DriversEd.com is looking for people to join our Road Safety Team in the Palo Alto area as Part-time or Full-time Professional Driving Instructors.
- 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.
Work close to your home and earn extra money that is flexible around full-time jobs
If employed, there’s opportunity for BONUSES!
Be genuinely interested in teaching defensive driving and willing to make a difference in student’s lives
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; be able to stay calm in emergency situations.
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-DMV 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.
Being a Professional Driving Instructor can be very satisfying. Your job is to give others lifelong skills, to be safe and competent driver. Equal Opportunity Employer, Female candidates and teachers are encouraged to apply!