Working as a driving instructor requires real patience. You will need to have a very calm manner and be a very confident driver to be able to teach new learners about road safety.
As this role is with one person at a time, you will need to be a confident communicator and be able to relate to a number of different people to achieve results.
If you have found a Driving School you would like to work for and are interested in updating your CV, please see below example:
CV Example: Driving Instructor
I am a cheerful, calm and patient person by nature and I enjoy the challenges that teaching new people to drive brings.
I feel that I have excellent communication skills and have had some very positive feedback from previous clients who I have already taught to drive with success.
I am very flexible and do not have any restrictions on working hours and understand that the needs of the pupils comes first so I am able to vary my times, lessons depending on the person.
Having always enjoyed driving myself, I feel that I am able to share my passion with new learners and allow them to enjoy what they are learning.
Date to Date or To Date – Driving Instructor – Where?
In my role as a Driving Instructor, I teach different pupils how to drive from the beginning through to advanced classes. A typical day could include:
Ensuring that I teach my pupils how to use the vehicle controls with confidence
Teaching about the correct approach to road safety
Making sure that they are safe manoeuvring, including turning, reversing and parking as guided by the Driving standards agency
Helping them to learn the driving laws and the Highway Code to ensure that they pass the theory test before booking their practical test
Dealing with emergency situations as they arise such as a crash, bad weather, traffic problems etc
Ensuring that my pupils know how to check a vehicle and what they should be looking for.
University, College, School – For all include titles/subjects and qualifications.
Driving qualifications, standards etc.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Have you done anything relevant that would suit the skills in the job you are applying for? Any previous work experience/training? If you have worked for yourself teaching privately ensure you mention this.
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
What do you like to do outside of work?
Available on request.