Kaplan, Inc.


Job Overview

Company: Kaplan, Inc.
Location: Atlanta
Base Pay: N/A
Employee Type: Part-Time
Industry: Insurance
Manages Others: No
Job Type: Education
Req'd Education: None
Req'd Experience: At least 5 year(s)
Req'd Travel: Not Specified
Relocation Covered: No
Ref ID: 24881BRCBP


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Job Title: Part-Time Instructor (Insurance Licensing)

7/16/2014
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Company Overview

Kaplan, Inc. is the largest subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company, a diversified education and media company whose principal operations include educational services, television broadcasting, cable television systems, and online, print and local TV news. Operating in more than 140 countries, Kaplan's mission is to help individuals achieve their education and career goals.

Kaplan has several areas of focus. Its higher education programs—certificate, undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees―are offered online and at campus locations across the U.S., Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. Its Pathways programs help international students wishing to study at Western universities, and Kaplan is among the world’s largest providers of immersion English-language training.

Additionally, Kaplan offers a broad range of test preparation and assessment services at the K-12, high school, college, and graduate school levels as well as for professional licensure exams. It also offers continuing professional education programs in such areas as financial services, accountancy, and insurance, in the U.S. and globally.

Job Description

Kaplan
Financial Education is seeking a dynamic and experienced insurance instructor
to teach in the Atlanta area. This instructor will be responsible for
teaching pre-licensing classes (Life & Health and Property & Casualty)
to prepare students for the state exam. 

Most
classes associated with this position are 2 - 4 days in length and are held
from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm on weekdays (Monday -Friday).  Instructors associated
with this position may be scheduled for up to two classes per month. 




Position Summary
Part-time instructors are responsible for all aspects of live course delivery for their respective product line. These individuals will serve as subject matter experts and student advocates while delivering exceptional live classroom experiences to Kaplan students.

Key Job Responsibilities
  • Demonstrate excellent teaching skills and ability to engage students in the classroom.
  • Serve as an industry expert.
  • Strong focus on mentoring and driving student success.
  • Effectively manage classroom dynamics.
  • Address student questions throughout live classes and in follow up as requested.
  • Run class time schedule in accordance with established itinerary.
  • Adjust teaching style based on feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Provide appropriate handouts, books, and course material as needed.
  • Adhere to specific requirements as dictated including but not limited to attendance, time schedule, and student concerns.
  • Maintain regular communication with product line management to stay informed of scheduling, curriculum updates, and classroom changes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5-7 years related experience
  • 5 years industry experience in respective field.
  • Ability to effectively utilize technology.
  • Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Adaptability to new teaching methods and alteration in course materials as needed.
  • Time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and approachability.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Accreditation or license for the respective course.
  • Completion of a higher education degree.
  • Previous teaching experience.
  • Ability to travel.



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