Practical Nursing Instructor

Sprott Shaw College - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Established in 1903, Sprott Shaw College is a private post-secondary institution with 16 government-designated campuses across British Columbia. We take great pride in educating and preparing our students for rewarding and relevant careers in Administration, Business, Trades & Design, Nursing & Healthcare, and Child, Family & Community Support.

Sprott Shaw College is the subsidiary company of CIBT Education Group, one of the fastest-growing companies in BC according to Business in Vancouver. As an organization, we cultivate professional growth and positive working environments for our employees, which fosters our values of Community, Diversity, Integrity, Quality, Respect, and Results-Oriented.

Reporting to the Campus Director and under the guidance of the Practical Nursing Coordinator, the Practical Nursing Instructor is responsible for delivering components of the Practical Nursing program to students.


Instruct curriculum using only pre-authorized or Sprott Shaw materials
Take part in our program TEAMs and contribute to maintaining the curriculum for the betterment of the program
Organize and be responsible for instructor materials

Distribute and explain course outlines at the beginning of every class to every student
Define daily objectives and begin with an overview of the daily lesson plan
Distribute textbooks and materials at the beginning of the course
Check inventory and order lab supplies as needed
Administer all assessments as closed book (exceptions are noted on the specific course outlines) and according to guidelines and procedures
Grade and check daily work, projects, and quizzes in a timely fashion according to guidelines
Follow procedures for administering, recording grades, and filing assessments
Mark in a timely fashion and according to the guidelines provided
Maintain attendance sheets accurately
Set a professional example
Assure that classrooms and labs are left in a clean and orderly fashion at the end of class
Allow every student the chance to evaluate the course and teaching methods using the student evaluation form at the end of every course
Use the Classroom Observation Worksheet to guide teaching practices
Provide Head Office with an evaluation of each course taught
Offer assistance to other faculty and staff
Cover all material for the week, in a condensed form if necessary to provide for holidays or professional days
Participate in grad functions
Attend faculty meetings and in-service training sessions

Qualifications and Education

Current practicing license as an LPN, NP, RN or RPN with one of the BC nursing regulatory Colleges (CLPNBC, CRNBC, OR CRPNBC)
A credential in adult education/equivalent or in-progress from an accredited post-secondary institution; to be completed within 2 years of hire date
Three to five years of recent, relevant practice experience. For Coordinator position—5 years nursing background, knowledge and experience
Other relevant undergraduate degrees or professional qualifications degrees may be considered to teach the following courses (i.e. being registered with the College of Pharmacists):
Pharmacology (e.g. undergraduate degree in pharmacy, two years of hospital pharmacy experience, registered with the College of Pharmacists of BC);
Professional communications (e.g. undergraduate degree in a Human Services field or discipline, or Counseling Psychology);
Anatomy and Physiology (e.g. undergraduate degree in biology, physiology, physician, or equivalent education and experience). Physicians may only teach Anatomy and Physiology


Knowledge of MS Office and database systems
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


Service orientation
Planning and organizing
Network and relationship building

we are looking to add nursing instructors to our team that have an acute care background and that are willing to teach both in the classrooms as well as taking students out of clinical rotations. Hours and schedules are subject to availability with Nursing cohorts running in the Morning, Afternoon and Evening.

Please note that due to the volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please do not contact the campus directly.