Nursing Assistant, Long-Term Care Instructor - High School
Orange, CA 92866
North Orange County Regional Occupational Program
Job SummaryUnder the direction of an Instructional Administrator, a Regional Occupational Program (ROP) instructor provides instruction to secondary school or adult students in competency-based, career technical education courses in order to prepare them for college and career. ROP classes are taught by instructors who have trained and worked in the industry they are teaching. Once hired, instructors must enter a teacher credential program and ROP provides additional training and coaching support. Many ROP classes provide real-world experience by placing students in work-based learning. Please refer to the instructor job description for specific responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and requirements.
Requirements / QualificationsTeaching Credential
The successful candidate must qualify for or possess a valid Three-Year Preliminary or Five-Year Clear Designated Subjects Career Technical Education Credential including English Second Language Certification. NOCROP will assist you in starting the credentialing process.
Detailed information for obtaining a Designated Subjects Career Technical Education credential may be found at http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl888.pdf.North Orange County ROP will review the applications submitted to select those candidates who appear to possess the most extensive and relevant experience or abilities for the position. Not every candidate who meets the minimum qualifications is interviewed. It is, therefore, important to ensure your application is thorough, detailed and clear. Teaching demonstrations and interviews are normally conducted between two days and two weeks following the deadline to apply.
Patient Care Pathway (only instructors of Nursing Assistant, Long-Term Care courses) • Applicant must possess and provide documentation of a valid, active, and current California license as a Vocational or Registered Nurse. • Applicant must have a valid California LVN or RN license and a minimum of no less than two years of nursing experience, of which no less than one year is in providing care and services to chronically ill or elderly patients in an acute care hospital, skilled nursing facility, intermediate care facility, home care, hospice care, or other long-term care setting (must be provided on the applicant’s résumé with dates of service, position roles and responsibilities with supervisor name and contact information). • Within six months of employment and prior to teaching a certification program the instructor shall obtain a minimum of twenty-four hours of continuing education courses in planning, implementing, and evaluation of education programs in nursing. These courses must be approved by the Board of Nursing or courses administered by an accredited educational institution. A transcript of successfully completed course(s) shall be sent to the Department of Public Health and shall be used as a basis for approval of the qualifications of the instructor. A copy of the transcript shall be kept on file at the nursing facility, agency, or public institution.• Note: Successful candidate must qualify for, apply, and be approved by the California Department of Public Health as an instructor. • Applicant must possess and provide documentation of a valid, active, and current American Heart Association for Basic Life Support card; successful candidates must secure an AHA instructor’s card in order to train and certify students prior to work-based learning.• Applicant must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.Letter of IntroductionProof of HS Graduation (Or higher education. If submitting education beyond H.S., Please submit transcripts)Resume