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• Provide quality instruction in a two-year construction program, both theoretical and practical.
• Understand and teach the following:
o Job site safety, including ladders and scaffolding
o Safe use and mastery of hand and power tools
o Types of wood, cuts, and fasteners
o Basic electrical and plumbing
o Print interpretation
o Site and building layout
o Deck building and wall framing
o Drywall tools, materials, and finishing
o Stairs layout and construction
o Interior doors and windows
o Siding and insulation
o Roofing systems, including roof shingles and application
o Various projects (pencil holder, keepsake box, birdhouse, outdoor bench, step stool, picnic table, shed, etc.)
• Provide continuous evaluation on an ongoing basis to students, offering constructive feedback to students to help them improve their skills.
• Implement the policies and procedures in place for the school.
• Maintain safe and sanitary practices followed for all students, instructors, and guests.
• Maintain student records and other paperwork associated with the course.
• Teach to all levels of student abilities and adjust subject matter as required.
• Project a professional image at all times.
• Support students as they apply, interview, and work.
• Work with employers and supervisors to evaluate and improve student performance.
• Other duties, as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND CRITICAL SKILLS:
• Knowledge of skill-building courses, including the fundamental concepts, knowledge, safety protocols, and hands-on techniques and skills needed for a variety of careers in the construction industry.
• Ability to prepare students for entry-level jobs and success in various construction careers, from skilled trades to project management.
• Basic computer skills.
• Problem solving skills.
• Critical thinking skills.
• Attention to detail.
• Knowledge of the technology used for the course.
• Good relationship and communication skills.
• Ability to connect with high school students and their families.
• Ability to multitask.
• Ability to work effectively with a team.