Learning Specialist
Florida Virtual School - Orlando, FL

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Florida Virtual School is changing the face of education. Our student-centric approach means that every member of our team—no matter the position or job responsibilities—has the opportunity to positively impact the education of students in our program. Every job here has a greater purpose and influence than those in traditional organizations. We are proud of our team and to continue our mission in delivering high quality, technology-based education that provides the skills and knowledge students need for success in the 21 st century, we look to hire only the best.

Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, Florida Virtual School (FLVS) is the leader in developing and providing virtual K-12 education solutions throughout the United States and the world. FLVS offers more than 100 courses, including core subjects, world languages, electives, honors and Advanced Placement courses. Enrollment is open to public, private, and home school students. FLVS has over 1,300 staff members and serves over 90,000 active students.

Florida Virtual School’s total rewards package offers much more than just a pay check! Exposure to cutting-edge technology development/application, world class business development initiatives and career advancement opportunities only add to our comprehensive benefits package that includes employer paid medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, short and long term disability, educational assistance and paid time off. Additionally, Florida Virtual School is a member of the Florida Retirement System offering pension/investment retirement plans. These benefits often add a value of several thousands of dollars to the total compensation package!

The Learning Specialist is responsible for the successful implementation of all FLVS employee orientation programs (internal, franchise, and external customers), professional development opportunities for staff, and training opportunities for external customers. This position performs a variety of duties including the scoping, designing, and creation of training content and materials and the facilitation of FLVS training programs. The Learning Specialist utilizes evaluation methodologies for the purpose of determining quality of internal and external training programs. This position assists with the coordination of duties for the technicians and assistants assigned to this department.

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For consideration for this position, candidates must meet all of the job requirements as listed below:
· Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
· Three years progressively responsible experience in the design, development, and delivery of training/professional Development
Preference will be given to those candidates that meet the desired job requirements as listed below:
· Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP), preferred
Primary responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
· Analyze training needs to develop new training programs or modify and improve existing programs
· Plan, develop, and provide training and staff development programs, using knowledge of the effectiveness of methods of instruction for adult learners such as classroom training, demonstrations, online delivery, on-the-job training, conferences, and workshops
· Create and facilitate FLVS new employee induction programs
· Plan and facilitate training programs as needed for external customers and franchises
· Develop and coordinate a training curriculum for end users of all levels, as dictated by organizational goals and objectives
· Design, develop, and deliver both distance and in-class training programs and courses, including all course materials, exercises, and skills evaluations
· Investigate and answer questions pertaining to external training programs
· Evaluate the quality of internal and external training programs, implementing changes as necessary
· Analyze departmental processes and procedures for effectiveness and program enhancement opportunities
· Review and evaluate training for alignment with national standards for professional development
· Conduct an internal and/or external Customer Satisfaction Survey to assess performance, as determined by supervisor, vetting results and implementing changes
· Interview stakeholders, subject matter experts, and teachers to determine instructional design requirements for the development of training courses; write required documents
· Review training materials and documentation and keep them up to date
· Where necessary, provide guidance and/or mentoring to junior members of the team
· Maintain knowledge of training trends, opportunities, and issues
· Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as, meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner, and demonstrate respect for others
· All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established
(These essential functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related duties as required.)

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