Truck Driving Instructor (Part-Time)

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Newbern is accepting applications for a Truck Driving Instructor (Part-Time) offering certificate programs in the field of commercial truck driver education for truck driver trainees and continuing education for existing drivers, commercial driver’s license (CDL) testing, and driver placement assistance.

Salary:  Commensurate with education and experience according to the Tennessee Board of Regents and Tennessee College of Applied Technology guidelines.

 Application Process: Send Cover Letter, Resume, Transcript, and TCAT Newbern application (available online at to:


Tennessee College of Applied Technology Newbern

Attn: Teresa Yates

340 Washington Street

Newbern, TN  38059



EOE/AA/Title IX/Title VI/ADA Employer

A Tennessee Board of Regents Institution

Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of three years current truck driving experience, High School Diploma or equivalent required
Must possess a current Class A CDL with good driving record
Mandatory D.O.T. physical and drug testing guidelines apply
Must have desire to teach and show evidence of teaching ability
Must have good communication and organizational skills
Must provide certification of Truck Driver training
Must have ability to interact with adult students
Must show evidence of good character, mature attitude, and stable personality
Must possess computer skills
Must have ability to complete reports/paperwork and meet deadlines


General Duties:

The instructor should have the knowledge, training and ability to teach all phases of the truck driving curriculum in a post-secondary college setting.  This includes theoretical and performance skills.
Instruct, monitor, grade, and evaluate individual student’s progress.
Maintain appropriate records and submit timely reports.
Oversee and assist with managing preventative maintenance for truck fleet
Develop and maintain a strong advisory committee.
Other duties include professional development, student recruiting, job placement, and functioning as a liaison between business and industry.

Salary Range

Salary: Commensurate with experience, education, and training.