Emergency Medical Technology (EMT) Instructor/Coordinator

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Ripley is accepting applications for a part-time evening EMT Instructor/Coordinator.

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:

Marcy Johnson, Tennessee College of Applied Technology Ripley
127 Industrial Drive, Ripley, TN 38063
EOE/Title IX/Title VI/ADA Employer
A Tennessee Board of Regents Institution

Required Qualifications

  • Requires a minimum of an Associate Degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Must be currently licensed as a Tennessee EMT-Paramedic, registered nurse, or physician without history of revocation, denial, or suspension.
  • Licensed emergency care experience shall include a minimum of two years practice, preferably within the last five (5) years.
  • Administrative experience shall include a minimum of two (2) years in EMS educational administration or greater than three hundred (300) hours of EMS instruction.
  • Current endorsement in a Board-approved trauma, cardiac, and pediatric course at the provider level.
  • 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.

Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications, experience, education and in accordance with the guidelines established by the Tennessee Board of Regents.