Paralegal Instructor

Academics Toronto, Ontario


Description

Position at Toronto School of Management

Program: Paralegal

Location: Toronto, ON

Shift Type: Courses can be scheduled to start between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM

Job Type: Contract

About Us:

Toronto School of Management (TSoM) is an innovative college offering a broad range of career-focused programs in Business, Hospitality and Tourism, Big Data, Cybersecurity, and Accounting. We provide relevant programs which ensure our students meet the demands of today’s ever-changing job market.

At TSoM, we recognize the importance of real workplace experience. We offer co-op programs and have partnered with employers from various industries to ensure that students maximize their potential and benefit from the duration of their studies with us. These partnerships support our students to gain real and valuable workplace experience. Our experienced faculty deliver the highest quality of education, using their expertise to help you achieve your full potential.

TSoM is currently seeking an experienced professional Instructor to teach in our Paralegal Program.

Responsibilities and duties include but not limited:

  • Create an exhilarating learning environment for the Paralegal program.
  • Develop, innovate, and deliver an effective learning environment using available resources, incorporating various teaching/learning methods to meet the course objectives.
  • Guide class discussions while encouraging debate and feedback by students.
  • Manage lesson planning, assignments, class, and overall course assessment of the students’ work while ensuring students’ awareness of course objectives and TSoM’s expectations.
  • Challenging ideas, encouraging students to develop skills and knowledge in critical and rational thinking.
  • Engage students by tutoring and academic counselling while providing constructive feedback and encouragement when needed.
  • Provide academic support to students inside and outside of the classroom (regularly scheduled office hours, email, group study sessions, etc.).
  • Attend and participate in department and faculty meetings relevant to faculty responsibilities.
  • Conduct further research into their specific field of knowledge.

Education and Experience

  • Law or Paralegal Degree/Diploma required.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ of professional experience in law as a practicing lawyer or paralegal.
  • Previous teaching experience at a college or a university level is required.
  • Teaching certificate and/or degree in education is considered an asset.
  • Maintaining Active Good Standing with the Law Society of Ontario.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Practice experience in a variety of areas of law is considered an asset.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equality when interacting with students and colleagues.
  • Capable of working independently as well as being part of a team.
  • Being able to work under pressure/fast-paced environment and deliver on scheduled deadlines.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.