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Algonquin Careers Academy College Instructor – Paralegal Program Contract in Mississauga, ON

Algonquin Careers Academy

Branch Mississauga ON CA

Position:
College Instructor – Paralegal Program
Location:
Mississauga, ON

LSUC Paralegal or Lawyer. Lawyer in good standing or a licensed Paralegal with the Law Society of Upper Canada….

Are you a lawyer in good standing or a licensed paralegal in Ontario? Do you enjoy passing on your knowledge to others? Would you be interested in a flexible schedule of part-time instruction – mornings (9 to 1) or evenings (6 to 10), Monday to Friday? Do you have a specialty in which you are particularly qualified and would like to teach such as Torts and Contracts, Provincial Offences/Motor Vehicle Law, Insurance Law, Immigration Law, Small Claims Court, Employment Law, and/or Residential Landlord and Tenant Law? If so, then please consider this opportunity.

Algonquin Careers Academy (ACA), a private career college, is currently hiring legal instructors for their Mississauga campus. You can choose the modules you are able to teach at the times you can teach them. The Paralegal Diploma program at Algonquin Careers Academy is accredited by the Law Society of Upper Canada. ACA is a well run, well respected private career college offering a variety of courses. See www.algonquinacademy.com for information on the college and the program.

Responsibilities:

  • Consistently deliver training programs in accordance with ACA curriculum standards within the paralegal program, recognizing the different expectations and learning styles of our students
  • Coordinate, evaluate, and record the completion of tests and assignments. Record and evaluate students’ progress, participation and attendance
  • Provide ongoing feedback and encouragement to students
  • Identify potential problems which may interfere with or be a barrier to successful completion of the program and encourage and assist students to develop independent problem-solving skills

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Proven subject matter expertise
  • Effective verbal communication skills with the ability to deliver clear and well-organized presentations in group settings
  • Aptitude to demonstrate active listening; to promote open communication by exchanging ideas; to share information clearly and at the level of understanding of the audience
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Positive customer service attitude with the ability to deal effectively with people from varied cultural and social backgrounds

Credentials Required:

  • Lawyer in good standing or a licensed Paralegal with the Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Two or more years industry experience
  • Instruction/training experience an asset
  • Computer literacy

Position Offers:

  • The satisfaction of seeing the students you teach become confident in their abilities to perform the role of a Paralegal
  • Fulfillment of your passion to teach others
  • Flexible teaching schedule including the ability to chose what modules you would like to teach, when you would like to teach them and at what time of day you would like to teach – this could fit with your current work, your plans to take on a job where you reduce your work hours, or your retirement plans

If you are interested in and qualify for the position of Paralegal Instructor, please respond through the indeed system with your resume and a cover letter to the attention of Mary Soye, Human Resource Consultant.

Thank you for your interest in joining the team at Algonquin Careers Academy.

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary: $25.00 to $32.00 /hour

Experience:

  • legal: 2 years
  • post secondary teaching: 1 year

Education:

  • Associate

Licence:

  • LSUC Paralegal or Lawyer

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Mississauga, ON, CA
Posted on: 2018-05-23
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