CDL/PTD Instructor – Horn Lake, MS

Full Time
Horn Lake
Posted 12 months ago

CDL/PTD Instructor

Delta Technical College, an established career college with campuses throughout the Midwest and Mississippi Delta region, is seeking day and evening CDL/PTD Instructors for our Horn Lake, Mississippi campus.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to train students for entry level employment in the workforce. The CDL/PTDInstructor will teach students in a classroom as well as a hand- on driving setting. Delta Technical College believes that hands-on learning is the greatest benefit that instructors can provide to its students

Job Duties:

  • Adhere to approved policies and procedures in the conduct of all instructional activities.
  • Develop instructional plans and manage the daily routines of a competency-based education.
  • Be efficient with planning time by using that time to make copies, lesson plans, posting attendance and grades.
  • Begin class on time in an orderly, organized fashion.
  • Provide an appropriate, intellectually stimulating instruction, based on the unique abilities of each student.
  • Be courteous to and approachable by students.
  • Supervise and coordinate class/range activities.
  • Assess students’ progress in achieving requirements in theory and practice through classroom and range activities.
  • Use effective motivation to help stimulate a personal desire to learn the curriculum.
  • Assist with disciplinary actions related to students’ academics, attendance or conduct.
  • Provide additional assistance to students who may be struggling.
  • Assist with placement of students, offering reference letters and resources for student placements.
  • Attend Professional Advisory Board Meetings, Graduation Ceremonies, monthly program and staff meetings, open houses, “instructor training”, and other required functions.


  • Must have a valid state issued Commercial Drivers’ License.
  • Must have a current Medical DOT Card.
  • Relevant qualifications, training, and experience in the field of CDL, which must include, at a minimum, three-five years of work experience in the field.
  • A clean Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) and successful completion of a background check.
  • Have strong organizational skills and a genuine sensitivity to the needs of the students.
  • Knowledgeable of the course content and proficient in all skills taught within the program.
  • Competent, as evidenced by satisfactory performance of skills, of all competencies taught in curriculum.
  • Preparation in educational theory and techniques preferred. This can include formal education, continuing education and/or in-service education.
  • Have a professional attitude and manner that reflects the high standards of MTI and the program you represent.
  • Join or maintain membership to a professional organization pertaining to the professional responsibilities of MTI and attend conferences for this professional organization as needed.
  • Maintain CEU’s as required by your professional organization.

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