Meridian Medical Arts Charter High School Medical Assisting Instructor

Meridian Medical Arts Charter High School Southwest / Boise Vocational/Career Education Secondary Part Time Apply no later than 6/25/2024Posted 26D ago

About this job

This position is currently part time with potential to move into fulltime. Work days are full days, every other day throughout the school year.

The overall responsibility of this position has several components: plans and implements an instructional
program that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students, consistent with the District’s
approved curriculum and teaching methodology; guides the learning process toward the achievement of
curriculum goals, and in harmony with the goals, establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units and
projects by establishing and maintaining classroom lesson plans as well as substitute lesson plans. This
includes the instruction of students through lecture, demonstration, discussions, projects, practical
activities, experiments, assignments, excursions, considering the differences in individual students;
adaptation of teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests;
and remaining current with researched based teaching methodology and implementing such where
appropriate in the classroom setting. The teacher is responsible for creating a purposeful learning
environment that is appropriate to the maturity and interest of students; organization of classroom
materials such as handouts, audio-visuals, and computer related lessons; organization of desks, bulletin
boards, and student work areas; and for setting positive examples for students and colleagues.
The teacher assesses the accomplishments of students on a formal and informal basis and provides
progress reports as required; assigns related homework assignments; develops and administers formal
testing and informal testing to ascertain student progress; grades homework and informal and formal
testing of student progress; and administers individual and group standardized testing activities as
required by the District and State of Idaho. To aid in the evaluation of student needs, the teacher serves
as a member of the CTE Team in discussing specific learning needs of students and prescribing special
programming, identifying the educational, social and developmental needs of students, participating in
Special Education or related team meetings as requested.
Through communication and collaboration with colleagues, students and parent/guardians on a regular
basis, the teacher actively listens in order to address needs of students, is patient in dealing with students
with differing abilities, cultures, etc., and participates in parent-teacher conferences, making oneself
available to communicate with parents/guardians regarding student related issues. In supervising
students, the teacher assists in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations and
Board Policy; establishes rules for classroom expectations; observes student conduct and maintains
classroom order and discipline; addresses observed inappropriate student conduct both within the
classroom and in other school settings; and will confer with parents, guardians, other teachers,
counselors and administrators in order to resolve students’ behavioral and academic problems. In
addition, this position plans and supervises teacher aides and volunteers as assigned.
The maintenance of accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, district policy and
administrative regulation includes student attendance records, progress records, and records of
classroom materials, supplies and textbooks. The teacher takes all necessary and reasonable
precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities and is responsible for the knowledge
of school evacuation procedures and lock-down procedures and the ability to implement those
procedures independently in emergency situations. This position reports to the principal and CTE
administrator, may supervise assigned classroom aides and volunteers, and performs other duties as
• Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with others: contributes to the development
of a positive school climate;
• Accepts a share of responsibility for co-curricular activities as assigned;
• Abides by the Code of Ethics for the Teaching Profession as established by the Idaho State
Board of Education, the Board Policies and procedures of the District and the terms and
provisions of the Standard Teachers’ Contract;
• Maintains compliance with the requirements of Idaho Code with regard to teacher conduct,
including but not limited to the manner in which suspected instances of child abuse or suspected
student suicidal tendencies are addressed;
• Adheres to confidentiality with regard to student information;
• Attends faculty meetings and conferences as directed by the Principal and participates in inservices activities and other professional growth opportunities;

Education required

Must have proper certification, as required by the State of Idaho, for the position to which the
teacher is assigned;
• Current industry recognized MA certification in Idaho (CMA, RMA, or CCMA); having held said
certificate for a minimum of three (3) years with minimum of 6,000 industry hours logged, 50% of
which must be within the last five (5) years;
• Successful background check;
• Must be eligible to obtain an Idaho CTE Teaching Endorsement;
• Must have a valid Idaho driver’s license and vehicle to drive for job related activities;
• Job related travel will be reimbursed at the approved state mileage reimbursement rate;
• Must be capable of accomplishing identified Performance Responsibilities;
• Must be able to communicate proficiently in English including both verbal and written
communication with adults and students;
• The ability to read and understand work related materials;
• The ability to speak and communicate clearly in lessons to students as well as communications
with peers, supervisors, patrons, and parents/guardians;
• Must be able to accomplish simple mathematical concepts including addition, subtraction,
multiplication and division;
• The ability to observe and monitor student activities and conduct throughout the instructional day.

Skills required

• Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without
reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to discern verbal conversation and to
communicate effectively on the telephone and in person;
• Sufficient visual acuity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee
to comprehend written work and assessments, prepare and review documents, and organize
documents and materials;
• Sufficient manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the
employee to perform repetitive hand/wrist/arm motions and to operate a computer and office
equipment, and to occasionally physically restrain a student to keep him/her from harming self or
• Sufficient personal mobility, flexibility, and balance, with or without reasonable accommodation,
which permits the employee to work in an office environment, lifting or moving objects that weigh
up to 25 lbs.;
• Job tasks require, with or without reasonable accommodation, climbing, stooping, kneeling,
crouching, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting and grasping;
• Must have a valid Idaho Driver’s license and a vehicle to drive and/or must provide own
transportation for job related activities.

Yearly by supervisor As per Idaho Code 65-5-1/65-503: "Eligible veterans are provided
advantages in public employment in Idaho…"
To be determined by calendar year.


TBD, Closely aligns with West Ada School District.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Meridian Medical Arts Charter High School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.