PT EMS Instructor

PT EMS Instructor


Johnston Community College
245 College Road
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: 919-934-3051

Job Location

Main Campus - Smithfield, NC 


$27.75 - $33.50 Hourly



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, February 25, 2021
Closes: Friday, December 31, 2021

Target Start Date

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Part Time

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum & Preferred Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education Minimum:  High School education or GED.  
Education Preferred:   Training and experience equivalent to a Subject Matter Expert, Associate Degree’s, Bachelor’s Degree, and Master’s Degree
Experience Minimum:  Two or more years' experience in the Emergency Medical Services Field.  
Experience Preferred:  One or more years precepting, supervising or teaching, or a combination of education and experience. Instruction in adult learners and diverse populations.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Minimum:  Certified as an EMT, AEMT or Paramedic in North Carolina OR a Subject Matter Expert in various fields of Emergency Medical Care, to be determined by EMS Department Chair and Program Director. 
Preferred: Level I EMS Instructor, or ability to attain within 3 years; Instructor credentials for any of the following: BLS, ACLS, PALS, PEPP, AMLS, PHTLS, EVOS.

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

The purpose of the position is to provide a comprehensive educational instructional program committed to quality teaching and successful student achievement. Employees in this classification perform didactic and skills lab instructional work in various levels of Emergency Medical Services classes. Employees must have the ability to communicate with various levels of students through various mediums of instructional delivery and possess an educational methodology and philosophy compatible with the role of the community college.


Knowledge & Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teaches EMS courses and instructs students using a variety of instruction modalities. 
  • Teaches didactic material and skills labs.
  • Facilitates student learning and evaluation through formative scenarios and summative simulations.
  • Prepares lesson plans, prepares lectures and writes course overviews and outlines. 
  • Prepares, administers and grades tests; grades skills and other class work; averages grades, prepares grade reports, and coordinates make-up tests with remediation and learning lab. 
  • Advises students and assists in registration. 
  • Prepares attendance reports and administers attendance policy.
  • Performs related work and other duties as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


Additional Information:

Language Skills
Must be able to read, write and speak English clearly. Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of descriptive data and information, such as policy manuals, Employee Handbook, SACSCOC Criteria Manual, program guidelines from JCC, course syllabi and course textbooks. 
Mathematical Skills
Must possess mathematical skills consistent with the ability to perform medical report writing and drug calculations.
Reasoning Ability Functional Reasoning
Requires the ability to apply principles of influence systems, such as motivation, incentive, teaching andragogy, and leadership.   Ability to exercise independent judgment to apply facts and principles for developing approaches and techniques to critical thinking and problem resolution.  Requires the ability to exercise the judgment, decisiveness and creativity required.
Computer Skills
Must possess the ability to use computers and software to prepare and present classroom lecture materials as well as documentation of lab and clinical skills.    
Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization:
Requires the ability to use, operate, and/or handle a variety of EMS related equipment.
Physical Demands
Must have the ability to perform physical skills comparable to the EMS work environment, including lifting and moving patients and equipment, climbing, squatting, running, moving over uneven terrain and other work in austere environments. Have the ability to complete all objectives of course assigned.
Work Environment 
Expected to teach classes encompassing didactic, lab and clinical training to a variety of students, EMS providers and fire fighters, aged 16 through late adulthood. Classes may be taught days, nights and or weekends, usually from 3 to 8 hours per day. The position may require work in a variety of environments including outdoors in extreme conditions on occasion.

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