Become an Instructor

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Turn your technical expertise, "real-world" experience and great communications skills into a rewarding part-time teaching opportunity. We're expanding our instructor force to meet the growing demand for our training programs.

Learning Tree is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. If you require any accommodations during the recruitment process because of a disability, please send an email to info@LearningTree.com or call 888-843-8733 describing the nature of your request.

Currently the North American Operating Unit has openings for part-time Instructors within the following areas:

  • Agile & Scrum (certifications from one or more of the following is preferred: Scaled Agile (SAFe), ICAgile, Scrum Alliance, SoftEd, Lean Kanban University)
  • MCT’s (all subject areas)
  • Big Data
  • Cyber Security (one or more of the following certifications is preferred: CCSP, CRISC, CGEIT, CND, CISA, CISM, CSA+, SSCP, CSX Practitioner)
  • Cloud Computing

Instructor Opportunities

Proximity to one of our four North American education center cities (New York, Toronto, Washington, D.C., Ottawa) is preferred but not required.

Great Reasons to Become a Learning Tree Instructor

1. Realize big rewards for a part-time assignment.
As a Learning Tree instructor, you'll teach 4-14+ weeks per year. You're free to spend the majority of your time pursuing other professional opportunities and goals.

2. Network with top IT professionals from Fortune 1000 companies.
Grow your consulting practice from the classroom. Gain new clients while demonstrating expertise and teaching skills that showcase your consulting talents.

3. Enjoy full logistical and operational support for flawless course execution.
Concentrate on what you do best in the classroom ...teaching! Learning Tree manages course development, ships hardware, software and course notes, plus coordinates travel and lodging, and we handle all the details necessary to ensure your success in the classroom.

4. Expand your skills.
Learning Tree encourages your professional growth. You will have the opportunity to audit many of our courses, in or outside your field of expertise. We also provide training and mentoring programs designed to keep your teaching and presentation skills at peak levels. You may even apply to join the ranks of course authors and technical editors. We select all our authors and editors from our instructor corps.

5. Find scheduling flexibility.
A scheduling coordinator dedicated to your course(s) and sensitive to your individual availability will work with you on short- and long-term schedules.

6. Gain immediate access to the latest advances in software and hardware.
Learning Tree begins instruction on new technologies often before the product is offered for public sale. You have access to all course-specific information, history and updates. You also have an open line of communication to course authors, technical editors and product development managers.

7. Become involved with Workforce Optimization.
Learning Tree instructors do more than just teach in a classroom setting. Our instructors provide one-on-one coaching, participate in acceleration workshops, and work with our Client Solutions team to develop managed learning services for large organizations.

How to Become a Learning Tree Instructor

Learning Tree requires excellent communication skills and hands-on technical experience and expertise. A degree, plus advanced training and teaching experience are highly desired. You must be able to teach a minimum of 6 weeks per year, with a commitment of 8-14 weeks preferred.

Our Selection and Training Process

1. Interview
First, we interview candidates to ensure they have strong communication skills so they can pass along their expertise effectively.

2. Author Interview
Next, the course author takes all candidates through a detailed checklist to make sure they have both the technical expertise and practical work experience necessary to teach the course.

3. Train-the-Trainer Program
All candidates then go through our intensive Train-the-Trainer program where they learn the latest techniques in Active Learning. To graduate, they must deliver three course presentations and receive excellent evaluations.

4. Course Audit
Successful candidates next audit the course they will teach, and present part of the course for evaluation by the senior instructor for an assessment.

5. Co-Teach
The most successful candidates then co-teach a course with an experienced instructor acting as their mentor. They present half or more of the course for evaluation by the senior instructor.

6. Solo Teach
Finally, the candidate is assigned to a solo teach. Course attendees complete detailed evaluations of all instructors, and these are used to pinpoint ongoing development activities that constantly improve their scores.

7. The Result
The average Learning Tree instructor receives a grade of 3.70 on a 4.00 scale, so you receive training from the highest-quality instructors available anywhere.

Diversity Statement

Learning Tree International promotes an atmosphere of civility and mutual respect towards difference. We are proud to respect the individuality of our employees, instructors, and candidates. Whether ethnic, cultural, religious, intellectual, ideological, political, or any other difference, our collective diversity allows us to be more creative and innovative with our training, and strengthens our global competitiveness. The more we work together and embrace our differences, the more we can offer our customer.

We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment, respecting differences, and guaranteeing the same rights and freedoms to all. Our diverse qualities are fundamental to the identity we form as individuals, and all are essential to creating the vibrant community that is Learning Tree International.

Affirmative Action Statement

Learning Tree International, Inc. and Learning Tree International USA, Inc. are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employer. Copies of the Affirmative Action Plan for Covered Veterans, Religion/National Origin and Persons with Disabilities are available for inspection at the front reception (13650 Dulles Technology Drive, Suite 400, Herndon, VA 20171) from Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

We are dedicated to providing reasonable accommodations for those with disabilities. If you require any accommodations during the recruitment process, please let the Learning Tree Recruiter know.

E-Verify

Learning Tree International is committed to ensuring we have a legal workforce. If you are offered a position at Learning Tree, you will need to complete Form I9, which verifies your identity and right to work in the United States. Learning Tree then electronically verifies the information and identification/documents through the USCIS E-Verify program. For more information on E-Verify, you can visit www.uscis.gov or http://1.usa.gov/uK4DGx.

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