JobID 1088 : CTE Welding Teacher (#1507627)

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CTE Welding Teacher

Qualifications for Teacher Licensing:
Five years of full time work out of the past eight years. Example Qualifying Areas/Occupations: welders and individuals with experience in blueprint reading, layout and fabrication using oxy-fuel cutting SMAW, FCAW, GMAW, GTAW processes on various metals. Industry Certification: AWS or U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship, Certificate of Completion of Apprenticeship or Certified Welding Educator Certification, NOCTI Welding 5279.
Endorsement Name and Code Welding 705
Previous Endorsements 584
Minimum Education Requirements High School diploma or above
Pathway Options
  • Associate’s degree in welding/fabrication, industry certification, and three years full time work experience out of the past eight in endorsement area
  • Bachelor’s degree in welding/fabrication, industry certification, and one year full time work experience out of the past eight in endorsement area

Welding Teaching Instruction Duties

Directly supervise all students assigned to the class, maintain discipline and keep all students safe, monitor student attendance and retention rate, follow course outlines, objectives and be able to evaluate students, be able to teach assigned classes and to effectively manage the day to day operation of the class and shop, prepare lesson plans and delivery, prepare and provide all class lectures, lab and clinical instruction according to the required curriculum, be able to advise students, do one on one teaching, keep attendance and academic record keeping, be able to test and evaluate students; report grades and give feed back, give and grade student assignments. Return and go over assignments in a timely manner, prepare students to take Welding Certification test, participate in school and department meetings, be able to complete paperwork in a timely manner.

Welding Teaching Physical Requirements
  • Required to perform various welding and cutting processes in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions.
  • Perform welding and cutting operations while: Standing, Stooping, Bending, Reaching, Pushing and Pulling, Sitting, Kneeling, Working on the ground, Working overhead, Working over, under, and around parts assemblies, Working with both hands overhead, Working in hot environments, Working in dusty environments, Working in noisy environments, Working in environments with dangerous and or objectionable fumes.
  • Working in the environment may lead to the possibility of electrical shock, burns, cuts, and bruises.
  • Ability to perform manual hammering operations with both chipping and sledge hammers.
  • Ability to manually file, sand, wire brush, parts, metals, and weldments.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. off of the ground up to 20” over their head.
  • Need to frequently perform tasks that may require heavy lifting and carrying heavy items, materials, equipment, and or projects weighting up to 100 lbs. with assistance.
  • Must be able to balance and push/pull an oxyacetylene cart which weighs approximately 200 lbs.
  • Must be able to manually control and operate an industrial angle grinder.
  • Must be able to carry long lengths of pipe, tubing, and angle iron with assistance.
  • Must be able to operate industrial metal fabrication equipment
  • Must be able to hand carry: steel plate, pipe, tubing, angle iron, channel, and sheet metals to and from industrial equipment for cutting, shearing, and fabrication.
  • Must be able to lite, adjust, and perform manual oxyacetylene torch flame cutting operations.
  • Must be able to pick up cut metal parts off of the ground and then transport across room.

 Essential Duties:
1. Teaches content and skills in Welding\Fabrication courses, utilizing curriculum designated by Bradley County Schools.
2. Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of Bradley County Schools.
3. Adapts Welding\Fabrication material and methods to develop relevant sequential assignments and lesson plans that guide and challenge students.
4. Develops lesson plans and supplementary materials compatible with the division’s basic instructional philosophy and congruent with course standards; provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student and subgroups of students.
5. Evaluates academic and social growth of students, prepares report cards, keeps appropriate records to include attendance reports, checklists, census forms, and other recordkeeping activities as necessary.
6. Encourages students to think independently and to express original ideas.
7. Evaluates each student’s progress in meeting the course standards for Welding\Fabrication skills.
8. Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment.
9. Communicates with parents and school counselors on student progress.
11. Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.
12. Administers testing in accordance with division testing practices.
13. Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.
14. Maintains professional competence by attending staff development programs, curriculum development meetings and other professional activities.
16. Creates an effective learning environment through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and activity/learning centers.
17. Performs other duties as assigned by principal or appropriate administrator.

Additional Duties
-  Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

-  Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.

FLSA Status:             Exempt

Posted By

Bradley County School District

800 South Lee HWY, Cleveland, TN 37311

Compare with State

Amount per Student

$8,554 (USD)

State Average: $9,312 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 4%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.06

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 874