Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Accomplishes instructional assignments in accordance with the most effective instructional concepts and techniques.
Responsible for curriculum revision and maintenance.
Teaches short technical courses in accordance with approved curriculum to maintain proficiency and to evaluate and develop new instructional techniques/courses.
Organizes program of practical and technical instruction, including demonstrations of skills required in trade, and lectures on theory, techniques, and terminology.
Prepares adequately for each instructional assignment.
Plans and supervises work of students, individually or in small groups, and in shop or laboratory settings.
Responsible for incorporation of new curriculum in the teaching process (e.g., develops clarification or examples of application related to the subject matter), development and maintenance of classroom techniques that reflect professionalism and good discipline and enhance teaching, development of alternative teaching techniques and scenarios to maintain high motivation and interest in the subject areas, and while acting as the testing officer, the conducting of test analysis and development or revision of test items. Technical curriculum may involve electronics, welding, or more highly technical areas such as radio and electronics repair or operation of weapons systems.
Uses a computer to organize and draft a curriculum that breaks a complex subject into blocks or units of instruction, creates graphics, and integrates them into curriculum.
Courses may be instructor based, computer-based, simulator based, interactive, or non-interactive.
Encourages student participation throughout the training term.
Administers evaluation instruments to evaluate laboratory performance and assess student progress toward accomplishing course objectives.
Prepares comprehensive written and/or performance quizzes/tests to ensure student mastery of skills and training outcomes.
Tracks student progress through training courses.
Establishes provisions for feedback to assure training program is accomplishing the outcomes and goals of each training objective.
Identifies, informally counsels, or refers students who encounter academic difficulties or other problems affecting their ability to learn.
Notifies the Lead immediately if for any reason he or she feels that a student should not continue in a class.
Identifies needed course modifications and reports to the Lead or Project Manager.
Participates in training and developmental activities designed to improve his or her job performance and career potential.
Fosters a work environment in which all employees/students are treated in a fair and equitable manner.
Strives to find ways to reduce development, implementation, and course conduct costs.
Performs other duties as required by the Project Manager or Lead Pilot Instructor.
Performs other duties as required by individual task order. ... Continue Reading
Minimum Skills & Qualifications Required:
Bachelor’s Degree.Desired Minimum Instructor Pilot Requirements:Fixed Wing Multi-engine qualified within the last two (2) years
2000 hours total flying time with a minimum of 1000 hours in fixed wing aircraft
500 hours as a PIC in multi-engine fixed wing aircraft
500 hours as a qualified Instructor Pilot
Qualified (or previously qualified) in USAF cargo transport aircraft (i.e.,C-27A or J, C-130 (preferably J), C-17, C-5) within the last three years
Documented tactical mission and airdrop experience (i.e., ERO, Combat Offload, CDS, personnel and night vision goggle)
Must have a valid FAA Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) license
Must successfully pass an FAA Class II flight physical and FAA physiological chamber training.
Required to attend & complete the Instructor Certification and Training program.Required to maintain Airdrop Certification.
Experience instructing courses face to face, computer-based, simulator based, non-interactive, or interactive.
Experience in identifying and resolving course/lesson deficiencies.
Ability to speak, write and understand English fluently.
Ability to obtain and maintain applicable security clearances to perform the work per task order.
Proficient in evaluating, diagnosing, and critiquing student performance.
Ability to apply an Instructional System Design (ISD) model.
Ability to organize program of practical and technical instruction, including demonstrations of skills required in trade, and lectures on theory, techniques, and terminology.
Ability to convey ideas, thoughts, and technical information to a diverse group of students.
Ability to plan, manage and coordinate instructional activities.
Ability to establish rapport with students while maintaining classroom order.
Ability to communicate orally and in writing at a professional standard.
Ability to use word processing software.
Ability to track student progress through training courses.
Ability to encourage student participation.
Ability to assess student needs and weaknesses.
Ability to foster a work environment in which all employees are treated in a fair and equitable manner.
Ability to apply the performance-centered approach in an educational setting. ... Continue Reading
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