Dental Instructor

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a teaching assignment for class.
  • Actively work to maintain retention in all classes taught, by maintaining accurate attendance records daily, calling all students who are absent, and recording absentee information in roster after each class meeting and communicating attendance ‘concerns’ to the Program Chair or Academic Dean.
  • Design, administer and grade examinations to assess achievement of course objectives as identified in the syllabus.
  • Plan course instruction based upon approved syllabus/outline provided, to assure course content and objectives are met.
  • Be available to advise students, tutor and provide other assistance as needed.

Requirements:

  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Capable of gaining students attention and motivating them to succeed.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office software.
  • Self-starter capable of working with little supervision.
  • Ability to work with a diverse student population.
  • Ability to work standing for long periods.

Education/Experience Required:

  • Must be a graduate from an ADA approved program.
  • Minimum of an A.S Degree; preference will be given to candidates who possess a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field.
  • Be a dental assistant with a current national board license.
  • Two to three years experience in the field.
  • Experience teaching a plus, but experience may be substituted if the candidate has the requisite education.