Instructor, Dental Assisting (9-Month) - Pending Board Approval

Instructor, Dental Assisting (9-Month) - Pending Board Approval


Montgomery Community College
1011 Page Street
Troy, NC 27371
Phone: 910-576-6222

Job Location

1011 Page St. Troy, NC 27371


Depends On Qualifications


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, March 14, 2024
Closes: Friday, June 28, 2024

Target Start Date

Thursday, August 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours

M-Th 8am-5pm & Fri 8am-3pm

Reports to

Dean of Health & Human Services

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher required
  • Must be a Dental Assisting National Board-Certified Dental Assistant or dentist licensed to practice in the state of North Carolina.
  • Must have occupational experience in the application of fourhanded dentistry principles, either as a dental assistant or working with a chairside assistant.
  • Be a graduate of a CODA accredited program
  • Organization skills, adherence to detail, and follow-up are essential.
  • Minimum of two years teaching experience in a CODA accredited Dental Assisting program.
  • Current Continuing Dental Education experience in Dental Assisting course content.
  • Educational Methodology coursework experience.
  • Current CPR certification.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and sit; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear. The employee is often required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and far vision and ability to adjust focus.
Special Instructions to Applicants: 

  • This position requires official transcripts and current DANB CDA Certification. 

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

  • Deliver courses utilizing a variety of teaching methods which may include a combination of traditional, internet, and hybrid. 
  • Assists the Dental Assisting Program Director with the following:
    • Planning curriculum content and sequence to attain the objectives of the program.
    • With the recommendation of needed equipment, supplies and textbooks.
    • Assists with activities of the dental assisting program while keeping current with information and skills in the field.
    • Assists in evaluation of the program and recommend changes in terms of revised needs and objectives.
    • Assists in the inventory of equipment and supplies.
    • Attends periodic conferences with the Dental Assisting Program Director.
  • Observes students’ progress to evaluate effectiveness of teaching.
  • Provides referral for counseling for students regarding problems of a personal or education nature.
  • Serves on college committees as assigned.
  • Participates in continuing education opportunities to enhance own knowledge.
  • Assists in the recruitment, orientation, registration, retention, and placement and follow up of students.
  • Maintains accurate record keeping as required.
  • Responsible for the duties as assigned by the Dental Assisting Program Director, Dean of Health and Human Services and/or Vice President of Instruction and Student Services.
  • Conducts all activities in accordance with established policies and guidelines of Montgomery Community College, the North Carolina Community Colleges and pertinent state regulatory agencies. 
  • Maintains designated hours each week for student advising, and curriculum planning.
  • Assist with maintaining program accreditation through the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Supplemental Information

Montgomery Community College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 


Job Post Contact

Amy Goodwin

Director of Human Resources

Montgomery Community College

1011 Page Street

Troy, NC 27371

Phone:  910-898-9634