Job Title Primary Care Paramedic Skills Coordinator
Department Instructor
Location 546 Bryne Drive Barrie, Ontario
Reports to Steven Currie
Supervises No supervisory duties

Job Summary

Paramedic Skills Instructors are expected to deliver skills education and practice as outlined in the Course Lesson Plans for Patient Care Skills.  Theses instructors are expected to promote and pursue high standards of teaching and learning.  They are to plan their lessons, instruct and evaluate students within the guidelines set by CTS Canadian Career College Inc., manage their classroom time, and effectively communicate with students.  They are expected to be aware of and adhere to all applicable standards, regulations, policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan daily classroom activities that are consistent with lesson plans;
  • Incorporate various techniques in implementing the lesson plans;
  • Have a sound knowledge of the course in which instruction is being given;
  • Provide signoff on the Instructor Signoff Sheet confirming that all objectives have been met for that Lesson Plan
  • Provide constructive feedback to the PCP Program Coordinator on course and program improvements to be later evaluated by the PCP Advisory Committee for possible implementation
  • 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;
  • Deliver the course effectively, ensuring all course objectives are met as outlined in the course lesson plans;
  • Manage equipment maintenance and stocks in liaison with the Program Coordinator of the Paramedic Program
  • 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 lesson plans accordingly, while still meeting all objectives as outlined in the lesson plans;
  • Maintain accurate academic records and provide to the Program Coordinator for final mark allocation
  • Identify academic weaknesses in students early in the program
  • Meet with students and develop action plans to correct study activities or clarify topics
  • Complete Action Plans for each student absence and Student Progress Reports for any attendance or academic issues
  • Refer continuing academic issues to the Program Coordinator on a timely basis to ensure the student receives all necessary support for success
  • Inform students, beforehand, of the basis upon which their performance will be evaluated by providing students with the Student Handout at the beginning of each course;
  • Base the evaluation of students on the guidelines established CTS Canadian Career College Inc.;
  • 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 practice scenarios in accordance with guidelines established in the lesson plans ensuring that course objectives are appropriately covered. Submit test scenarios and final scenarios to Program Coordinator for approval prior to use. Utilize the provided Skills Stations sheets for assessment of Skills Stations test results
  • Forward all documentation to the Program Coordinator for allocation of marks
  • Communicate on an appropriate basis with students, co‑workers, the Director of Paramedicine,, the President of CTS Canadian Career College Inc. or designate, and community members;
  • Communicate clearly and precisely;
  • Report student progress to the Campus Director, Paramedic Program Coordinator, and/or President or designate, in an effective and acceptable manner;
  • Respond promptly to inquiries from the Campus Director, Program Coordinator, President or designate;
  • Communicate with the students Campus Director, Paramedic Program Coordinator, co‑workers, and President or designate, in a professional, constructive and accurate manner;
  • Use discretion and consideration in speaking of the campus, CTS Canadian Career College Inc., co‑workers, and the students, both on campus and off;
  • Use appropriate channels in problem solving;
  • Support, and contribute to, the development of the campus and CTS Canadian Career College Inc.
  • Assist in identification and selection of suitable placement hosts;
  • Ensure that students, through their studies, are prepared for the placement and will, therefore have a meaningful experience;
  • In the classroom, draw upon student placement experiences to reinforce instruction and help to develop students’ coping strategies
  • Participate in student graduations and 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

Other Attributes

  1. Bilingualism – English and French is preferred
  2. Conduct yourself professionally at all times

Working Conditions

  1. Position location: Barrie, Ontario – Travel required 5% of the time
  2. Work environment: Office and Classroom environment
  3. Hours of work: Upto 30 hours per week
  4. Schedule of work: Monday to Friday, operating on a flex schedule

Major Competencies

List of competencies that are required to be successful in the position. This list will drive the behavioural interview.

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


The successful candidate can expect a wage between 25$ – 27$ per hour.