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Dental Technology - Career Technical Education Teacher

Posted on October 10, 2019

School: Delaware County Technical Schools

Type: full-time

The job of Dental Technology - Career Technical Education Teacher was established for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional process by serving as a teacher with specific responsibility for supervising students within the classroom and other assigned areas as follows:

• Successful candidate will provide rigorous curriculum that aligns with PDE's CTE SOAR Program Task List - Dental Assistant CIP 51.0501
• Demonstrates mastery of related subject matter, instructional skills, and resource materials for program of study taught
• Creates lesson plans, aligned with current state and district standards, which drives instruction through formative assessment and differentiation
• Maintains a safe, organized classroom, which supports students’ independent learning, collaboration and choice
• Utilizes a variety of effective instructional and management techniques
• Provides a variety of assessments and uses assessments for planning and instruction
• Provide consistent, immediate feedback to student learning and asks analytical questions that elicit students’ responses that incorporate prior knowledge, life experience
• Monitor and maintain a positive classroom environment that supports the school wide behavior expectation in which most students are engaged, incorporates mutual respect and provides cooperative learning opportunities
• Uses available technology/instructional media to enhance the students’ learning experiences
• Establishes and maintains appropriate relationships with students, parents, staff, and community members by communicating in a tactful, courteous, and confidential manner
• Appropriately communicates and interacts with other professional staff in academic planning and school committee work
• Attends and participates in staff meetings and extra-curricular/school related activities and committees
• Demonstrates a commitment to continuous professional growth and works with administrator to formulate and complete professional development plans
• Maintains a professional appearance, and demonstrates behavior that is conscientious and responsible
• Engages parents and guardians in the education of their children
• Does not engage in discriminatory practices on any basis, including race, origin, gender, socio-economic status, disability, religion, or political beliefs
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned by the school administrator

In addition:
• Successful candidate must be willing to earn a Vocational II teaching certificate as required by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), if candidate is not currently PDE certified.

• NOTE: a minimum of four (4) years of proven/documented Dental Assistant experience is a mandatory requirement per PDE regulations for employment and certification.

• Requirements for entering a Dental Assisting certification program in approved teacher education institutions:

A. Shall be graduated from an approved postsecondary dental assisting program accredited by the National Council on Dental Education AND certified as a dental assistant.


B. Shall be graduated from a postsecondary college for dental hygienists AND licensed as a dental hygienist by the PA State Board of Dentistry.

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