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Seeking Applications. Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing provides instruction for Nursing Assistant courses and maintains course documentation and related Nursing Assistant Program communication. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide on-site instruction in the areas of entry level care giving for Nursing Assistants.
  • Plan, select, prepare and implement appropriate active learning activities to meet all course competencies.
  • Prepare, and/or select and utilize reliable and valid formative and summative in-class assessment tools/techniques to measure students’ achievement of course competencies.
  • Distribute, in written form, course competencies, performance criteria, established approved grading procedures and standards, attendance and class policies/procedures, and other necessary information to students at the beginning of the course.
  • Deliver instruction using active learning methods which accommodate different learning styles.
  • Provide guidance and advice to students as regarding course progress, program areas, or other academic concerns.
  • Review and revise, as necessary, delivery methods, instructional materials, learning activities, and assessment tools.
  • Work collaboratively with the administrator, colleagues and staff members to integrate instructional activities and materials.


  • Ability to deliver instruction using active learning methods which accommodate different learning styles.
  • Ability to plan, select, prepare and implement appropriate active learning activities to meet all course competencies.
  • Ability to develop, utilize and/or update course competence and summaries.
  • Good oral/written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain competency in the occupational field.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience working with diverse populations.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other colleagues and staff.
  • Ability to provide guidance and advice to students as needed.
  • Working knowledge of computer concepts.


  • Must meet State and Federal certification requirements for nursing assistant instructor (2 years or 4000 hours of long term care experience in home care or a long term care facility).
  • Bachelors in Nursing degree or higher with an active nursing license from the State of Wisconsin.
  • Two years teaching experience, including teaching of Nursing Assistant courses as preferred, but will accept applications from applicants that have completed the Department of Health Services (DHS) approved Train the Trainer program.
  • Two-years recent, within the past 5 years, work experience in home health care, or other health care settings which utilizes nursing assistants.
  • Background check clearance.
  • Appointment to this position is contingent upon Wisconsin Department of Health Services approval of applicant as a CNA instructor.
  • Hours: The position is part-time and is not benefit eligible. The schedule and class load will vary.
  • Availability to teach during the summers and January are necessary for a successful candidate.

How to Apply:

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. All applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to the “Resume Upload” section of the application. Additional questions can be directed to: Nancy Reese, Director of Nursing at

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Located on the shore of Lake Michigan in the thriving Chicago-Milwaukee corridor, Carthage College blends the best liberal arts traditions with desirable degree programs, transformative learning opportunities, and personal attention from dedicated faculty and staff. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum with stunning lake views, is home to 2,600 undergraduate students and 200 graduate students. Founded in 1847, Carthage is consistently named a Best Midwestern College by The Princeton Review and a Most Innovative School by U.S. News & World Report. All Carthage employees play a vital part in the success of our students, as we work together to create an environment where all can achieve their true potential. Grow with Carthage. Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community. We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.