Welding Technology Dual Enrollment Instructor - Ripley High School

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Northwest is accepting applications for the position of Welding Technology Dual Enrollment Instructor located at Ripley High School. 

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

Application Procedure: Please visit https://tcatnorthwest.edu/about/jobs-and-employment for the TCAT Northwest employment application.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and application to: 

Latia Smith, Tennessee College of Applied Technology Northwest
1600 Highway 51 S
Covington, TN 38019
EOE/Title IX/Title VI/ADA Employer
A Tennessee Board of Regents institution

Required Qualifications

High school diploma, technical diploma, or equivalent higher education in a related field.
Teaching experience preferred.
Minimum of five years' related work experience.
Must be proficient in Oxyacetylene cutting, Plasma Cutting, Oxyacetylene Welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW).

  • Must possess the organizational and communications skills necessary to be an effective teacher.
  • Be willing to learn and use individualized instructional techniques.
  • Maintain personal credentialing and certification in related field as required.
  • Must have effective ability to utilize Microsoft Office programs; audio/visual equipment and software; and working knowledge of maintaining student records and/or sensitive information.


  • Provide instruction to students in all areas of the Welding Technology program curriculum.
  • Monitor, grade and evaluate individual students' progress.
  • Maintain appropriate records and submit timely reports.
  • 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.