Nursing Assistant Instructor - 5k Bonus Opportunity

Southern Careers Institute
College Station, TX
Closing date
Dec 2, 2023

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No teaching experience required, we will provide you with everything needed to succeed in this role! 5k bonus after completing each cohort

The Nurse Aide / Nursing Assistant Instructor is responsible for providing instruction, conducting classroom and lab activities, content coordination and curriculum review for inmates at Federal Prison Camp Bryan ("FPC Bryan"). Instructor will deliver all course materials and instruction for the CNA program and prepare inmates for the workplace upon release. Instructor must be knowledgeable of and adheres to all institutional educational policies and procedures of Southern Careers Institute, as well as any safety and security policies and procedures of FPC Bryan. Instructor must maintain records as required by SCI and FPC Bryan. The Nurse Aide / Nursing Assistant Instructor's primary responsibility is to train inmates for job placement upon release.

Special Duties, Responsibilities, and Expectations:

Serve as lead instructor for the assigned teaching field and curriculum program;

Work in a cooperative setting with administration, students, and support personnel to accomplish the mutual goal of training and placing our students;

Practice excellence in teaching and instruction;

Prepare lesson plans and teach course as prescribed by the approved institutional curriculum;

Issue lab assignments, administer tests and maintain a record of student grades;

Conduct classes in a professional and educational environment;

Enforce school and prison policies and procedures;

Exhibit reliability to the students through good attendance and punctuality (i.e. to start and end class on time);

Maintain proper discipline and order in the classroom with the assistance of prison personnel so that learning is not hindered by unacceptable student behavior;

Motivate students to learn and enjoy the material being studied;

Demonstrate evidence of professional growth and academic currency;

Assist with problem solving for student issues;

Represent the Institute and all affiliated brands in the most professional and positive light at all times;

Regular, consistent, on-time attendance is an essential function of the job;

Perform other duties as required or assigned.

During an emergency situation, perform all duties assigned by management, even if they are outside usual or customary duties.

This CNA course will be taught over a 9 month period at Federal Prison Camp Bryan, located in Bryan, TX. As the lead instructor of this course, you will be required to adhere to special policies, procedures and expectations set by the Federal Bureau of Prisons and the Department of Justice. You must attend all safety, security and special training meetings set by FPC Bryan. Failure to attend any safety, security or training meetings required by FPC Bryan and/or the Federal Bureau of Prisons will result in immediate termination. Please review the section below on additional requirements for employees working under federal contracts.


Must be a current Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) or Registered Nurse (RN) licensed in Texas;

Successfully completed a course in teaching adults, experience in teaching adults or supervising nurse aides;

1 year long-term care facility experience is required;

Ability to plan and follow a curriculum;

Ability to keep a classroom full of students engaged in the learning process. In other words, you must have strong communications skills;

Compliance with Homeland Security, and Federal procedures including background checks.

You must comply with all health and safety requirements of F.P.C. Bryan, including but not limited to, any vaccination requirements and/or requirements to wear a mask or follow other preventive measures while at the facility. The Bureau of Prisons expects contractors and employees to make a reasonable effort to keep performance at an acceptable level during emergency periods. You are responsible for immediately notifying your supervisor if you know that you will be absent as a result of a health emergency.

Any violations of FPC Bryan and/or Federal Bureau of Prisons policies may result in adverse employment actions, including immediate termination.


Training & Development

Fun & Energetic, Family-Based Environment

Continuous Growth Opportunities

Medical, Dental, & Vision Options

Health Savings & Flexible Spending Options (HSA & FSA)

Basic Life & Accident Insurance

Short & Long-term Disability

401K Retirement Plan

About Southern Careers Institute

SCI has been changing lives for over 60 years, now and we're just getting started. We offer certification-based training with programs in Medical, Business, Cosmetology, Skilled-Trades and Technology with campuses spanning across central and south Texas as well as online. Our students can graduate most of our programs in under one year and with real-world experience under their belt.

As a federal contractor for the United States Government, Southern Careers Institute does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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