Dental Assistant Teacher for the 2020-2021 School Year

Spotsylvania County Public Schools

  • Spotsylvania, VA
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 25 days ago
Job Summary: We are looking for a qualified teacher to prepare students for entry level work in the Dental Health industry. The ideal candidate will have experience as a licensed/certified Dental Assistant or Hygienist with a passion for the dental health industry and a sincere desire to impart the foundational knowledge necessary for students to be successful as entry level employees in this field. The teacher will provide instruction on all elements of professional safety associated with the industry and manage lab materials, equipment, supplies for a clinical teaching lab.

Essential Functions:

Designs instruction based upon knowledge of subject matter, current instructional practices, students, industry, and curriculum goals as outlined by the VA Department of Education Career and Technical Education Programs;

Evaluates students' progress; provides students with prompt specific evaluative feedback; maintains appropriate records and prepares progress reports;

Manages clinical teaching lab including all materials, equipment and supplies

Implements a classroom management policy that fosters a safe and positive environment for all students and staff;

Works collaboratively with staff, families, and community resources to support the success of a diverse student population;

Builds and maintains cooperative and supportive relationships with local dental health services industry;

Develops opportunities for students to participate in clinical settings at local Dental offices

Models professional, moral, and ethical standards as well as personal integrity in all interactions

Must possess current license or be certified as a Dental Assistant

Must have at least two years of successful experience as a Dental Assistant within the past five years

Must possess one or more of the following credentials: Certified Dental Assistant AMP, ICE or RHS; Dental Support Technician Certification (DSTC); Nationally Registered Certified Dental Assistant (NRCDA)

Applicant with teaching experience must have acceptable rating from such teaching

Possess or be eligible to acquire appropriate license(s) and/or endorsement for position as required by the Commonwealth of Virginia and School Board

Salary: This is a 10.5 month position; with excellent benefit package. Additional compensation awarded for credits earned toward advanced degrees. New employees to Spotsylvania County will be compensated for up to 20 years of experience.

How to Apply: Follow all instructions to complete a Licensed application

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Spotsylvania County Public Schools