Nursing Assistant Instructor
Northwood Tech Instructors teach in a discipline area in which they have specific training and competence. Instructors are expected to foster learner success, assess learner achievement, and continually improve learning opportunities. Instructors teach in a variety of learning environments including face-to-face, online, web-conferencing, and hybrid classrooms. Instructors are expected to continually improve the overall quality and delivery of learning, including the support of program and collegewide initiatives.
This Adjunct role will include assignments in the following areas on an as-needed basis: Full class including lecture, lab, and clinical; online teaching.
Model cultural competencies that reflect Northwood Tech’s Mission, Vision, Values, Learning College Tenets, and On Course Principles by:
Assessing own lifelong learning and using self-management to progress toward established personal and professional goals.
Demonstrating creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills through mutually supportive relationships.
Communicating authentically in personal and group settings by using creator language to effectively exchange ideas, thoughts, and knowledge.
Creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive working and learning environment.
Leading positive change while demonstrating civility and empathy.
Finding value in consistently acquiring and applying innovative ideas and technology to support continuous quality improvement.
Plan for instruction, including learning plans, and assessment strategies.
Deliver, assess, and adapt effective instruction that meets the diverse needs of students.
Apply a variety of instructional strategies, facilitate learning, and revise teaching practice.
Promote a culture of continuing student success, implement strategies to promote learner persistence and meet the needs of multi-generational learners, demonstrate learner-centered communication, and utilize available student support services.
Employ a variety of formative and summative assessment strategies, communicate assessment results in a timely fashion to promote student learning, and use assessment results to improve instruction.
Demonstrate professional behaviors to support teaching and learning and utilize varied strategies for managing the learning environment.
Utilize a variety of data analysis tools, analyze data from teaching and learning experiences, and use data to inform decision making about the teaching and learning process.
Assess effectiveness in embracing diversity, examine the impact of college, community, and student demographics on teaching and learning, and create an inclusive, effective learning environment that addresses barriers and provides reasonable accommodations.
May be assigned to mentor high school teachers who offer Northwood Tech-articulated courses.
Model the Employability Essentials expected of Northwood Tech students, which are to communicate clearly, think critically, and demonstrate professionalism.
Designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) to receive and report criminal incidents to the Northwood Tech Safety Office by virtue of this role’s responsibilities at the College (only applies to instructor positions with club advising duties).
Provide instruction to students to include the basic rules of the road, how to control and operate a motor vehicle, emergency preparedness, sign identification, and motor vehicle laws.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Degree & Experience Required:
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or *equivalent
*Associate Degree in Nursing, two years (4,000 hours) occupational nursing experience (must include one-year long-term care experience) and current state of Wisconsin RN license
Minimum of two years (4,000 hours) occupational nursing experience (must include one-year long-term care experience) of which at least one year (2,000 hours) shall be within 5 years prior to the date of appointment.
Meets Wisconsin’s Department of Health Services (DHS) approval as a primary instructor of Nursing Assistant
Current state of Wisconsin RN license
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to obtain driver’s license and insurance coverage in accordance with College policy
Previous NA Instructor experience
FY24 Salary: Adjunct – Non-FQAS Completion $44 / hour; FQAS Completion $49 / hour