Do you enjoy teaching externs and assistants in your office? Are you
passionate about dental assisting? As a Dental Assistant Instructor,
you will combine your passion for dentistry with your ability to mold
and shape students to bring hands-on education to the students of our
dental assistant school.
This position is for our new school set to open mid-2019 in Lihue,
Vandelay Education is seeking dynamic dental assistants with the
passion, experience, and drive to train the next generation. Dental
assistant instructor positions are PART-TIME with classes held on
SATURDAYS from 7:30AM to 5:30pm. With this position, also seeking
well-organized and outgoing dental assistants to become PART-TIME
admissions representatives for our dental assisting school.
Duties include showing prospective students around our campus,
telling them about our program, and helping them to complete their
This position allows you to SET YOUR OWN HOURS with student
appointments scheduled around your availability. Hours typically
consist of 2 EVENING TIME SLOTS PER WEEK, making this opportunity
ideal for full-time dental assistants seeking extra income.
As a Dental Assistant Instructor, your primary function is to teach
students using lab and lecture curriculum provided by Vandelay
Prepare for class by reviewing the curriculum, lab stations, and
Powerpoint presentations provided.
Deliver Powerpoint-based lectures, supplementing with real-life work
experience as needed.
Demonstrate dental skills/procedures and assist students as they
practice them hands-on in the lab.
Evaluate individual/group performance and make any necessary
adjustments to meet student learning needs.
Monitor student attendance and coordinate with our Administrative
Office when absences occur.
Maintain student grades and submit them to our Administrative Office
Enforce classroom management and ensure that safety precautions are
MINIMUM STATE REQUIREMENTS:
A high school diploma or GED
3+ YEARS (including months) of recent, chair-side experience
Current experience in GENERAL DENTISTRY skills and procedures
CPR/BLS certification preferred
Our hands-on, 9-week program takes place in a dental office rather
than in a traditional classroom -- allowing students to learn in the
very same environment they will eventually work in!
Knowledge of the subjects covered in our curriculum, as well as the
ability to convey them via lecture and hands-on demonstration.
Strong communication skills.
Basic computer skills including emailing, printing, scanning,
Microsoft Office proficiency, troubleshooting, connecting to WiFi,
A passion for helping others achieve their personal goals.
Prior teaching experience and/or familiarity with Dentrix and
iPads/tablets a PLUS!
Learn more about our program here: www.vandelayeducation.com