Instructor/Writers shall assist in developing government owned training, provide learner-centric classroom instruction, participate in operational tests, training material validation, and provide effective training IAW established programs of instruction (POI), the Master Training Schedule (MTS), Army Learning Concept (ALC) 2015, and other requirements.
Technical instructors curate course material in a manner that encourages students to think creatively to solve complex problems. Instructors will use dynamic techniques that engage students and encourage them to challenge common definitions of Information Technology and its potential network effects.
Instructor will teach students how to:
• Assemble/disassemble a computer,
• Operate a laptop
• Identify computer maintenance process,
• Manage a computer operating system,
• Configure a Printer, troubleshoot a printer
• Identify network concepts
• Construct an ethernet cable
• Configure a Local Area Network
• Configure a router
• Configure a switch
• Perform the network troubleshooting process
• Identify basic security concepts.
• Perform classroom/lab instruction and maintain instructor certification.
• Review classroom/lab training materials prior to instruction and as required. (Materials include student handouts, lesson plans, slides, and practical exercises.)
• Recommend changes by providing newly created content as appropriate.
• Collaborate with government personnel on adhering to the school andragogy and improving training practices and student assessment criteria.
• Work with other schools, institutions, or agencies – Government, DoD, USA, Industry, and Academia to identify and implement new information applicable to specific courses (or lessons), as determined.
• Utilize services of existing third party government or commercial organizations to develop training, and deliver or assist with delivery of training requirements as determined by the TPOC, e.g., TDC, ATTRS, Blackboard, etc.
• Install and/or operate classroom control software on classroom IT equipment.
• Regularly check with the Branch Chief and/or Course Manager to de-conflict training scheduling prioritization.
• Be prepared on short notice to instruct Foundational Training in the various locations within the Signal School.
• Proactively identify to the Program Manager, TPOCs, and the COR when projected instructional delivery and content development requirements will require more preparation time than is scheduled.
• Maintain subject matter expertise to be able to provide instructional delivery and content development.
• Develop additional course content for all courses in area of expertise when not actively teaching.
• Provide technical analysis and administration; develop course material and syllabus; software package/images used to perform labs or practical exams; conduct classroom and lab instruction, and maintenance; develop and grade homework assignments, tests, and labs; provide blended training solutions, labs, assessment or self-study products; and providing all subject texts and textbooks for the requisite course; develop and employ advanced distributed learning; coordinating off site training and lecturers for the courses.
• Maintain classroom conditions IAW Signal School SOP.
• Maintain established classroom security and safety requirements and procedures.
• Provide students with assessment and evaluation forms; administer and enforce test control standards; conduct assessments and testing in subjects taught; grade exams; evaluate results; record exam results; conduct AARs; and, administer student course critiques.
• Develop tests associated with the new curriculum.
• Counsel students that are having problems grasping the curriculum.
• Revise, update, or develop and implement new and existing courseware and materials used in the Foundational curriculum.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.