Driving School Instructor


Job Summary

Top Notch Driving School is growing and expanding! Our driver training school needs a DMV Certified Class B Driving Instructor to take on Driving Lessons and the Behind-the-Wheel Course. The ideal candidate will have a background in driver instruction and will be able to take on the instruction of high school-age and adult students. We're looking for a dedicated professional who wants to provide students with the necessary skills to keep them and others safe on the road. 

Please apply if you are already a licensed instructor (or previously licensed), have a certified transcript of the required Driver Education courses, or have a valid Virginia teaching certificate with a driver education endorsement.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Train students to drive an automatic transmission car.
  • Use route navigation apps and knowledge of area to effectively instruct students.
  • Ensure the safety of all children in our program.
  • Assess student driver needs and development.
  • Participate in parent-instructor meetings and communication.
  • Closely follow Virginia rules and laws related to instruction periods and licensing students.
  • Interact with students and parents in a professional manner.
  • Work occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Drive in inclement weather, such as rain and light snow.
  • Maintain observation records and mileage logs for student drivers.
  • Ensure student files are well-maintained and confidential.

Qualifications and Skills

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • A transcript with 3 semester hours of Introduction to Driver Education: Driver Task Analysis and 3 semester hours of Instructional Principles of Teaching Driver Education, or
  • A valid Virginia teaching certificate with a driver education endorsement, or
  • A DMV Class B - Passenger Vehicle Driver Training Instructor License.
  • Clean driving record; minimum of 10 year driving experience with no tickets or insurance claims.
  • Able to pass a federal background check.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills (training provided).
  • Ability to manage time and routes for a streamlined learning experience for students.
  • Ability to build rapport with high school-age and adult students.

Job Location: 

Hampton Roads (Hampton, Newport News and surrounding areas)

Job Type:



$11.00 - $14.00/hour (depending on experience)


Driving Instructor 1 year+ (preferred)


  • DMV Class B - Passenger Vehicle Driver Training Instructor License, or
  • Virginia Teaching Certificate with a Driver Education Endorsement. (required)