Health Care Foundations Instructor

Term of Employment: 10 months/hours and location to be determined

Salary Range: Starting placement to be determined; Dependent on student enrollment, experience and level of education


Develops and implements a Healthcare Foundations curriculum program consistent with the district educational goals and objectives.


  • Teaches junior healthcare foundations curriculum, skills lab and/or shadowing rotations to high school students. Curriculum includes; knowledge in anatomy & physiology, health careers, medical ethics, operation of healthcare facilities, basic nursing skills
  • Provides constant supervision of students enrolled in the JTED Healthcare Foundations Program
  • Has thorough knowledge of Pima County JTED policies that pertain to instruction, student discipline, and senior pathway rules and regulations (AZBN, NCIA, AECA PT, AMT, NHA)
  • Maintains records for attendance, instruction, supervision, and grading of students. Submits reports as requested (grades, attendance, behavior, etc.)
  • Communicates effectively with students, parents, and colleagues at the campus level
  • Maintains good communication with the Nursing Services Manager and Registrar
  • Serves as an Advisor for the HOSA CTSO, involving students in activities at the local, state, and national levels
  • Evaluates effectiveness of learning strategies and outcomes of educational activities and makes necessary provisions to meet learning needs
  • Maintains the physical facility including equipment and supplies
  • Reports to the Nursing Services Program Manager.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must possess or be able to obtain a Career & Technical Education teaching certificate in Health Careers (provisional or standard)
  • Three years experience in healthcare or related field
  • Three years teaching experience to include career/technical/occupational/vocational education in a certified secondary program is preferred
  • Thorough knowledge and application of secondary curriculum and instruction in career/technical/ occupational/vocational education, vocational work and apprenticeship programs is preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Proof of MMR immunization required, unless born prior to January 1, 1957
  • Current negative TB skin test (within the last year)
  • Valid IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Valid Arizona Driver License

Key Competencies:

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Computer skills including word processing, Google Apps, Microsoft Office
  • Utilizes sound judgement and decision-making skills

Application Process:

Submit a signed cover letter, resume, three recent (within five years) signed professional reference letters and a copy of current certificate(s) via mail, email, fax or deliver to Martha Martinez at the JTED District Office. Applications accepted through April 12, 2019. Open until filled.

Pima County JTED • 2855 W. Master Pieces Drive • Tucson, AZ 85741

(520) 352-JTED (5833) • Fax (520) 352-5842 •

Pima County JTED #11 is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in relation to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, language of origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or marital status. Unless expressly superseded by controlling federal or state statutes, regulations or court decisions, this policy will prevail in all matters concerning staff members, students, the public, educational programs and services and individuals with whom the Joint Board does business.