Instructor-Courage to Soar, Indigenous Foundations Training Program

General description

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide quality delivery of assigned courses within the Indigenous Courage to Soar and Indigenous Foundations Training programs, utilizing a variety of instruction strategies, techniques, and delivery methods to meet the individual learning needs of the students, in a safe and civil learning environment. Instructors are responsible for teaching assigned courses in accordance with course competencies, taking daily attendance, grading class tests, assignments, and exams, and providing students meaningful feedback that allows them to expand their learning. The selected candidate will also be expected to deliver Courage to Soar classes within the context of Indigenous education programs, Courage to Soar program focuses on training Indigenous women to be job ready for an office environment.

Key responsibilities

The instructor will be responsible to deliver modules in the both programs as follows:

Indigenous Foundations Training Program:

  • Introduction to Indigenous Foundations
  • Computer Skills and Communication
  • Time Management
  • Financial Literacy
  • Career Exploration

Courage to Soar:

  • Essential Skills
  • MS Applications: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook
  • Career Preparation
  • Office Communications and Procedures
  • Online Software and Security
  • Self Care and Teambuilding
  • Business Writing



  • Experience with Trauma Informed Teaching
  • Background in social work, counselling, or social service
  • Ability to foster resilience
  • Experience working with vulnerable populations and Indigenous populations
  • Knowledge of Indigenous culture and practices
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft applications, office practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong presentation and group facilitation skills Support the learner in cultivation of confidence and critical thinking skills, goal setting and developing boundaries
  • Ability to motivate, engage and inspire students
  • Provide support with resume building and interview skills
  • Provide guidance with financial literacy
  • Support the learner in cultivation of confidence and critical thinking skills, goal setting and developing boundaries



  • Salary/hourly rate is based on an individual base of professional and adult teaching experience, and education and certifications
  • Teaching hours:10am to 2pm M-F. total of 25 hours per week including office hours


Start Date:

The scheduled start for this opportunity is immediate.


1200 Laurent Boulevard, Suite 20, St. Laurent Shopping Centre, Entrance 5

We value a diverse workforce and invite all interested and qualified applicants to apply.

Please be advised only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Job Category: Education
Job Type: Contract
Job Location: Ottawa

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