Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Instructor (Adjunct)
Position DetailsJob TitlePhysical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Instructor (Adjunct)Reports To and Evaluated byDirector of Physical Therapist Assistant ProgramRequired Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess at a minimum a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy (PT) or equivalent academic credential, or an Associate’s degree in PTA with a Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study. The candidate will be licensed, or licensure eligible, in the State of Illinois as a PT or PTA commensurate with his/her earned degree from an accredited PT or PTA program. The candidate will have a minimum of one year of clinical experience beyond entry-level. The candidate will have clinical and /or academic teaching experience in physical therapy. The candidate will have excellent analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communications skills, as well as basic computer literacy.Preferred Qualifications
Post-graduate advanced degree work in PT or a related field of study, and/or clinical specialist certification / advanced proficiency in the field of instruction. Academic preparation and teaching experience in PTA clinical practice and education. Experience working with culturally diverse students. Ability to use computer assisted technology to enhance teaching and learning.Job Summary
The PTA Instructor will teach physical therapy content to a diverse student population. The Instructor must stay abreast of ongoing developments, trends, and issues in instruction in the community college environment.Specific Job Duties
•To instruct students in the facts, skills and appreciations pertaining to the assigned courses.
•To consider the needs of the students, and assist them by seeking help from other college services.
•To distribute to all students a course syllabus that covers the class requirements, grading procedure, attendance requirements, and course objectives.
•To assist the Program Director in development of the curriculum, in the preparation of the outlines and selection of textbooks.
•To submit midterm and final grade reports, deficiency notices, attendance records and any other reports pertaining to the assigned courses.
•To participate on faculty committees when indicated.
•To participate in academic advising when indicated.
•To stay abreast of ongoing developments, trends and issues in physical therapist assistant program instruction at the community college.
•Participate in course and program assessment.
•To perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director
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