Apex Technical School

Construction Carpenter Instructor - Long Island City

Long Island City, NY

Job Description

Construction Carpenter Instructor

Posted: Monday, 11/20/2023

Apex Technical School, a Fedcap program, in Long Island City, NY is looking to hire a full-time Construction Carpenter Instructor to instruct students on skilled trade techniques. Are you good at leading others to success? Do you want the opportunity to build a successful teaching career? Would you like to join a human services nonprofit committed to improving the well-being of its community? If so, please read on!

This teaching position in human services earns a competitive salary of $51,432. We provide superb benefits, including medical, dental, vision, a flexible spending account (FSA), short- and long-term disability, a 403(b) plan, an employee assistance plan, a future moms program, and life insurance. If this sounds like the right opportunity with our school for you, apply today to join our nonprofit!


Apex Technical School is an adult vocational technical school located in Long Island City, New York providing top-tier vocational training in high-growth trades. Founded in 1961, we serve about 1,400 students annually with seven 900-hour certificate courses in skilled trades, including refrigeration, automotive service, auto body, welding technology, electrical and advanced electrical, plumbing, and construction. Our certificate programs are highly regarded and have been shown to make a substantial positive impact on economic mobility, leading to entry-level careers for our students.

Our services are only as effective as the quality of the people who make up our team. To achieve our mission, we strive to attract and retain talented and committed staff who believe in our cause. This is why we provide competitive compensation, great benefits, and plenty of opportunities for personal and professional growth.


As a Construction Carpenter Instructor with our nonprofit, you're responsible for instructing students in theory and hands-on curriculum in a classroom setting within the subject of skilled trades. You determine the best methods to deliver needed training and course instruction as well as prepare materials, locations, and supplies accordingly. Using your exceptional communication skills, you explain and demonstrate tasks to be performed and emphasize all safety aspects of the jobs and tasks. You also review any applicable job safety analyses with each student.

Additionally, you schedule, organize, and provide supplemental training when necessary as well as ensure tools and equipment are properly cleaned, stored, and maintained for optimum performance and safety. You guide, assign, schedule, and supervise each student's work, ensuring all tasks are completed in accordance with the assigned curriculum. In a timely and constructive manner, you provide student evaluations based on performance and goals.

You ensure each student follows all established rules and meets expectations for appropriate conduct within the school. As required, you participate in and complete professional and individual career development sessions to stay up to date on best practices in your field. You consistently contribute to our school's success by accepting new assignments, helping team members, learning new skills, and striving to improve team results. Helping your students succeed brings you great fulfillment and encourages you to put forth your best effort each day!

  • High school diploma
  • 3+ years of experience in the trade
  • Thorough understanding of the correct and safe operation of all manually operated and power-related tools and equipment

Apex Technical School At A Glance

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