Job Posting Description, Building Trades Teacher
Contact Information
Human Resources Department
215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (4th Floor)
South Bend, IN 46601
Job Locations
Career Tech Ed.
Application Open: 02/24/2021, Filing Deadline: (none)
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 Job # Description
264 Building Trades Teacher

Position Title:          Building Trades Teacher

Salary Range:            Teacher Contract

Contract Length:   

Teacher Contract plus 2 weeks (one week prior to the start of school and one week at the end of the school year.

Position Summary:     

This position requires a qualified Career and Technical Education Trade and Industrial Building Trades Technology instructor or an individual with a minimum of three years of occupational related experience who will successfully develop and implement all aspects of the Construction Trades II with students.

Immediate Supervisor:    Director, Career & Technical Education 

Job Description:

  • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and develop workplace attitudes
  • Differentiate instruction to meet individual student learning styles
  • Update the curriculum to meet changing IN state standards for Construction Trades II
  • Update the curriculum to meet current industry standards and NCCER dual credit requirements
  • Include a unit on safety and OSHA standards within the curriculum
  • Work in coordination with the South Bend ConTech Board of Directors and attend monthly board meetings   
  • Participate in Career and Technical Education events
  • Provide appropriate instruction for students to earn dual credits with post-secondary institutions
  • Provide instruction in all phases of the building trades industry as a home is built from beginning to end
  • Communicate regularly with parents and provide opportunities for parent involvement
  • Maintain open communication with administrators of all high schools in regard to grades, attendance, and behavior
  • Manage the behavioral, social, and emotional issues of a diverse ethnic/racial student population
  • Integrate writing and math skills into the construction trades curriculum
  • Actively participate in ongoing curriculum development
  • Demonstrate experience implementing innovative instructional programs
  • Flexible, positive, and proactive in the ability to manage a 3-hour instructional block.
  • Ability to maintain safety and organization on the home build work site.


  • Must hold a valid Indiana vocational license in Trade and Industrial Building Trades Technology or have three years experience in building trades and be able to qualify for a vocational certification.
  • Must be able to obtain, at a minimum, an Indiana Occupational (Workplace) Specialist I teacher license.  Individuals may qualify for an occupational teaching license based upon three years (6000 hours) of directly related work experience within the field within the past five years.  A traditional teaching license is desirable but is not required.
  • Prior teaching experience in urban education preferred but not required
  • Organizational skills required
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with students, faculty and administration.
  • Knowledge in the use of the Google Suite Professional Software


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