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CNA Instructor - Bridgeport

Company: Dorsey Schools
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

The Nurse Aide Instructor provides instruction in the Nurse Aid Training Program to ensure that all students achieve competency in the program objectives. The Instructor will teach all of the lecture, laboratory practice training, and supervise all clinical work experience located in the long term care setting.


  • Submitting lesson plans at least a week ahead of time to the Executive Director.
  • Instructing classes using teaching techniques appropriate to adult learners.
  • Testing students regularly, returning graded student tests within 2-3 class sessions. Final grades and grade sheets must be turned into the office manager daily.
  • Checking student attendance and reporting any absences of more than one (1) class sessions to the Office Manager immediately. Attendance sheets must be turned into the Office Manager at the end of each day.
  • Utilizing recognized classroom management techniques and, when necessary, reporting any inappropriate behavior or attitude problems to the Executive Director.
  • Beginning and ending each class period on time.
  • Restricting food and drink consumption to break areas in the school.
  • Distributing course syllabi and textbooks on the first day of class.
  • Attending all regularly scheduled monthly, quarterly and in-service meetings.
  • Demonstrating professional growth by membership in a professional organization, attendance at seminars, workshops or meetings, continuing education, or outside work in the field of my expertise.
  • Working with the Regional Managing Director on a plan of action when the instructor's evaluations fall below 85% and/or for any class in which competency test pass rates fall below 80%.
  • Giving the Executive Director adequate notice when classroom supplies are needed. Communicating the need for equipment repair/maintenance in a timely manner.
  • Instructor will obtain certification as a CPR/BLS Instructor from Dorsey Schools (AHA) within 60 days. 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. WORKING CONDITIONS:
      • Limited travel may be required (0-50%).
      • Will be required to work late and weekends to support business needs. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
        • Bachelors/equivalent preferred.
        • Minimum of two years of nursing experience with at least one year in Long-term care
        • Instructors must document current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN). PHYSICAL 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.

Keywords: Dorsey Schools, Bridgeport , CNA Instructor - Bridgeport, Education / Teaching , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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