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Instructor – Practical Nurse Program

Education, Nursing

New Brunswick Community College

Fredericton, New Brunswick

Community College
Instructor – Practical Nurse Program
Competition #17-6885-008

Location: Fredericton Campus

NBCC is currently seeking dynamic and competent individuals for the position of Community College Instructor.  Our College is committed to transforming lives and communities. When you work at NBCC, you are a valued team member of a community of leaders who are driven by learning excellence and by our important role in social and economic development.

Reporting to the department head, as a member of the faculty team, you are responsible for planning and preparing instructional materials and resources; establishing and managing a positive learning environment; instructing and evaluating students; building and sustaining professional relationships with students, colleagues, community partners, and stakeholders; as well as other related duties.

Successful candidates will have the knowledge, skills, and ability to teach Practical Nurse and Personal Support Worker students in the classroom and lab setting. The candidates will also teach, supervise, counsel, guide and evaluate students during their clinical rotations in a hospital, nursing home or in the community.Specific instructional areas and courses within the program may include but are not limited to: anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, elder nursing concepts, community nursing concepts, medication administration, abnormal psychology, adult physical assessment, pediatrics, maternal newborn concepts, interpersonal communication, health care in Canada and healthy living. The successful candidates will be willing and able to integrate technology and active student learning techniques into teaching practices.

Required qualifications for this opportunity include a Bachelor of Nursing degree with a minimum of three (3) years of recent acute care nursing experience and must be currently registered with the Nurses Association of New Brunswick or be eligible for registration; OR a two (2) year Diploma of Nursing with a minimum of five (5) years of recent acute care nursing experience and must be currently registered with the Nurses Association of New Brunswick or be eligible for registration; OR hold the designation of Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with a minimum of five (5) years of recent acute care  experience and must be currently  registered with a valid license issued by the Association of New Brunswick Licensed Practical Nurses or be eligible for registration.  Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of current immunizations and criminal record/vulnerable sector check. Candidates must clearly demonstrate how they meet these qualifications on their resumes.

Written and spoken competence in English is required.

Preference may be given to candidates who have experience teaching in a post-secondary environment.

Other combinations of education and experience may be considered as equivalent. Subject to competition response, the minimum qualifications may be raised.

NBCC offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes a competitive salary for this position ranging from $1,692 to $2,685 bi-weekly. Successful candidates may be eligible for a higher maximum step, up to $2,932 bi-weekly, based on their level of post-secondary education. This is a unionized position where the terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the New Brunswick Union of Public and Private Employees collective agreement (Education – Instructional Group) for the College.

All applicants must be eligible to work in Canada at the time of application. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level. We promote an equal opportunity work environment.

Interested candidates must submit a detailed resume by November 22, 2017 via e-mail to or by mail to the following address: Human Resources, NBCC, 284 Smythe St., Fredericton, N.B., E3B 3C9. Applications must reference the competition number and position. All applications will be acknowledged upon receipt.

Across six unique campuses, NBCC upholds high quality learning environments for the development of career-ready, citizenry-engaged graduates. Our College utilizes innovative and diverse strategies to provide accessibility and success for all learners while meeting the changing demands of the labour market. We are demonstrating, in many ways, that our College is a leader in the post-secondary education sector. To read more about this exciting time in our history, and about why you will want to join the NBCC team, visit

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