Job Title: Teacher Automotive Services

Reports to:School-Based Administrator
Typical Schedule:196 days/7.5 hours
Bargaining Unit:USEP INS


Job Code:TBD
Salary Schedule:INST


Responsible for organizing and implementing an instructional program aligned with academic standards for automotive students and meeting the duties of teaching as outlined in laws and policies.


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Organize and implement best practices for instructional/technical programs to enhance student learning and prepare students to be college, career, and life ready.
  2. Plan and provide instruction that provides the technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare students for postsecondary education and careers in the automotive industry.
  3. Design career and/or technical education programs to enhance academic, career, and technical skills.
  4. Develop and use ongoing assessments to monitor student progress and adjust curriculum and instruction where needed to enhance the learning process.
  5. Provide feedback to students and parents regarding student progress and maintain appropriate student records.
  6. Provide instruction that includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the students’ academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning, problem-solving, work attitudes, and occupation-specific skills.
  7. Comply with personal and environmental safety practices associated with clothing; eye protection; hand tools; power equipment; proper ventilation; and the handling, storage, and disposal of chemicals/materials in accordance with local, state, and federal safety and environmental regulations.
  8. Collaborate with career and technical education teachers, industry experts, and other district personnel in planning, integrating, and developing educational programs.
  9. Attend a minimum 20 hours of recognized automotive industry technical update training annually, and continue other professional growth and development activities
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.


Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Knowledge of federal and state laws related to career and technical education
  • Background and working knowledge of the automotive service industry
  • Ability to perform physical duties relating to daily activities and/or curriculum
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, orally and in writing, including electronic media.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, manage, and carry out duties efficiently within established timeframes.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience in the field of auto mechanics
  • Minimum 6 years of related occupational experience (post-secondary education may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis; e.g. 2 year degree and 4 years of related experience; or 4 year degree and 2 years related experience)


  • Valid Florida Educator’s Certificate or district-issued Career and Technical certification
  • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certifications in Auto Maintenance and Light Repair, Brakes, Suspension and Steering, and Electrical/Electronic Systems. All four certifications are required.


  • Teaching experience
  • Working knowledge of the transportation, distribution, and logistics career cluster




Very Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk and hear; stand and walk; use hands/fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

Noise: The worker is subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.

Vibration: The worker is subject to vibration. There is exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body.

Hazards: The worker is subject to hazards. This includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places and exposure to high heat or chemicals.

Atmospheric Conditions: The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions. One or more of the following conditions affect the respiratory systems or the skin: fumes, odors, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.

Oils: The worker is subject to oils. There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.


  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc. Tools and equipment related to the automotive industry such as a wheel balance machine, tire changer, lifts, jacks, wrenches, lathe, grinders, air compressors, etc.


Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Teacher Automotive Services;   EST: September 16, 2014;   REV: n/a;   Board Approved: September 16, 2014