Nursing Assistant Instructor

Northwood Technical College   Superior, WI   Full-time     Nursing
Posted on May 17, 2024
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We're looking for qualified candidates to fill this full time position, available at both our Superior and New Richmond campuses.

Northwood Tech Instructors teach in a discipline area in which they have specific training and competence. Instructors are expected to foster learner success, assess learner achievement, and continually improve learning opportunities. Instructors teach in a variety of learning environments including face-to-face, online, web-conferencing, and hybrid classrooms. Instructors are expected to continually improve the overall quality and delivery of learning, including the support of program and collegewide initiatives.  The Nursing Assistant Instructor adheres to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) and Federal guidelines for nursing assistant instruction. The work will be conducted over three terms of the year during hours as determined by the associate dean to best meet student needs.

Qualifications, Degree & Experience Required:

  • Associate's degree in nursing
  • Minimum of two years (4,000 hours) of occupational nursing experience of which at least one year (2,000 hours) shall be within 5 years of appointment
  • Occupational nursing experience must include one-year as a nurse in long-term care
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license in Wisconsin
  • Ability to obtain driver’s license and insurance coverage in accordance with College policy


  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing
  • Teaching experience


  • Model cultural competencies that reflect Northwood Tech’s Mission, Vision, Values, Learning College Tenets, and On Course Principles by:
  • Assessing own lifelong learning and using self-management to progress toward established personal and professional goals.
  • Demonstrating creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills through mutually supportive relationships.
  • Communicating authentically in personal and group settings by using creator language to effectively exchange ideas, thoughts, and knowledge.
  • Creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive working and learning environment.
  • Leading positive change while demonstrating civility and empathy.
  • Finding value in consistently acquiring and applying innovative ideas and technology to support continuous quality improvement.
  • Plan for instruction, including learning plans, and assessment strategies.
  • Deliver, assess, and adapt effective instruction that meets the diverse needs of students.
  • Apply a variety of instructional strategies, facilitate learning, and revise teaching practice.
  • Promote a culture of continuing student success, implement strategies to promote learner persistence and meet the needs of multi-generational learners, demonstrate learner-centered communication, and utilize available student support services.
  • Employ a variety of formative and summative assessment strategies, communicate assessment results in a timely fashion to promote student learning, and use assessment results to improve instruction.
  • Demonstrate professional behaviors to support teaching and learning and utilize varied strategies for managing the learning environment.
  • Utilize a variety of data analysis tools, analyze data from teaching and learning experiences, and use data to inform decision making about the teaching and learning process.
  • Assess effectiveness in embracing diversity, examine the impact of college, community, and student demographics on teaching and learning, and create an inclusive, effective learning environment that addresses barriers and provides reasonable accommodations.
  • May be assigned to mentor high school teachers who offer Northwood Tech-articulated courses.
  • Model the Employability Essentials expected of Northwood Tech students, which are to communicate clearly, think critically, and demonstrate professionalism.
  • Designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) to receive and report criminal incidents to the Northwood Tech Safety Office by virtue of this role’s responsibilities at the College (only applies to instructor positions with club advising duties).
  • Provide instruction to students to include the basic rules of the road, how to control and operate a motor vehicle, emergency preparedness, sign identification, and motor vehicle laws.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • FY24 Salary - Faculty Grade A - $61,744 / year


  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Health Savings Account/Flexible Spending Account
  • Long Term/Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Wisconsin Retirement System
  • 403(b)/457(b) Retirement Savings
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Leave

Commitment to Diversity
Northwood Technical College is committed to promoting a learning environment where employees and students of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue career and academic goals embraced in an environment of respect and shared inquiry. The College seeks to attract ethnically diverse instructors and staff who can inspire our increasingly diverse student population. We seek candidates who demonstrate the ability to communicate and effectively interact with people across cultures, ranges of ability, genders, ethnicities, and races.

Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator
Northwood Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, service in the uniformed services, veteran status, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions or status in any group protected by state or local law in employment, admissions or its programs or activities.