Lakeshore Talent

Lakeshore Talent is partnering with a nonprofit healthcare organization in their search for a CNA Instructor. This is a wonderful, mission-based organization that provides services to children with disabilities. 


Position Summary: The CNA Instructor is responsible for teaching CNA classroom theory, skills labs and clinical, as instructed in written protocol. Must be proficient in adult learning best practices, and online and in-person instructional environment delivery and engagement methods. Documented experience in academic subject area as demonstrated by degrees, transcripts, licenses & certifications, and resumes. Experience in interpersonal and oral presentation/written communication skills in an online environment. Ensure proficiency of classroom instruction by administering exams, observing students during lab and clinical and providing hands-on instruction and evaluations with written verification by instructor and student. Instruction of CPR classes for students and employees and ensuring completed CPR documentation is delivered in a timely manner. 

Hours: 40 hours/week. Mon – Thurs with students. Friday's will be doing paperwork.

Location: Hiring for either Colorado Springs or Pueblo. This will be a hybrid schedule allowing to work from home a few days a week and in office a few days a week. 

Pay range: 60-70k



  • Maintain a classroom environment conducive to learning in-person and online.

  • Facilitate supportive and engaging online course community.

  • Uphold established expectations for online and in-person learners that can be measured.

  • Develop and prepare discussion posts that invite responses, questions, discussions and reflections for online learners.

  • Develop and manage online course work that breaks courses into small consumable areas, establish a pattern of activity and due dates, and provide technical support.

  • Teaching CNA classroom theory, skills lab, clinical, as instructed in written protocol through the classroom and remote/online environment. Ensure proficiency of online and in-person classroom instruction by administering exams, observing students during lab and clinical, providing evaluation with written verification by instructor and student, and setting online engagement and instruction standards.

  • Participate in setting online and in-person curriculum and schedules with the Program Coordinator.

  • Provide written documentation of infractions by students or other employees, if warranted, to the Program Coordinator/Director for disciplinary action.

  • Follow written instruction in maintaining permanent records for students, instructors, and Program.

  • Ensure all students working in a clinical setting with residents are supervised by a licensed professional nurse

  • Provide timely information to prevent unnecessary complications that prevent completion of the program in a timely manner

  • Ensure all admission paperwork is completed accurately, submitted, and filed by the first day of class. Collect tuition as outlined in company policy, currently by the first day of class or by the end of the third week of class if the student is paying on a schedule.

  • Deliver instructional activities that contribute to a positive environment where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences through in-class and online platforms.

  • Uses a variety of programs and software applications, as appropriate, to complete instructional and administrative tasks.

  • Check attendance of each student in class to ensure the students are meeting their 80 hours of required attendance in full. The attendance of each student is to be documented in an attendance record and then a Student Flow Sheet to verify that their time obligation was met.

  • Ensure all exams are graded and documented in a grade book, and in the Student Flow Sheet. All exams are required to have an 80% or better, if failed the student is to be instructed "one on one" by an instructor, and both exam grades and exams will be filed in the student's file. 

  • Responsible for maintaining a positive image in the Program and community.


Minimum Requirements: 

  • Minimum of 1-year relevant online and in-person instructor work experience.

  • Have at least 1-year of nursing experience in a medical facility caring for the elderly and/or chronically ill of any age.

  • Must have at least 1-year experience teaching or instructing in a remote or online environment as well as in person facility.

  • Required Colorado RN or LPN license in good standing by {DORA).

  • Must have a sound understanding of Adult Lifelong Learning Process and Best Practices.

  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to adapt and instruct students through multiple means of learning styles.

  • Exhibit knowledge of standards-based curriculum and instructional program design and best practices in a classroom and remote/online environment

  • Robust knowledge of curriculum and instructional design and best practices for online learning

  • Must have completed a course in teaching adults (e.g., Train the Trainer) or have documented experience in teaching adults or have one-year experience in managing and teaching nurse aides.

  • Learning Management System experience, a plus.

  • Must be able to demonstrate the following skills: Ability to read, comprehend, and analyze and evaluate written instructions, classroom curriculum, State rules and regulations.

  • Must be able to demonstrate basic business math to figure out percentages of passing grades on student exams, payroll, etc.

  • Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality of employee and student information.

  • Have the ability to teach and motivate students in a high-quality learning environment. Must treat all employees, students, and outside resource personnel in a respectful manner.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with staff, clients, and medical personnel.

  • Must have the intermediate understanding of MS Office, Outlook, and other applicable software platforms.


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