Jan 13, 2024

Behind the Wheel Instructor

  • TrulyHired
  • Stafford, VA 22554, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

Job Title: Behind the Wheel Instructor

Location: School Based Staff

Pay Grade: Unified Scale U070

Work Calendar: 10 month - 185 day employee

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


Under the supervision of the building administrator, this position assists in achieving teaching objectives by working with individual students to help them master the skills necessary in behind-the-wheel driver training.


Maintain student progress for behind-the-wheel instruction
  • Schedules students in behind-the-wheel training by age and classroom grade.
  • Receipts tuition fees; and submits copies of records to finance office.
  • Develops lesson plans for and provides instruction in areas of safety and proper use of automatic and manual transmission vehicles.
  • Provides multi-car range and on-street instruction.
  • Evaluates students' progress; transfers grades to base teachers and issues Driver Education Certificates after successful completion of road test.
  • Completes and issues temporary licenses on a weekly basis.
  • Educates parents on the graduated licensing requirements.
Maintain vehicles and participate in events
  • Ensures maintenance of Driver Education vehicles.
  • Participates in the organization and supervision of the Driver Education Rodeo or any other special County event which focuses on teen driving.
  • Attends and participates in the Partners for Safe Teen Driving meetings - one meeting per semester.
Support and demonstrate core values of school and Stafford County Public Schools
  • Engage in ongoing professional development relevant to position.
  • Respond promptly and thoroughly to written and oral requests for information.
  • Maintain a clean, neat appearance, appropriate to position.
  • Maintain a record of appropriate attendance and punctuality.
  • Serve as a role model for students, colleagues, and the general public.
  • Work in close harmony with colleagues, supervisors, and co-workers.
  • Comply with all District and School policies and regulations, including but not limited to guidelines for confidentiality.
  • Perform other related duties as required/assigned.
  • High School Diploma or its equivalent.
  • Three (3) years of related work experience.
  • At least 21 years of age and hold a current/valid Virginia Driver's License with five (5) year driving record and experience upon which the Department of Motor Vehicles has taken no corrective action.
  • Provide a copy of DMV record upon appointment and annually thereafter.
  • Knowledge
    • Completed the Driver's Education Training Program consisting of 96 clock hours as approved by the Department of Education: Basic Driver Education - 48 hours (including multi-media instruction and evaluation) and Methods of Teaching - 48 hours (including in-car instruction). Additional hours will be required if individual is to teach multiple-car range or simulation.
  • Skills
    • Five (5) year driving record and experience upon which the Department of Motor Vehicles has taken no corrective action.
  • Abilities
    • Work cooperatively in a team environment to meet goals
    • Organize and perform work independently
    • Meet deadlines for all work even when working on multiple projects
    • Show sustained effort and enthusiasm in quality and quantity of work
  • Work environment is mixed indoor and outdoors, with moderate, temperatures that are subject to extreme hot or cold, and no exposure to chemicals or other negative air quality elements.
  • The work is light work, requiring exertion of up to 20 pounds of force to move or lift objects.
  • The following physical and mental abilities are representative of those expected to complete the essential functions of the job: standing for prolonged periods; sitting for prolonged periods; operating motor vehicles or heavy equipment; moving the hands, wrists, or fingers repetitively; moving with force on the back or lower body repetitively; feeling, grasping, or holding objects by hand; identifying colors visually; identifying objects in low light or distant conditions; communicating via spoken language; communicating via written language; perceiving sounds; making decisions using logic and rational thinking.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations shall be made, as required by law, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.

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 actually written out in this job description.

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