- Prepare for class starts by organizing student material and texts to be distributed.
Prepare lesson/unit plans and submit to the Program Director and/or Academic Dean.
Organize and present subject matter in a meaningful way to students.
Develop course material and evaluation tools as needed, with approval of Program Director or Academic Dean.
Instruct classes as assigned.
Evaluate student progress.
Advise students at mid-term and term end with documentation.
Evaluate students on professionalism (appearance/dress code, attitude, cooperation)
Maintain student records, grades, and attendance. Post on permanent record sheets daily.
Research and prepare all lecture materials in advance of class presentation.
Notify students of make-up work due.
Tutor students during make-up time.
Monitor students during make-up time.
Keep informed of current standards related to instructional area.
Maintain a classroom environment conductive to learning.
Attend outside workshops and seminars on improving instructional and professional skills when time and resources permit.
Supplement student material when needed.
Attend orientations, staff meetings, and faculty meetings as scheduled.
Assist with preparations for graduation ceremonies.
Attend graduation ceremonies.
Assist in inventory and ordering of supplies and texts.
Maintain classrooms in a neat and orderly fashion.
Assist in maintenance of equipment.
Report any down equipment to the Program Director or Academic Dean
Maintain a cheerful, enthusiastic, positive attitude.
Assist financial aid and administrative departments by providing information as needed.
Assist in distributing student recognition pins and attendance stars.
Refer students to the Program Director and/or Academic Dean if additional advising is necessary.
Refer students having excess of three (3) absences to the Program Director or Academic Dean.
Faculty should remain in classrooms for all assigned instructional times.
Faculty should adhere to scheduled student breaks.
Faculty will utilize instructional plans.
Faculty will direct and assess student progress in achieving theory content: cognitive) and performance (competencies: psychomotor and affective) requirements of the program.
Other duties as assigned by the Program Director or Academic Dean.Job Requirements:
- Graduate of a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation
Bachelor's degree or higher in Dental Hygiene required
Possesses a current dental hygiene license
Minimum of four years clinical experience as a hygienist
Current CPR card issued by AHA
Prior teaching experience preferred
Documented background in educational methodology consistent with teaching assignments
Current knowledge of specific subject they are teaching
Evidence of participation in workshops, in-service training, self-study courses, on-line and credited courses, attendance at regional and national meetings, and scholarly productivity in preferred