Full Job Description
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.
Vandelay Education leads to change in the for-profit certificate market so that students begin their careers with zero federal financial aid and minimal debt. We believe in hands-on learning, relationship building, and teamwork. We are seeking experienced dental assistants with a passion for training the next generation.Instructor positions are PART-TIME with classes held on Saturday's. If that's something you're in to keep reading to see if you'd be a good match for our team!
Our intense, 9 week course is designed to provide accessible, hands-on education to students from all walks of life. Classes take place directly in a dental office rather than in a traditional classroom -- allowing students to learn in the very same environment they will eventually work in. Instructors will use their chair-side experience and training to teach our students the skills they need to succeed as entry-level dental assistants.
MINIMUM STATE REQUIREMENTS:
A high school diploma or GED.
2+ YEARS (including months) of recent, chair-side experience
Current experience in GENERAL DENTISTRY skills and procedures
CPR/BLS certification preferred
Prepare for each class by reviewing our curriculum that we provide for each instructor, which may utilize lab stations.
Demonstrate dental skills/procedures and assist students as they practice hands-on in the lab.
Evaluate individual/group performance and make any necessary adjustments to meet student learning needs.
Enforce classroom management and ensure that safety precautions are adhered to.
SALARY: Starting at $23
Knowledge of the subjects covered in our curriculum, as well as the ability to convey them via hands-on demonstration.
A passion for helping others achieve their personal goals.
Strong communication skills.
Basic computer skills such as emailing, printing, scanning, troubleshooting, connecting to WiFi, etc.
Prior teaching experience, familiarity with Dentrix, and iPads/tablets a PLUS!