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Healthcare Assistant Instructor

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About Cape Cod Community College:

Cape Cod Community College is a place of personal discovery, enrichment, and professional development for those just beginning the quest and for those at many points along the path of higher education throughout life. It is a caring, comprehensive institution that belongs to the people it serves and responds to their individual and community needs. Students attending Cape Cod Community College are striving for personal excellence, and are finding it, day after day. Graduates of the College can be found in all levels of private business, the professions, and public service, and they excel at what they do.

For students seeking to lay a foundation for further study, there is no better place to begin than at Cape Cod Community College. In today's highly competitive market place, the well prepared transfer student is the most aggressively recruited person in higher education. For many Cape Cod Community College graduates, that Associate Degree opens the door to institutions that were just not an option after high school. And, when you consider the savings in the overall cost of a four-year degree at either a public or a private university, starting at Cape Cod Community College becomes an incredible bargain that blends quality with unmatched value.

The students' education is the first priority at Cape Cod Community College. As a learning-centered community, we value the contributions of a diverse population, welcome open inquiry, and promote mutual respect. The College offers a strong educational foundation of critical and creative thinking, communication competency, and a global, multicultural perspective that prepares students for life and work in the 21st century. Our liberal arts, sciences, and career programs provide educational pathways that serve the varied social, economic, and demographic characteristics of our community with a distinctive focus on sustainability. We honor our past, celebrate our present and imagine our future.


Job Description:

GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide vocational instruction in the field of Healthcare Assistance to motivated students with intellectual disabilities. Introduce the fundamentals of the vast and growing industry of assisting in an elder care facility. Curriculum includes the many facets of aging, dimensions of health and wellness for this demographic, dementia care, person centered care, basics of hygiene, safety, and sanitation. Additionally, dietary aide and activity assistant roles will be taught. Geriatric Sensitivity Simulation Program is used, (including a Walker, Geriatrics Suit, and a Geriatrics Glasses Kit) and hands-on instruction in both traditional and non-traditional learning modes are important facets of this role.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  1. Provide a multi-modality teaching approach including field trips, on-campus excursions and arranging for guest speakers.
  2. Prepare specific curriculum and instructional materials.
  3. Consult and co-plan with Project Forward colleagues.
  4. Attend monthly staff meetings and program events throughout the year.
  5. Write assessment reports and conduct individual progress conferences with students.
  6. Monitor student performance and advise students regarding progress.



Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :

  1. Bachelor's degree.
  2. Strong experience within the vocational area being taught.
  3. One year of experience working with or teaching individuals with special needs.
  4. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team player with students and Project Forward staff.
  5. Excellent organizational and written communication skills.
  6. Proficiency using technology in educational setting, including Microsoft Office 365.
  7. Ability to perform physical/hands on work.
  8. Valid MA State Driver's License.


Equivalency Statement

Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as noted above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience has prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.


Additional Information:

COMPENSATION : $34.45/hour for up to 12 hours a week during Spring 2023 semester. Non-benefited MCCC/MTA Unit position.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Immediate need; applications reviewed upon receipt.

Please visit our website at www.capecod.edu for information on Cape Cod Community College.

COVID VACCINE POLICY: Candidates for employment should be aware that all Cape Cod Community College students, faculty, and staff must comply with the Massachusetts state two-year public college vaccination policy as a condition of employment. Please see College website for details.

This appointment is subject to the FY2023 budget appropriations.

Appointment subject to SORI (Sex Offender Registry Information), publicly-accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and national background checks.

The College does not provide any measure of assistance for applicants who do not have the ability to work in the United States.

Cape Cod Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statues and College policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action/Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.


Application Instructions:

**ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.**

Begin the online application process by going to the APPLY NOW link. During the process you will be given an opportunity to upload required documents : a cover letter addressing how you meet the minimum requirements of the position and resume (failure to submit requested documents may result in disqualification). Please note that finalist candidates will be asked to provide three current professional letters of reference and transcripts.

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