Information technology (IT) educators provide instruction and are involved in the planning, administration and coordination of training.
Duties & Tasks
IT educators may perform the following tasks:develop course and instructional material, including visual aids, student handouts, training exercises and reference material
plan, design and coordinate training programmes
assess and analyse training needs
conduct teaching sessions or lectures
assess students in various settings
maintain student and client records
evaluate learning effectiveness
prepare reports for management on training budgets and outcomes
work with experts in the areas where IT is being applied
talk to developers and suppliers of new IT products and teaching methods to maintain personal knowledge and skill.
good communication skills
able to explain complex concepts clearly
willing to maintain and update own knowledge of IT content
good organisational skills
tactful, mature and able to act with initiative
patient when dealing with people of differing abilities and backgrounds
able to work as part of a team
good at mathematics and computing.