Prepare for class starts by organizing student material and texts to be distributed.
Prepare lesson/unit plans and submit to the Program Director and/or Academic Dean.
Organize and present subject matter in a meaningful way to students.
Develop course material and evaluation tools as needed, with approval of Program Director or Academic Dean.
Instruct classes as assigned.
Evaluate student progress.
Advise students at mid-term and term end with documentation.
Evaluate students on professionalism (appearance/dress code, attitude, cooperation)
Maintain student records, grades, and attendance. Post on permanent record sheets daily.
Research and prepare all lecture materials in advance of class presentation.
Notify students of make-up work due.
Tutor students during make-up time.
Monitor students during make-up time.
Keep informed of current standards related to instructional area.
Maintain a classroom environment conductive to learning.
Attend outside workshops and seminars on improving instructional and professional skills when time and resources permit.
Supplement student material when needed.
Attend orientations, staff meetings, and faculty meetings as scheduled.
Assist with preparations for graduation ceremonies.
Attend graduation ceremonies.
Assist in inventory and ordering of supplies and texts.
Maintain classrooms in a neat and orderly fashion.
Assist in maintenance of equipment.
Report any down equipment to the Program Director or Academic Dean
Maintain a cheerful, enthusiastic, positive attitude.
Assist financial aid and administrative departments by providing information as needed.
Assist in distributing student recognition pins and attendance stars.
Refer students to the Program Director and/or Academic Dean if additional advising is necessary.
Refer students having excess of three (3) absences to the Program Director or Academic Dean.
Faculty should remain in classrooms for all assigned instructional times.
Faculty should adhere to scheduled student breaks.
Faculty will utilize instructional plans.
Faculty will direct and assess student progress in achieving theory content: cognitive) and performance (competencies: psychomotor and affective) requirements of the program.
Other duties as assigned by the Program Director or Academic Dean.
Current license and privilege to practice nursing in the state of Texas
BSN from an accredited nursing school preferred
Must have been actively employed in nursing in the past four years
If the instructor has not been actively employed in nursing in the past three years, the instructor's advanced preparation in nursing, nursing education and nursing administration and prior relevant nursing employment may be taken into consideration in evaluating the qualifications for the position
Must have had four years varied nursing experience since graduation
Must also meet all regulatory and corporate qualifications
Must meet approval of regulatory board in order to hold position