: Clinical Medical Assistant Instructor

Job | Posted 10 months ago
Position Areas
Physical Education/Health


The Clinical Medical Assistant Instructor (CMAI) will teach and mentor LEAD student to become certified Medical Assistant students. The CMAI will provide training, knowledge, and skills in the clinical and administrative areas to LEAD students. This includes but is not limited to the following subjects within a Pre-designed Medical Assistant curriculum such as basic medical procedures for both the front and back office in clinics, hospitals and doctor’s offices, including administrative medical assisting duties. The CMAI will expose LEAD student to medical assistant careers, Microsoft Office applications, and medical software.  The CMAI will provide guidance and academic support to students to facilitate course completion. Evaluate and resolve student inquiries, issues, problems, and ensure appropriate action is taken to resolve classroom issues, carryout course evaluates and deliver course information that will meet standardized requirements for Medical Assistants based on industry standards. THE CMAI will report directly to the Head of School.
Qualifications and Certification
?      Urban school-based work experience preferred or demonstrated commitment to closing the achievement gap.
?      Bachelor of Science in Nursing is required.
?      Certification as a Medical Assistant.
?      Speak English clearly and fluently.
?      Strong working knowledge of office equipment and computer programs such as Microsoft Office.
?      Success developing and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders.
?      Firm commitment to and belief in LEAD Charter School’s mission.
?      Excellent verbal and written communication.
?      Demonstrated ability to multitask effectively and prioritize strategically.
?      Openness to feedback and willingness to take personal responsibility.
Duties and Responsibilities
?      Curriculum development including course descriptions, objectives, and content. Prepares course work for all assigned classes and teaches assigned courses in accordance with established NCC approved curriculum and course outlines.
?      Planning the organization of the classrooms and labs. Assigning student activities in the classroom and/or clinical settings.
?      Selection of appropriate instructional strategies and procedures participating in the selection and preparation of instructional materials.
?      Selection of appropriate materials, textbooks, equipment, and software Reviews assessment data and adjusts curriculum and instructional methodologies to improve student learning.
?      Devises written lesson plans and implements them through lecture and demonstration.
?      Maintain equipment in instructional areas.
?      Evaluation of student progress as related to learning objectives Maintains records of student progress and performance, attendance and grades.
?      Prepares, administers, and grades, written and practical examinations during course of study.
?      Maintenance of appropriate student records.
?      Orient, counsel, and advise students as needed.
?      Participate in program evaluation and maintenance of educational and professional standards.
?      Assist with, and maintain program accreditation.
?      Attend workshops, seminars and in-services for professional development
?      Maintains an environment which is conducive to learning with particular attention to safety practices, good housekeeping and student behavior
?      Willingness to provide a professional role model for students is responsible to assist the student to develop an understanding of values, attitudes, and ideals appropriate to the health care profession.
?      Ability to work effectively with others.
Training and other requirements
?      An ability to teach classes during the day, the evening and/or the weekend
?      Experience using technology and interactive electronic materials to support teaching and learning 
?      Instruct the assigned course(s) in accordance with the approved curriculum
?      Ensure that the quality and quantity of instruction provided in the classroom is consistent with the stated objectives of the school and industry. 
?      Ensure that the classroom and school’s atmosphere is conductive to maximum learning and retention of students.
?      Maintain a daily record of student attendance and grades in accordance to school policy.
?      Teaching experience is preferred, but not required. Knowledge of learning processes, curriculum design, test construction, teaching methodology  and knowledge of medical assistant profession and practices such as vitals assessment, physical exam, surgical procedures, electrocardiography, phlebotomy, pharmacology, anatomy& physiology, medical terminology, medical billing and coding.
?      Excellent written and oral communication.
?      Good problem solving and interpersonal skills.
?      Ability to motivate and work with diversity of cultural differences students.
Professional Responsibilities
?      Embody the mission, vision and core beliefs of LEAD Charter School.
?      Teach and enforce the school-wide, clearly defined systems, structures, and rules (including before and after school and during transition times).
?      Be available via phone and/or email throughout the evening and weekend to communicate with families, teammates and school leaders.
?      Serve as the primary liaison with NPS and families to coordinate bus transportation and distribution of bus tickets when applicable.
?      Perform other tasks as may be assigned by the School Leaders in a timely manner.

10-month employee. Salary to be recommended by the school and approved by board.

Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with the board's policy on evaluation.

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LEAD Charter School

201 Bergen Street , Newark, NJ 07103

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LEAD Charter School

201 Bergen Street , Newark, NJ 07103

Compare with State

Amount per Student

State Average: $19,422

% ELL Students

State Average: 5%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 12.25

% IEP Students

State Average: 16%


State Average: 345