Practical Nursing Instructor (Full Time)

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Nashville is accepting applications for a Practical Nursing Instructor for the Portland Campus. This is a full-time position, Monday – Thursday.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, résumé and TCATN application to:
Tennessee College of Applied Technology Nashville
Attn: Human Resource Office
100 White Bridge Road
Nashville, TN 37209
Fax: 615-425-5582


Required Qualifications

  • Associate Degree in Nursing required.
  • Must hold active licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Tennessee.
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years of successful recent employment experience in the specialty area to be taught beyond the normal learning period.
  • Must have at least three years current clinical experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BSN preferred.
  • Teaching experience preferred.


  • Develop course of study and conduct training program in specialty area.
  • 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 committees; conduct visits to business and industry; establish and maintain good public relations with the school’s general public.
  • Participate in recruitment of students.
  • Supervise student’s clinical experiences as scheduled.
  • Actively seek potential clinical sites for the provision of clinical training.

Salary Range

Commensurate with education and experience.