Practical Nurse Instructor-Lead
Company: Dorsey Schools
Posted on: January 9, 2021
SUMMARY:The Instructor is entrusted with imparting the knowledge
and skills each student needs to be successful by providing quality
delivery of assigned courses while ensuring that all students
achieve competency in the course objectives.Instructors evaluate
and resolve student questions, issues and problems, and ensure
appropriate action is taken to the satisfaction of the student,
Dorsey Schools, and/or regulatory agencies in compliance with
policy, procedures, and legal requirements. Instructors are to be
motivating, fair and impartial, creative, dedicated, and
- Plan, prepare, and deliver quality classroom instruction in
lecture, clinical, and/or laboratory format based on the approved
course outline by selecting and utilizing a variety of approved
course materials and teaching methods that address all learning
modalities to insure that the needs of individual students in the
program are met.
- Assess student learning using appropriate methods.
- Demonstrate effectiveness with strong outcomes in Student
Retention, Student Success, and Student Attendance, as measured by
the Faculty Development Program.
- Conduct an engaging classroom lecture and/or lab based on the
- Motivate students by demonstrating sensitivity for concerns and
actively involving students in classroom discussions and/or
- Advise students on attendance, grades, and issues in order to
ensure successful completion of their course.
- Contact absentee students by text, email, and/or phone as
needed to improve retention.
- Manage classroom environment through compliance with campus
policies including but not limited to classroom management,
attendance, punctuality, and professionalism.
- Ensure instructor preparedness before class by listing the
following information on the white board in class: Instructor Name
and Contact Information (Google Voice Phone Number and Dorsey Email
Address), Date, Class Name, Day's Objectives, and Next Session
- Monitor and prepare supplies and equipment to ensure readiness
prior to class, informing appropriate campus personnel when areas
requiring attention are discovered.
- Participate in faculty, staff, committee, and in-service
meetings. Attendance at commencement is strongly encouraged.
- Demonstrate professional growth in the subject in which you
teach through a combination of several of the following activities:
membership and participation educational associations, professional
organizations, continuance of education, concurrent related
business experience, educational research, and awareness of current
practices and standards. Attendance at seminars, conventions, field
visits, vendor shows, equipment exhibits, etc., are excellent
opportunities for instructors to gain enrichment. Professional
writing by an instructor is also an example of professional
- Actively support other departments such as Financial Aid,
Admissions, and Career Services.
- Ensure that all educational activity is conducted in a legal
and ethical manner.
- Demonstrate continuous improvement by working within the
guidelines of the Company's Faculty Development Program or other
criteria as identified (such as Success Rate, Retention Rate,
Student Attendance Rate, Student Evaluations of Instructor, and
Final Exam Pass Rates).
- Maintain employer relationships by at least annual contacts
with employers, one must be a site visit, one may be by phone
conversation.KNOWLEDGE - SKILLS - ABILITIES:
- Excellent communication (written and oral) and analytical
skills as well as the ability to work well independently and within
a team environment.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
- Prior experience teaching is preferred, as applicable
- Practical Nurse instructors must document and maintain current,
unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse (RN) and must hold a
minimum of a bachelor's degree in nursing science and must possess
documented experience related to the course taught. An individual
with an Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) who is actively
pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) is qualified to teach
in the Practical Nurse program with the EXCEPTION of BIO101,
BIO102, and PSY102 (those courses require a bachelor's degree).
Documentation of enrollment in BSN program required. 'Exception'
paperwork must be filed with the Board of Nursing prior to the
instructor teaching. This 'exception' is good for two years.
- All Program Instructors may be individually qualified if and
when approved by the Vice President of Education and Career
Services or Senior Vice President of Operations and Compliance.
Adequate documentation will be required. Written approval via email
is required, and a printout of that email must be maintained in the
instructor's binder.Licensure Required:
- Appropriate and current State of Michigan licensure in the
field taught must be maintainedPHYSICAL DEMANDS:
- The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of
this job, the employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear.
The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit for
extended periods of time, and have sufficient hand, arm, and finger
dexterity to operate a phone, computer keyboard, and other office
equipment. Must be able to lift a minimum of 10 pounds.ALL
CANDIDATES MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES FOR THIS
EMPLOYER. CANDIDATES MUST PROVIDE VALID PROOF OF ELIGIBILITY TO
WORK IN THE U.S.NOTE: This job description is not intended to be
all-inclusive and the employee may be required to perform other
duties as assigned by their Manager, in order to meet business
demands. This is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise
and employment with Dorsey Schools is "at-will".
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