JOB SUMMARY: The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Teacher will be responsible for delivering the IDOE approved curriculum in the classroom and supervision of students during their off-site clinicals. Students are expected to pass the Indiana CNA exam at the end of the course.
QUALIFICATIONS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty effectively. In addition he/she must have three to five years of experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant in a hospital, clinic, or nursing home environment. Candidate must be knowledgeable of CNA certification requirements. Prefer experience teaching in a high school or vocational school setting.
License/Certification: Must hold and maintain certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant and be eligible for a CTE or Workplace Specialist license in Health Occupations. Preferred licensing as a LPN or RN.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Create lesson plans, deliver instruction, and assess student mastery according to the state standards for Certified Nursing Assistants.
Provide detailed and regular feedback to parents on student achievement and concerns
Maintain student files, training records, and State CNA reports
Co-Plan learning activities with Certified Nursing Assistant Director and para-professional
Assist with preparing and maintaining equipment and resources required to meet the objectives of the lesson plans.
Supervise and instruct CNA students during off-site clinical activities
Complete all data maintenance and entry required for student grades, attendance, and discipline
Create and maintain a positive learning environment for students.
To understand and communicate all requirements concerning student certification
Other duties as assigned by the CTC Director
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Technical Skills - Pursues training and development opportunities.
Interpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively.
Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment.
Ethics - Works with integrity and ethically.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions.
Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness.
Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures.