Computer Basics Trainer – Upwork


Job Description:

We are in search of a patient and knowledgeable Computer Basics and Cloud Applications Trainer, specializing in teaching older adults. The trainer will provide comprehensive training in essential computer skills, focusing on both basic operations and popular cloud-based applications like Dropbox, Google Drive, and Gmail.

Responsibilities:

• Develop and conduct interactive, easy-to-understand training sessions aimed at older adults, covering basic computer operations, Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and cloud-based tools (Dropbox, Google Drive, Gmail).
• Design a friendly and engaging curriculum that caters to the learning pace and style of older adults.
• Provide hands-on assistance and patiently guide learners through practical exercises.
• Assess learners’ progress and tailor the training approach to suit individual needs and competencies.
• Prepare easy-to-follow training materials, including printed guides and tutorial videos.
• Address common issues and questions related to internet safety, email management, and basic computer maintenance.
• Offer flexible scheduling to accommodate the specific needs of older learners.

Requirements:

• Proven experience in computer training, preferably with older or elderly individuals.
• Comprehensive knowledge of basic computer operations, Microsoft Office suite, and popular cloud applications like Dropbox, Google Drive, and Gmail.
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey technical concepts in a simple, clear manner.
• Patience and a deep understanding of the challenges faced by older adults in learning new technologies.
• A friendly, empathetic approach to teaching.
• Relevant educational qualifications or certifications in computer science, education, or a related field.

Preferred:

• Experience in creating tailored educational content for older adults.
• Familiarity with accessibility features and tools for the elderly.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit their resume highlighting their experience in computer training, particularly with older adults, along with any relevant certifications. Please also provide a brief overview of your training methodology and any unique attributes that make you an ideal candidate for this role.

This job description can be further tailored to meet any specific requirements or preferences you may have.

Hourly Range: $13.00-$30.00

Posted On: January 30, 2024 01:07 UTC
Category: Training & Development
Skills:Communications, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Training & Development, Microsoft Windows, Troubleshooting, Education

Skills: Communications, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Training & Development, Microsoft Windows, Troubleshooting, Education
Country: United States

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