Graduate REALTOR® Institute
GRI Instructor Application
2018-2019 Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI)
Instructor Application and Approval Process
Qualified Applicant Criteria
Must hold active REALTOR® or REALTOR® affiliate membership or active membership in respective professional trade organization.
Must have been a practitioner in area of expertise for five (5) years immediately preceding application.
REALTOR® applicants must hold one or more NAR designations.
REALTOR® applicants are required to hold the GRI designation to teach in the GRI program.
Must have previous adult teaching experience.
Must provide professional references. If available, must provide access to student evaluations.
Becoming an Alabama REALTOR® GRI Instructor
There are no guarantees that a candidate will be selected as an Instructor. The final decision is made by the Instructor Selection Task Force. If the candidate is approved for instructor status, he/she will become a member of the GRI Faculty after execution of a contract through September 30, 2019. Recertification is required. Alabama GRI REALTOR® instructors are compensated per class and for approved travel expenses. Instructors are required to consistently maintain above average ratings on student evaluations. Instructors are required to market their courses using only Alabama REALTOR® approved materials.
Phase 1 – Written Application
Applicants shall supply the completed application to the Alabama Association of Realtors Director of Professional Development for the 2018-2019 Alabama REALTORS® GRI Faculty. The Instructor Selection Task Force will review the application, and, if approved, notify the candidate by end of business August 28, 2017 so the candidate may proceed to the audition phase of selections. The Instructor Selection Task Force reserves the right to deny an application for any reason.
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY 5:00 PM CDT, AUGUST 18, 2017. Applications may be emailed to Jennifer@alabamarealtors.com.
Phase 2 – Video Audition
Upon notification of an approved application, the candidate will be required to submit a 10-minute audition video. During the video audition, the candidate will demonstrate his/her knowledge of the subject matter, ability to engage students, and, experience with the use of audiovisual equipment and Power Point.
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT AUDITION VIDEOS IS 5:00 PM CDT, OCTOBER 3, 2017 VIA DROPBOX TO Jennifer@alabamarealtors.com.
Phase 3 - Audit Phase
ALL NEW, approved instructors, are required to audit the course(s), he/she wishes to teach for the purpose of becoming familiar with the material, the teaching environment, and the successful teaching style of an instructor. If a candidate has taken the course in the previous 2 years, this shall count towards the audit phase.
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY 5:00 PM CDT, AUGUST 18, 2017.
***Please Note: Current instructors must be reapproved.***
Applications may be submitted to Jennifer@alabamarealtors.com.
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