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CAREER & TECHNICAL FACULTY

SUMMARY:

The Career and Technical Faculty is responsible for instructing students in vocational education programs, developing or revising curriculum, maintaining classroom records, and conducting advisory committee meetings. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:

Instructs students in vocational education programs by lecturing in classroom and laboratory setting, developing and providing individual instruction as required, and arranging field trips and guest lectures.

Evaluates student performance by grading classroom work, observing laboratory skills, and counseling students on personal and educational problems.

Develops or revises vocational education curriculum by researching educational and professional material, reviewing and selecting textbooks, developing course outline and objectives, and preparing lesson plans and instructional aides.

Maintains classroom records, including attendance records, personnel data, competency files, progress reports, and graduate follow-ups.

Orders and/or requisitions and inventories supplies and equipment.

Assists in scheduling of classes and use of equipment and registration of students.

Conducts advisory committee meetings concerning curriculum, job vacancies, and student recruitment.

Prepares and presents information to public schools and civic organizations and sponsors student clubs and organizations.

Attends various workshops and conferences.

Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of the principles and practices of the vocational education program being taught. Knowledge of the functions, operations, and/or maintenance of the various equipment used in the program being taught. Ability to instruct students in a vocational education program. Ability to evaluate student performance and measure progress. Ability to develop or revise vocational education curriculum. Ability to prepare lesson plans and instructional aides. Ability to make written and oral presentations.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus seven years of experience in the vocational area being taught, or a related field.

       OR

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor


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