IT Teaching Assistant

THE ROLE Under the general direction of program Instructor, the Teaching Assistant will be:

  • Highly motivated and have industry experience.
  • In collaboration with the program instructor, create a classroom environment conducive to learning by employing a variety of appropriate teaching strategies. Be prepared to teach class in the case of instructor absence

Skills and abilities:

  • Demonstrates mastery of and currency in the subject matter by incorporating practitioner experience in teaching (i.e., examples and relevant assignments and activities); incorporates up-to-date subject-matter expertise that reflects current trends in the field of study; and displays an ability to clarify abstract and complex ideas by using examples and analogies.
  • Employs instructional technology and active learning approaches to enhance the learning experience and achieve learning outcomes.
  • Utilize inquiry and experiential instructional techniques to engage with students and enrich their skill set in conjunction with the Class Instructor
  • Promptly contacts students who have missed classes and documents contact in the learning management system. Supporting students in lab and assignment completion
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills, including presentation and group facilitation.
  • High standards of behaviour, a professional attitude and commitment to quality service.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other instructors and staff.

Administrative responsibilities:

  • Performs administrative duties in a timely manner; attendance, midterm and final grades entered as required and attends scheduled campus and College-wide faculty meetings.
  • Mark student assignments and exams. Demonstrate labs and assignments
  • Report any student failures and progress reports and update course marks.
  • Knows and supports College catalogue and program-specific academic policies; complies with all academic and regulatory policies.
  • Models’ professionalism. Follow the Canadian Armed Forces model of lecture, demonstrate, practice
  • Demonstrates continued professional development and maintains qualifications through ongoing education.
  • Attends graduation (required), and actively participates in campus activities (for example staff meetings, open houses, student award ceremonies, club advisor).
  • Represents the College in a positive manner to internal and external constituents.

Education and/or certifications:

  • Diploma or Degree in Computer Science, Cyber Operator/Analyst, or related discipline.
  • CompTIA Security +, CCNA Security MS Windows Server 2012, Linux, or CYSA+ certifications are highly desirable.


  • Two or more years’ experience in a related field.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Highly motivated and have industry experience.

Ottawa Campus – Full time 8-430pm Monday to Friday

A social media and criminal record check will be conducted.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $70,000.00-$80,000.00 per year


  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care



  • 8 hour shift


Work Location: In person

Expected start date: 2024-07-02

Job Category: Education
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Ottawa

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