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Dental Educator/Assistant | Temporary Full-Time

Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) is committed to providing people with a healthy, inclusive and accommodating workplace. HPPH is an equal opportunity employer and provides a dynamic and progressive work environment. We welcome and encourage applications from all persons, including those with disabilities. Upon request, we will provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who take part in all aspects of recruitment and selection process in order to ensure that all materials and processes are accessible to persons with disabilities.

We currently have an opening for a temporary full-time DENTAL EDUCATOR/ASSISTANT beginning immediately and ending on December 31, 2022. This position can be based at our Stratford or Clinton office.


The Dental Educator/Assistant assists with the administration and delivery of community and school-based oral health screening, assessment and clinical services. The successful candidate will develop and implement preventative dental education programs in a variety of settings.


Completion of an approved Dental Assistant program, plus certification as a Level 2 Dental Assistant with the Ontario Dental Assistants Association.


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven computer skills
  • Ability to provide culturally safe care
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service


  • Current membership in good standing with the Ontario Dental Assistants Association
  • Terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the CUPE Perth Collective Agreement
  • Obtain and maintain a satisfactory criminal reference check with vulnerable sector screen
  • Immunizations in accordance with Board Policy/Collective Agreements including annual influenza and 3 doses of a COVID-19 immunization unless medically contraindicated.
  • A valid Ontario Driver's License and access to a safe and well-maintained vehicle suitable for carrying out duties on behalf of the employer.

Hours: Usually 8:30am - 4:30pm; Monday to Friday

Wage: $25.84 - $28.73 per hour

Closing Date: May 27, 2022 at 4:30pm

Apply to:

Annette Hoyles, Public Health Manager

Please send an email including a resume and cover letter to:

(please include the posting number 33-2022 in the subject line of the email)

Only  those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value workplace diversity. We are committed to hiring the best person for the job. Our employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, ancestry, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, record of offences, marital, relationship, or family status, or disability as set under the Ontario Human Rights Code.