Driving school instructor - Salary and Career
Instructors and Teachers of Open Courses

Driving school instructor - Career description, activities, functions and salary

Professionals from this occupational family must be able to create and plan free courses, design programs for companies and clients, define teaching materials, teach classes, evaluate students and suggest structural changes in courses.

How much does an Driving school instructor earn

A Driving school instructor earns between $1.193 and $5.481 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.249 and a median salary of $1.760 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 29.661 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Driving school instructor

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.249 26.989 562 11
1º Quartile 1.193 14.311 298 6
Median Salary 1.760 21.120 440 8
3º Quartile 4.180 50.161 1.045 20
Higher Salary 5.481 65.772 1.370 26

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • lay and mid-level teachers
      • instructors and teachers of free schools
        • instructors and teachers of open courses

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Main workplaces

Instructors and Teachers of Open Courses they exercise their functions in educational institutions, basically in schools that offer free courses. They work individually and as a team, work with occasional supervision and, depending on the course's characteristics, can work indoors, outdoors and in vehicles. Most of them work as self-employed professionals, working during the day and night.

What does it take to work in the field of Instructors and Teachers of Open Courses

The exercise of these occupations is free. Different education and professional qualifications are required, depending on the area of activity. The free courses are not subject to the regulations of the mec.

Functions and activities of Driving school instructor

Instructors and Teachers of Open Courses must:

  • plan courses;
  • evaluate students;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • suggest structural changes in the course;
  • planning courses;
  • minister classes;
  • develop courses for companies and clients;
  • teaching classes;
  • create free courses;
  • ministrar classes;
  • elaborate courses for companies and clients;
  • suggest structural course changes;
  • define teaching materials;

  • Activities

    • presenting the advantages and disadvantages of the techniques;
    • using students' previous experience and knowledge;
    • tutoring students at a distance;
    • format course projects;
    • assist course coordination;
    • develop course modules;
    • promoting practical activities;
    • diagnose student knowledge level;
    • present, theoretically, the subject to be addressed;
    • detect market demand;
    • using audiovisual resources;
    • adapt teaching materials to the target audience and the course objectives;
    • define general course objectives;
    • establishing specific course objectives;
    • adapt didactic-pedagogical techniques to the specific audience;
    • adapting strategies and/or course content;
    • expose market changes;
    • awaken other interests in students;
    • determine target audience prerequisites;
    • analyze existing teaching materials;
    • follow market changes and trends;
    • adapt the course dynamics to companies and clients;
    • stimulating creativity;
    • handling materials and technical equipment;
    • monitor project development;
    • define teaching resources and materials for the courses;
    • determine course workload;
    • identify student difficulties;
    • elucidating students' doubts;
    • list technical and physical needs for the course;
    • develop teaching materials;
    • survey the needs of the target audience;
    • update existing teaching materials;
    • master taught content;
    • research market segment;
    • develop theoretical and practical activities;
    • evaluate the results of changes made to the courses;
    • depicting market reality;
    • develop creativity;
    • discuss syllabus and objectives with students;
    • inform student about his/her performance;
    • continuously improve;
    • mediate the teaching-learning relationship;
    • monitor the development of projects;
    • display course program;
    • apply continuous assessment procedures;
    • develop methodology to be applied to the course;
    • develop assessment instruments;
    • diagnose business needs;
    • monitoring exercises;
    • propose elaboration of advanced modules;
    • suggest course fees;
    • preparing reports;
    • monitor student performance;
    • demonstrate flexibility;
    • using students' previous experiences and knowledge;
    • portrait market reality;
    • perform bibliographic research;
    • compile information collected from the survey;
    • adapt courses to market changes;
    • visit companies and clients;
    • prepare lesson plans;
    • consult bibliography;
    • using the students' previous experience and knowledge;
    • monitor the performance of exercises;
    • promote experiential classes;
    • adjusting the frequency of courses to the target audience;
    • control student attendance;
    • compatize differences between students;
    • participate in the preparation of the educational development plan;
    • adapting the methodology to the course objectives;
    • elaborate course schedule;
    • define course syllabus;
    • present advantages and disadvantages of techniques;

    Sectors that hire Driving school instructor the most in the job market

    • driver training
    • flying courses
    • other personal service activities
    • professional and management development training
    • other teaching activities
    • retail book trade
    • retailer of clothing and accessories
    • language teaching
    • other service activities provided mainly to companies
    • washing, lubricating and polishing services for motor vehicles

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