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Since 2011, General Assembly has transformed tens of thousands of careers through pioneering, experiential education in todays most in-demand skills. As featured in The Economist, Wired, & The New York Times, GA offers training in web development, data, design, business, & more, both online & at campuses around the world. Our global professional community boasts 40,000 full- & part-time alumni & counting. In addition to fostering career growth for individuals, GA helps employers cultivate top tech talent & spur innovation by transforming their teams through strategic learning. More than 21,000 employees at elite companies worldwide have honed their digital fluency with our corporate training programs. GA has also been recognized as one of Deloittes Technology Fast 500, & Fast Company has dubbed us leaders in World-Changing Ideas as well as the #1 Most Innovative Company in Education.

Job Description

General Assembly is seeking an Instructor Manager to support high quality learning experiences on our London team.

General Assemblys success depends on the passion & quality of our instructional teams, which are made up of top industry professionals from a variety of fields including data science, software development & design. The Instructor Managers role is to hire, coach & support these individuals as they work to facilitate effective instruction. Working in close partnership with local & Global teams, the Instructor Manager will ensure that GA classrooms are staffed with the right mix of instructors who are eager & ready to share their expertise with our students.

Responsibilities

Staffing

  • Develop a strong, diverse bench of instructional talent to staff current & future cohorts
  • Identify & select qualified industry professionals with promising instructional capabilities, including matters of diversity, inclusion, equity, & justice in teaching & learning, to ensure the best practitioners are hired for instructional roles
  • Partner with Regional Director or Director of Client Success to achieve profit margin goals through accurate financial forecasting & strategic hiring
  • Plan & staff appropriate instructional teams to ensure they are the right size & mix to meet the needs of diverse learners
  • Partner with colleagues in Sales, Student/Client Success, & Outcomes to support a responsive feedback loop that delivers consistent messaging to learners throughout their journey

Onboarding

  • Facilitate onboarding for each instructional team member that sets them up for success on day 1 by orienting them to the curriculum, internal processes, their team, & basic adult learning theory & instructional practices they can use to effectively support diverse learners 

Coaching & retention

  • Maintain coaching relationships with instructional team to ensure positive classroom culture & successful learning outcomes, & strategize opportunities to support students who have diverse learning needs
  • Work with other GA delivery colleagues to ensure delivery quality targets are met & all stakeholders are informed & actively coordinating on supporting individual students 
  • Implement standards of instructional quality with individuals & teams of instructors
  • Observe instruction & provide coaching to address issues & support continuous growth of instructors on instructional delivery, classroom culture, & DEI strategies
  • Monitor & manage course quality & progress by regularly reviewing student learning, experience, & feedback dat & formulate action plans based on data
  • Cultivate meaningful, honest relationships with each instructor to work together on shared goals
  • Understand each instructors goals & needs & problem solve on ways to better improve their experience & support their development

Qualifications

  • Experience in successfully managing multiple team members, ideally in an education or corporate training setting
  • Experience leading hiring processes, including sourcing candidates & conducting interviews that select effective candidates
  • Experience delivering & facilitating learning or training experiences, ideally for adult learners
  • Ability to effectively evaluate instruction & provide actionable coaching to improve student learning
  • Experience in discussing & training educators in conversations about diversity, equity, inclusion & justice

Required Compentecies

  • Plans & aligns
  • Attracts top talent
  • Develops talent
  • Interpersonal savvy
  • Courage
  • Technical skill: Developing instructional leadership

 
 
 
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