Driving Instructor Teacher

Defensive Driving Academy, Inc.
Delaware County, PA
$16 - $30 an hour - Part-time, Full-time
Responded to 75% or more applications in the past 30 days, typically within 6 days.

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  • $16 - $30 an hour

Job type

  • Part-time
  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Overtime
  • Choose your own hours
  • Weekends as needed
  • Evening shift
  • After school
  • Monday to Friday


Delaware County, PA

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) 3% Match
  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training

Full job description


Defensive Driving Academy is a Pennsylvania driving school dedicated to teaching new drivers in Delaware County, Chester County, and Montgomery County to become safe, responsible, confident drivers.


DDA currently has a limited number of teaching positions available. Ideal candidates are those who enjoy helping people, especially young people, and believe they have what it takes to become that next great DDA Coach. Of course, teaching, instructing, or coaching experience of any kind is helpful, but only a great personality and strong desire to mentor young drivers is required.


  • Flexible Hours - tell us what days and times are best for you, or
  • Earn a higher rate by letting us schedule your hours
  • Our cars are on the road 7 days a week
  • Paid Training - No experience required
  • Overtime for part-time employees

DRIVING INSTRUCTOR - This position requires the ability to communicate, correct and connect. We provide fully insured driving school cars with dual braking and gas. The best driving instructors truly enjoy teaching, and possess the ability to remain firm with parents who sometimes forget our rules and guidelines. The demand for DDA instruction is very high, and we're always booked out 3-4 weeks, so driving instructors can increase or add hours at any time. Exceptional instructors will ultimately be eligible to advance into other administrative positions, become supervisors, license testers, or management as our company continues to grow and expand.


You must be at least 25 years of age; possess a valid PA driver license (a license from any other state is NOT acceptable); have a cell phone and ability to text; be able to work together with different personalities; be punctual; be comfortable driving in all conditions; be a team player; and pass the following 4 background checks:

  • Federal FBI check with fingerprint screening
  • PA State criminal background check
  • Child abuse clearance
  • PennDOT 3 year driving record

To be considered, please submit your resume along with the following:

  • 3 professional references with email addresses and daytime phone numbers
  • Any awards, testimonials, or certificates which demonstrate exceptional personal or professional performance
  • Why you feel you would make an excellent driving instructor
  • Typical availability Sun-Sat, 7am-9pm
  • Salary requirements


  • Flexible Hours / Customize your Schedule
  • Overtime for Part-Time Employees
  • 401k with 3% Match for Part-Timers who work 20 hrs a week (1,000 hrs annually)
  • Profit Sharing for Qualified 401k Part-timers
  • Direct Deposit
  • PTO
  • Annual wage increases
  • Performance Bonuses
  • Employee Appreciation events and outings

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $16.00 - $30.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan


  • After school
  • Choose your own hours
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus opportunities
  • Signing bonus

Application Question(s):

  • Willing to under go a PA State background check, FBI Request, and PA DMV Record?


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • PA Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: On the road

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