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In Class & Online Instructor – Education Assistant Diploma

Job details:

$30–$40 an hour

Application Details
Cover Letter

Job type
Fixed term contract


  • Day Shift (Required)
  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)
  • Education Assistant field: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Night Shift (Preferred)

Full Job Description

The Education Assistant (EA) Diploma program provides students with the necessary skills, knowledge and real-life experiences to work with individuals’ disabilities in an educational setting. This program focuses on the most prevalent disabilities and their developmental, functional and educational impacts on an individual. The goal of the program is to fully equip and prepare students to work with individuals with special needs using various support and educational strategies to aid their learning. For more details about the EA program, please view our website at

Ashton College is currently looking for instructors who are engaging, interactive, confident and adaptable to teach the EA program in online format.


  • Delivering instructional content as per curriculum, meeting learning objectives
  • Leading interactive lectures and discussions
  • Fostering interaction among students
  • Administer all assessments
  • Grade and check work, projects, and quizzes in a timely fashion according to guidelines
  • Follow procedures for recording grades
  • Maintain Attendance records
  • Providing students with resources and support
  • Attend faculty meetings and training sessions

Required Qualifications:

  • Fluent in English
  • Exceptional communicator (both verbal and written)
  • Minimum 2 years of teaching experience
  • Experience working within or knowledge of the Canadian school system
  • Experience with special needs (Autism, FASD, etc)
  • Strong understanding of diverse adult learners
  • Strong knowledge of Applied Behaviour Analysis
  • Comfortable with using a learning management system, Schoology (an asset)
  • Available to teach daytime classes (Monday to Friday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm)

Skills/ Competencies

  • Teamwork
  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Planning and organizing
  • Problem-solving

To apply, please submit a cover letter along with your resume.

This is a contract position. The length of each contract position is determined by the length of the course that the instructor is teaching.

Part-time hours: 3-6 per week

Job Types: Part-time

Salary: $30.00-$40.00 per hour

Application question(s):

  • What is your salary expectation ($/hr)?


  • Bachelor's Degree (preferred)


  • Teaching: 1 year (preferred)
  • Education Assistant field: 3 years (preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (required)
  • Night Shift (preferred)

If you would like to be considered for a an online teaching position, please send us your application along with the following information: Your name, telephone number, geographic location, and relevant credentials to the Programs and Administrative Assistant at [email protected]

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