College of Western Idaho

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Industry Teacher, EMT Lead Instructor

at College of Western Idaho

Posted: 8/14/2018
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 824

Job Description



POSITION TYPE: Part-Time, Non-Benefited


RESPONSIBLE TO: Director, EMT Programs





Instruction and skills development taught in accordance with established policies, guidelines, and essential functions




  • Lead instructors must be approved as EMT Course Instructors, personally instruct at least seventy-five percent (75%) of the didactic training of the course, and instruct or oversee the skills training in the curriculum.(7-1-09)T




  • Deliver the approved course of study as outlined in the syllabus, maintaining a student-oriented approach to education.
  • Prepare and/or gather current instructional materials and equipment and use available technological equipment and methods for delivery.
  • Provide individual and group instruction.
  • Evaluate student learning and teaching effectiveness through written, oral, practical and/or performance testing, ensuring that what is taught is what is evaluated.
  • Provide frequent feedback to students regarding individual progress in each course.
  • Supervise practice sessions for students in all assigned classroom and laboratory activities
  • Maintain discipline in the classroom and laboratory.
  • Establish and maintain appropriate and adequate office hours. Teach approved EMT curriculum
  • Motivate students to actively participate in all aspects of the educational process
  • Maintain expertise in subject area
  • Provide training and education in one or more of the following areas: Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and/or Emergency Medical Technician Programs
  • Present materials on a particular topic or subject matter in which they are certified or experienced
  • Create training materials on topics assigned by the Program Director
  • Teach courses at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs
  • Conveys by words and action the values expected by CWI.
  • Be familiar with the Blackboard Learning Management System and willing to utilize it as part of classroom assigned duties
  • Performs other duties as assigned.




  • EMT experience acquired by at least 3 to 5 years full time work experience in EMS.
  • Must be approved as EMT Course Instructors, personally instruct at least seventy-five percent (75%) of the didactic training of the course, and instruct, or oversee the skills training in the curriculum.(7-1-09)
  • Adult Instructional Methodology. Completion of one (1) or more courses approved by the EMS Bureau based on content that includes the following instructional methodologies: (4-6-05) (For EMT Lead Instructors / Not Required for EMT Skills Instructors)
      • The adult learner; (4-6-05)
      • Learning objectives; (4-6-05)
      • Learning process; (4-6-05)
      • Lesson plans; (4-6-05)
      • Course materials; (4-6-05)
      • Preparation; (4-6-05)IDAHO ADMINISTRATIVE CODE IDAPA 16.02.03 -
    • Rules Governing Department of Health and Welfare Emergency Medical Services Page 11 IAC 2011
        • Teaching aids; (4-6-05)
        • Teaching methods; and (4-6-05)
        • Evaluations. (4-6-05)
  • EMS Instructor Orientation. Completion of the EMS Bureau orientation program for EMS instructors or equivalent; and (4-6-05) (For EMT Lead Instructors / Not Required for EMT Skills Instructors)
  • Licensure. Licensure at or above the level of curriculum being taught, for three (3) to five (5) years. Licensed individuals and other health care providers must also be licensed at the EMT level. (7-1-09) (For EMT Lead Instructors / Not Required for EMT Skills Instructors)
  • Previous experience teaching preferred




The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee usually works indoors with some outdoor exposure when transferring between locations. The noise level in the work environment is generally moderate, but varies based upon activity

Required Skills

Required Experience