CTE Hospitality and Tourism Instructor

Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Jan 13, 2021
Position Type

Full-Time with Benefits
Start Date

End Date


The instructor will focus on the skills and knowledge needed for careers within the hospitality industry, including hotel management, customer service, and travel advising. In this program of study, students investigate the impact of the hospitality industry on the local and global economy, marketing foundations and functions, and human resource management.

This position is an essential component of our thriving Future Ready Institute of Hospitality and Tourism.

Striving for Excellence, Committed to Growth

Brainerd High School is a dynamic high school located in the heart of Chattanooga, TN. Our school community is made up of students with deep and powerful cultural roots and a compelling history.

At Brainerd, great teachers matter! We recognize that teachers are the single most impactful variable in student learning outcomes. We believe that all students should be in schools characterized by high academic achievement and know that holistic student growth and development. Rooted in a commitment to collaboration, our teachers consistently work together to develop engaging, rigorous lessons and our administrative team supports teachers as they take risks and try new strategies within their practice.

Hamilton County Schools is committed to graduating all students ready for college, career and community. All students at our comprehensive high schools are enrolled in a Future Ready Institute - a CTE pathway leading to industry certification. A wall-to-wall Future Ready school, Brainerd's three Future Ready Institutes (Institute of Aviation, Institute of Entrepreneurship, and the Institute of Law, First Responders, and Forensic Science) provide students with opportunities to gain experience in the fields of aviation, automotive technology, business, cosmetology, criminal justice, culinary arts, and emergency services. Our teachers bring their experience in the field to our classroom and create real world opportunities for students.

With the support of a dedicated administrative team, our mission is to develop teachers' ability to affect educational change for our students. We are seeking compassionate teachers who have the ability to connect with students. Furthermore, the ideal candidate has the ability to recognize and develop students' potential. We are looking for teachers who are present, responsible, innovative, and determined to help our students excel.


Plan, deliver and assess effective instruction that is tightly aligned with State standards.
  • Designs lessons based on best practices with clear learning targets and measurable goals aligned with State standards and/or unit outcomes. Frequently plans collaboratively with colleagues.
  • Conveys high expectations while using multiple effective strategies, materials, and classroom practices that involve and motivate students while differentiating instruction to meet students' needs.
  • Uses colleagues and own self-reflection on instructional practice to continually improve instruction.

Classroom Management & Relationships:
  • Fosters a well-structured and engaging learning environment by utilizing effective classroom procedures and routines while showing caring, respect, and fairness for all students.

Family & Community:
  • Consistently develops strong relationships with students' families while diligently informing parents of expectations, positive news, and/or concerns about their children.
  • Provides opportunities for parents to be involved in their children's learning.

Professional Responsibilities:
  • Actively seeks out opportunities to collaborate with colleagues and other stakeholders in order to improve teaching & learning.
  • Reflects on own instruction and leadership while contributing ideas, expertise, and time to the mission and goals of the school.


  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  • Experience in the hospitality/tourism industry strongly preferred.
  • Valid TN teaching license in 6-12 Business Education, 6-12 Marketing Education, or 6-12 Family & Consumer Sciences
  • If candidate does not possess a teaching license, candidate should have an undergraduate degree in marketing, business or related field and be willing to complete requirements for a job-embedded teaching license while teaching in the position.

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