Instructor, OTA - Full Time
Company: American Career College
Location: Monterey Park
Posted on: August 2, 2022
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Every effort has been
made to identify the essential functions of this position. However,
it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you
will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of
duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is
similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.)
Delivers curriculum in accordance with approved syllabi, according
to program objectives and timelines. Employs appropriate
instructional methods and learning strategies to communicate
subject matter to students and modifies where appropriate to meet
diverse students needs. Prepares outlines of instructional programs
and training schedules according to established course objectives.
Observes and evaluates students' work to determine progress,
provides feedback, and makes suggestions for improvement.
Encourages the development of communication skills and higher order
thinking skills through appropriate assignments. Presents lectures
and conducts discussions to increase students' knowledge and
competence, using visual aids such as graphs, charts, videotapes,
and slides. Administers standardized oral, written, or performance
assessments. Supervises independent or group projects, field
placements, laboratory work, or other training as necessary.
Provides individualized tutorial and/or remedial instruction.
Conducts simulated on-the-job training, classes, or training
sessions to teach and demonstrate principles, techniques,
procedures, and/or methods of designated subjects. Provides books,
materials, supplies, and equipment for training, courses, or
projects approved by the college. Monitors and records daily class
attendance and grades according to established procedures and
deadlines. Posts and maintains regular office hours to ensure
accessibility to students for advisement and consultation.
Participates in graduation ceremonies. Refers students to other
College personnel/Departments as needed. Works with the college
administration, staff and other faculty members to improve the
overall operation of the college/program. Participates in the
implementation of the Program Effectiveness Plan (PEP). Maintains
the privacy and confidentiality of student information/records.
Substitutes for other instructors within field or discipline in
case of an absence. Exercises stewardship of college facilities and
materials. Participates in conferences, seminars, and training
sessions. Attends at least one (1) professional development
activity annually, two (2) in-service events annually and faculty
meetings. Participates in the marketing and recruitment of
students, faculty and staff. Maintains professional appearance for
position. Adheres to College policies and procedures and conducts
job responsibilities in accordance with the standards set out in
the College s Code of Ethical Conduct, Compliance Agreement, Sexual
Harassment Policy or any of its policies and procedures, applicable
federal and state laws, and applicable professional standards.
Maintains regular and timely attendance, reports to work as
scheduled and as required to meet the needs of the College and
assures time worked and/or time-off is recorded properly. Exercises
care, proper use and maintenance of department equipment and
supplies and identifies unsafe conditions and makes appropriate
adjustments. Maintains order, cleanliness and safety at work.
Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: All full-time core faculty who are occupational therapy
practitioners teaching in the program must hold a minimum of a
baccalaureate degree awarded by an institution that is accredited
by a USDE-recognized regional or national accrediting body. The
degrees are not limited to occupational therapy. Preferred: Master
s degree in healthcare field.
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: Current Occupational Therapy Practitioner
license (or eligible for licensure) in California. Certified by the
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) as
a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) or an
Occupational Therapist (OTR/L). Current CPR Card
KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE: Minimum of three (3) years of related
practical work experience in Occupational Therapy practice.
Documented expertise in their area(s) of teaching responsibility
and knowledge of the content delivery method (e.g., distance
learning). Adult Care Specialty : Experience as a COTA in adult
neuro-rehabilitation care settings required. Pediatrics Specialty :
Experience as a COTA in pediatric settings required. Preferred:
Knowledge of education standards such as Title IV, ACOTE, ABHES,
BPPE, and other accreditation standards. Demonstrate prior training
in instructional methodology and teaching skills from a formal
teacher educational program or any comparable training program or
formal in-house training program.
American Career College s commitment to quality education for over
40 years has provided students excellence in hands-on healthcare
training at our campuses in Ontario, Los Angeles, and Orange
County. American Career College is dedicated to the belief that all
students have the right to succeed and reach their full potential.
To meet this challenge in postsecondary education, American Career
College s mission is to provide adult learners with the skills and
technical knowledge needed for initial employment in entry-level
positions. With more than 50,000 graduates, you will have the
opportunity to contribute to the support of our communities by
educating quality healthcare professionals, collaborating with
incredible people, and grow in your own profession.Our benefited
faculty and associates are offered a comprehensive benefit package
- Health & Wellness
- Financial & Retirement
- Family & Parenting
- Vacation & Time Off
- Perks & Discount
- Professional Development American Career College is proud to be
an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to
work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population. Campus: ACC
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