Job Title Primary Care Paramedic Lead Instructor
Department Instructor
Location Sault Ste. Marie
Reports to Al Santos
Supervises Sault Ste. Marie Instructors

Job Summary

The Primary Care Paramedic Program Lead Instructor will be responsible for leading all aspects of the delivery of this program to ensure proper compliance with MAESD and MOHLTC.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct Student Program Orientation session utilizing the PCP Program Orientation Checklist including the distribution of the Student Evaluation Overview Handout.
  • Monitor student progress and meet with students and instructors as required to resolve academic, clinical and preceptorship issues early.
  • Provide learning support for students by:
    1. Identifying weak academic areas
    2. Suggesting extra assignments to improve understanding
    3. Suggesting study skills and activities in order to enhance student success rates
    4. Identifying and tracking student failures
  • Review Student Progress Reports monthly and report concerns to the acting Campus Director and/or Director of Paramedicine.
  • In consultation with the Acting Campus Director and/or Director of Paramedicine arrange remedial training as needed.
  • Ensure fees are addressed prior to remedial training taking place
  • Monitor progress of student to ensure best chance of successful result
  • Receive from instructors and verify all formative and summative evaluations from every course within the program using the master Marks Spreadsheet
  • Work with the acting Campus Director and/or Director of Paramedicine to schedule all Instructors, hours of instruction, etc.,
  • Assist the acting Campus Director and/or Director of Paramedicine at each Campus to schedule classes in the College scheduling system, who will also notify instructors.
  • Once all final results are received review all details and recommend graduation to the registrar as appropriate.
  • Assist each acting Campus Director and/or Director of Paramedicine in the interviewing, hiring, discipline and termination of Instructors and clinicians within the program as required.
  • Assist the acting Campus Director and/or Director of Paramedicine in establishing for each Campus a system of back up instructors to ensure continuity of instruction.
  • Ensure that Instructors are aware of all their responsibilities including those under the heading of ‘Communication/Interpersonal’.
    1. Evaluate these skills and counsel those with problems under a progressive discipline policy.
  • Assist respective Acting Campus Director and/or Director of Paramedicine with PCP the overall budget laid out for the Paramedic Program and make the best utilization of consumables, equipment and human resources within the program.
    1. Monitor regularly and order all consumable supplies for the Skills Lab activities ensuring adequate supply for the learning of all students.
    2. Monitor status of equipment inventory. Recommend repairs and replacement to ensure capital equipment available meets the needs of class sizes.
  • Review examinations with answer key provided by the instructors.
  • Enter marks into Excel Spreadsheet. Review marks if asked by Acting Campus Director and/or Director of Paramedicine. Make appropriate adjustments for unfair, incorrect or misleading questions in accordance with the Student Test Results Review Policy.
  • Work with the Program Coordinators at each Campus to develop Test Bank/Examination questions, Scenarios, ACR samples, etc. for each course as needed.
  • Report to each Acting Campus Director and/or Director of Paramedicine any concerns regarding any aspect of the delivery of the program
  • Meet with and prepare the Director of Paramedicine regarding external regulatory and partner meetings.
  • Assist in identifying and developing continuing education opportunities. I.e. Pre-health sciences; A-EMCA prep courses, etc.
  • Maintain industry contact database, and update College systems as required.
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of lesson plans, presentations and evaluations for the program in SSM.
  • Ensure that program criteria are being met through monthly (or as necessary) conference call or in person at each campus.
  • Co operate with CTS Canadian Career College in developing and implementing written course outlines consistent with the requirements of CTS Canadian Career College;
  • Plan daily classroom activities that are consistent with course outlines;
  • Incorporate various techniques in implementing the course outlines;
  • Have a sound knowledge of the courses in which instruction is being given;
  • Demonstrate an ability to ascertain the learning needs of the Instructor’s students and develop appropriate activities to properly instruct the students;
  • Organize and effectively use classroom time;
  • Use the appropriate level and form of language so as to effectively communicate with the student;
  • Use instruction techniques/methods that recognize and take into account needs and learning capacities of students;
  • Be able to modify techniques during instruction in response to the needs of the students;
  • Assist students in developing efficient learning skills and work habits;
  • Be able to implement course outlines and, in consultation with the acting Campus Director and/or Director of Paramedicine, to modify course outlines in light of the needs of the students;
  • Establish, in the classroom, an appropriate atmosphere which is conducive to learning;
  • Maintain fair, firm and consistent discipline with the students;
  • Regularly monitor student progress and adjust courses accordingly;
  • Maintain accurate records as required.
  • Inform students, beforehand, of the basis upon which their performance will be evaluated;
  • Base the evaluation of students on the guidelines established by CTS Canadian Career College;
  • Ensure that the evaluation of students is appropriate;
  • Regularly check the completeness and quality of the students’ work;
  • Keep accurate and complete records of student performance;
  • Prepare final examinations in accordance with guidelines established on the course outline. Such examinations become the property of CTS Canadian Career College
  • Communicate on an appropriate basis with students, co workers, the Campus Director, the Director of Paramedicine and community members;
  • Communicate clearly and precisely;
  • Report student progress to the Campus Director and/or Director of Paramedicine, in an effective and acceptable manner;
  • Respond promptly to inquiries from the Campus Director and Director of Paramedicine;
  • Communicate with the students, the Campus Director, co workers, and the Director of Paramedicine, in a professional, constructive and accurate manner;
  • Use discretion and consideration in speaking of the campus, CTS Canadian Career College, co workers, and the students, both on campus and off;
  • Work with staff in a co operative and productive manner;
  • Use appropriate channels in problem solving;
  • Set an appropriate example for students, in grooming and deportment;
  • Support, and contribute to, the development of the campus and CTS Canadian Career College
  • From time to time there may be other duties assigned by CTS Canadian Career College. For example, instructors are expected to assist with, and participate in Graduation Ceremonies and student functions.
  • Other duties as assigned



Successful candidate must have graduated from a Primary Care Paramedic Diploma program and currently hold a valid Advanced Emergency Medical Care Assistant Certificate.


Successful candidate must have experience working as a Primary Care Paramedic and maintained their paramedic  skill set. Candidates with greater experience in the field are preferred.


  1. Ambulance Act
  2. Private Career Colleges Act
  3. Accessibility of Ontarians Disability Act – customer service standard
  4. Clerical and administrative procedures


  1. Microsoft Office suit
  2. Google Chrome
  3. Google Mail and Calendar
  4. Skype


  1. Working with competing priorities and deadlines
  2. Communicate with internal and external stakeholders
  3. Prioritize, schedule, and plan effectively

Working Conditions

  1. Position location: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
  2. Work environment: Office and Classroom environment
  3. Hours of work: Up to 40 hours per week
  4. Schedule of work: Monday to Friday

Major Competencies


  • Attention to Detail
  • Communication Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Delegating
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Teamwork


The successful candidate can expect a wage between 25$ – 32$ per hour.


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CTS Canadian Career College and Modern College of Hairstyling and Esthetics is an equal opportunity employer.