Vacancy Details


Java / Web Development Trainer

February 2017
To deliver, update and develop StayAhead’s Java and Web Development training courses. Initially this role will involve training existing courses and developing new courses. Depending on market conditions, there may be a requirement to learn, develop, update and teach courses from StayAhead’s other product areas.
  • Deliver scheduled, onsite and tailored training.
  • Ensure that the Java & Web Development training courses and any other courses you present and develop are done to the best of your abilities and to the standard  acceptable by StayAhead and its clients.
  • Design, plan, prepare and deliver training courses in line with appropriate course objectives and StayAhead standards so as to ensure that all training needs are met.
  • Assist management to identify training needs in relation to new, existing and updating products.
Where appropriate, discuss direct with clients their specific training needs to ensure that their training continues to meet organisational requirements.
The job will require the post holder to:-
  • Operate within a team.
  • Train delegates of all levels and skills.
  • Be responsible for the supervision of delegates within the training environment.
  • Liaise with staff at all levels internally and externally.
  • Converse with prospective clients to advise them on their training requirements. This may require attendance at client meetings.
  • Advise management on relevant changes, updates and developments within your specialities.
  • Work effectively on your own initiative.
  • Have a willingness to learn and train on new subject areas.
  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the topics and courses you are required to deliver.
  • Effectively develop and review training courses to ensure that all training deliveries are conducted to an acceptable standard.
  • Effectively train a range of Java & Web Development training courses. This may also include courses from other product areas of StayAhead’s course curriculum.
  • Assist with the creation and development of the marketing and technical materials relating to the course curriculums.  This will include course technical guides for the IT department, setup guides, course specifications, website curriculum descriptions, tailored course outlines and any other technical or marketing related materials.
  • Although this role is based in London there will be a significant amount of travel throughout the UK and overseas. This will involve travelling outside normal working hours.
A minimum of one year training experience in Java & Web Development is preferred. An experienced Java & Web developer looking to move into a training role or an experienced technical programming trainer wishing to train Java & Web Development courses would also be considered.  Skills are required in some of the following; Java, JEE, JDBC, Java Security, Java Concurrency, Java Performance Tuning, Angular, Design Patterns, Spring, Hibernate, Maven, CSS, JavaScript, Java Web Services, Junit, FitNesse.
Experience in training some of the above topics is preferred, although technical programmers with experience in some of the above subjects that would like to move into a training role would also be considered.

Want to know more? Email or call Louise on 020 7600 6116

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