Summary:Provide instruction and assistance to students to facilitate their successful completion of training based upon the prescribed curriculum. In addition, Faculty are responsible for following daily lesson plans, maintaining communication with students, and providing prompt feedback on student progress.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Report to class at specified time and date, and facilitate class for the entire scheduled period. Must be fully prepared for each class with knowledge of the day’s lecture, all necessary supplies, materials and real-life application exercises, and familiar with all relevant software. Project voice in a clear, audible, and professional manner.
Create a learning environment where students are valued and encouraged to learn. Comments to the students are phrased in a positive, constructive manner, highlighting both strengths and areas of improvement needed.
Monitor and evaluate the students’ work against stated learning outcomes and works with the students so that a full achievement level is attained. Grade and return all assignments and assessments for student review within 24 hours.
Communicate with the Student Success Department regarding failing and/or absent students to assist with creating success plans.
Maintain student grades and document in Diamond SIS on a daily basis. Finalize grades as directed by Registrar.
Complete Mid Term Advising forms for each student half way through each scheduled course. Counsel students on their academic progress in the course and give guidelines for improvement when necessary.
Lead and conduct lectures and labs in accordance with the course schedule and lesson plans. Provide students with an understanding of how they will use the course material in a work environment by listing daily learning objectives (Why are we here today?, What are we going to accomplish today?, How is it relatable to the real world?) on the white board.
Maintain contacts with industry employers to stay current on training needs and industry developments. Conduct annual employer interviews and submit the Faculty Liaison Information Report Form to the Corporate Director of Education.
Communicate student or classroom issues to Supervisor. Contact absent students by telephone/text/Facebook/email. Notify Student Success Department and Supervisor daily with results of student contact due to absence. Document contact efforts in Diamond SIS.
Provide continuing written and verbal feedback to students regarding their academic and behavioral performance.
Monitor students currently on probation and provide additional assistance (i.e. tutoring) to ensure academic success. Follow student success plan and follow up with Student Success if necessary.
Ensure a professional work environment and safety in the classroom as it relates to OSHA regulations if applicable.
Enforce dress code policy, classroom rules, and professional behavior expectations.
Classroom is clean and organized at all times.
Participate in weekly faculty meetings, scheduled in-service meetings, and graduation ceremonies.
Provide faculty support when needed due to absences for classes or labs.
Maintain in-depth knowledge of current curriculum and obtain industry certifications as determined necessary by the institution to become competent and skilled in the courses taught.
In addition to faculty responsibilities, perform other duties on a regular basis as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities:This position includes supervisory responsibilities of the Teacher Assistant(s) when they are utilized in the classroom.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Positive interpersonal skills are required. Must prove ability in motivating and engaging students using effective written and oral communication skills. Must have basic computer skills and the ability to organize, prioritize, and manage time well.
Education and/or Experience:
Possess a degree related to major area of study being taught. Previous successful teaching experience and a minimum of an Associate degree is preferred.
In lieu of a formal degree and teaching experience, candidates may be considered to be qualified for this position if they have a High School Diploma, applicable industry certification, and industry work or teaching experience in their field of instruction.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
One or more industry certifications are required to demonstrate proficiency in the area of instruction or degree in a field related to the area of instruction.
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand and move about the classroom and/or lab. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision. The employee must be able to communicate electronically and verbally via telephone and face-to-face.
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 the essential functions.
The work performed is carried out in an office and classroom setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. There are limited environmental hazards.