Southwest Key Programs Inc.

  • Regional Trainer

    Location US-TX-El Paso
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/6/2019 3:48 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Direct Care
  • Job Summary:

    The Trainer must be a professional leader in organizing the training department in partnership with Regional Executive

    Director and Director of Training or designee. The Regional Trainer is responsible for the monitoring, mentoring and

    coaching of Lead Trainers and Trainers in the region. The Regional Trainer is to promote a positive climate of learning

    and excellence where Lead Trainers and Trainers have the opportunity to enhance their professional growth.

    Essential Functions:

    · Ensure that monthly monitoring meetings are conducted and maintain appropriate documentation of programs under

    the Regional Executive Director and Director of Training direct supervision.

    · Complete the annual monitoring’s and audits with final approval from Regional Executive Director and Director of


    · Responsible for addressing employee performance issues in a timely manner and maintaining documentation of

    conversations. In coordination with, and approval of Regional Executive Director.

    · Assist with facilitating the established training guidelines and curriculum for Lead Trainers and Trainers.

    · Coordinate the ordering, purchasing training materials as need for the region.

    · Ensure employees in the region are in compliance with SWK, state and federal training requirements.

    · Must utilize additional research methods and remain up-to-date with current trends to enhance professional skills in

    preparation for trainings.

    · Promote positive community relationships in coordination with the Program Directors.

    · Manage, track and report using LMS (Learning Management System Relias) for regional reports.

    · Customer service experiences interacting directly with a variety of stakeholders with emphasis on direct service

    program staff

    · Design materials, exercises and instructors guides related to various topics specific to the training needs of the

    organization advised by Director of Training on SWK Training Plan, curriculum development and technology for

    instructional design.

    · Use effective instructional strategies (to include but not limited to: adult learning practices, learning styles) to meet

    the needs of the SWK staff.

    · Develop, research and design trainings using SWK Training Curricula (as approved by the Director of Training).

    · Create a safe and inclusive learning environment of respect and rapport to ensure a positive learning experience for

    program staff.

    · Develop mentorship and coaching relationships (as approved by the Program Director) with employees requiring

    additional training and coaching on the job.

    · Develop direct collaborative and professional development with the Director of Training and Training Coordinator.

    Other Functions:

    · Attend all organizational required trainings.

    · Create, identify and attend workshops that will enhance professional skills in the area of education, direct

    supervision and other topics deemed appropriate by program director or designee.

    · Attend and become a certified instructor for First Aid/CPR, CPI non-violent crisis intervention, the Residential Child

    and Youth Care Professional Curriculum and other certifications as deemed appropriate by the Program Director or


    · Attend all departmental and program meetings to ensure that up-to-date information is received and/or information of

    policy changes or practice are adhered to.

    · Assist with the submission of monthly SWK reports, funder’s quarterly reports, and end of year reports as necessary.

    · Provide and facilitate information as needed for SWK and/or funders monitoring activities.

    · Must assist in the evacuation of youth as needed due to inclement weather conditions, natural disasters, or other

    unforeseen occurrences.

    · Travel as needed for trainings, conferences or to transport youth to destinations within the U.S. · Must maintain any professional or para-professional certifications acquired while employed with SWK annually. · Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    · Bachelor’s degree with 4 year of experience in the related field.

    · Two year of supervisory experience.

    · Demonstrated understanding of various technologies along with the ability to learn new software quickly

    · Experience in using technology to enhance learning by creating educational and instructor materials including

    background material, instructional materials, and training aids

    · Must be computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Windows (PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, and


    · Understanding in curriculum development process and instructional design

    · Familiarity with the latest technology for instructional design and curriculum.

    · Excellent communicator who understands the needs of various employee groups.

    · Understanding of contemporary practices and theories relating to knowledge acquisition.

    · Familiar with andragogy and best practices for adult learners


    · Bilingual (Spanish)

    · Must possess a valid U.S. Driver’s License and eligible to drive to facilitate program services as per contractual


    · Cleared Tuberculosis test results.

    · Cleared background check from appropriate entity.

    · Bilingual.

    · Cleared drug test results (this one is for Texas programs only).

    Physical Demands:

    Must be able to obtain Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certification and First Aid Certification (CPR). Must be able to

    supervise clients indoors and outdoors by standing for extended periods of time. Bending, stooping and lifting up to 15

    lbs required to complete daily tasks.

    Work Environment:

    This is a twenty four hour residential facility at which minors receive multiple services. Three shifts per twenty four hour

    period. Work shifts are subject to change. Noise level varies from mild to moderate. Trainer must maintain a flexible

    work schedule to meet the training needs of program staff working all three shifts.


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