TCAT - Livingston - Automotive Technology Instructor

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Livingston is accepting applications for the position of Automotive Technology Instructor.

Successful candidate will be required to pass background check/drug screen.

Application Procedure and Deadline:

  • Interested applicants must submit a resume, completed TCAT application, and official transcripts.
  • Applications can be picked up or printed on our website at
  • Applications and resumes will be accepted until position is filled.

Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Livingston

Attn: Stacy McFall, Coordinator for Human Resources

740 Hi Tech Drive, Livingston, TN  38570

(931) 823-7484 (fax)

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Livingston does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalency and a post-secondary credential in Automotive Technology; Associate Degree preferred.
  • Current  ASE Technician Certifications with willingness to achieve Master Technician within one year of employment
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years’ related work experience.
  • Must have a strong hands-on technical background in all aspects of automotive technology; prior teaching a plus.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills to inspect, troubleshoot, service and repair domestic and import automotive systems utilizing safe and proper methods, techniques, practices and equipment.
  • Must possess the organizational and communications skills necessary to be an effective teacher.
  • Must commit to remain current in the field of Automotive Technology.
  • Must have ability to interact with high school and adult students.
  • Must show evidence of good character, mature attitude and stable personality.
  • Must possess computer skills and ability to utilize technology to enhance teaching.


1.             Provide individualized classroom and lab instruction to high school and adult students in all eight areas of ASE certifications.

2.             Develop curricula to supplement the computer-based instruction with lab activities and exercises that prepare students for working  in the automotive field.

3.             Monitor, grade, and evaluate individual students’ progress.

4.             Maintain appropriate records and submit timely reports.

5.             Assist in recruitment and placement of students.

6.             Maintain good public relations with business and industry and maintain an active advisory committee.

Salary Range

Commensurate with education and experience according to the salary guidelines established by the Tennessee Board of Regents.