Online Instructors – Home Inspectors
Ashton College
Canada
February 7, 2017

Ashton College is currently looking for instructors who are engaging, interactive, and confident using and adapting to new technologies to deliver live online courses using synchronous and asynchronous learning activities to online students that are located in Canada and other parts of the world.

Ashton College offers a series of courses that address all of the major aspects of Home Inspection. Each course describes the functions of systems and components, details the possible non-performance issues and their causes and implications, and includes inspection and testing strategies to help identify issues in the field. These courses are intended to prepare students for the CHIE (Canadian Home Inspection Examinations) as run by the HIABC (Home Inspectors Association BC).

Responsibilities:
Prepares and facilitates learning activities (i.e. live 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

Required Qualifications:
Fluent in English
Exceptional communicator (both verbal and written)
Certificate or Diploma in Home Inspection and a licensed BC Home Inspector
Two years of experience in the Home Inspection Industry and teaching/training experience
In-depth knowledge of the topics of the course(s) that you would like to teach
Must have a reliable high-speed internet connection, high-quality webcam/microphone and meet the technical requirements (as required by the college)
Experienced in teaching online courses (an asset)

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
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.

It is recommended that you read Teaching at Ashton before applying.