Carpentry Instructor

St. Mary's County Public Schools Leonardtown, MD
Release Date: April 10, 2018 Application Deadline: April 24, 2018

Requisition 5202

Current benefited staff of SMCPS who submit a timely application and meet the minimum qualifications for the position shall be granted an interview and shall be considered to fill the vacancy prior to external applicants being considered. Questions regarding your application and/or candidacy should be directed to the Department of Human Resources.

Position: Carpentry Instructor

(ten-month assignment)

Location: Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center

Salary: The salary for this position will be based on EASMC salary schedule (#1)

for ten-month employees.

Effective: August 2018


Qualified applicants, including current employees of St. Mary's County Public Schools, must complete a TalentEd online application. In addition to the online application, any support documentation (copy of certification where applicable) must be scanned and uploaded to the TalentEd application. The online application and any support documentation must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications, including information about the applicant's background, experience, and professional qualifications. Failure to submit all required documentation will result in your application being considered incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be forwarded to the selection committee for review. All online applications must be completed no later than April 24, 2018. Following a screening of credentials, interviews will be scheduled. Please contact the Department of Human Resources with questions (301-475-5511, ext. 32187).


This is a professional position to meet the instructional goals of the school and school system by delivering instructional programs effectively to ensure student achievement.


* Direct and evaluate student learning experiences;

* Provide guidance to students to promote education development and welfare;

* Provide care and protection of school property;

* Supervise student activity on school property; and

* Plan and coordinate the instructional program in accordance with the current curricula.


Instruct students in the areas of carpentry such as:

> Building materials

> Construction drawings/blue print reading

> Exterior construction/framing

> Roof framing/ceiling joists

> Flooring

> Doors/windows

> Exterior finishing

> Insulation/ventilation

> Interior construction/finishing/trim

> Stairs

> Estimating

> Other areas according to the current curriculum and course objectives

* Demonstrate proper tool and equipment use with emphasis on safety;

* Develop and maintain lesson plans;

* Coordinate hands-on training activities;

* Monitor, evaluate and document students' progress through observation, tests and examinations in both theory and practice;

* Ensure related equipment and supplies are up-to-date;

* Develop and utilize a variety of instructional techniques and delivery methods to meet individual learning styles;

* Demonstrate evidence of professional growth and academic currency;

* Prepare and recommend students for job-placement and/or continuing education;

* Participate in school related activities, committees, professional development activities, and other school related events; and

* Other duties as assigned.


* High School Diploma or equivalent or degree from an institute of higher education;

* At least five years residential construction experience preferred;

* Teaching or training experience or certification preferred;

* Possess or be willing to pursue professional certification for the appropriate position;

* Ability to work with at-risk youth;

* Demonstrate the ability to relate well to students, teachers, parents, and community members;

* Demonstrate exemplary organizational, management, and relevant technology skills;

* Ability to project a positive image to the public; and

* Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.


Full-time ten-month position


The salary for this position will be based on EASMC salary schedule (#1) for ten-month employees.