A student driving instructor teaches and guides students on how to safely operate vehicles by providing them with conceptual and practical lessons. They keep track of their students' progress and evaluate their skills and preparedness for a driver's test.
Depending on the students' level and needs, a student driving instructor formulates lesson plans covering vehicle parts and their functions. Explaining the road regulations and safety measures is a crucial fraction of the student driving instructor's responsibilities. They record their activities and submit reports to the senior management.
Showing students the ropes in driving requires a great deal of patience. A student driving instructor must be eager to build and enhance the students' capabilities and confidence. Interpersonal and communication skills are key qualities to be efficient in this position.
An aspiring student driving instructor needs at least a high school diploma to pursue this career path. Candidates must have a valid driving license, clean driving and criminal records, and relevant work experience. The average hourly rate for this job is $18.19 an hour or $37,830 in a year.