The Health and Wellness Instructor advises students, provides quality classroom instruction, and maintains required scholastic records. The Instructor participates fully in institutional planning and assessment processes, management of the departmental curriculum, course scheduling, and department budget. The Instructor seeks continuous improvement of the health and wellness curriculum, instruction, and use of resources.

Salary Range: $40,590.00 to $79,368.00, based upon the Alabama Community College System Salary Schedule D-1, to be determined by the applicant’s verified education and years of applicable work experience.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to the mission and goals of the community college as well as the Health and Wellness department
  • Demonstrate and maintain a high level of competence and expertise in the teaching field and subject area
  • Teach courses as assigned by the Division Chair, and design and deliver each course ensuring an effective learning experience
  • Submit to the Division Chair a course plan for each course taught in accordance with college guidelines
  • Provide instruction for health and wellness courses in the day, evening, or online on any Shelton State campus or instructional site
  • Implement effective and comprehensive use of current technology in all instructional areas
  • Inform students concerning course requirements, evaluation procedures, attendance requirements, and academic progress
  • Provide for effective evaluation of the learning experience of each student
  • Maintain necessary attendance, scholastic, and personnel records and submit them according to announced deadlines
  • Participate in annual planning and evaluation sessions in support of the College’s vision, mission, and institutional goals and objectives
  • Demonstrate effective people skills, communication skills, and work ethic
  • Participate in recruiting for the Health and Wellness department
  • Assist the Division Chair with developing and managing the departmental budget and class schedule in support of institutional goals and mission
  • Advise students regarding academic course offerings as assigned
  • Demonstrate ability to use the computer effectively for word processing, electronic communication, maintaining online instructional resources, and for appropriate computer applications in the teaching discipline
  • Seek continuous improvement of the chemistry/physical science curricula, instruction, and resources
  • Participate in college events and functions
  • Post and maintain regular office hours in accordance with prevailing policy
  • Comply with policies of the Alabama Community College System and the College
  • Participate on division/college committees, teams, and task forces
  • Participate in professional development, compliance, performance excellence, and training activities as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor



Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in health and physical education or a related field from a regionally accredited institution or a master’s degree with a minimum of eighteen (18) graduate semester hours in health and physical education
  • Teaching experience
  • Effective written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Coursework, experience, and evidence of ability to teach a range of college level health and physical education courses
  • Teaching experience at the college level
  • Experience in developing/teaching courses via distance learning technology

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