Project Lead The Way Instructor – Manchester CenterNortheast Iowa Community College, Manchester, IA Manchester, IA
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Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) serves the transfer, career and technical education needs of our region’s residents, businesses and industries in a district area that encompasses eight counties and approximately 5,000 sq. miles. More than 28,400 students enroll in Business and Community Solutions courses and academic certificate, diploma and degree programs every year. NICC offers associate’s degrees and general education courses that readily transfer to four-year colleges and universities, and state-of-the-art technology and lab areas that prepare students for high demand careers.
The College has two primary campuses in Peosta and Calmar, and seven service locations in Cresco, Dubuque, Manchester, New Hampton, Oelwein and Waukon, that offer convenient amenities, services, educational resources and computer labs for students.
As one of northeast Iowa’s largest employers, the College employs 680 faculty and staff members, and the average tenure of all part-time and full-time faculty is 12 years.
Bachelor’s Degree or at least 6,000 hours of recent or relevant work experience in occupational field. Additional Project Lead the Way certification for each course is required. Must be able to meet the NICC Quality Faculty Plan minimum requirements.
Specific performance responsibilities include, but may not be limited to, the following:
1. Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required.
2. Become proficient on and utilize the Project Lead the Way learning management system for reporting and assessment.
3. Present the subject matter according to guidelines established by the NICC, board policies, and State of Iowa administrative regulations.
4. Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.
5. Conduct assessments of student learning styles and use results for instructional activities.
6. Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
7. Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.
8. Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits.
9. Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
10. Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Support outside activities approved by the Dean.
11. Be a positive role model for students, support mission of school districts.
12. Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
13. Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct.
14. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
15. Assist in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
16. Establish and maintain open lines of communication with parents, students, principals, and teachers, and NICC administration.
17. Maintain a professional relationship with all colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
18. Use effective communication skills to present information, accurately and clearly.
19. Participate in appropriate and required staff development programs.
20. Demonstrate interest and initiative in professional development.
21. Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible.
22. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
23. Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
24. Comply with district policies, as well as state and federal laws and regulations.
25. Adhere to the district’s safety policies and procedures.
26. Maintain confidentiality in the conduct of college and high school district business.
27. Must be able to perform the essential functions of walking and interacting with students and/or district employees in the specific work site assigned (classroom or office setting).
28. Demonstrate regular and prompt attendance.
29. Other duties as assigned.