After School Program Leader (Child Program Instructor)
North Vancouver Recreation & Culture
North Vancouver, BC, Canadá
6d ago

Position Overview North Vancouver Recreation & Culture is looking for Child Program Instructors to lead and assist in the delivery of a variety of after school programs.

Multiple opportunities to join our dynamic team are available for energetic and highly-motivated individuals with experience in leading and planning recreation programs as well as entry level instructors with a passion for recreation, working with children and who have a positive attitude, strong communication skills and excellent organizational abilities.

Responsibilities Depending on the applicant’s skills and experience duties could include :

  • Preparing and leading a wide variety of age-appropriate activities for school age children (arts and crafts, active games and sports, assisting with homework, supervise outdoor play)
  • Planning and implementing developmentally appropriate activities
  • Maintaining regular communication with children, school staff, parents, other leaders, facility staff and volunteers
  • Safely escorting the children from a local school to the community recreation centre
  • Ensuring children are safe and engaged while promoting a positive, healthy environment
  • Attending scheduled team meetings and mandatory training Requirements Depending on your skills and experience, candidates should have :
  • Ability to exercise good judgement, flexibility and adaptability
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Ability to work effectively with children, school and facility staff, parents, and volunteers
  • Ability to implement policies and procedures, as well as to supervise, coach and mentor other leaders and volunteers
  • Ability to lead programs in off-site locations and to safely supervise children while taking transit for special outings
  • Strong interpersonal, conflict resolution skills and problem solving skills
  • Courses, or certification in leadership, early childhood education, recreation or child and youth care; or a combination of some related instructional experience working with school aged children in a recreational environment is preferred.

    Standard First Aid and CPR-C as well as High Five certification are also required.

    Programs are scheduled Monday to Friday during the times of 2 : 30 pm- 6 : 00 pm and starting as early as 1 : 30pm on some early dismissal days.

    Shift lengths and schedules vary but are generally approximately 3 hours in length.

    All North Vancouver Recreation & Culture employees should be prepared to work at any Recreation & Culture location. All candidates are required to submit a Police Information Check as a requirement of the position prior to any appointment.

    Clearance requires the absence of any criminal charges or convictions related to this position.

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