Critical Thinking Instructor

Job Description

At BAE Systems, we promote a strong, collaborative culture and provide our employees with the tools and skills they need to succeed. We are all about trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in defense technologies and national security services. We offer flexible work environment to support the balance in your life and keep you performing at your best. Be a part of a company that is part of the community, driven to improve our future, protect our freedom - and what matters.

Do you have the skills to use state-of-the-art methods to develop and deliver training courses and curricula that address the developmental needs of other Intelligence Community (IC) members? Do you enjoy assisting others learn and grow?
A career in training and intelligence may be in your future. In addition to creating and presenting new courses, you will constantly review course content to ensure that programs are up-to-date, and that we are creating a learning environment that is conducive to the success of each student.

BAE Systems is seeking a Critical Thinking Instructor to join a professional cadre of Geospatial Instructors.
Qualified candidates will produce, assess and sustain learning solutions in a classroom or distance learning context. Our instructors teach and facilitate course content, lead discussions, evaluate learning and provide student feedback.
This is your opportunity to be a part of keeping your fellow GEOINT analysts on the forefront of his or her chosen field with a fulfilling career in education and training.

Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years' relevant experience as a trainer/instructor for class sizes up to 20 personnel and possess a minimum of 6 years' relevant SME experience.

  • Critical Thinking and/or Structured Analytic Techniques
  • Relevant experience should include working with:
  • Deconstructing a complex issue or questions into manageable components
  • Mitigating biases
  • Socratic Method
  • Various types of critical thinking to include creative, contrarian, strategic, and design
  • Familiarity with Dr. Linda Elder and Dr Richard Paul's Critical thinking strategies
Demonstrate working knowledge of the principle of guided exercises.

Proven working knowledge of the principles of learning styles, student feedback, and immediacy behaviors affect student satisfaction.

Working knowledge of multiple communication strategies and student-center environment.

Proven excellent writing and briefing skills including command of grammar and business communications style, i.e. the ability to convey ideas clearly and concisely.

Knowledge of Instructional Systems Design (ISD) as well as knowledge in the development and implementation of course materials, and how to make those course materials ISD compliant.

Preferred Skills and Education

Recent deployment experience with the past 5 years.

Experience in creating presentations, briefings, and geospatial products for demonstration purposes.

Experience with the testing, development of curriculum, creating presentation and briefings, and evaluation of new equipment/systems.

Experience with training in a military or Intelligence Community environment.

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work.

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