Counselling Diploma Instructor and Curriculum Writer

  • Anywhere

Established in 1903, Sprott Shaw College is a private post-secondary institution with 16 government-designated campuses across British Columbia. We take great pride in educating and preparing our students for rewarding and relevant careers in Administration, Business, Trades & Design, Nursing & Healthcare, and Child, Family & Community Support.

Sprott Shaw College is the subsidiary company of CIBT Education Group, one of the fastest-growing companies in BC according to Business in Vancouver. As an organization, we cultivate professional growth and positive working environments for our employees, which fosters our values of Community, Diversity, Integrity, Quality, Respect, and Results-Oriented.

Reporting to the Campus Director, the Instructor is responsible for delivering components of the courses to students.


Instruct curriculum using only pre-authorized and/or Sprott Shaw materials

Take part in our program TEAMs and contribute to maintaining the curriculum for the betterment of the program

Organize and be responsible for instructor materials

Distribute and explain course outlines at the beginning of every class to every student

Define daily objectives and begin with an overview of the daily lesson plan

Distribute textbooks and materials at the beginning of the course

Check inventory and order lab supplies as needed

Administer all assessments as closed book (exceptions are noted on the specific course outlines e.g. FITT) and according to guidelines and procedures

Grade and check daily work, projects, and quizzes in a timely fashion according to guidelines

Follow procedures for administering, recording grades, and filing assessments

Mark in a timely fashion and according to the guidelines provided

Maintain attendance sheets accurately

Set a professional example

Assure that classrooms and labs are left in a clean and orderly fashion at end of class

Allow every student the chance to evaluate the course and teaching methods using the student evaluation form at the end of every course

Use the Classroom Observation Worksheet to guide teaching practices

Provide Head Office with an evaluation of each course taught

Offer assistance to other faculty and staff

Cover all material for the week, in a condensed form if necessary to provide for holidays or professional days

Participate in grad functions

Attend faculty meetings and in-service training sessions

Qualifications and Education

Instructors/facilitators must have an appropriate combination of education, occupational experience and teaching experience as follows:

For career programs, a certificate/diploma/degree related to the field of instruction, supplemented by 24 months of occupational experience in the field of instruction;

For designated or recognized trade programs, an appropriate trade qualification supplemented by 48 months of occupational experience in the field of instruction;

For all programs, institutions need to provide evidence by way of an annual performance review that all regular* instructors have adequate instructional skills and any identified shortcomings or areas for development in instructional design, instructional delivery, or educational outcomes must be addressed by the institution through appropriate professional development plans

  • Regular instructors include: Instructors employed or contracted on a full-time basis; part-time instructors who are employed or contracted on a regular basis for more than two courses a year


Knowledge of MS Office and/or database systems

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


Service orientation




Planning and organizing


This role is a combination of teaching and curriculum writing, a Degree in Psych/Counselling or MA ideal “sj”

Please note that due to the volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please do not contact the campus directly.

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