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Instructor (Anatomy & Physiology) - Massage Therapy

Education Management Houma, LA

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

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, presentation and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities, meeting the educational needs of the college’s students; Responsible for performing assigned duties during the day, evening or weekend on any of the college’s campuses, as assigned; At a minimum, the related activities include instruction, instructional counseling, academic advising, serving on various committees and participating in local, state, regional and national professional activities and organizations as required 


  • Instructs students in subject areas, use, maintenance and the safe operation of tools and equipment, codes or regulations related to their program of study 
  • Prepares performance-based objectives and outlines for course of study following curriculum guidelines and requirements of the college, state and federal initiatives and program performance measures and competencies  
  • Make suggestions to the Lead Instructor, Program Chair and Director of Education concerning the improvement of the curriculum in keeping with the objectives of the college  
  • File an appropriate course syllabus for each course taught with the appropriate Program Chair 
  • Instructs students in the importance of accuracy, neatness, efficiency, resourcefulness and good work habits in obtaining employment in program related facilities   
  • Assigns lesson to students and corrects homework; administers tests to evaluate achievement of students in technical knowledge and practical skills; records results and issues reports to students 
  • Keep students informed and updated concerning course content, requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements  
  • Keeps record of daily attendance and student progress; reports to Lead Instructor or Program Chair and Registrar; submit absence reports and other documentation when appropriate  
  • Provide students with a mid-term progress report 
  • 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 groups, with lesson assignments to present or reinforce learning concepts; responds to basis student questions and may initiate study groups in preparation for examinations 
  • Enforces classroom protocols, rules and regulations; maintains classroom discipline; utilizes effective classroom management techniques 
  • Assists students to develop and implement effective study skills, practices and techniques 
  • Conduct class evaluations and complete other college evaluations in accordance with college policy 
  • 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  
  • Make use of available college online resources, as applicable 
  • Complete an annual goals setting and performance review with the Program Chair, approved by the Director of Education 
  • Become thoroughly familiar and comply with all college policies and procedures  
  • Prepare for visits from the Accrediting Commission on Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) 


  • Master’s Degree or equivalent combination of work and education required in Anatomy and Physiology  
  • Must hold state license(s)/certification(s) for program-specific area  


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


  • Working knowledge of instructional theory, basic education principles, practices and methodologies, the developmental process, competency-based curricula and general classroom and lab/clinic practices  
  • Knowledge on how to formulate and articulate policies, procedures, expectations and practices 
  • Knowledge of basic mathematical skills such as percentages, fractions, etc.  
  • Working knowledge of modern office practices and procedures, including applicable computer operations and software and student record programs 
  • Familiarity with operating a calculator, copier, fax machine, television and VCR 


  • Possess good organizational skills, knowledge of record keeping procedures, including the ability to collect and organize data and information  
  • Possess effective written and verbal communication skills  
  • Sound instructional skills 
  • Able to exercise sound judgment and be able to develop programs and curricula to meet industry needs  


  • Ability to establish and maintain appropriate levels of authority as well as creating an atmosphere of support and confidence for students  
  • Ability to supervise and train staff, including organizing, prioritizing and scheduling work assignments  
  • Ability to multi-task and juggle competing priorities 
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team  
  • Ability to work effectively with students, peers and community  
  • Ability to work with professional integrity and discretion  

Education Management


Houma, LA
70360 USA
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