Software Trainer (FCSS.101)
Focus School Software is a fast-growing management software company. We thrive on creating some of the most innovative features on the market today, helping educators to meet their evolving needs in classrooms, district management, state reporting compliance, and other facets of student-centered education and technology.
Currently, Focus is looking for energetic, creative, and experienced candidates who can help us succeed in our mission to serve an increasing number of districts across the nation. We keep our clients’ needs at the forefront of everything we do, and as a company who understands the hard work of today’s educators, Focus looks for employees who share our values towards education.
Focus is looking to expand our team by adding a Software Trainer. The Software Trainer will be responsible for providing end users with technical training of our software products both in person and virtually. As a Software Trainer, you will be expected to work independently, as well as alongside your colleagues, and must be able to work well under pressure to handle a variety of tasks.
Expected Education and Experience
4-year Bachelor’s degree or a year of experience in a similar position within education or a technology-related industry
Background in an educational setting is strongly preferred
Focus moves fast. You will be expected to hit the ground running, and perform self-start training.
Job Requirements and Skills Categories
Focus Products and Work Environment
Includes extensive travel.
Comfortable with rapidly updating training documentation for client and company approval.
Work environment is comprised of both phone and onsite demonstrations of educational processes in the Focus.
Planner/organizer who understands what our products offer and how they work to assist educators meet a variety of needs.
Versatility with Office and Mac computers.
Demonstrates solid character, integrity, and share our small business ethics.
Defining, Understanding, and Meeting Deadlines
Makes attention to fine details a personal priority.
Comfortable with leading a variety of training sessions – large, small, and sometimes unplanned – within a short time frame.
Ability to work in a co-train environment and understand the “train the trainer” model
Flexibility in work schedule may be necessary to meet deadlines.
Communication Needs and Facilitating Success
Excellent oral communication, including informative and persuasive speaking skills.
Extensive group presentations, both large and small.
Willing to accept constructive criticism that results from training sessions to improve future sessions.
Excellent written/grammatical skills, extensive writing involved.
Development of electronic and written training materials.
Excellent “people skills,” a natural leader with the ability to motivate, facilitate learning, and keep a group’s interest and confidence high.
Comfortable facilitating learning during small group activities.
Focus School Software’s compensation package offers the following benefits:
Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
Paid Vacation and Sick Time
Position is remote however travel to clients and Focus office is required as needed