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Dental Assistant Instructor

locationUnited States
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Salary: 21-23

Indianapolis Dental Assistant School- St. John, powered by Zollege, is currently searching for a Part Time Dental Assistant Instructor to join the team! 

Zollege leads the change in the for-profit certificate market so that students begin their careers with zero federal financial aid and minimal debt. We believe in hands-on learning, relationship building, and teamwork. We are seeking experienced dental assistants with a passion for training the next generation to join our team. We're also hiring at our Indianapolis NE location, during your interveiew please ask us about that location if your interested.

Job Summary:

As a Dental Assistant Instructor, you will combine your passion for dentistry with your ability to mold and shape students to bring hands-on education to the students of our dental assistant school.

Instructor positions are part-time with classes held on Saturdays 8am-6pm

Our intense, 12-week program is designed to provide accessible, hands-on education to students from all walks of life. Classes take place directly in a dental office rather than in a traditional classroom -- allowing students to learn in the very same environment they will eventually work in. Instructors will use their chair-side experience and training to teach our students the skills they need to succeed as entry-level dental assistants.


$21-23 an hour, depending on experience. 

$400 Sign on bonus paid after 6 months of active in class instruction 


  • Prepare for each class by reviewing our curriculum that we provide for each instructor, which may utilize lab stations.
  • Demonstrate dental skills/procedures and assist students as they practice hands-on in the lab.
  • Evaluate individual/group performance and make any necessary adjustments to meet student learning needs.
  • Enforce classroom management and ensure that safety precautions are adhered to.
  • Ability to convey curriculum and pertinent skills via lecture and hands-on demonstrations.


  • High school diploma or GED (Required)
  • Radiology Instructor License (Required)
  • 5+ years of recent dental assistant or chair-side experience (Required)
  • CPR/BLS certification (Highly Preferred)
  • Familiarity with Dentrix (Highly Preferred)
  • General Dentistry skills and procedures experience (Preferred)
  • Basic computer skills such as emailing, printing, scanning, troubleshooting, connecting to WiFi, etc. (Preferred)
  • A passion for helping others achieve their personal goals.
  • Strong communication skills.

Job Type: Part-time

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