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Instructor, PPI (PT)

Company: Kaplan North America, LLC
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title Instructor, PPI (PT)Job DescriptionPart-time instructors are responsible for teaching live online and/or in-person courses for engineering licensure exam preparation. These individuals serve as subject matter experts and student advocates while delivering exceptional experiences to students.

Key Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate excellent teaching skills and ability to engage students in the classroom while providing a strong focus on mentoring and driving student success.
  • Serve as an industry and exam expert in areas of study
  • Run class time schedule in accordance with the established itinerary
  • Respond to student questions, emails, and forum posts through the established end date of the Program. Responses will be diplomatically and supportively phrased and posted within forty-eight (48) hours of receipt of the question. Forum posts must include a "welcome" message on or before the Program start date
  • Prior to the Program start date, thoroughly review all course materials to ensure technical accuracy, submit any errors/improvements, and be confident/prepared to teach
  • Submit errors, revisions, or improvements at least once per week throughout the Program duration. If no submission is necessary, Instructor must acknowledge that no revisions are being submitted
  • Review and update online grade book at least once per week, until one week after the established end date of the Program
  • Ensure all live webinar technical requirements are met. This includes, but is not limited to, logging in early to the live sessions, ensuring the recording starts/stops, meeting minimal software/hardware/Internet requirements, delivering sessions in a quiet environment, and posting recordings for students
  • Upload provided presentation slides to live course classrooms. If ancillary documents are presented by Instructor during the course, Instructor is to also upload these for students
  • Adjust teaching style based on feedback and constructive criticism
  • Other duties as assigned
    Minimum Qualifications
    • Bachelor degree in Engineering
    • 2+ Years' of prior teaching experience. Previous employment in the Engineering industry with detailed knowledge of licensing exam content and preparation
    • FE and PE Licenses
    • Microsoft Office Suite knowledge
    • Ability to effectively utilize online classroom technology
    • Ability to follow processes
    • Dynamic speaking ability
    • Attention to detail; UrgencyLocationRemote/Nationwide, USAAdditional Locations Employee TypeEmployeeJob Functional Area InstructorsBusiness Unit00079 Kaplan ProfessionalKaplan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All positions with Kaplan are paid at least $15 per hour or$31,200 per year for full-time positions. Compensation for specific positions are based on job level, skills, years of experience, and education, among other factors. Additionally, certain positions are bonus or commission eligible. Information regarding benefits can be found here.Diversity & Inclusion Statement:
      Diversity inspires innovation and growth in the Kaplan community. Kaplan strives to be a model employer for inclusiveness. Not only does Kaplan value its employees for their professionalism and skills, but also for the unique viewpoints they bring to the Organization. Kaplan's employees bring diverse perspectives, ideas, and backgrounds that give Kaplan a competitive edge in anticipating and exceeding our students' needs in today's global market. Learn more about our culture.

Keywords: Kaplan North America, LLC, Philadelphia , Instructor, PPI (PT), Education / Teaching , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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