Emergency Medical Services Instructor

San Pablo, CA
Sep 11, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Description of Position
Under general supervision, the purpose of the position is to provide a
comprehensive educational instructional program committed to quality teaching
and successful student achievement. Employees in this classification perform
instructional work. Position is responsible for teaching classes and instructing
students; clinical scheduling; preparing lesson plans; preparing tests; grading
papers; and counseling and advising students. Performs related work as

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be
• Teaches EMS courses and instructs students using a variety of
instruction modalities.
• Prepares lesson plans, prepares lectures, writes course overviews and
• Prepare tests, class projects and case studies; grades papers; averages
grades, prepares grade reports, and coordinates make-up tests with
learning lab.
• Counsels and advises students; conducts learning labs as needed,
assists in registration.
• Selects textbooks, videos and Internet activities; gathers outside project
• Prepares attendance reports and administers attendance policy;
prepares travel and travel expense reports; responds to annual
evaluation report.
• Works on assigned committees, attends school-wide events, attends
professional development conferences and maintains certification as a
Level II instructor, attends faculty meetings, and keeps current in
accounting and business affairs via various media and events.
• Prepares and submits reports as required by program accreditation
Submits and maintains contractual agreements with all clinical agencies.

Position Title
Emergency Medical Services Instructor

Contra Costa College

Posting Number

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience
Any bachelor's degree and two years of professional
experience, or any associate degree and six years of
professional experience.

Desirable Qualifications
In addition, it is desirable that qualified candidates shall have completed an
approved instructor development course, which along with their clinical
experience allows them to be qualified by education and experience in methods,
materials, and evaluation of instruction, which shall be documented by at least
forty hours in teaching methodology. The courses include but are not limited to
the following examples:
(1) State Fire Marshal Instructor 1A and 1B,
(2) National Fire Academy's Instructional Methodology,
(3) Training programs that meet the United States Department of Transportation/National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 2002 Guidelines
for Educating EMS Instructors such as the National Association of EMS
Educators Course. and who shall:
(A) Be a Physician, Registered Nurse, Physician Assistant, or a Paramedic
currently licensed in California; or,
(B) Be an Advanced EMT or EMT who is currently certified in California.
© Have at least two (2) years of academic or clinical experience in the practice
of emergency medicine or pre-hospital care in the last five (5) years.
(D) Be approved by the program director in coordination with the program clinical
coordinator as qualified to teach the topics to which s/he is assigned.

Open Until Filled

The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.


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