Driver Education Behind-the-Wheel Instructor, Iowa Western Community College

Campus Location: Council Bluffs

The Driver Education Behind-the-Wheel instructor will conduct behind-the-wheel (BTW) lessons for students with varied levels of experience. This position is on the road, real time driving in a Driver Education training car with a passenger side brake pedal. This position requires scheduling flexibility. The number of lessons scheduled each day/week cannot be guaranteed. This position is part-time and may include weekends. A typical schedule includes after school and weekend hours (including Sundays) during the school year. Must have knowledge and understanding of current Iowa Driving laws and be able to follow philosophy and curriculum guidelines.

Open Until Filled: Yes

Online Application Form: 581

Required Qualifications:

To be eligible to become and remain a BTW instructor, you must be at least 25 years old, have a valid driver’s license that permits unaccompanied driving, and have a clear driving record for the previous two years as defined in Iowa Administrative subrule 761-634.7©. The process for becoming a new behind-the-wheel instructor includes completing a behind-the-wheel instructor training program, as well as receiving certification from the Iowa Department of Transportation and authorization for the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners.

Physical Demands:

This position demands the ability to sit in a car for long periods. The ability to get in and out of an automobile several times a day, react quickly to emergencies and properly use the instructor brake.

Ability to occasionally lift 10 pounds, ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time, use hands to operate computer keyboard, telephone, and other basic office equipment.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, and use a phone. Some travel, by vehicle, may be required. Reading, writing, calculating, social interaction skills, reasoning/analysis, and ability to work with minimal supervision, high degree of problem-solving, organizational skills with the teaching and learning process, and high level of inter-personal skills is preferred.

Hiring process includes ability to pass a background check, a valid driver's license, and a good driving record.

Benefits Summary:

Iowa Western offers free access to our brand new Wellness Center and fitness classes to all part-time employees and their spouses. We also offer access to the voluntary RIC 457 retirement plan and (for those who qualify) IPERS or TIAA retirement with employer contribution of up to 9.44%.

Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination

It is the policy of Iowa Western Community College to provide equal educational opportunities and not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, AIDS/HIV status, citizenship, or medical condition, as those terms are defined under applicable laws, in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices.

Questions or complaints? Contact Title IX and Equal Opportunity Coordinator for Students, Reanna Heim, Robyn Porter, Title IX and Equal Opportunity Coordinator for Employees, or ADA Coordinator for Students, Samantha Larson,, 712-325-3200, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, (312)-730-1560, More information at

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