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Part-Time Faculty - Dental Assistant

Lee College
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 5, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Disabled Student Services
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time

Part-Time Faculty - Dental Assistant

Salary: $35.00 Hourly
Job Type: Part-Time
Job Number: FY2300313
Location: Main Campus - Baytown, TX
Division: Provost/Academic & Student Affairs

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare and distribute syllabi which inform students about course requirements, grading requirements, testing assignments, attendance policy, and other information for each course assigned.
  • Prepare, administer, and grade assignments, assessments and examinations in a timely manner to inform students about their progress.
  • Encourage use of support services by students.
  • Maintain the lab space as needed to ensure the appropriate supplies are on hand and accessible.
  • Implement and evaluate daily lesson plans for students to include scheduled activities and materials of modules.
  • Plan instruction to achieve specific objectives based on established curriculum and the educational needs of the students
  • Monitor students' attendance in the program and coordinate with Program Manager when a student's absences surpass two. Prepare attendance reports weekly for the Healthcare Professions Administration.
  • Review student success rates and implement a plan to reduce student withdrawals. Meet with students to encourage them to stay in the program. Maintain an 80% student success rate for all classes taught in the program.
  • Maintain student grades by established policies. Prepare final grades at the end of each module to update student records and transcripts.
  • Evaluate students' performance regarding achievements in curriculum and activities and make necessary provisions to meet learning needs.
  • Assist in the arrangement of dental office observations, should such events occur.
  • Prepare lectures and practical demonstrations for students in class and individually.
  • Assist and advise a student with the Dental Assistant program curriculum.
  • May assist with the inventory and ordering of supplies and equipment.
  • Monitor students in the laboratory. Demonstrate and assist students with lab procedures and ensure safety precautions are adhered to.

  • Minimum Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    • High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D)
    • Three (3) years of experience working as a Registered Dental Assistant
    • One (1) year of experience teaching or training other Dental Assistants
    • Must possess a current Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) license
    • Knowledge of current principles and practices of teaching
    • Must have a thorough and detailed knowledge of the subject material
    • Must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written
    • Must be able to work collaboratively with students, coworkers, supervisors, the general public, etc.
    • Experience working in a higher education setting
    • Must have knowledge and experience teaching medical teamwork, chairside manner, infection control, clinical skills and techniques, health promotion and maintenance, creating a safe, effective environment, informing others
    • Knowledge of the theory, skills, and job duties of the Dental Assistant; lab setup, clinical rotation, troubleshooting, and operation of related equipment
    • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office
    • Must have working knowledge of a Learning Managment System
    • Knowledge of student engagement techniques, learning styles, retention strategies, and learning-centered philosophy
    • Experience with or willingness to learn the latest teaching/learning technologies
    • Knowledge in record keeping procedures
  • Associate's (or higher) degree
  • CPR Instructor certified
  • Three (3) years of experience teaching or training

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