Full Time Instructor/Faculty

Employer
Location
Abu Dhabi (AE)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 14, 2017
Closes
Jul 14, 2017
Job Function
Academics
Employment Type
Full Time

Position
Full Time Instructor/Faculty
Location
Abu Dhabi
About Kaplan Genesis
• KapGen is a fast growing financial training company that is the market leader in CFA training in the UAE and the GCC
• We offer the widest range of CFA courses in the GCC and we are the only provider offering prep courses for all 3 levels in the GCC
• Kaplan Genesis is also a growing name in non CFA financial training and our products are Executive Education (public courses) and Bespoke Training (in house programs)
• We are extremely focused on delivering high quality classes loaded with technical insight, learning, interaction and a dash of fun!
Job responsibilities
The responsibilities of the Instructor include but are not limited to:
• Delivering consistently high quality lectures, CFA and non CFA, both in a live classroom environment as well as online (recorded sessions)
• Suggesting and designing new courses that are appropriate for the market
• Developing or manage development of course content (slides, questions, case studies etc.) for the various courses
• Managing a Course from end to end including:
✓ Market research on demand and supply
✓ High level financial feasibility with suggested pricing etc.
✓ Liaising with Governing Bodies (e.g. CFA Institute) and accreditation agencies
✓ Liaise with the operations team on the scheduling etc. of the course
✓ Keep track of sales and marketing progress
✓ Writing the content for all the marketing collateral needed to launch the course e.g. website, emailers, brochures etc.
• Marketing of courses by preparing and delivering presentations to potential corporate clients
• Counselling students before they join any course
• Mentoring students during the course
• Remaining always current in his/her discipline
Skills
Essential
A strong urge for working with and helping people; must be a people’s person
• Ability to explain difficult concepts quickly and clearly
• Excellent spoken and written English language skills
• Ability to take ownership of a task from start to finish
• Cheerful and positive attitude. Must have a well-developed sense of humour
Qualifications and Experience
Qualifications
• Essential: Charter from the CFA Institute in the US
• Desirable: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Chartered Accountant from the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) or the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)
Experience
• At least 2 years’ full time work experience
• At least 1 years’ recent experience of part time or full time experience teaching CFA or other finance/banking/investment courses in a live classroom environment
Competencies Required
• Ability to convey competence in subject matter and confidence in ability to teach
• Ability to put a specific lesson into larger context
• Ability to adjust lesson plan on the fly based on information garnered from student questions
• Be innovative when designing and delivering learning
• Passion for learning and sharing knowledge and to keep improving
Others
• Willingness to travel (and also stay for short periods) within Middle East, Asia and Africa