Nurse Aide Instructor
The instructor is responsible for the teaching and evaluation of students and, in addition, shall:
Participate in the planning of each learning experience; Ensure that course objectives are accomplished; Maintain records as required by the Virginia Code; Perform other activities necessary to comply with Nurse Aide Education as stated in the Virginia Code; and Ensure that students do not perform services for which they have not received instruction and been found proficient by the instructor. QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate will have professional nursing experience providing direct patient care; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that would provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities. Bachelor's degree preferred. Must be licensed, or eligible for licensure, as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the Virginia Board of Nursing. Must possess current CPR and Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification. Must hold or be eligible for a Virginia Teaching license.
The successful candidate will possess:
Effective instructional delivery techniques and excellent communication skills; An in-depth knowledge of techniques and processes used in the health care field; Working skills and abilities in the operation of a variety of medical devices and equipment; The capacity to instruct students in the field of health occupations; and The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators, parents, and students. RESPONSIBILITIES:
The minimum performance expectations include, but are not limited to, the following actions:
Meets and instructs the students(s) in the locations and at the time designated; Develops and maintains the physical environment of the classroom that is conducive to effective learning within the limits of resources provided by the system; Prepares for classes assigned and shows evidence of preparation upon request of the immediate supervisor; Encourages students to set and maintain high standards of classroom behavior; Provides an effective program of instruction to include: Instructional skills; Knowledge of child growth and development; Knowledge and use of materials and resources in accordance with the adopted curriculum and consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided; Demonstrates mastery of content area; Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities; Maintains and upholds school and county policies and procedures; Maintains records as required by law, system policy, and administrative regulations; Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules and administrative regulations; Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes within contractual commitments; Attends and participates in faculty and department meetings; Cooperates with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives, and methods; Assists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials; Works to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students, parents, and colleagues concerning both the academic and behavioral progress of all students; Establishes and maintains cooperative professional relations with others; Performs related duties as assigned by the administration in accordance with the school/system policies and practices. PHYSICAL CONDITIONS:
Duties performed typically in school settings to include: classroom; gym; cafeteria; auditorium; and recreational areas. Frequent walking, standing, light lifting, up to 40 pounds, and other limited physical activities are required. Occasional travel with students on field trips may be necessary. Occasional movement of students by wheelchairs and other mechanical devices may be required. Regular instruction to special needs children may be necessary. Occasional lifting of equipment such as audio-visuals weighing up to 50 pounds may be required. Daily personal and close contact with children to provide classroom management and learning environment support is required. Regular contact with other staff members and parents is required. Occasional contact with medical professionals may be required. Frequent contact with parents by phone and in person is necessary.
Performance on this job will be evaluated in accordance with school board policy and administrative regulations on evaluation of personnel.
TERMS OF CONTRACT:
10.5 Month – 210 Days – 7.5 Hours per Day
Reports to Principal
Note: Salary Shown is 2018-2019 Scale