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Driving Teacher part-time

Company: Pinellas Driving School
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

*Driving Teacher - 8-9 lessons per week (20 hours)*

Pinellas Driving School has an opening for a part-time behind-the-wheel driving instructor to work in Pinellas County either south of Ulmerton Road, covering areas such as St. Petersburg, Seminole, downtown, Pinellas Point, and the beaches or north of Ulmerton Road covering areas such as Clearwater, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, and Oldsmar.

Pinellas Driving School, LLC is a local company that is owner-operated. We are growing rapidly and are ready to expand. The ideal candidates know they enjoy teaching and have a specific interest in helping train safe and confident drivers. They have excellent people-skills and enjoy working with all ages, in particular teens and young adults. They are able to communicate clearly and precisely both verbally and in writing. They are calm, and able to adapt instructional style per student needs. They are organized and able to maintain a schedule independently. They are willing to prepare for, and complete, temporary online certification training and, when available, the full 3-day Florida State Driving Instructor Certification Course in Orlando. Living within Pinellas County is preferred as well.

*Duties and Responsibilities*
* Provide driving instruction to students of all ages and skill levels
* Courteous and respectful interaction with students and parents, and other drivers.
* Professional presentation as a representative of Pinellas Driving School - both face-to-face and on-the-road
* Keep driver education cars neat, clean, and smoke-free
* Complete all student records and other administrative tasks within specified time limits

*Requirements*
* Prior experience with teaching, coaching, training, or provision of some type of instruction or supervision (even "parenting"). We work with students of all ages, so experience working with teens/young adults is a plus.
* Availability of approximately 20 hours per week to include 5-7 hours on Saturdays, and some holidays. Some flexibility is offered beyond that.
* At least 8 years as a fully-licensed driver in the U.S.
* Valid Florida driver's license with no accidents, no DUIs, and no more than 2 moving violations in the past 5 years
* Pass finger-printed background check
* Substance-free work environment. Must be able to pass drug-screening.
* Demonstrate ability to confidently and safely drive within city traffic with utmost courtesy while obeying all traffic laws and customs.
* Demonstrate ability to recognize and verbalize potential hazards and corrective action for any situation.
* Demonstrate ability to maneuver a car in heavy traffic, tight spaces, and all forms of parking.
* Be able to pass a strict driving skills evaluation.
* Obtain and maintain Florida Driving Instructor training and certification
* Must have cell phone, internet access, and basic computer skills
* Mask use is optional (both instructor and student) until company policy changes (which may go beyond local ordinances).

*Compensation*
* We schedule and pay by the lesson. Each lesson is 2 hours and 15 minutes, which is 90 minutes of instruction with the student and 45 minutes for travel between lessons and lesson planning/documentation.
* To ensure quality of lessons we limit instructors to three lessons per day.
* Starting wage after certification is $45.00 per lesson completed (that's $20/hr)
* During training and pre-certification, $15/hr
* Opportunities for bonus pay
* Certification Bonus of $1,000 after 6 months of successful teaching as a certified instructor.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $18,000.00 - $20,000.00 per year

Benefits:
* Flexible schedule
Schedule:
* Holidays
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability
Supplemental pay types:
* Bonus pay
* Tips

COVID-19 considerations:
Mask use is optional (both instructor and student) until company policy changes (which may go beyond local ordinances). Hand sanitizer and car disinfectant protocol to be followed.

License/Certification:
* Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: On the road%58047475%

Keywords: Pinellas Driving School, St. Petersburg , Driving Teacher part-time, Professions , Saint Petersburg, Florida

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