IBT Learning is a Texas-based tech training boot camp specializing in cybersecurity education, Data Science, and DevOps. We are seeking a highly skilled and passionate Cybersecurity Instructor to join our team. As a Cybersecurity Instructor, you will play a crucial role in training and mentoring aspiring cybersecurity professionals, equipping them with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the industry. This is an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact in shaping the next generation of cybersecurity experts.
1. Curriculum Development:
- Develop and/or update comprehensive curriculum for cybersecurity courses, ensuring alignment with industry best practices and emerging trends.
- Create engaging and interactive learning materials, including presentations, hands-on exercises, lab assignments, and assessments.
2. Classroom Instruction:
- Deliver high-quality instruction on various cybersecurity topics, such as network security, cryptography, ethical hacking, vulnerability assessment, and incident response.
- Facilitate engaging discussions, lead demonstrations, and provide practical examples to enhance student understanding and application of concepts.
- Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment, encouraging active participation and collaboration among students.
3. Practical Labs and Projects:
- Design and supervise hands-on lab exercises to reinforce theoretical concepts and enable students to gain practical experience with industry-standard tools and techniques.
- Develop challenging projects and assignments to assess students' mastery of cybersecurity skills and promote critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.
4. Individualized Support and Mentoring:
- Provide personalized guidance and support to students, assisting them in overcoming challenges and enhancing their learning experience.
- Conduct regular one-on-one and group mentoring sessions to address individual learning needs and provide feedback on students' progress.
5. Industry Knowledge and Research:
- Stay abreast of the latest developments, emerging threats, and advancements in cybersecurity through continuous learning and research.
- Incorporate real-world case studies and relevant industry examples into instruction to enhance students' understanding of practical cybersecurity scenarios.
6. Student Evaluation and Assessment:
- Evaluate student performance through assignments, exams, and projects, providing timely and constructive feedback to support their growth and improvement.
- Track and maintain accurate records of student attendance, grades, and overall progress.
7. Professional Development and Collaboration:
- Engage in ongoing professional development activities, such as attending conferences, participating in webinars, and pursuing relevant certifications.
- Collaborate with other instructors and team members to continuously improve curriculum, teaching methodologies, and overall program effectiveness.
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field.
- Professional certifications in cybersecurity, such as CISSP, CEH, CompTIA Security+, or equivalent.
- Extensive industry experience in cybersecurity, including practical knowledge of network security, vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, incident response, and secure coding.
- Strong understanding of cybersecurity frameworks, standards, and regulations (e.g., NIST, ISO 27001, GDPR).
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts in a clear and understandable manner.
- Passion for teaching and mentoring, with demonstrated experience in delivering technical training or instruction.
- Ability to adapt teaching strategies to accommodate diverse learning styles and individual student needs.
- Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to think critically and troubleshoot complex cybersecurity issues.
- Up-to-date knowledge of current cybersecurity threats, attack techniques, and defense strategies.
- Proficiency in using industry-standard cybersecurity tools and technologies.
- Prior experience in curriculum development or instructional design is preferred.
- Commitment to maintaining high ethical standards and promoting cybersecurity best practices.
If you are a dedicated cybersecurity professional with a passion for teaching and mentoring, we invite you to join our dynamic team at IBT Learning. Together, we can shape the future of cybersecurity education and empower students to succeed in this rapidly evolving field.