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Part-Time Driverís Education Instructor (Hart)
Job#: 464645
Positions: 1
Job Type: Part Time
Location: Hart County
Department: Economic Development
Category: Faculty
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Job Description

Athens Technical College in Athens, Georgia seeks a part-time Driver’s Education Instructor for Hart County.

Under general supervision, the Drivers Education Instructor will be responsible for instructing Drivers’ Education classes according to Joshua’s Law and the requirements set forth by the Georgia Department of Driver Services and the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate, teach and assist students in the classroom and on both the driving range and over the road in developing skills necessary to obtain a Class C Driver’s License.
  • Assess students’ skills, knowledge and/or abilities pertaining to driving to provide feedback to students and administration.
  • Collaborate with a variety of parties to improve the quality of student outcomes, develop solutions and plan curriculum.
  • Coordinate the Driver’s Education program to ensure the availability of items while meeting grant/program guidelines.
  • Instruct students (e.g. car control, defensive driving strategies, handling emergencies, driving in adverse conditions, auto safety, etc.)
  • Manage student behavior to ensure a safe and optimal learning environment.
  • Participate in a variety of trainings, meetings, and seminars to convey and/or gather information required to perform functions.
  • Prepare instructional materials, documents, and a variety of manual and electronic files and records (e.g. grades, attendance, pass/fail reports) for the purpose of implementing lesson plans and documenting student progress while providing necessary information to appropriate parties.
  • Provide appropriate time and/or schedules for drivers training and timely report incidents. 

Conditions of Employment:

  • Upon completion of the selection process, the selected candidate will be provided a written contingent offer of employment which communicates that the offer is contingent upon the candidate meeting all of the following terms and conditions:
  • Must become a certified Driver Education Instructor by successfully completing the DDS-provided online   training and passing the Driver Education Instructor examination on the content of Joshua’s Law, the Teenage and Adult Driver Responsibility Act (TADRA), and the Georgia driver’s manual.
  • Undergo a motor vehicle records check and meet the driving standards established in the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Driver Qualification Procedure and accompanying DDS requirements.
  • Undergo a state and national criminal history records check and meet the employment standards outlined in the TCSG Background Investigations Procedure and accompanying DDS requirements.
  • Undergo a physical examination and be certified by the examining physician as meeting the requirements for service as a Driver Education Instructor.
  • Undergo and receive a negative finding/result on a five (5) panel drug test.

*Class time schedule varies, but classes will take place in the afternoons between the hours of 3:30 pm-7:30 pm, Monday – Thursday (No Friday, Saturday or Sunday classes).

*This is a part-time position and does not include benefits, and work hours will not exceed 19.5 hours per week. Salary is commensurate with education and work experience.

Deadline to apply is February 21, 2018 at 4:30 pm.


Minimum Qualifications:

Applicant MUST be 21 years of age, have a High School Diploma or GED, *AND* have a valid driving license. 

Preferred Qualifications:

A background in driver’s education which includes a combination of classroom, driving range, and over-the-road instruction in the safe operation of a motor vehicle and the availability to instruct in the afternoons.

Physical Demands: Work is typically performed in a classroom environment with intermittent sitting, standing or walking in various settings.  Work is also performed in a Driver Education equipped vehicle, which would require sitting for extended periods.  The employee occasionally lifts or moves objects of a light to medium weight, up to 25 pounds.  The ability to speak clearly, hear and understand at a normal conversational level is required.  Full range of hand and finger motion is required for data entry purposes. 

To apply, click "Apply to This Job" and submit your cover letter, resume/vita, three (3) professional references, unofficial transcripts and any related training certificates.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Official copies of transcripts may be sent directly to:
Athens Technical College, Attn: Human Resources, 800 U.S. Highway 29 N, Athens, GA 30601 or send electronically to

**Employment is contingent based upon successful completion of appropriate background checks.

As set forth in its student catalog, Athens Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law).


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