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Instructors: Basic Metal Shop, Sheet Metal, Welding -- TechShop Pittsburgh
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Job Number: PGH-INSTA
DESCRIPTION

We are looking for talented people with teaching experience and a passion for making and building to join our team at TechShop Pittsburgh.

More than a building full of amazing tools, TechShop is a community of makers, builders, tinkerers, inventors and interesting people. As such, our instructors are an important element of the shop and are responsible for teaching machine skills, safety, etiquette and responsibility.

We are especially looking for individuals who are familiar with and can teach basic metal shop, sheet metal, and/or welding classes to members of all ages and abilities. Instructors work as contractors, teaching 12–20 hours per month.

REQUIREMENTS
The ideal candidates have the following experience and skill sets:
  • Experience in instructional area
  • Teaching experience preferred
  • Reliability
  • Ability to work well with others and accommodate changing demands in a busy shop environment
  • Excellent customer service skills
TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Start and end class on time
  • Teach class content, as directed
  • Teach and demonstrate TechShop safety rules, policies and etiquette
  • Inspire and encourage TechShop members
  • Promote TechShop special offers at the end of class
MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Manage class paperwork
  • Evaluate student performance (pass/fail)
  • Inform TechShop Facilities if class materials are running low
COMPENSATION & PERKS

$20/hour. First month's TechShop membership is free, and instructors continue to earn a free membership when teaching 12 hours or more per month.

INTERESTED?

Send an email to education.pgh@techshop.com with the job title in the subject line (e.g., Instructors: [area of interest]). Include your interest in TechShop, summary of qualifications, and resume.

Applications must be submitted in this manner in order to be considered. Not all applicants will receive a reply. Please, no phone calls about this position.

Note: Applications must be submitted in this manner in order to be considered. Not all applicants will receive a reply. Please, no phone calls about this position.