Become an Instructor

Join an Industry Leader. Meet Great People. Help Grow Careers.

Turn your technical expertise, "real-world" experience and great communications skills into a rewarding part-time teaching opportunity. Learning Tree International, a market leading, global IT and Management training provider is expanding its instructor force. Our instructors don’t just teach the best practices, industry trends and cutting edge solutions, they create them! Learning Tree instructors are drawn from active professionals, who are subject matter-experts, working with the very same technologies and real-world experience gained within their commercial working environments to deliver our course materials, either in our classrooms or on customer sites.

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Career Opportunities

Great Reasons to Become a Learning Tree Instructor

1. Realise big rewards for a part-time assignment.
As a Learning Tree instructor, you'll teach 8-14+ 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 FTSE 100 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 accommodation, 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 any course that interests you, 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.

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