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Employee Type - Full-Time EmployeeExperience - 2 to 3 yearsIndustries - Other


About NPower Canada

NPower Canada is a charitable organization that launches underserved young adults into meaningful and sustainable digital careers. The program provides participants with free in-demand digital and professional skills training and connects them to new and rewarding career opportunities with some of Canada’s largest employers.

Position Summary

We adding multiple Technical Instructor positions in Toronto, Calgary, Halifax and Vancouver. This is an opportunity to play a vital role in the success of our Youth and Alumni Programs. You will be accountable for ensuring that 80% of program participants successfully complete training and that 95% of graduates earn at least one certification. I.T. is what we do, transforming lives is what motivates us. If you want to help launch the tech careers of under-served, young adults, join us as the new Technical Instructor.

Our Programs:

Youth Program:

-              JITA – Junior IT Analyst, Helpdesk, excel, helpdesk, cyber security. Certifications: Google IT Professional Certificate.

-              JDA – Junior Data Analyst, excel, database, SQL and Python. Certifications: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.

-              JSQA – Junior Security and QA Analyst, programming and network security; nice to have SQL and Python. Certifications: CompTIA Security+.

Alumni Programs:

-              Google Python. Google Automation with Python Professional Certificate.

-              Google Cloud. Associate Cloud Engineer Certification.

What you bring to the team:

  • The education. You have a B.Ed., M.Ed., or a comparable post-secondary diploma or degree related to Education and Training. You may have a Computer Science or IT related degree. Preferred certifications: CompTIA A+, CompTIA Security+ or Cyber Security, or the willingness to complete the certification within your first three months of employment. Proficient in Excel, SQL and Python is a definite asset.
  • The experience. You have 2 to 3 years in a teaching or facilitation role, ideally to participants 18+. You understand the differences in style, language, and approach required to deliver to a young adult audience. You have experience teaching in an online environment.
  • The compassion. You exhibit a high level of sensitivity, relatability, and emotional intelligence. You have an understanding of the socio-economic and mental health barriers faced by youth of all backgrounds, and you have experience working with diverse community members, including new Canadians, people with disabilities, LGBTQ, low income, and racialized groups.
  • The technical skills. You are proficient with educational software including, but not limited to, Google Drive and Google Suite, Microsoft Office, Schoology, an LMS, and a CRM. You have exposure to a blended learning approach and can implement best practices in technology integration in the classroom. Familiarity or working knowledge of programming languages and Google Cloud Console are considered strong assets.
  • The potluck contribution. You have that perfect potluck recipe, and you are willing to share. We work hard as a team, but balance is essential to us. We have weekly lunches where we talk about anything but work; it's a great way to come together.

Selected candidates will be invited to attend a virtual interview on April 19 to meet with our hiring team directly!

Job Fair Date: 2021-04-21 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM EST

Job Type: Full-time Permanent

Position: Technical Instructor

Location: Toronto, Calgary, Halifax and Vancouver


  • Must have 2–3-year experience in a teaching or facilitation role, ideally to participants 18+.
  • Must have a Computer Science or IT related degree.
  • Required skills: Computer networking, operating systems, cyber security, system administration, IT Infrastructure Services, Excel, Database, SQL, Python, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure.
  • Google certification(s) is a definite asset.

Please apply to show your interest.

If you resume is selected for the virtual job fair, a link with password will be sent to your email.

Please log onto ZOOM 5 minutes prior to the session to see if the audio and video is working.

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NPower Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer

NPower Canada will make every effort to accommodate any needs of candidates through the hiring process, under the Human Rights Code. Please inform us if you require any accommodation through the hiring process.

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