Immigration Consultant Instructor (Online)
Ashton College
Vancouver, BC

Ashton Online is currently looking for instructors who are engaging, interactive, confident using and adapting to new technologies courses using synchronous and asynchronous learning activities to online students that are located in Canada.

Accredited by the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC), this program allows our graduates to meet the educational requirements of becoming a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant. The Immigration Consultant Diploma (IMCD) Program is designed to equip individuals with knowledge about immigration law and policy, immigration classes and temporary status, refugees and rules of professional conduct, and to apply these principles practically.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and facilitates learning activities (ie. webinar presentations, online discussions and assignments, etc) that are designed to help students meet their learning objectives.
  • Fosters a productive and collaborative online learning environment.
  • Logs in daily to Google Classroom to interact with students or monitor course activity.
  • Provides detailed feedback to students regarding their performance on all graded activities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Fluent in English.
  • Exceptional communicator (both verbal and written).
  • Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant or Immigration Lawyer with 5 years of hands-on industry experience.
  • ICCRC member in good standing/member of Provincial Law Society.
  • Teaching/training experience in Temporary Residents and labour Market, Federal Economic Classes, Client Representation, Family and Citizenship, Professional Conduct and Ethics.
  • Working knowledge of the inter-workings of Canadian Immigration.
  • Must have a reliable high speed internet connection, high quality webcam/microphone and meet the technical requirements (as required by the college).

Desired Skill Set of Online Instructors:

  • Understanding of how to utilize online technology.
  • Experienced with facilitating or participating in virtual meetings.
  • Confident, personable and engaging presenter.
  • Ability to plan engaging and interactive synchronous and asynchronous learning activities.
  • Able to set aside adequate time to teach the course and interact with their students.
  • Ability to evaluate all assignments/quizzes/exams and enter marks into google documents.
  • Willingness to participate in further training in order to become an excellent online instructor.
  • Personable instructor who is dedicated to training young professionals.
  • Google Certified Educator 1 and/or Google Certified Educator 2 (an asset).

This is a contract position. The length of each contract position is determined by the length of the course that the instructor is teaching. Full-time courses require 20 hours of instructional time per week. Webinars typically take place Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. PST.

Part-time courses require 8 hours of instructional teaching time per week. Typically webinars are taught Monday & Wednesday 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. PST.

Job Type: Contract

Experience:

  • Teaching or Training: 1 year (Required)
  • Immigration Consultant or Immigration Lawyer: 5 years (Required)