Accounting and Payroll Instructor

Academics Calgary, Alberta Burnaby, Canada Scarborough, Canada


About Us

For more than 50 years, CDI College has been one of the leading career training institutions in Canada, thanks to its commitment to quality education and the success of its students. Our rich history includes alumni of thousands of successful graduates.

The purpose of the Online Accounting and Payroll Instructor is to lead and contribute to the academic success of students and to the success of the College in achieving its statement of purpose. Under general direction, the Instructor is responsible for providing quality support and coaching to student learning according to the prescribed curriculum.

Job Responsibilities

Specifically, the Instructor will be responsible for:

  • Delivering instruction that meets module and program objectives as set out in the curriculum
  • Evaluating student performance fairly and consistently
  • Contributing to the development of curriculum and instructional materials
  • Acting in a manner that upholds the College standards
  • Participating in College and Program Activities
  • Monitoring and reviewing students during practicum and/or clinical placements, as program requires


To be successful in the Online Accounting and Payroll Instructor position, individuals must be committed to developing, maintaining and demonstrating the following:
Education and Experience:

  • Degree or diploma from a recognized University or College in a relevant discipline.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a related field
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • A credential in adult education in a post-secondary institution is an asset.
  • Online teaching experience is an asset.
  • Current membership/licence with relevant regulatory body preferred.
  • Satisfy specific position qualifications as prescribed in program design and program approval for the instruction of the courses.

 Skills and Abilities:

  • Relevant Technology skills
  • Learn and use technology to enhance the student learning experience.
  • Relevant industry skills and knowledge, ongoing professional development.
  • Interest in online education and multi-modal approaches an asset.
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to motivate and inspire students.
  • High standards of behaviour, a professional attitude and commitment to quality service.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other instructors and staff.
  • Ability to respond appropriately to the needs, feelings and capabilities of students, to provide feedback and treat students equitably.