Teacher – Carpentry – Carver College & Career Academy

Job title: Teacher – Carpentry – Carver College & Career Academy

Company: Chesterfield County Public Schools

Job description: General Description


Plans, delivers and evaluates instruction based upon specific standards and objectives established by CCPS and the Virginia Department of Education for the discipline of Carpentry within Trade and Industrial Education. Assists students in learning knowledge and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able and responsible citizens. Performs in compliance with instructional program guidelines and legal requirements of Carpentry curriculum the aligned career credential.

Teaches Carpentry content and workplace skills to high school students. Work is performed at the professional level within specific industry standards and guidelines. Students practice managerial, production, and service skills used in government, commercial, or independently owned construction industry occupations. Students plan, select, store, purchase, assemble, and construct products; study craft skills, and safety; the use and care of commercial equipment. Critical thinking, practical problem solving, and entrepreneurship opportunities within the field of carpentry are emphasized. Teachers highlight the basic skills of mathematics, science, and communication when appropriate in content.

Essential Job Functions

Essential Job Functions:

Develops and provides curriculum and instruction that aligns with the VDOE Carpentry program and the aligned career credential.

Works collaboratively in a technical center setting to develop work-based learning opportunities for students to meet the VDOE high quality work-based learning expectations.

Collaborates with outside agencies to develop work-based learning opportunities for students to meet the VDOE high quality work-based learning expectations.

Meets all career and technical education implementation requirements associated with the Carl D. Perkins Act implementation.

Leads as an advisor the career and technical student organization as associated with the aligned content area and VDOE.

Meets and instructs the student(s) in the locations and at the time designated.

Develops and maintains the physical environment of the classroom that is conducive to effective learning within the limits of resources provided by the system.

Prepares for classes assigned and shows evidence of preparation upon request of the immediate supervisor.

Demonstrates mastery of content area.

Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.

Plans and delivers appropriate curriculum content to students.

Assesses student learning on an ongoing basis and alters instruction to meet group/individual needs.

Uses the curriculum of the district to plan daily instructional activities.

Maintains order within the classroom setting in accordance with division guidelines regarding student behavior management.

Supervises students in non-classroom time (before school, after school, student activities, fire drills).

Collaborates with other faculty in planning and delivering instruction to students.

Attends and participates in faculty and department meetings.

Communicates regularly with parents.

Ensures compliance with existing applicable federal and state statutes and local policies, regulations and guidelines related to public schools.

Demonstrates commitment to improving professional competence.

Assesses student learning on an ongoing basis and alters instruction to meet group/individual needs.

Uses the curriculum of the district to plan daily instructional activities.

Performs other duties as required.

Report Preparation:

Work-based learning hours and academic attainment reports are required as related to job assignment.

Equipment Operation:

Uses standard office equipment and equipment related to education.


Contacts with all levels of CCPS personnel, various outside agencies, students, and parents

Decision Making:


Physical Demands:

Must have the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; exhibit manual dexterity to use a telephone, to enter data into a computer terminal; to see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids; hear, understand speech and speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly at normal levels indoors and on the telephone. Frequent walking, standing, light lifting up to 60 pounds, and other limited physical activities are required. Occasional travel with students on field trips may be necessary. Daily personal and close contact with children to provide classroom management and learning environment support is required. Regular contact with other staff members and parents is required.

Work Environment:

Duties performed typically in school settings to include; classroom, gym, cafeteria; auditorium; and recreational areas. The noise level is quiet to moderate.


Requires knowledge of the concepts, principles and methodologies of instruction. Requires general knowledge of academic curriculum for assigned classes. Demonstrated ability to develop instructional goals, to design and deliver instruction and to assess students’ learning. Demonstrated ability to communicate with others effectively, both orally and in writing. Demonstrated ability in decision-making, problem analysis, conflict resolution, interpersonal relationships, and planning.


Must hold or be eligible for a Virginia teaching license with an endorsement in the applicable subject area of Carpentry with an associated industry credential. Must maintain First Aid, CPR & AED certification. Prior experience teaching career and technical education in Carpentry safe and efficient use of commercial equipment is preferred. Must hold, or be able to obtain OSHA 30 and Train the Trainer Certification credential within the first year of employment.

Applicants considered for employment must successfully complete the following background investigations/tests:

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal History Investigation
  • State Police Criminal History Investigation
  • Child Protective Services ( CPS) Investigation
  • Tuberculosis Screening/Test

Chesterfield County Public Schools assures Equal Employment Opportunities for employees as required by Federal and State Orders and Laws. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks. This job description is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements. However, administration reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary. It is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position and does not imply an employment contract.

Expected salary: $52421 – 75743 per year

Location: USA

Job date: Tue, 19 Mar 2024 00:32:23 GMT

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