Careers at East Coast Driving School

After 14 years in business, East Coast Driving School is seeing a major need to expand. To do so, we need more qualified instructors to join our team.

Are you a Licensed Driving Instructor, in possession of a 90-day probationary Driving Instructor Permit, or currently attending an 80-hour course to work toward this goal?

Are you able to empower and coach students to excel in the classroom and remain safe behind the wheel of a vehicle?

Do you enjoy mentoring youth and have a desire to guide them through one of these critical steps they are taking to prepare for adulthood?

If so, then we would love to hear from you!

As an instructor for East Coast Driving School, you will be expected to:

• Adhere to a state approved course curriculum when instructing classes of up to 30 students.
• Prepare and coach students on the necessary skills for a safe driving career.
• Monitor students’ progress and provide additional instruction, when necessary.
• Help manage expectations students may have of this course.
• Guide class discussions, answering questions related to driving concepts, rules, and laws.
• Mentor students on best and safest driving practices.
• Stay up-to-date on the state’s driving laws, rules, and regulations.
• Discuss and indicate where to find testing material.
• Oversee classroom resting
• Create and maintain a supportive environment for all students.
• Provide your availability for at least one month in advance.
• Have a willingness and ability to arrive at work on time.
• Have a willingness and ability to work a minimum of 2 Saturdays (or Sundays) each month.
• Have a willingness and ability to work most Federal holidays, excluding Thanksgiving and Christmas Days.

Instructor Application

Instructor Application

Application to work as a classroom and behind-the-wheel instructor for East Coast Driving School.

  • East Coast Driving School
    5552 Carolina Beach Rd,
    Unit C,
    Wilmington, NC
    (910) 791-9925


    *Please provide employment history for the last 5 years.*








Graduated licensing — Level One — Limited Learner's Permit

• You must be at least 15 years old but less than 18 years old and reside in North Carolina.
• You must pass written, signs, and vision tests.
• All passengers most be restrained by seatbelt or child safety seat.
• No one except the driver and the supervising driver are allowed in the front seat.
• During the first six months, Level One permit authorizes you to drive between the hours of 5 a.m. and 9 p.m. while accompanied by your supervising driver.
• Six months from Level One issuance, you are eligible to drive anytime with your supervising driver.
• You are not permitted to use a mobile telephone or other additional technology associated with a mobile telephone while operating a motor vehicle on a public street or highway or public vehicular area.
(Exception): You can use it to call the following regarding en emergency situation: an emergency response operator; a hospital, physician's office, or health clinic; a public or privately owned ambulance company or service; a fire department; a law enforcement agency, your parent, legal guardian, or spouse.

NOTE: Before graduating to Level Two, you must keep this permit for at least 12 months and have no convictions of moving violations or seat belt/mobile telephone infractions within the preceding six months.

Behind the Wheel Instruction

The State of North Carolina requires that a student under the age of I8 take a minimum of 6 hours of behind the wheel training from a DMV licensed driving school.

Our behind-the-wheel curriculum includes:

• Orientation to the car
• Starting and stopping
• Backing
• Scanning and visual search
• Using the mirrors
• Right and left turns
• Light traffic

• Parking
• Three point turns
• Residential area driving
• Business area driving
• One way streets
• Keeping the car under control
• Defensive Driving