Instructor, OTA - Theory (W-Fri)
Company: American Career College
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: August 6, 2022
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Every effort has been
made to identify the essential functions of this position. -
However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only
duties you will be required to perform. - The omission of specific
statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the
work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the
Delivers curriculum in accordance with approved syllabi, according
to program objectives and timelines.
Employs appropriate instructional methods and learning strategies
to communicate subject matter to students and modifies where
appropriate to meet diverse students' needs.
Prepares outlines of instructional programs and training schedules
according to established course objectives.
Observes and evaluates students' work to determine progress,
provides feedback, and makes suggestions for improvement.
Encourages the development of communication skills and higher order
thinking skills through appropriate assignments.
Presents lectures and conducts discussions to increase students'
knowledge and competence, using visual aids such as graphs, charts,
videotapes, and slides.
Administers standardized oral, written, or performance
Supervises independent or group projects, field placements,
laboratory work, or other training as necessary.
Provides individualized tutorial and/or remedial instruction.
Conducts simulated on-the-job training, classes, or training
sessions to teach and demonstrate principles, techniques,
procedures, and/or methods of designated subjects.
Provides books, materials, supplies, and equipment for training,
courses, or projects approved by the college.
Monitors and records daily class attendance and grades according to
established procedures and deadlines.
Posts and maintains regular office hours to ensure accessibility to
students for advisement and consultation.
Participates in graduation ceremonies.
Refers students to other College personnel/Departments as
Works with the college administration, staff and other faculty
members to improve the overall operation of the
Participates in the implementation of the Program Effectiveness
Maintains the privacy and confidentiality of student
Substitutes for other instructors within field or discipline in
case of an absence.
Exercises stewardship of college facilities and materials.
Participates in conferences, seminars, and training sessions.
Attends at least one (1) professional development activity
annually, two (2) in-service events annually and faculty
Participates in the marketing and recruitment of students, faculty
Maintains professional appearance for position.
Adheres to College policies and procedures and conducts job
responsibilities in accordance with the standards set out in the
College's Code of Ethical Conduct, Compliance Agreement, Sexual
Harassment Policy or any of its policies and procedures, applicable
federal and state laws, and applicable professional standards.
Maintains regular and timely attendance, reports to work as
scheduled and as required to meet the needs of the College and
assures time worked and/or time-off is recorded properly.
Exercises care, proper use and maintenance of department equipment
and supplies and identifies unsafe conditions and makes appropriate
Maintains order, cleanliness and safety at work.
Performs other duties as assigned.
All full-time core faculty who are occupational therapy
practitioners teaching in the program must hold a minimum of a
baccalaureate degree awarded by an institution that is accredited
by a USDE-recognized regional or national accrediting body. The
degrees are not limited to occupational therapy.
Master's degree in healthcare field.
Current Occupational Therapy Practitioner license (or eligible for
licensure) in California.
Certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational
Therapy (NBCOT) as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
(COTA) or an Occupational Therapist (OTR/L).
Current CPR Card
Minimum of three (3) years of related practical work experience in
Occupational Therapy practice.
Documented expertise in their area(s) of teaching responsibility
and knowledge of the content delivery method (e.g., distance
Adult Care Specialty : Experience as a COTA in adult
neuro-rehabilitation care settings required.
Pediatrics Specialty : Experience as a COTA in pediatric settings
Knowledge of education standards such as Title IV, ACOTE, ABHES,
BPPE, and other accreditation standards.
Demonstrate prior training in instructional methodology and
teaching skills from a formal teacher educational program or any
comparable training program or formal in-house training
American Career College's commitment to quality education for over
40 years has provided students excellence in hands-on healthcare
training at our campuses in Ontario, Los Angeles, and Orange
County. American Career College is dedicated to the belief that all
students have the right to succeed and reach their full potential.
To meet this challenge in postsecondary education, American Career
College's mission is to provide adult learners with the skills and
technical knowledge needed for initial employment in entry-level
positions. With more than 50,000 graduates, you will have the
opportunity to contribute to the support of our communities by
educating quality healthcare professionals, collaborating with
incredible people, and grow in your own profession.
Our benefited faculty and associates are offered a comprehensive
benefit package including:
Health & Wellness
Financial & Retirement
Family & Parenting
Vacation & Time Off
Perks & Discount
American Career College is proud to be an equal opportunity
employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an
Campus: ACC Anaheim
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