Instructor 9M Dental Hygiene

Instructor 9M Dental Hygiene


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

Health Sciences Campus 

2901 Holston Lane

Raleigh, NC 27610


$40,374.00 - $46,629.00 Annually


State of NC Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Closes: Sunday, October 31, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, January 3, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Hours may vary

Reports to

Department Head, Dental Hygiene

Employment Type

Full-Time 9 Month Position

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelors degree

Graduate of an American Dental Association (ADA), Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) accredited Dental Hygiene Program

Unofficial transcripts must be attached with your online application prior to submission or submitted to Human Resources immediately upon completing the application.  If your transcripts are not submitted, your application may not receive full consideration.

Currently licensed as a Dental Hygienist

Current CPR Certification

Preferred Qualifications


Masters' degree in Dental Hygiene or related

Two years clinical and/or didactic teaching experience

Two years' clinical practice experience

Background in educational methodology

Position Description

This position is responsible for providing effective instruction for assigned courses; including didactic, laboratory and clinical instruction.

Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.

* Instructs and guides the class in an efficient and effective manner

* Maintains accurate records of student work and attendance

* Prepares thoroughly for each instructional hour

* Maintains a safe and orderly learning environment

* Grades and returns student work in a timely manner

* Counsels students regarding their grades and progress in the course

Constructs classroom materials that support the goals of the course

Designs curriculum and a schedule of instruction

Maintains regular office hours

Stays abreast of most current teaching methods and technology in the classroom

Uses assessment techniques to improve learning and teaching

Serves on college or department committees as needed

Provides input for program assessment, planning implementation and evaluation

Promotes continued dental hygiene education program growth

Supports American Dental Association CODA standards in operating the program as well as the objectives and mission of the institution

Attends professional development opportunities

Assists with establishing goals and objectives for the course, selecting text and constructing a syllabus

Maintains communication with instructors from other divisions in order to keep courses up-to-date and appropriate

Participate in graduation exercises

Promotes continuous improvement by completing an annual applied benchmark project on an individual or a group basis


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of American Dental Association accreditation process

Knowledge of the current blood borne pathogen standard requirements regarding infection control and HazCom standards

Current CPR Certification

Able to use a wide variety of teaching methods to promote learning

Be innovative, creative, motivated

Ability to exhibit good interpersonal skills and work well with others

Able to maintain records accurately and be able to meet deadlines consistently

Good organizational skills

Knowledge of and facility with technology and software including, computers, and web-based resources such as BlackBoard

Able to perform normal duties with minimal supervision

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Demonstrates resourcefulness, initiative, enthusiasm, and a sincere interest in helping students reach their maximum potential

How to Apply

Interested candidates may apply online through the following link: Instructor 9M Dental Hygiene 

Job Post Contact

Human Resources