Building Construction Technology Instructor

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Newbern is accepting applications for the full-time position of Building Construction Technology Instructor.

Application Deadline: Review of application will commence immediately and will continue until position is filled.

Application Procedure: Please visit for a copy of the TCAT Newbern job application. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and application to:

Teresa Yates, Tennessee College of Applied Technology Newbern,
340 Washington Street, Newbern, TN 38059
EOE/Title IX/Title VI/ADA Employer
A Tennessee Board of Regents Institution

Required Qualifications

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED. Post-secondary credential in Building Construction Technology from an accredited institution is preferred. Associate Degree preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years of hands-on experience in the building construction field within the last five years.
  • Must possess all required licensures, certifications, and/or accreditation for the field or the ability to become certified and licensed within twelve (12) calendar months.
  • Must possess computer skills.
  • Prior teaching or evidence of ability to teach students is a plus.
  • Must have the ability to establish and maintain an effective interpersonal working relationship with students, faculty, staff, the general public, and business and industry.
  • Must show evidence of good character and mature attitude.
  • Must be willing to remain current in the instructional field.
  • Must possess organizational and communication skills necessary to be an effective teacher.


  • Must possess extensive knowledge, skills, and experience to provide effective instruction in the areas including, but not limited to carpentry, plumbing, electrical, brick/block laying, construction math, worker ethics, and safety.
  • Ability to administer written and performance tests to measure progress and maintain student records and attendance in a timely manner.
  • Provide technical instruction relevant to the actual work environment using the prescribed program curriculum.
  • Exercise methods of recruitment and retention of students.
  • Ensure efficient and safe delivery of instruction to students.
  • Perform related tasks and other duties as assigned. 

Salary Range

Commensurate with education and experience and according to salary guidelines established by the Tennessee Board of Regents.