Cybersecurity Trainer

Full-Time. Mid-level. Hong Kong

Posted Mar 4, 2021 · Job Reference 02202112

About the company

Xccelerate is recognised as one of Hong Kong's leading ed-tech start-ups. In ~4 years, we have built a track record of up-skilling 10,500+ alumni by working with enterprises, government and individuals on 4th industrial revolution skills (i.e. RPA, AI, Coding, UI/UX design, BlockChain). Since day 1, we have focused on project-based curriculum that inspires professionals to apply their learnings and boldly move away from business as usual. Our unique value proposition revolves around building highly engaging end-to-end educational experiences by continuously refining positive feedback loops such as gamification, social learning, peer-to-peer accountability and market-driven content.

About the Role

The xccelerate-Cybint Bootcamp is built on a blended model of learning, which combines the best of both online and in person learning. In the Bootcamp, the platform acts as the teacher: it provides learners with constantly updated expert content, as well as a safe environment to practice practical skills in hands-on labs. In contrast, the facilitators role is not to teach students, but to support their learning experience and ensure no one is left behind.

The instructors’s responsibilities include building a sense of community, creating an engaging and interesting experience, monitoring learner progress, and offering support when needed. The facilitator will also execute programs focusing on fostering essential soft skills such as self-development, leadership, problem-solving, and preparing students for the job- seeking process.

Here is your chance to shape the direction of tech education across Hong Kong. By changing the way that people acquire their technical skills and launch new careers in the tech space, you will be moving Hong Kong to a tech enabled work force and regional tech hub.

Role responsibilities

  • Ensure smooth and effective execution of the Bootcamp
  • Facilitate experiential learning, provide context, and invite reflection
  • Lead live sessions and activities
  • Support students’ learning process by answering questions on labs. content and monitoring progress
  • Manage issues that may arise and if necessary, connect with the team to resolve them
  • Collaborate with instructional team to identify improvement opportunities
  • Revise the technical content/curriculum of the cybersecurity program and create engaging learning activities
  • Identifies skill level of student’s through various modes of assessments such as tests or quizzes and aligns delivery of course material to match individual students' needs.
  • Demonstrates consistent classroom and student management to ensure a positive, successful learning experience.

About You

  • 2 years+ work experience in IT (operating systems, network, or system admin), Cybersecurity experience
  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Systems or related technical field is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, and Cantonese is preferred
  • Experience teaching or facilitating
  • Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to “manage a room” - engage participants, speak in public, monitor energy levels
  • Ability to follow lesson plans and schedules while also having the flexibility to adapt when needed
  • Fast independent learner
  • Positive attitude, high energy, and engaging personality Compassionate and passionate for helping people learn

What we offer

Culture: At Xccelerate we are a young vibrant team and make it our responsibility that every team member grows professionally and as an individual

Growth: Clear career progression path and we make it our responsibility that every team member grows professionally and as an individual.

Connection: Xccelerate family enjoys going for weekly team lunches and happy hour

Value: It is in our DNA that every team member has a voice and we embrace everyone's individuality and ideas

Innovation: Our team is constantly innovating to conquer bigger challenges

Up-skilling: We provide full scholarships for part-time courses and encourage the team to constantly up-skill themselves.

Guidance: Mentoring and on-going support throughout your career with Xccelerate

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Full-Time. Mid-level. Hong Kong

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