Paralegal Instructor

April 22, 2024

Job Details

About CIMT College:

 

CIMT College is registered as a Career College under the Ontario Career Colleges Act, 2005 and is a member of Career Colleges Ontario and National Association of Career Colleges. Since 1998, CIMT College has been guiding and training both local and international students by providing them learning experiences that meet international standards and benchmarks. The college provides an opportunity for professional growth and development across the areas of technology, healthcare, business and management.


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Job Summary:

CIMT College is looking for a Paralegal program instructor. This program is registered with the Ministry of Colleges and Universities. The successful candidate would be required to follow CIMT College’s policies and procedures.

Courseware, resources, evaluations, and daily lesson plans are provided in an Instructor Manual. The Instructor is responsible for following the provided instructor manuals and using the resource materials to train students with the required knowledge and skills to prepare them for employment in the field.

Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and database systems
  • Excellent oral and written communication to present information in a way that students will understand as well as adapt to the different learning styles
  • Professional business attire and interpersonal skills to act as a mentor and role model
  • Online teaching (training provided, but computer skills are essential)
  • Must fulfill all the requirements of a Paralegal PC as per LSO
  • Excellent communication and organization abilities
  • Working knowledge and hands on experience with MS office
  • Experience in using legal database software
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Must be self driven in day to day tasks

Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years of hands on experience in paralegal teaching in a career college
  • At least 1-2 years of practice experience as a Paralegal or a Lawyer

Education:

  • Associate Degree/Diploma in Paralegal Studies is required

Qualifications

   Must be a Licensed Paralegal in good standing with Law society of Ontario

Accessibility and Equal Employment Opportunity statement:


CIMT college is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and accessible work environment. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of, in particular,  race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or other legally protected factors.

CIMT College is committed to providing equal workplace opportunities and an inclusive environment for all candidates and current employees. We believe and support barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require an accommodation (including, but not limited to, the application process, the interview location etc.) during the hiring process, please email our Human Resources department at hr@cimtcollege.com for further assistance and information.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted by the Talent Acquisition Team

Job Duties

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of the field
  • Instruct curriculum using only pre-authorized and provided materials
  • Teach students using a diverse and systematic plan of lectures, presentations, demonstrations, discussion groups, laboratory work, case studies, independent or group projects
  • Employ appropriate adult teaching and learning strategies to communicate the subject matter to diverse students
  • Administer and marks quizzes, assignments, exams and/or other assessments to monitor and evaluate students’ progress according to guidelines and procedures
  • Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student marks promptly
  • Provide feedback on student performance
  • Arrange feedback from students on the instructor, content, and facility at the end of each course
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and individual circumstances in a multi-cultural environment
  • Resolve student complaints and concerns with a positive and professional attitude
  • Maintain attendance records accurately
  • Assure that classrooms are left in a clean and orderly fashion at end of class without loss of or damage to equipment or other resources
  • Provide support to the admissions team with potential students who have questions about the program or future career
  • Participate in scheduled meetings and annual events like graduation
  • Maintain confidentiality of student privacy and information
  • Stay current in the subject matter through professional development
  • Display an attitude of teamwork and problem solving
  • Perform other related duties as required
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