Child Program Instructor – Early Years Leader

District of North Vancouver

Child Program Instructor – Early Years Leader (Contract)

 Job ID #19052C

North Vancouver Recreation & Culture is looking for Child Program Instructors to lead and assist in the delivery of a variety of children’s 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.

  • Preparing and leading a wide variety of age-appropriate activities for school age children (arts and crafts, active games and sports, assisting with homework and supervised 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 center
  • Ensuring children are safe and engaged while promoting a positive, healthy environment
  • Attending scheduled team meetings and mandatory training

  • 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 on various days of the week between the hours of 9:00am and 9:00pm. Shift lengths and schedules vary but are generally approximately 2 or more 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.

Based on training and experience, plus 4% in lieu of benefits  

Open Until Filled

With Resume and Cover letter at Job ID #19052C

We thank you for your interest in employment with North Vancouver Recreation and Culture and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Organization: District of North Vancouver
Location: North Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation, Program Management/Services
Posted: August 13, 2019, 2:44 pm
Expires: September 13, 2019, 4:30 pm

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