Automotive Technology Teacher

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Position Areas
Career and Technical Education


Automotive Technology Teacher-High School (Secondary)

Position Purpose 
To develop students' interest, abilities, talents and skills for education and understanding by implementing district approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; developing lesson plans; modeling the necessary skills to performing assigned tasks; providing a safe and optimal learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc. 

Salary: $47,098-$72,855 (Commensurate with Experience)
Please visit the NCPS website to determine salary specifics according to the current salary scale:

Rideshare opportunities available*
*Not all positions will qualify, Rideshare limited to teachers living on South side of the CBBT

Position Title: Automotive Technology Teacher
Position is responsible for instructing secondary school students in the field of auto mechanics and creating a safe
and orderly learning environment. Position motivates students to develop an interest in and an appreciation of the
auto mechanics and small engines. Position develops knowledge, skills, and talents of students in the field of auto mechanics and small engines, utilizing a variety of instructional techniques appropriate to students’ interests and abilities
Reports To
Building Principal
  • Virginia State Certification as an Automotive Mechanics Teacher and NATEF or ASE certified.
  • Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation.
  • Bachelor’s from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment OR
  • Evidence of at least two years or 4,000 clock hours of satisfactory occupational experience within the past five years in the auto mechanics field
Performance Responsibilities
(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)
  1. Know and effectively communicate the Division philosophy and mission.
  2. Assist the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintain order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
  3. Participate in school management and share responsibility for the total school
  4. Attend staff meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
  5. Plan a program of study that, as much as possible, meet the needs, interests and abilities of students.
  6. Provide an instructional program to meet the needs of all students. Employ a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media to meet the needs and capabilities of the student or students involved.
  7. Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and in harmony with the goals, establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students.
  8. Establish learning objectives consistent with appraisal of student needs, requirements of NCPS curriculum framework and knowledge of human growth and development.
  9. Plan for regular timely parent communication.
  10. Establish outstanding relationships with students. 
  11. Plan engaging lessons (taught curriculum) that are aligned with the written and tested curriculum.
  12. Implement interventions for students who struggle with the taught and tested curriculum. 
  13. On a regular and consistent basis, meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
  14. Create a classroom environment that provides for student involvement in the learning process and enable each student to achieve learning objectives.
  15. Identify special needs and seek the assistance of Division specialists.
  16. Prepare for classes assigned and show written evidence of preparation in accordance with Division and State guidelines.
  17. Plan for and utilize instructional methods, resources and evaluation techniques which motivate and enable each student to achieve learning objectives.
  18. Take all necessary and safety precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
  19. Maintain accurate and complete records as required by law, NCPS policy and administrative regulation.
  20. Establish high expectations for academic success and classroom behavior.
  21. Make provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
  22. Exert leadership in working with school and Division staff.
  23. Assist in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
  24. Establish relationships with colleagues, students, parents and community which reflect recognition of and respect for every individual.
  25. Appraise his/her own effectiveness and demonstrate successful application of skills and information acquired to increase effectiveness. Strive to maintain and improve professional competence.
  26. Accept a share of responsibility for extra-curricular activities.
  27. Provide for professional growth through an ongoing program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced course work at institutions of higher learning.
  28. Perform such additional tasks and assume other responsibilities as may be assigned or delegated by school administrator.
Essential Functions
In addition to fulfilling all duties and expectations of any teacher in NCPS, this position requires:
  • Teaching the skills, knowledge, standards, and competencies for courses related to automotive technician education to students using the curriculum approved by NCPS, the VDOE, ASE and other accrediting organizations.
  • Knowledge and experience of systematically planning, executing, and evaluating individual and group instruction and effective organization and management of laboratory instruction in alignment with VDOE CTE programs leading to student’s participation in ASE certification;
  • Instructing students to safely and properly use related tools, equipment, and materials;
  • Evaluates student progress; provides students with prompt specific evaluative feedback; maintains appropriate records and prepares progress reports;
  • Establish and maintain ongoing relationships with the local automotive industry to develop training and/or employment opportunities for students; set up community classroom internships or coop placements with local employers; place students at worksites, monitor and document their progress; and maintain required documents and records;
  • Sponsorship and management of an active student organization program (SkillsUSA) that participates in local, state and national activities and competitions.  
  • Recruit and retain students.
  • Possesses ASE certification in at least four areas A4, A5, A6, and A8 of Automobile and Light Truck repair plus the ASE G1 certification in automobile and light truck repair;
  • Familiarity with NATEF and ASE industry standards for technicians and shops;
  • Proven track record of safety on the job and ability to implement necessary safety protocols;
Physical Requirements
  • Must have the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Exhibit manual dexterity to dial a telephone and to enter data into a computer.
  • See and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids.
  • Hear and understand speech at normal classroom levels, outdoors and on the telephone.
  • Speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in normal classrooms, outdoors, and on the telephone.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds the ability to bend, stoop, sit on the floor, climb stairs, walk and reach overhead.
  • Some teaching specialties (i.e., music, art, physical education, etc.) may require hearing, vision and physical coordination and/or exertion and effort in excess of those listed above.
  • Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.
Terms of Employment
Ten-month, eleven-month, or twelve-month year.
 Salary to be established by the School Board in accordance with the Teacher Salary Scale.
Job performance will be evaluated annually in accordance with the provisions of the School Board’s policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel.
Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were written out in this job description. Northampton County Public School reserves the right to update, revise or change this job description and related duties at any time.


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Northampton County Public Schools

7207 Young Street , Machipongo, VA 23405

At the following locations

Northampton High School

16041 Courthouse Rd. , Eastville, VA 23347