Part-time Manufacturing Technology (Building Construction) Dual Enrollment Instructor

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Ripley is accepting applications for the position of Adjunct Manufacturing Technology (Building Construction Technology) Dual Enrollment Instructor located at Ripley High School. The part-time position hours will be based on a block schedule. The hours will either be 8:00 am – 11:00 am or 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm. This is a grant-funded position.

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

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

Marcy Johnson, Tennessee College of Applied Technology Ripley
127 Industrial Drive, Ripley, TN
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 preferred. Associate Degree preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years 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 effective interpersonal working relationship with students, faculty, staff, 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 record 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.