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Instructor - Adjunct - Nursing - Psychiatric/Mental Health

at Education Corporation of America

Posted: 3/4/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: *4AC91A6D90118879
Keywords: teaching

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Virginia College - Montgomery

Instructor - Adjunct - Nursing - Psychiatric/Mental Health




Under general supervision, plans and implements curriculum and educational programs for students within the program. Communicates class content to students so that learning occurs, skills are developed, and students are motivated to learn and achieve their educational objectives.



MSN, with Alabama Registered Nurse (RN) license, and 2 years experience directly in the nursing client care within the psychiatric/mental health area.


1. Develops the syllabus for each course assigned based on ACICS and department criteria. The syllabus is to include learning objectives expressed in behavioral terms.

2. Distributes the syllabus to the Academic Dean, the Program Director and to each student at the first scheduled class session.

3. Teaches the depth and scope of class materials as outlined in the syllabus and catalog and relates the instruction to careers and employer expectations.

4. Prepare and grades examinations based upon course objectives and published exam schedule and returns all assignments in a timely manner.

5. Implements evaluation for outcomes assessment, and achieves established results while maintaining college standards of student satisfaction.

6. Works creatively in all classes taught to discourage student withdrawal and maintain satisfactory retention.

7. Begin and end each class at the designated times, providing a full period of instruction.

8. Leaves the classroom or laboratory clean, organized, and ready for the next user.

9. Submits, at the designated time, final grades for all students on the class roster.

10. Accurately maintains attendance records in accordance with the Attendance Policy, submits class roster daily, maintains a separate record of attendance and grades that is clearly labeled and turned in at the end of the term.

11. Calls all students who are absent and submits written reports of pertinent information to the Program Director.

12. Attends faculty meetings, in-service meetings, graduation and other college events as required by the College.

13. Dresses professionally in accordance with faculty dress code.

14. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


· Ability to evaluate, design, and implement curriculum, testing, and/or teaching methodologies.

· Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.

· Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.

· Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

· Knowledge of teaching methods, curriculum, and education programs.

· Teaching and facilitation skills.

· Ability to teach and control the behavior of students.

· Knowledge of academic and/or vocational education curricula.

· Knowledge of and ability to apply relevant current education methodologies and techniques.

· Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.

Education Corporation of America owns and operates private accredited colleges across the United States as well as via the Internet from our corporate headquarters near Birmingham, Alabama. Our schools serve the needs of thousands of students while giving employers an educated and skilled workforce in the markets where we are located.

We provide educational opportunities in business, administrative, management, medical, technical and professional programs that are designed to prepare students for direct entry into the job market in the career areas of their choice. It is our goal to specialize in those areas for which the job growth potential is expected to be the highest. Our hallmark is personalized, practical, real-world instruction that best prepares the student for his or her future while meeting the needs of employers. And we pledge to accomplish that in an encouraging, resourceful and enabling atmosphere.

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