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Part-Time Teaching Assistant - Fire

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Green Bay

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Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations. Therefore, we seek applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits of diversity in a higher education community. Consideration will be given to equity-minded individuals committed to collaborating with faculty, staff, administration, students, and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps.

You belong here. See why you will love working at NWTC.

Department: Public Safety

Reports To: Public Safety Dean, Academic or Associate


STANDARD HOURS: Hours vary based upon student demand



The Fire Teaching Assistant Instructor the mission and values of the college providing supportive instruction to any lead instructor and all students participating within the courses assigned. The Assistant Instructor will maintain knowledge of all current curriculum knowledge, license or certifications, and awareness of current successful teaching strategies for student success. The Fire Teaching Assistant will maintain communication with all necessary departments and instructors.


Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the functions identified in the job description.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Complies with College and lead instructor policies and directions regarding student testing, record keeping, providing grades on a timely basis.
  • Complies with all aspects of Board policies and work rules.
  • Maintains an effective line of communications with students, customer-based clientele, college community members, other full-time faculty, and adjunct faculty members.
  • Evaluates student performance and provides regular feedback in courses taught.


Competency Statements (s)

  • Values - Demonstrate behaviors and action that support the College’s values - Customer Focus, Everyone Has Worth, Passion and Inspiration, Collaboration, Emotional Intelligence, Results and Accountability, Valuing Talent and Well Being, and Ethics.
  • Student Success – Demonstrate behaviors and actions that support student recruitment, retention, and student success initiatives.
  • Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
  • Accountability - accept responsibility and account for actions of self.
  • Customer Oriented - take care of the customers’ needs while following College procedures.
  • Detail Oriented - pay attention to the details of a project or task.
  • Interpersonal - get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
  • Motivation – inspire oneself and others to reach a goal and/or perform to the best of their ability
  • Organized –follow a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Self-Motivated - internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative.
  • Time Management - utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.


Education: Firefighter 1 Certified, Firefighter 2 Certified, Emergency Services Instructor 1 Certified

Class B CDL Preferred

Experience: 2 years with a Fire Department

**An equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered

Computer Skills:

Microsoft Office Suite, Internet navigation, various online learning-based program navigation, PeopleSoft experience preferred

Other Requirements:

  • Educational teaching strategies and motivational techniques for classroom instruction
  • Ability to learn and use technology and alternative delivery methods, including but not limited to: online instruction and the use of distance education.
  • Skill in communication and human relations with populations having diverse socio-economic and racial backgrounds and persons with physical and/or learning disabilities.
  • Skill in oral and written communications.
  • Ability to adapt to new and emerging technologies and incorporate them into the curriculum.
  • Previous teaching experience with adult learners is desirable.
  • Ability to work in a team environment is essential.
  • Ability to work non-standard hours including evening or weekend hours.
  • Maintain required certifications, licenses for teaching in respective curriculum.
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the Districts standard insurance policy terms.


Possibility to secure and maintain a Wisconsin Technical College System Provisional Certification.

Physical Abilities

N – Not Applicable

O – Occasionally – up to 33 percent of the time or 0 to 2.5 hours per day

F – Frequently – 33 to 66 percent of the time or 2.5 – 5.5 hours per day

C – Constantly – more than 66 percent of the time or more than 5.5 hours per day












10 lbs or less


11 – 20 lbs


21 – 50 lbs


51-100 lbs

Reach Outward

Over 100 lbs

Reach Above Shoulder







12 lbs or less


13-25 lbs

Squat or Kneel

26-40 lbs


41-100 lbs

Work Environment

☒ Vision ☒ Sense of Sound

☒ Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

The College has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the College reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the College may deem appropriate.

We strive to accommodate any individual who requires adjustments to ensure a fair and equal employment process. If you require specific accommodations during the application and/or screening process due to a disability or other reasons, please contact Talent and Culture at or 920-498-6286.

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Talent and Culture.

NWTC does not discriminate on the basis of political affiliation, age, race, creed, marital status, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression), national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic testing or other applicable legislated categories, (“each a protected class”). Inquiries regarding the College’s nondiscrimination policies may be directed to the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at (920) 498-6826 or


When it comes to student success, NWTC has set the standard for the state’s technical colleges. In 2010, NWTC was the first college in Wisconsin to join Achieving the Dream, a nonprofit dedicated to helping community college students succeed. Under the leadership of our president, Dr. Rafn, student success has become the center of our work. As a result, NWTC has been named a Leader College by Achieving the Dream for student success initiatives and one of four finalists for the AACC Awards of Excellence in the Student Success category.

In 2017, the College was selected to join Frontier Set, a diverse group of high-performing, high-potential postsecondary institutions identified by the Gates Foundation as leaders in transformation.



NWTC offers the opportunity to work in a professional and stimulating environment where the intended culture of inclusion and a holistic view of the employee is promoted.  We empower employees to be their best selves and contribute to a culture of engagement and innovation.  We are committed to promoting a learning environment where employees and students of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue career and academic goals embraced in an environment of respect and shared inquiry.  Benefits of working at NWTC are measurable in ways such as greater knowledge and awareness of cultural differences, motivation for improved personal and professional relationships and a cohesive work environment. We provide our employees with a high-quality compensation and benefits package and professional development opportunities.




iRespect! is a college-wide movement to cultivate a welcoming and safe environment for all. 

  • We stand beside our students regardless of race, religion, gender identity, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, ability, and age.
  • We are committed to maintaining a welcoming and safe space for all members of our community to work and learn.
  • We maintain a zero tolerance policy for discrimination, bullying, and behaviors intended to intimidate or demoralize members of this community.

Whether you are a student or employee, there are many opportunities for you to get involved with iRespect! 

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2740 West Mason Street
Green Bay

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