We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Driving School Instructor to join our team and play a pivotal role in teaching safe and responsible driving skills to aspiring drivers. The Driving School Instructor will be responsible for providing both theoretical and practical driving lessons, helping students develop the knowledge and confidence needed to become skilled and responsible drivers. If you have a passion for road safety, effective teaching skills, and a commitment to preparing safe drivers, we invite you to apply for this important position.
Who can apply to this job?
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- You are a Canadian citizen, a permanent or a temporary resident of Canada.
- You have a valid Canadian work permit.
If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.
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864 Hurontario St suite 6NCollingwood, ONL9Y 0G7
864 Hurontario St suite 6NCollingwood, ONL9Y 0G7Between 08:30 AM and 04:00 AM
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This job posting includes screening questions. Please answer the following questions when applying:
- Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
- Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
- Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
- Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
- What is the highest level of study you have completed?
Here are some frequently asked questions to help you gain a better understanding of this Driving school instructor:
1: What does a driving school instructor do?
A driving school instructor teaches individuals how to operate vehicles safely, follow traffic laws, and develop the skills needed to become responsible and confident drivers.
2: What are the key responsibilities of a driving school instructor?
Key responsibilities include:
- Providing both theoretical and practical driving lessons.
- Teaching traffic rules, road signs, and safe driving techniques.
- Offering guidance on defensive driving and hazard perception.
- Preparing students for their driver’s license tests.
- Evaluating students’ progress and offering constructive feedback.
3: Is prior teaching experience required to become a driving school instructor?
While teaching experience can be beneficial, it’s not always necessary. Patience, effective communication, and a passion for road safety are essential qualities.
4: Can driving school instructors teach different types of vehicles?
Yes, driving school instructors may teach various types of vehicles, including cars, trucks, motorcycles, and even commercial vehicles, depending on their qualifications.
5: Is the role physically demanding?
While it involves being on the road for extended periods, it’s not typically physically demanding. However, instructors should have good stamina for long hours of teaching.
6: Do driving school instructors work independently or for a school?
Instructors can work independently or for established driving schools. Working with a school provides access to students and resources.
7: Can driving school instructors teach defensive driving techniques?
Yes, teaching defensive driving techniques is an important aspect of the role, helping students anticipate and respond to potential hazards.
8: Can instructors teach students of all ages?
Instructors often teach students of various ages, from teenagers seeking their first license to adults wanting to improve their driving skills.
9: Is the ability to stay calm under pressure important?
Absolutely. Instructors must remain composed while teaching nervous or inexperienced students and handle unexpected situations on the road.
10: Can driving school instructors provide customized lessons?
Yes, instructors tailor lessons to each student’s skill level, needs, and learning pace, ensuring effective instruction.
11: What’s the most rewarding aspect of being a driving school instructor?
Witnessing the growth and confidence of students as they become safe and responsible drivers, contributing to road safety.
12: Are driving school instructors required to have a specific driver’s license class?
Yes, instructors typically need to hold a valid driver’s license for the class of vehicle they’re teaching, whether it’s a regular car, motorcycle, or commercial vehicle.
13: Is ongoing education important for driving school instructors?
Yes, staying updated on new traffic laws, safety regulations, and teaching techniques ensures instructors provide accurate and relevant information.