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HVAC Instructor

HVAC Instructor

Job Description

Our customer-driven employees are what set us apart. Each teacher, administrator, and staff member is essential to providing excellent service and producing graduates the business community would be pleased to employ. The optimal Instructor-HVAC candidate will be responsible for instructing the HVAC program with our student body at our Beaumont, TX Campus.


Adjunct Instructor

FLSA: Exempt/Adjunct

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.


Under the supervision of the Program Director, an adjunct faculty member plans and implements approved curriculum and educational programs for students within their qualifying area of expertise. Adjunct instructors teach one class per grading period. An exception to the one class rule can be made a maximum of three times per year but cannot be done in consecutive grading periods.


A. Classroom

1. Develop and present curriculum as stated in the course syllabus based on state and federal accreditation and department criteria.

2. Develop and prepare lesson plans and materials prior to each class using various teaching methodologies appropriate for the specific course and content.

3. Distribute and explain course syllabus, addendum, and related policies and procedures to students during the first scheduled class session.

4. Conduct classroom learning experiences with applicable procedures by:

1. Serving as moderator/facilitator

2. Presenting lectures and demonstrations

3. Conducting approved field trips

4. Hosting guest speakers

5. Providing other activities as appropriate.

5. Prepare, administer, and grade evaluations based upon course objectives and provide feedback to students in a timely manner.

6. Achieve established results while maintaining college standards of student satisfaction, discourage student withdrawal, and maintain satisfactory retention by:

1. Identifying at risk students

2. Reporting attendance/academic concerns promptly

3. Providing a caring and supportive learning environment

4. Relating current learning to students career and employer expectations

5. Providing tutoring and advising as necessary.

7. Begin and end each class at the designated times, providing a full period of meaningful instruction with a 10 minute break per every 50 minutes of instruction.

8. Leave the classroom or laboratory clean, organized, and ready for the next user.

9. Call students who are absent two or more days and submit written reports of pertinent information to the Program Director/Director of Education.

10. If online instructor, observe and follow all policies as outlined for online instructors.

B. Curriculum

1. Participate to maintain up-to-date curriculum.

2. Encouraged to attend bi-annual program advisory board meetings.

C. Administrative

1. Attend new instructor training, departments meetings, graduation, and other training as needed or requested.

2. Attend in-services and complete professional development requirements in accordance with school policy and practices in line with the instructor’s professional development plan.

3. Maintain professional certification as required by the field.

4. Maintain accurate attendance, evaluation records, and grades, and submit according to campus guidelines.

5. Dress and act professionally in accordance with employee expectations.

6. Return calls and respond appropriately and promptly to requests for assistance.

7. Check for campus communication multiple times per day and respond within 24 hours; meet deadlines as assigned.

8. Maintain classroom equipment and supplies as directed.

9. Maintain student confidentiality as outlined by FERPA regulations.

10. Limit absences with arrangements made for substitution.

D. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


Core Instructors: Associate’s Degree and nine semester credit hours or twelve quarter credit hours in the subject area to be taught and two years of related practical experience or an Associate’s Degree and four years of related practical experience. All experience must be attained within the ten years immediately preceding employment by the school.

Qualifications include, but are not limited to:


  • 5 years or more experience in HVAC/R
  • NATE certified
  • Experience and proficiency with installation and repair on all types commercial and residual of air conditioning, heating, refrigeration work including ice machines
  • Excellent problem resolution skills
  • Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills

In exceptional cases, evidence of outstanding experience and skills in the technical field may be considered in lieu of formal academic requirements. Exceptions must be approved by the Corporate Director of Education prior to hire/term start.


 Ability to evaluate, design, and implement curriculum, testing, and/or teaching methodologies.

 Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.

 Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.

 Ability to adapt readily to change.

 Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

 Knowledge of teaching methods, curriculum, and education programs.

 Teaching and facilitation skills.

 Ability to teach and control the behavior of students.

    Knowledge of academic and/or vocational education curricula.

 Knowledge of and ability to apply relevant current education methodologies.

 Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.


 Work is normally performed in a typical interior/classroom work environment.

 Light physical effort. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 10 pounds.

 Must be able to stand or walk for entire class periods (approx. 4.5 hours).


Reports to the Director of Education

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Part-Time
Job Type Education, Skilled Labor - Trades, Installation - Maint - Repair
Education High School
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry HVAC, Education - Teaching - Administration, Energy - Utilities - Gas - Electric
Required Travel Not Specified
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HVAC Instructor

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