Unicoi County Schools
  • 17-Feb-2023 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Erwin, TN, USA
  • Full Time

*HVAC - Mechanical, Electrical, & Plumbing program of study designed to prepare students for careers in residential and commercial heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration.


  • Minimum Education requirements:
    • High school diploma or above
  • Occupational Work Experience:
    • Five years of full time work experience out of the past eight years
    • Applicants must provide verification of work experience in the endorsement area
  • Industry Certification:
    • S. Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship, Certificate of Completion of Apprenticeship or HVAC Excellence Certification
    • Applicants must provide verification of industry certification
  • Pathway options:
    • Associate's degree in building construction and one year of work experience in endorsement area and industry certification
    • Bachelor's degree in building constructions and industry certification

Upon employment, the successful applicant must pursue valid TN Teaching Licensure, which requires at least twelve credit hours at an accredited postsecondary institution and passing the required Praxis exam(s).

Essential Functions:

The following functions are normal for this position. These functions are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Design lessons based on the Tennessee Department of Education Curriculum Standards for the assigned subject area and courses;
  • Use various instructional strategies and groupings to support students' mastery of standards and skill attainment in the subject area;
  • Prepare for assigned courses and shows evidence of preparation (lesson and unit plans) upon request by the immediate supervisor;
  • Instruct all assigned classes at designated meeting location and time;
  • Administer assessments to evaluate students' progress on a regular basis;
  • Analyze individual student data to plan and modify instruction to meet individual student needs;
  • Develop a classroom environment conducive to learning;
  • Encourage students to maintain standards of classroom behavior;
  • Assist in upholding and enforcing all school rules, board policies, and administrative regulations and procedures;
  • Communicate students' progress regularly with parents;
  • Provide availability outside of the instructional school day for educational purposes to both students and parents when requested to do so;
  • Attend and participate in all assigned departmental meetings, professional development sessions, educational conferences, and faculty meetings;
  • Maintain accurate and complete records as required by law, board policy, and administrative regulations and procedures;
  • Provide detailed plans for substitute teachers including lessons, assignments, student expectations, and emergency procedures (fire drill, lockdown, etc.);
  • Supervise students at school-related functions including on and off campus activities;
  • Represent the school and community in a positive manner; and
  • Perform other work-related duties as assigned.

Content Specific Functions:

  • Teach skills and knowledge in HVAC instruction to secondary students, utilizing the Tennessee State Standards and Curriculum
  • Provide learning experiences which provide students with an opportunity to develop specific academic, technical, and 21st century skills necessary to be successful in career and in life
  • Instructs and assesses each pupil's progress in comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing the target language and in cultural knowledge, in relationship to the level being taught
  • Ensure adherence to all safety standards and practices, including oversight, care, and maintenance of facilities, equipment, and materials

Temperament (Personal Traits):

  1. Adaptability in performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure
  2. Adaptability in accepting responsibility for the direction, control, or planning of an activity
  3. Adaptability in dealing with students, families, and colleagues
  4. Adaptability in making generalizations, evaluations, and decisions

General Requirements:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so assigned.

Please note:

  • Approved applicants must hold proper credentials and certification.
  • Applicants who meet certification/endorsement requirements may be interviewed for open positions.
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