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Instructor, Professional Programs

Company: Kaplan North America, LLC
Location: Washington
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title Instructor, Professional ProgramsJob DescriptionInstructors are responsible for all aspects of CFP education course delivery. The instructor will serve as subject matter experts and student advocates while delivering exceptional classroom experiences to Kaplan students. Kaplan provides the instructor with excellent educational content; the instructor is responsible for delivering that content in a compelling and effective manner. Our goal is have our students pass the CFP exam the first time and to become better financial planners.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates excellent teaching skills and ability to engage students in the classroom.
  • Creates an outstanding learning environment for each student.
  • Keeps class on task.
  • Serves as an industry expert while keeping the focus on the education content through preparation and study of the Kaplan provided content.
  • Addresses student questions throughout classes and in follow-up as requested.
  • Runs class time schedule in accordance with course syllabus.
  • Adheres to specific requirements as dictated including but not limited to attendance, time schedule, and student concerns.
  • Maintains regular communication with product line management to stay informed of scheduling, curriculum updates, and classroom changes.
  • Other duties as assigned.
    Minimum Qualifications
    • Bachelor Degree
    • 5+ Years' experience in financial planning, specifically client facing
    • Must be a Certified Financial Planner. Kaplan may consider CPA or JD for CFP education course in tax or estate planning.
    • Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint
    • Must be able to utilize above information systems proficiently
    • Outstanding teaching skills. The ability to manage a classroom while presenting complex financial concepts. The demonstrated ability to create an interactive learning environment.
    • Instructors must be personable, sincere and approachable.
    • Excellent time management skills.
    • Ability to travel by various means of transportation including; car, plane and train.
    • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, typically but not limited to up to 8 hours with infrequent breaks.
    • Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.#LI-ER1#LI-RemoteLocationRemote/Nationwide, USAAdditional Locations Employee TypeEmployeeJob Functional Area InstructorsBusiness UnitBU00117 College for Financial PlanningKaplan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All positions with Kaplan are paid at least $15 per hour or$31,200 per year for full-time positions. Compensation for specific positions are based on job level, skills, years of experience, and education, among other factors. Additionally, certain positions are bonus or commission eligible. Information regarding benefits can be found here.Diversity & Inclusion Statement:
      Diversity inspires innovation and growth in the Kaplan community. Kaplan strives to be a model employer for inclusiveness. Not only does Kaplan value its employees for their professionalism and skills, but also for the unique viewpoints they bring to the Organization. Kaplan's employees bring diverse perspectives, ideas, and backgrounds that give Kaplan a competitive edge in anticipating and exceeding our students' needs in today's global market. Learn more about our culture.

Keywords: Kaplan North America, LLC, Washington DC , Instructor, Professional Programs, Education / Teaching , Washington, DC

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