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Driving Instructor

DriversEd.com is looking for people to join our Road Safety Team in Novato area as part time or full time Professional Driving Instructors.  

Required skills

Have interpersonal skills and be able to give clear instructions. Have good communication skills and speak fluent English. Bilinguals are a plus!
Be an excellent driver 
Have high attention to detail 
Have basic vehicle maintenance skills 
Be attentive and focused and be able to stay calm in emergency situations
Be genuinely interested in teaching defensive driving and willing to make a difference in student’s lives

What an applicant needs

Home internet access, basic computer abilities, reliable transportation, and a cell phone.  
Must possess at least a HS Diploma (Certified translation of HS diploma is required, if issued by other country), or GED certificate. 
Have a valid driver’s license and be at least 21 years of age (DMV requirement)   

Pass a background check, obtain the National finger-print scan, DMV physical health report, drug testing. 
Be able to work 4-6 days per week, preferable hours from 2pm – 9pm on weekdays, and on weekends flexible hours from 7am-9pm.  
Must be available to teach 12-24 hours per week, but more hours may be available.  
Complete our free State required-DM Instructor Training program, which includes: an internet (study-at-home) program and one-on-one In-Car training. Depending on your availability, training can be completed in as little as two weeks.  There is no pay during the training period. 

Benefits

You will be an employee, not an independent contractor. 
After 6 months of employment with us, you will be reimbursed for the total cost of licensing. Approximate costs are $150 (DMV application fee is $31, Fingerprint scanning (Livescan) is about $50, DMV physical health report - depends on the cost of the doctor’s visit.) 
401k with company match and PTO (vacation pay) - accrual based on hours worked. 
You will teach in a dual-brake controlled company vehicle. We pay all gas and business expenses. You and students are under our insurance coverage. 
Our part-time instructor's average income is $500 per week. As a general rule, the greater your availability, the more students are likely to be scheduled for you.  
Our intention is that you would work as closely to your home as possible. 

Being a Professional Driving Instructor can be very satisfying.  Your job is to give others lifelong skills, to be safe and competent driver.  Female candidates are encouraged to apply.  All applicants will be considered. 

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