Practical Nursing Instructor

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Jacksboro is accepting applications for the position of Instructor in the Practical Nursing program. 


Link to application


Application Deadline


Required Qualifications

Associate Degree in nursing required

Current Tennessee Registered Nurse license required

Preferred Qualifications

BSN preferred
Teaching experience preferred.

Three years of current hospital and/or nursing home experience


Develop course of study and conduct training program
Confer with administration to gain knowledge and better understand changes in policies, procedures, and technologies
Formulate teaching outline and determine instructional methods utilizing knowledge of specific training needs and effectiveness of such methods as individualized and group instruction, lecture, demonstration, and conference
Select or develop teaching aids, demonstration models, multimedia visual aids, and reference materials
Maintain student records and reports
Responsible for student placement and assist with student follow-up
Cooperate with outside agencies; work with program advisory committee; conduct visits to business and industry; establish and maintain good public relations with the college’s general public.
Participate in recruitment of students
Supervise students’ clinical experiences as scheduled
Actively seek potential clinical sites for the provision of clinical training
Maintain ongoing competencies required for RN licensure by participating in continuing education opportunities


Must possess the organizational and communication skills necessary to be an instructor and to interact with students
Must show evidence of good character, mature attitude, and stable personality
Must possess basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
Prior teaching or evidence of ability to teach students a plus

Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications, experience, education, and in accordance with the guidelines established by the Tennessee Board of Regents.