The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Ripley is accepting applications for a part-time evening EMT Instructor.
Application Deadline: Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until position is filled.
Application Procedure: Please visit https://tcatripley.edu/about/jobs-and-employment to complete the TCAT Ripley employment application. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and application to:
- Requires a minimum of an Associate’s Degree and completion of an EMS Board approved Instructor’s course.
- Must be currently licensed as a Tennessee EMT-Paramedic, without history of revocation, denial, or suspension.
- Must hold active Emergency Medical Technician certifications (Basic and Advanced) and meet all requirements of the Tennessee Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Board.
- Minimum of two (2) years practicing in the pre-hospital environment or one hundred fifty (150) hours of EMS instruction acceptable to the Board.
- Minimum of one (1) year in EMS education administration.
- Three years of related industry work experience.
- Indication of willingness to remain current in the occupation to be taught and Evidence of good ability in instruction.
- Evidence of good character, mature attitude, and stable personality.
- Indication of a willingness to establish and maintain positive relationships with business, industry, and government.
- Teach and instruct students through lectures, demonstrations, and/or audio visual aids.
- Prepare syllabi of courses of study with detailed lesson plans.
- Maintain annual 60% completion, 70% placement, and 70% licensure rates pursuant to Council on Occupational Education (COE) accreditation standards.
- Maintain TN EMS Board requirements for first-time licensure pass rates.
- Accurately prepare and submit all required documentation/reports by set deadlines.
- Administer tests to evaluate student progress.
- Maintain all student academic records related to the program (i.e., grades, attendance, discipline, etc.).
- Attend workshops and/or other training programs to remain current in the industry.
- Teach safety procedures and the proper use of tools and equipment in the shop areas.
- Maintain a clean and safe environment for student learning.
- Source and request needed instructional supplies and equipment necessary for proper student instruction.
- Inspect equipment and supplies to ensure operational safety.
- Assist in program recruitment and assist graduating students with placement opportunities.
- Maintain accident reports related to program injuries.
- Must develop and maintain strong clinical partnerships to enhance the students’ learning experience in the clinical setting.