Acupuncture/Traditional Chinese Medicine Instructor and Clinic

We seek an Acupuncture/Traditional Chinese Medicine Instructor and Clinic Supervisor to join our Kootenay Columbia College in Nelson, BC.

Position: Acupuncture/Traditional Chinese Medicine Instructor/Supervisor 

Job Status: Full-time, Onsite

Location: Nelson, BC

Expected Start Date:  September 2024

Reports to:  TCM Program Head, VP Operations

Working Hours: Flexible

Salary: $ 34 – 38 Hourly

Requirement: Registered Acupuncturist, preferably DCTM. Mandarin Speaker is an asset.


Specifically, the Instructor will be responsible for:

· Supporting TCM instructors and students 

  Ensuring the program aligns with CTCMA Standards

  Delivering instruction that meets module and program objectives set out in the curriculum.

· Evaluating student performance fairly and consistently

· Contributing to the development of curriculum and instructional materials

· Supporting the administrative functions of the campus to enhance the student experience

· Acting in a manner that upholds the College standards

· Participating in College and Program Activities

· Monitoring and reviewing students during practicum and/or clinical placements, as the program requires


To be successful in the instructor position, individuals must be committed to developing, maintaining, and demonstrating the following:

Education and Experience

· Degree or diploma from a recognised University or College in a relevant discipline

· Five years’ experience in a related field or the equivalent combination of education and experience

· The candidate must have a minimum DTCM license in the province of BC

· A credential in adult education or in progress from an accredited post-secondary institution is an asset

· The candidate must have academic and clinical experience in medical Qigong and/or Tiuna

· Satisfy specific position qualifications as prescribed in program design and program approval for the instruction of the courses

Skills and Abilities

· Relevant industry skills and knowledge relating to the area of instruction, including ongoing professional development and continuous improvement

· Interest in pedagogical and multi-modal education approaches an asset

· Advanced oral and written communication skills, including presentation and group facilitation

· Ability to motivate and inspire students

· High standards of behaviour, a professional attitude and commitment to quality service

· Ability to work cooperatively with other instructors and staff

· Ability to consider and respond appropriately to the needs, feelings and capabilities of students, to provide feedback and treat students equitably

· Learn and use technology to enhance the student learning experience


Innovative and dynamic, Kootenay Columbia College has been a top Canadian career training institution for TCM for over 25 years, committed to quality education and student success. Our legacy includes hundreds of successful graduates embarking on opportunities in an exciting industry. Join us as we pioneer change and transform lives through education!


• Diverse Ventures: We’ve expanded into online education, real estate, private seniors’ homes, and corporate branding.

• Collaborative Culture: Humility, transparency, and open communication are the cornerstones of our collaborative workplace.

• Empowered Teams: We believe in empowerment, learning from mistakes, and fostering critical thinking.• Innovation & Impact: Our dedication to innovation and social impact drives our continuous growth.

Job Category: Acupuncturist Instructor / Supervisor
Job Type: Full Time Onsite
Job Location: Nelson BC

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