Tourism Instructor
Hanson Canada
New Westminster, BC

About Us

Hanson Canada is an educational institution that delivers secondary, post-secondary and language training programs to international students. There are four campuses located in Toronto (Eglinton & Yonge), Toronto (North York) and Brampton, Ontario and Hanson International Academy in New Westminster, BC. We value innovation, creativity, and collaboration and we believe in our brand: Hanson Canada.

Hanson International Academy is looking for a Tourism Instructor to work at our New Westminster, BC campus.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct college courses for international students, some of which do not have English as their first language
  • Implement the college or other program curriculum and specified course outlines by means of classroom instruction and effective pedagogical methodologies
  • Compile supplementary teaching materials, undertake audio or video recording or other work as may be requested related to a course
  • Implement fair and well-balanced assessment strategies
  • Assess and evaluate the outcome and effectiveness of student learning through classroom instruction, assignments, projects, presentations, mid-term exams, and final exams
  • Undertake classroom management, attendance tracking, accurate record keeping

Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational abilities are required
  • Strong commitment to provide students with the best educational experience; a desire to stay actively involved in the education field
  • Ability to convey course material effectively, commitment to contributing to extra-curricular activities and educational experience for the students
  • Strong classroom management skills and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Punctual, independent and self-motivated

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree and above in a closely related discipline such as Tourism or Hospitality; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3-5 years of teaching experience (experience working with international students is preferred, and experience teaching in a post-secondary institution is an asset)
  • 5+ years of related field work experience would be an asset
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Office, Outlook, online education resources/platforms)

Expected Start Date: September 2019

Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment

Hanson Canada supports requests for accommodation from applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you require an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department to make arrangements. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other legally-protected factors. Please be advised only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • field work: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Teaching: 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • Master's Degree (Preferred)