Computer Literacy Instructor

Job city: 
Mississauga, ON
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2023 - 5:00pm
Job terms: 
Full-time contract


Position Title Computer Literacy Instructor
Organization Structure Reports to Programs Manager
Terms Canada Summer Jobs
Job Status Contract starting July 4, 2023 – August 28, 2023
Number of Positions 2
Location Mississauga
Hourly Rate $15.50/hour for 37.5 hrs per week

This is NOT a Bargaining Unit Position

To deliver basic and advanced computer courses online and in person to local community members – youth and adults; to facilitate the development of skills in keyboarding, MS Office applications including Excel, Word, Power Point, Internet and Outlook. To provide support to clients and staff on the use of various learning platforms and software applications.


• Plan, select, and develop materials to provide effective instruction of computer courses;
• Specify the learning outcomes expected by the end of each instructional session;
• Prepare lesson plans based on clear learning objectives; thus providing support and guidance to students and enabling them to improve their computer skills and software knowledge;
• Monitor and ensure proper use of lab equipment at all times
• Engage in team work and ongoing cooperation with IT support personnel
• Collect and provide daily attendance and other statistical information, as required;
• Engage in learner pre-screening, and continue to assess learner progress on an ongoing basis;
• Contribute to evaluation and planning of courses to better meet learner needs;
• Create a comfortable, non-threatening environment for the learners;
• Be aware of cultural differences and ensure that the rights of all learners are respected;
• Participate in the establishment and maintenance of an ‘open door’ policy, which includes class visits and classroom observations;
• Assist in training clients and staff on the use of learning platforms
• Assist in training and supervising of volunteers


• Adaptability - Changes behavioral style or method of approach when necessary to achieve a goal; adjusts style as appropriate to the needs of the situation. Responds to change with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn new ways to accomplish work activities and objectives
• Communications - Using a variety of communication styles and strategies to foster open communication, the exchange of information and discussion on an ongoing basis
• Planning & Organizing/Time Management - Establishes a systematic course of action for self or others to ensure accomplishment of a specific objective. Sets priorities, goals, and timetables to achieve maximum productivity
• Service - Demonstrates strong commitment to meeting the needs of co-workers, managers, clients, or community members, striving to ensure their full satisfaction


• Applicants must be between the ages of 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment
• Applicant was registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year and intends to return to school on a full-time basis in September 2018( Note: Proof will be required)
• Eligible applicants must be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.
• Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
• Successful screening through a Police Criminal Records Check
• Strong background and ability to plan and organize the instruction of computer courses;
• Solid experience in adult instruction and knowledge of and ability to appraise the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of students;
• Understanding of and ability to create a diverse environment, inclusive of students, instructors, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds;
• Effective communication within a team environment, staff, students, community, and agency stakeholders;
• Ability to be creative and flexible in planning

Other requirements

• A satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Police Check (completed when an offer is made)

How to apply: 

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