Employment: After School Program Instructor

After School Program Instructor

Under the direction of the Resource Opportunities Centre, the After School Program Instructor will:

  • Plan and lead various introductory level recreation programs
    (ie.Games, sports, crafts, etc) to children ages 5-12 years
  • Adapt all activities to meet the needs of program participants and implement program curriculum based on age group, skill level, location, equipment, etc
  • Present activities in a way that is fun, engaging and develops the appropriate skills.
  • Treat all students in a respectful, responsible and fair manner, responses appropriately to student initiated interactions and demonstrates fair judgment when coping with chaotic or conflicting situations.
  • Employ standard health practices.
  • Maintain confidentiality as the norm in all issues related to students and parents
  • Provide a safe and positive environment for all participants,
    ensuring safe rules are established according to policies and
    procedures set forward by the program.
  • Document and communicate any incidents, accidents or damages while
    supervising the program, along with recording and reporting program
  • Provide quality customer service and interact professionally with all
    program participants, co- workers, parents and the public.

Requirements for Hire:

  • First Aid, CPR or willingness to obtain
  • Successful screening through Child Abuse Registry.
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada, must have resided in Nova Scotia at least six month prior to start of employment
  • Experience leading children/youth in a recreation setting and designing program curriculum preferred.

Note: proof of all of the above will be required.

Salary and Hours:

The position will pay a minimum of $12.95 depending on level of
experience. Positions are available for After School (2:30-6pm) 3 to 5
days per week. Hours vary depending on number of children according to
an instructor-student ratio. Additional hours may available during our
Before School Program, Holiday Break, March Break and Inservice Day

Application Instructions:

Send resumes (including references) and cover letters by fax or e-mail
(no phone calls).

Fax cover letters and resumes to (Fax) 902-852-2867

Email cover letters and resumes to jobs@prospectcommunities.com

Application Deadline:

ASAP. Only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Work Location:

Prospect Road Community Centre – Hatchet Lake. Please note: The PRCC is
NOT located on a public transit route.