Medical Assisting Teacher
Bingham Academy, a successful STEM and College/Career public, charter high school, is looking for a full time medical assisting / Career Technical Education (CTE) teacher. The position requires both state level CTE certification and the approval of the College of Eastern Idaho to teach the classes at the post-secondary level.
CTE - Medical Assisting Instructor
- Have and maintain a current medical assisting license.
- Career and Technical Education (CTE) certified instructor for high school education.
- American Heart Association Basic Life Support certified
- Preferred American Heart Association Basic Life Support certified instructor.
- Align with the College of Eastern Idaho (CEI) Medical Assisting program to offer dual credit program on campus of Bingham Academy
- Teach specified subject(s) in the medical assistant curriculum through both the state of Idaho and the College of Eastern Idaho for students’ comprehension.
- Prepare lesson plans.
- This entails having a strong understanding of the topics to be taught, and preparing well for lectures.
- Go through the curriculum and make useful suggestions on possible ways to improve on them to foster effective learning.
- Prepare detailed lecture notes on each topic to be taught, in line with acceptable standards in the institution and deliver lectures in class with authority on the given topic.
- Carryout research on topics to identify various insights and angles in the medical assistant field, to make students versatile in discharging their duties on the job.
- Create room for interaction and students’ participation in class to x-ray different opinions on a given topic.
- Administer tests and assignments to students to assess their understanding of topics they have taken, as well as to measure the efficiency of the teaching methods adopted.
- Participate in meetings and trainings organized by industry associations to equip practitioners with latest trends and practices in the medical assistant field, and transfer acquired knowledge to students.
- Personally supervise academic activities of students to ensure they are doing well, and to put them through where they are experiencing difficulties
- Promote the use of technology in teaching.
- Counsel students on their career choices, informing them of best opportunities and career paths to follow.
- Evaluate students’ performances and create effective means of rewarding excelling students, while encouraging those not doing so well, by working with them to improve their academic performances.
- Make reading materials and textbooks available to students to encourage personal learning and extensive reading.