PROGRAM: Career Skills

COMPANY: Skills for Change

LOCATION: 791 St. Clair Ave West Toronto

JOB GROUP: Casual Career Skills Instructors

CONTRACT TYPE: Contract (5+ Weeks as of Start Date)

HOURS: 5 hours/week on Saturdays

START DATE: Immediately

APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 31, 2020

GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITY:

With 37 years of operations, Skills for Change is a highly respected non-profit charity with a province wide reputation for pioneering programs that respond to shifting immigration and workplace trends and lead to employment. We offer a range of accelerated programs including mentoring, employment, settlement, language training together with specialized programs for trades, women, and youth. We have 5 locations across the GTA, over 70 full-time and part-time staff and serve 14,000 clients annually.

PROGRAM NATURE AND SCOPE:

This is an accelerated training course in T1 and T2 Income Tax Preparation. This course is designed to follow the general structure of the Income Tax Act. It will cover major income categories and applicable rules used to calculate net income for tax purposes. This course will also provide hands on training on the recognized tax preparation, DT MAX and UFILE.

 SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Deliver instruction on the basic principles of Income Tax Preparation using UFILE and DT MAX
  • Be responsible for the classroom and online setup, which includes setting up computers and instruction material, to include providing online access codes to students.           
  • Prepare student evaluations to include performance and learning deficiencies. Conduct student counseling and recommend corrective action to ensure acceptable student performance.     
  • Utilize curriculum that reflect the diverse educational, cultural and linguistic backgrounds of the course participants
  • Develop and maintain an approved program of professional self-development
  • Prepare and revise course outlines; develop curriculum; develop alternate delivery systems for courses where appropriate
  • Update and assess student learning outcomes; and develop appropriate assessment instruments.
  • Work with program coordinators to ensure initiatives are being met
  • Provide tutoring and review sessions for students from time-to-time to classroom.
  • Utilize curriculum that reflect the diverse educational, cultural and linguistic backgrounds of the course participants
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • University degree in related fields
  • Experience in filing Canadian income taxes
  • Proficient knowledge of ACCPAC, UFILE and DT MAX
  • Must have at least 2-10yrs Experience in adult teaching/facilitation
  • Must be able to work part time as an Income Tax Preparation facilitator
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional self-development
  • Experience conducting course level assessment of student learning outcomes, and analyzing relevant data, and utilizing the results to improve instruction
  • Must have excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Sensitivity to and understanding of issues of concern to immigrants and refugees.  Initiative, energy, and persistence in completing assignments

PLEASE SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO:

hr@skillsforchange.org

Skills for Change offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in each stage of the hiring process. If you are contacted regarding a job opportunity, please advise if you require accommodation. This document is available in alternate format on request.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.