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CNA Instructor - Workforce Development, Part-time (Multiple Positions)
Category: Workforce Development/Adult Basic Education (ABE)
Department: Workforce Development
Locations: Springfield, MA
Posted: Mar 15, 2022
Closes: Jul 31, 2024 - 11:59 PM EDT
Type: PT No Benefits
Position ID: 144069

About Springfield Technical Community College :

Located on 35 acres of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site and founded in 1967, Springfield Technical Community College is a major resource for the economic vitality of Western Massachusetts. As the only technical community college in Massachusetts, STCC offers a variety of career programs unequalled in the state. Digital Multimedia, IT Security, Nursing, Robotics, Sonography, Mechanical Engineering Technology (Advance Manufacturing) and dozens of other career programs produce potential employees each year. STCC's highly-regarded transfer programs in Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Science and Technology continue to provide the most economical option for students pursuing a four-year degree. With an annual enrollment of over 6,500, evening, weekend and online students, STCC is a vibrant campus rich in diversity and justifiably proud of our designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution. Respect, is one of the Core Values of the College and we strive to nurture mutual respect among faculty, staff and students. With respect, we embrace differences to create an inclusive environment for all. Together, we support students as they transform their lives through intellectual, cultural, and economic engagement while becoming thoughtful, committed and socially responsible graduates.

STCC's Workforce Development Center's (WDC) non-credit programs and classes meet the ever-changing technology and workforce demands of individuals, businesses, and industries in the region. In addition, the Workforce Development Center coordinates with the STCC Career Services Center to provide internship opportunities as well as full and part-time employment opportunities.

The Workforce Development Center offers programs and classes that will lead to employment. We provide both instructor-led and web-based workforce training and certifications in a wide variety of areas including Construction/Trades, Healthcare, IT/Network Certification, Auto Damage Appraisal Exam Preparation, Manufacturing, Professional and Personal Development, Real Estate Sales Exam Preparation, and much more. STCC is also an Authorized Testing Center for many of the leading providers.

Job Description:

Springfield Technical Community College is looking for a part-time instructor for our Certified Nurse Aide and Home Health Aide Training Program. The candidate must follow all guidelines set by STCC and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The candidate selected will be responsible for instructing and preparing our students for the State Certified Nurse Aide Certification test, providing front-line service for students enrolled in the Non-Credit Workforce Training Course in the Nurse Aide field.


  • The instructor will follow the established curriculum and course content that has been designed for the college.
  • Provide lectures and hands-on instruction.
  • Create a learner-centered classroom environment and differentiate instruction based on the needs of students.
  • Evaluate training effectiveness so that students learn the specific skill sets and knowledge needed to obtain certification and to pursue a career as a nurse aide and/or home health aide.
  • Will keep accurate attendance, grade, and skills information as required by the Department of Public Health and the College.
  • Ensure that DPH standards are met.
  • Establish and maintain a close and positive working relationship with our clinical affiliate(s).
  • Coordinate the students' clinical rotation and accompany the students during their clinical experience.
  • Work collaboratively with other instructors and/or tutors.
  • Compiles and reports grade-related information in line with Workforce Development requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) with a current and valid Massachusetts RN license.
  • At least two years of experience as a RN.
  • At least one year of experience in a nursing home facility providing care for the elderly or chronically ill.
  • Ability to instruct and lead discussions
  • At least one year experience as a teacher, trainer, health care personnel instructor, or direct nurse aide supervisor. This must include experience in lesson planning, lesson delivery, student evaluation and remediation in a position such as in-service coordinator or staff educator in a healthcare setting, or completion of a minimum of 24 Board of Registration in Nursing approved continuing education hours in curriculum development, teaching adult learners and student evaluation.
  • Commitment to and demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff & student body.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Post-secondary teaching experience.
  • Prior DPH instructor approval and experience.
  • Working with and assisting a diverse student population.


Duties normally performed in a classroom/lab environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Must be able to remain stationary and move about inside an office, classroom or lab. Must be able to operate or use computers, office machinery, copier, calculator etc. This person frequently communicates with students, employees or the community. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.

Additional Information:

Additional Information:

SALARY: $65.00 Per Hour



WORK SCHEDULE: To be determined with the applicant, flexibility needed depending on the course.

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Springfield Technical Community College is not sponsoring H1B Visa.


Candidates for employment should be aware that all STCC employees are required to complete Information Awareness Security Training within thirty days of their orientation date and annually thereafter.

Application Instructions:

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: All applicants must apply online at by submitting a cover letter**, resume and three (3) professional **Cover letter must demonstrate how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.


STCC conducts a pre-employment screening. Initial and continued employment is dependent upon meeting National Background Check, Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and/or Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) check and if applicable, Physical and Alcohol/Drug Testing requirements. Screening also includes verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. Finalist(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment screening as a condition of employment.


The Board of Higher Education and the Boards of Trustees of the Community Colleges maintain and promote a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information maternity leave, military service and national origin ("protected class(s)/classification(s)." Further, this policy prohibits retaliation and incorporates by reference, and where applicable, the requirements of Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1968; Titles I and II of the Civil Rights Act of 1991; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its regulations found at 34 C.F.R. part 106; Equal Pay Act of 1963; Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1988; Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; Section 402 of the Vietnam-era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA); Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended; Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993; Federal Executive Order 11246 of 1965, as amended by Executive Order 11375 of 1967; Federal Executive Order 12900 of 1994; Federal Executive Order 13145 of 2000; Federal Executive Order 13160 of 2000; Federal Executive Order 13166 of 2000; Massachusetts Civil Rights Act; Massachusetts General Laws Chapters 151B, 151C, and Chapter 149; directives of the BHE, the Boards of Trustees of the Community Colleges and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; and other applicable local, state and federal constitutions, statutes, regulations and executive orders.


STCC's personnel and academic decisions, programs and policies are formulated and conducted in a manner, which will ensure equal access for all people and prevent discrimination. As part of this effort, a College will ensure that employment and academic decisions, programs and policies will be based solely on the individual eligibility, merit or fitness of applicants, employees and students without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status, military service, gender identity, genetic information, sexual orientation or political or union affiliation.


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