Instructor, Physical Therapy Assistant (Health Sciences), requisition number 2291

Instructor, Physical Therapy Assistant (Health Sciences), requisition number 2291


Central Piedmont Community College
1201 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28235
Phone: 704-330-2722

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Associate Degree $40,396 - 63,674



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Closes: Friday, June 30, 2017

Target Start Date

Monday, August 7, 2017

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Multi Campus

Employment Type

Full time

Minimum Qualifications


Minimum Qualifications:


Associate Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Physical Therapist Assistant, a current North Carolina Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant license, and three (3) years of clinical practice experience

NOTE: Licenses and/or certifications used for credentialing purposes must be kept current by the employee, unless noted otherwise. 


Work Schedule:  Monday - Friday.

Preferred Qualifications

 *  Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Physical Therapy or a related field

  *  Experience working with physical therapist assistants

  *  One year of experience in teaching at the college level

  *  Experience in educational therapy and methodology and instructional design and methodology

  *  Experience with student evaluation and outcome assessments

Position Description

Instructor, Physical Therapist Assistant position available in Health Sciences serving multi-campuses.

Overview of Department/Division

The Central Piedmont Community College Health Sciences Division is the home of one of the oldest Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) programs in the nation and one of the most respected programs in the state. Graduates of this two year, nationally accredited, Associate in Applied Science Degree program are eligible to take the state licensure exam, which is required to practice as a Physical Therapist Assistant. A PTA helps a physical therapist provide exercises, therapeutic
procedures and functional training to patients in order to improve their quality of life. PTAs seeking jobs in this high demand field enjoy a 100% employment rate.

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This full time instructor position will conduct classes and perform duties related to instruction, advising students, and serving the community. The instructor will teach classroom and laboratory classes as well as support students in clinical settings in the community.


Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities


I. Mastery of Subject Matter

a. Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of their field or discipline.

b. Display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field or discipline.

c. Connect their subject matter with related fields.

d. Stay current in their subject matter through professional development, involvement in professional organizations, and attending professional meetings, conferences, or workshops.

e. Learn and use technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience when appropriate.


II. Teaching Performance

a. Teach a course load appropriate to their field or discipline.

b. Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize documented student learning.

c. Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students.

d. Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs.

e. Employ available instructional technology, i.e. the internet, telecourses, interactive technology, when appropriate.

f. Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments.

g. Contribute to the selection and development of instructional materials in accordance with course objectives.

h. Incorporate core competencies into curriculum.

i. Develop, update, and post course syllabi in a timely manner.


III. Evaluation of Student Learning

a. Establish meaningful learning student learning outcomes for courses/programs.

b. Develop and explain methods that fairly measure student progress toward student learning outcomes.

c. Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning. d. Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grade rosters to division administrator each semester according to established deadlines.

e. Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances.


IV. Support of College Policies and Procedures

a. Teach classes as assigned in a multi-campus environment.

b. Teach credit or non-credit courses within field or discipline as needed.

c. Post and maintain regular office hours to ensure accessibility to colleagues and to students for advisement and consultation.

d. Serve as faculty advisor within the current college advisement system.

e. Prepare, distribute, and submit syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with program and divisional policies.

f. Maintain confidentiality of student information.

g. Substitute for other instructors within field or discipline in case of an absence.

h. Exercise stewardship of college facilities and materials.

i. Record and provide attendance data in accordance with College Policies and Procedures.


V. Participation in College, Division, and Program Activities

a. Serves on college, divisional, and program committees as assigned.

b. Participate in meeting and events required by the college, division, and program administrators.

c. Respond in a timely fashion to information requests from college, division, and program administrators.

d. Support both part-time and full-time colleagues.

e. Contribute to program and division curriculum development processes.

f. Participate in graduation ceremonies

g. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff and administrators as an individual or as a part of a team.


VI. Contribution to Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs

a. Maintain familiarity with college goals, mission, and long-range plans.

b. Contribute to planning and development processes through appropriate mechanisms and channels.

c. Participate in professional activities that contribute to the educational goals on the college and its constituents.

d. Perform professional responsibilities in accordance with pertinent goals, missions, and plans of the college, division, and programs.

e. Participate in the marketing, recruitment, and retention of students, faculty and staff.

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