Zenith Education Group Faculty I - On Call (Dental Assistant) in Tacoma, Washington

Faculty I - On Call (Dental Assistant) (161808) Faculty On-Call Use your professional expertise to engage, instruct, and inspire Zenith Education Group is a nonprofit provider of career school training. Above all, we are driven to promote the long-term success of our graduates - measured in strong program completion and job placement rates. As one of the largest nonprofit career college systems in America, we are working to help our students access the high-quality education necessary to enter into prosperous and fulfilling careers. Job Responsibilities: * Instruct assigned courses in accordance with course competencies/objectives * Select and utilize a variety of approved course materials and teaching methods - such as using lectures, demonstrations, discussion groups, and seminars - to ensure the needs of the individual students are met in the program (utilize instructional plans) * Explain and demonstrate related laboratory/practical procedures * Inform students about course requirements, evaluation procedures, and attendance policies * Coach, guide, and empower students to achieve optimum success * Utilize a variety of communication methods to promote higher student retention * Manage classroom teaching conditions and environment through active instructor presence in order to promote positive classroom discipline and control, timely class meetings, and appropriate use of furniture and equipment * Provide students with academic support and advice, give referrals for additional assistance as required, tutor if necessary, and provide other assistance as needed * Monitor, evaluate, and document students' progress through observation, tests, and examinations in theory and practice * Arrange students' field placement and monitor students' progress where applicable * Ensure related clinical supplies and equipment are up-to-date * Demonstrate evidence of professional growth and academic currency * Participate in other campus activities, committees, and projects * Provide regularly scheduled academic advising to students within the program * Assist the program chair with data collection and/or reporting as required by any applicable program accreditor and/or state regulatory agency * Must turn in documentation to supervisor of having completed all annually required CEUs as mandated by the school's accrediting body and/or state * Complete minimum requirements for faculty development * Stay current with all regional and state code changes and industry standards as it applies to the program subject matter being taught * Other duties as assigned Qualifications A qualified faculty member must have a minimum of five years of related practical work experience in the area of dental assisting in the past ten years. Faculty teaching in the dental assisting program must have active RDA or EFDA certification where state applicable. Faculty must hold, at the minimum, the same required certifications that would be required to perform all clinical skills taught in the program. DDS or DMD Degree