Hvac Instructor

Denver Public Schools | Denver, CO, United States

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Posted Date 4/23/2021


1600 work hours

FTE 1.0

This is a full time position with the hours of 12 noon to 9:00pm,with 4 hours on Friday.

Salary Range: Determined by Education and Experience.

Essential Functions and Objectives:

This faculty member will provide instruction and related activities in accordance with the philosophies and procedures of Emily Griffith Technical College resulting in effective delivery of the HVAC/Refrigeration program and achievement of identified outcomes. Under the supervision of the Instructional Dean, the instructor will also assist with state board compliance with accreditation, and in maintaining the overall integrity of the HVAC/Refrigeration program.

-Work cohesively within the strategic direction, mission, and goals of the institution.

-Teach assigned courses with demonstrated competency with multiple instructional delivery methods and focus on effective assessment.

-Maintain and update course syllabus and expectations regularly and or as needed.

-Demonstrate, instruct, and provide guided practices in all of the following: Gas heating systems, ventilation systems, control systems, commercial and residential refrigeration systems, basic electrical and electrical components, basic air conditioning, air conditioning controls, low pressure steam heating, mechanical codes, and blue print reading.

-Teach in accordance with Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), Air Condition Refrigeration Institute (ARI), and Education Standard Corporation (ESCO).

-Maintain program and course compliance with Program Approval by teaching 80% of the Colorado Community College Common Course number system course outlines.

-Demonstrate and instruct proper safety practices used in the workplace.

-Recruit, schedule, and participate in program Advisory Committee.

-Write unit lesson plans, daily lesson plans, and various written and performance assessments in the classroom and lab setting.

-Prepare and maintain the HVAC curriculum to meet the requirements of accreditation.

-Maintain discipline and enforce rules of conduct and behavior in accordance with school policy.

-Maintain accurate student records, including attendance, grades, and overall performance using appropriate software systems used by the institution.

-Ability to provide data and information about enrolled students in the HVAC/Refrigeration program.

-Maintain appropriate inventory for all program equipment, materials, and supplies.

-Supervise and maintain the cleanliness of the classroom/lab.

-Oversee and maintain the safety of the students and working environment.

- Attend and participate in faculty, departmental and other professional meetings.

-Participate in professional development activities to remain current with industry practices and advancements.

-Perform other duties as assigned by the Instructional Dean or his/her designee.

-Team-teach with partner instructor and coordinate student-learning activities with day instructor when applicable.

-Work with partner instructor on program development and review for students learning.

-Prepare students to sit and pass the section 608 of the EPA acts, R410HS written exams.

-Have EPA Certification.

Knowledge, Experience & Other Qualifications:

-Ability to perform under stress.

-Ability to direct and monitor the activities of others.

-Flexible, creative, and strong conflict resolution skills.

-Ability to communicate orally with students, staff, and the community at large.

-Ability to evaluate and judge instructional materials and methods.

-Ability to demonstrate a positive student service attitude, particularly under stress.

-Excellent daily attendance is very important to maintain the educational continuity necessary to meet instructional requirements.

-Classroom management and the ability to coordinate instructional activities and work with staff and students.

Education Requirements:

-Must possess or have the ability to acquire a part-time postsecondary Career and Technical -----Education Credential.

-Have EPA Certification.

-At least 4,000 hours non-teaching occupational experience in industry within the last seven years required.

-Broad knowledge of techniques and practices used in the industry.

-High school diploma/GED required; Associate’s degree preferred.

Two years teaching experience in a technical college or community college preferred.

About Emily Griffith Technical College:

Emily Griffith Technical College, a division of Denver Public Schools, is Colorado's most unique public college. We offer an extensive curriculum including nearly 50 certificate programs and 500 courses. We have established a reputation for being one of the region's most diverse learning environments assisting more than 1.6 million students since our inception.

The Emily Griffith Technical College was founded nearly 100 years ago, and we still use the motto coined by Emily Griffith herself: For all who wish to learn and expand their horizons and chart their own course for success. We are looking for individuals that demonstrate and share the DPS Core Values of Integrity, Equity, Accountability, Collaboration, Fun and putting Students First. Come join the DPS team at

Emily Griffith Technical College and make an impact at a great organization!

About Denver Public Schools:

Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.

DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth. Learn more at dpsk12.org.

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

Employment Type
Full time
Instructional Support

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