Concorde Career Colleges, Inc.
General Education Instructor - Biology
At a glance
Location: US-TN-Memphis Map
Posted: 12/08/2019
Closing: 01/07/2020
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Concorde Career Colleges, Inc.
Job description

SUMMARY

Instructors’ primary responsibilities are to provide active and effective learning for student in all applicable educational settings, act as professional and academic role models and commit to student satisfactions.  This includes; teaching in classrooms, labs, as well as outside the classroom during campus and student activities.  All Concorde associates are required to display professionalism and uphold Concorde’s Mission and the core values of respect for the individual, integrity, teamwork, customer service, and achievement.

INSTRUCTIONAL DUTIES

  • Instruct classes as assigned
  • Prepare for classes by organizing and becoming familiar with student material
  • Prepare lesson plans and course material as required
  • Objectively assess students for academic performance
  • Effectively organize and present subject matter to students
  • Effectively utilize instructional plans provided
  • Supplement approved student material as required
  • Ensure security of assessment tools and confidential documentation
  • Effectively utilize and monitor the learning management systems
  • Ensure classes are conducted for the required length of time

STUDENT INTERACTION

  • Maintain a classroom environment conducive to learning
  • Set the example and be the role model for professionalism and conduct
  • Provide regular and constructive feedback, through approved channels, to students regarding academic performance, grades, professionalism, conduct, attendance and other topics as necessary
  • Proactively inform Program Director of any student attendance, academic, or behavioral concerns for retention management
  • Appropriately maintain student records, grades, and attendance to ensure accuracy
  • Ensure compliance with the published attendance policy including recording and posting daily
  • Facilitate tutoring and makeup work as needed, ensuring and monitoring student participation
  • Refer students to the Program Director and/or Academic Dean if additional advising is necessary
  • Refer students having excess of three (3) absences to the Program Director of Academic Dean
  • Remain in classrooms for all assigned instructional times
  • Adhere to classroom break schedules as per policy
  • Document all relevant student contact in CampusNexus including calling students (1st hour 1st call)
  • Enforce CSC and campus policies (dress code, cell phone usage, etc.)

RELATED DUTIES, OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM

  • Record keeping, scanning, etc.
  • Stay informed of current standards related to instructional methodology
  • Participate in and document ongoing faculty and professional development activities including any Continuing Education Units (CEUs) that may be required for certification or licensure where required by law
  • Attend outside workshops and seminars to improve instructional and professional skills
  • Attend orientations, staff meetings, and faculty meetings as scheduled
  • Assist with preparations for graduation ceremonies
  • Attend graduation ceremonies as requested
  • Participate in student and campus activities as requested (Lamplighter nominations, field trips, community activities, etc.)
  • Assist in inventory, organization and ordering of supplies and classroom material
  • Maintain classrooms in a neat and ordering fashion
  • Assist in maintenance of equipment and technology
  • Report any non-functioning equipment to the Program Director or Academic Dean
  • Maintain a professional, enthusiastic, and positive attitude; contribute to a positive campus culture
  • Assist financial aid and administrative departments by providing information and coordinating appointments as needed
  • Assist with student recognition as requested
  • Perform other duties, as assigned
Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS

  • Master’s Degree in discipline of Gen Ed course OR Master’s Degree in related field with 18 semester hours of graduate level courses in discipline for Gen Ed course
  • Prior teaching experience preferred
General Education Instructor - Biology