Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing CTE Teacher

Job | Posted 20 days ago
Start Date
Position Areas
Career and Technical Education


Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing CTE Teacher

Primary Purpose:

The Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Instructor is responsible for providing theory and hands-on instruction to high school students to prepare them for employment in the field. Areas of instruction include basic safety, hand tools, power tools, materials handling, plan codes and layout, conduit bending, plumbing, pressure systems, drain, waste and vent, electrical and plumbing rough-in and finish. The MEP Instructor must monitor, grade, and evaluate individual student progress, maintain student records, maintain appropriate documentation, submit timely reports, and assist in recruitment of new students and placement of graduates. The MEP Instructor must also maintain good public relations with business and industry, maintain an active advisory committee and cooperate with outside agencies. This position will also supervise and follow-up on students participating in pre-apprenticeships and Work-Based Learning.


Associate’s degree or high school diploma/GED and equivalent wage-earning experience as required by certification
Bachelor’s degree (preferred)
Meets requirement to obtain a valid Tennessee Occupational Education License
Demonstrated competency in the career and technical education subject area assigned
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of career and technical education subject assigned
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Ability to oversee student field experiences in career area assigned
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Student teaching, approved internship, or two to five years of wage-earning experience in the area of certification as required for license.

Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Instructional Strategies

1. Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required. Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in individual student differences.
2. Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, equipment, and technology that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned and present subject matter according to guidelines established by the State Board of Education, board policies, and administrative procedures.
3. Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities.
4. Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curriculum as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
5. Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
6. Plan and assign work to instructional aide(s) and volunteer(s) and oversee completion.
Student Growth and Development
7. Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
8. Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.
9. Present a positive role model for students; support mission of school district.
Classroom Management and Organization
10. Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
11. Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
12. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
13. Assist in selecting books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
14. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
15. Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with parents, students, colleagues, and community members.
Professional Growth and Development
16. Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
17. Comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
18. Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
19. Comply with federal, state, and local regulations related to the occupational area assigned.
20. Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Direct the work of assigned instructional aide(s).

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Tools/Equipment Used: Personal computer; standard instructional equipment
Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: Frequent walking
Lifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds); may lift and move text books and classroom equipment
Environment: Work inside, may work inside and outside; regular exposure to noise
Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; work prolonged or irregular hours
This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

FLSA Status:       Exempt

Posted By

Bradley County Schools

800 South Lee Highway , Cleveland, TN 37311

At the following locations

PIE Center

2181 Parker Street NE , Cleveland, TN 37311