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Instructor, Massage Therapy

Education Management Metairie, LA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Will perform a variety of routine duties, as needed, to teach massage, body work/therapy or therapeutic massage or other therapy which involves manipulation of the muscle and connective tissues of the body in the classroom and in the lab, using a variety of teaching methods such as lectures and demonstrations and using audiovisual and technological aids to supplement the presentations




  • Performs performance-based objectives and outlines for course of study following curriculum guidelines and requirements of the college and state and federal initiatives
  • Organizes program of practical and technical instruction, including demonstrations of skills required in massage professions, and lectures on theory, techniques and terminology; prepares outline of instructional programs and studies and assembles materials to be presented
  • Instructs students in subject areas such as use, maintenance and the safe operation of tools and equipment, codes or regulations related to the Massage Therapy Program
  • Instructs students in the importance of accuracy, neatness, efficiency, resourcefulness and good work habits in obtaining employment as Massage Therapists
  • Assigns lessons to students and corrects homework; administers tests to evaluate achievement of students in technical knowledge and practical skills
  • Keeps records of daily attendance and student progress; reports to Lead Instructor and Registrar
  • Presents subject matter to students, utilizing a variety of methods and techniques, such as lectures, discussions or demonstrations; ensures use of classroom time is organized and that instruction and clean-up (if applicable) can be accomplished within the allotted time
  • Assists students, individually or in groups, with lesson assignments to present or reinforce learning concepts; responds to basic student questions; may initiate study groups in preparation for examinations
  • Enforces classroom protocols, rules and regulations; maintains classroom discipline; utilizes effective classroom management techniques
  • Attends meetings and trainings per requirements of Lead Instructor, Program Chair or Director of Education; participates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences and professional development workshops
  • File an appropriate course syllabus for each course taught with the appropriate Program Chair
  • Conduct class evaluations and complete other college evaluations in accordance with college policy
  • Make suggestions to the Program Chair concerning the improvement of the curriculum in keeping with the objectives of the college
  • Complete an annual goals setting and performance review with the Program Chair, approved by the Director of Education




  • Massage Therapy licensure through applicable state board




  • Minimum of two (2) to three (3) years of directly or closely related work experience
  • Some level of teaching or training experience is preferred

Education Management


Metairie, LA
70002 USA



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