course that is approved by the Mississippi Department of Education.


Note #1: If the applicant meets all requirements listed above, that applicant will be issued a 973 Endorsement—a five-year license. If the applicant does not meet all requirements, the applicant may be issued a three-year endorsement (license), and all requirements stated above must be satisfied prior to the ending date of that license.




-LENGTH OF SCHOOL DAY: Teachers are expected to clock in at their respective schools on or before 7:30 a.m. each school day including the days they are assigned early duty. Early duty reporting time is to be designated by the principal of each school in accordance with the need for student supervision. It is expected that all teachers remain at their respective schools Monday through Friday until 3:30 p.m. unless the teacher has late duty and there is a need for supervision after 3:30 p.m. Teachers are expected to attend all scheduled professional development sessions.

-Punctuality is expected. ALL teachers will be held to the District’s Tardy Policy.

-Teachers must obtain administrative permission to leave the building during the work day.

-Teachers will not leave the campus for lunch.

-Teachers shall participate in all state testing in their buildings and will adhere to all guidelines and regulations as mandated by the state and district.

-Teachers must adhere to the Mississippi Code of Ethics.

 -Teachers are to perform all essential duties and responsibilities, as well as other duties which may be assigned.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 50 lbs. The employee is directly responsible for safety, well-being, and the work output of other people. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed materials, and the ability to adjust focus.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud. Duties are performed indoor and occasionally outdoors.


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:      Teachers are contracted for 187 days. Salary and work year to be established by the Board.


Contractual Days: August 1, 2017 to May 29, 2018


EVALUATIONS:       Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the Board’s policy on Evaluation of Certified Personnel.


Approved by: Board of Trustees, Greenwood Public Schools             Date 04/15/1997


 Print Name: _____________________________________________


 Reviewed/Agreed to by:______________________________ Date  _____________


 Revised: May 1, 2005; September 8, 2016; and May 15, 2017


 The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not to exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.


         Applicants are required to submit to a drug screening test and background    check for employment.

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359 North West Street , Jackson, MS 39201

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359 North West Street , Jackson, MS 39201