- Coordinates with CTTA Office for scheduling CTTA courses to instruct.
- Is available for instructing CTTA classes evenings and weekends, travel is required.
- Qualifies to teach each course through an Instructor Training Evaluation process coordinated by CTTA office.
- Communicates with local CTTA Host Volunteers for class set up and equipment coordination.
- Whenever possible, promotes the benefits of CTTA training to all industry segments, including towing companies, collision repair businesses, insurance offices, vendors, and career and technical schools.
- Prepares for each class by ordering materials, reviewing CTTA course content, including any course updates with adequate time allowed for shipping and support.
- Constantly improves technical knowledge in subject area of courses taught.
- Constantly improves presentation skills to better deliver material, avoid distractions, and enhance each individual’s learning experience.
- Constantly improves training skills, including the use of questions, effective answers to questions, and group exercises.
- Develops or obtains props that are relevant to the material and address hands-on learning styles.
- Conducts CTTA classes in a live classroom environment, which includes starting on time, managing breaks, and ending on time.
- Verifies, completes and submits CTTA class attendance form, tests and other class documents to CTTA in a timely manner.
- Administers CTTA Test according to test proctoring requirements.
- May be asked to attend training sessions, pilot classes, or other activities.
- Be willing to teach and/or mentor other instructors.
- Education includes ability to read and interpret documents, including technical data, safety rules, vehicle codes and procedure manuals. Experience includes technical knowledge as well as the ability to speak effectively in interpersonal situations and with groups of people.A high school education is required, teaching experience is a plus. Skills in math, reading, and science are expected as they relate to towing principals, vehicle systems, manufacturer’s procedures, and rigging strategies.
- Extensive knowledge and experience in specific course subject matter is required. A current position in the towing industry directly involved with the course material is preferred. Ongoing training is expected.
- A CTTA Instructor must be able to manage a classroom environment including disruptions, disabilities, and equipment problems. Delivering a CTTA class to the towing industry requires presenting material and answering questions from a neutral stance.
- A CTTA Instructor must respond to all student learning needs, including both inexperienced and advanced individuals in the same class. Appropriate training techniques must be incorporated for the best learning experience for each student. Effective use of questioning techniques, real-life examples, and computer technology is essential.
- A CTTA Instructor must enjoy teaching towing and recovery procedures and working with students in a classroom environment. Self-confidence, good public speaking skills, and a talent for making the subject interesting are essential. He or she must be patient, observant, and helpful with the wide range of student abilities.
- In addition, they must be self-motivated and able to work with no direct supervision. They must be detail oriented for managing their own material orders, classroom setup, and paperwork.
- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Job Type: Part-time
- High school or equivalent
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