Job Details:

Sports Instructor

Job Details
Open Date Aug 09 2019 - 03:43:00 PM Close Date Aug 22 2019 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Sports Instructor Posting Type Part Time
Posting Status Active Position Length Part Time
Department Group Community Services Hours per Week Variable
Department Community Services Openings 2
Education Other    
Location Various Town Locations


Position Summary:

The Community Services Department is currently accepting applications for the part-time position of Sports Instructor for Floor Hockey, Badminton, Ultimate Frisbee, and/or Volleyball Reporting to the Coordinator, Recreation, this part-time position is responsible for the planning and delivery of instructional sports programs that are safe, fun and appropriate for the targeted age group. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Program implementation with a focus on quality customer experiences
  • Foster a welcoming, respectful and safe environment for all participants
  • Develop and modify lesson plans to meet the needs of the program level
  • Set-up and take down of equipment in adherence with lesson plans
  • Understand and ensure compliance of all established rules and guidelines governing the safety and conduct of participants
  • Provide guidance and oversight of volunteers
  • Establish positive relationships and clear communication channels with all staff and participants
  • Maintain a safe and clean facility, including proper usage and storage of equipment.  Communicate any deficiencies with Supervisor
  • Evaluate situations for potential risks and proactively take action to address such risks.  Communicate any action and/or concerns to Supervisor
  • Maintain communication with the Customer Service Desk to provide relevant program updates and to request support in the event of an emergency
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism and handle sensitive situations with mature judgement
  • Provide suggestions to Supervisor, Recreation on ways to enhance the program and the customer experience
  • Comply with all health and safety practices as it relates to the work, standard operating guidelines and the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Administrative tasks:
  • Maintain and submit attendance records
  • Report any incidents, concerns or site damage to Supervisor
  • Submit required forms (including payroll)
  • Attend and participate in mandatory staff functions
  • Perform other duties in accordance with department objectives


  • Attending or completion of post-secondary education in Recreation & Leisure or a related field is an asset
  • Knowledge and experience playing sport and/or teaching physical education
  • Standard First Aid & CPR C
  • HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development (or willing to obtain)
  • Minimum of  2 years of experience coaching and/or teaching program instruction to children, youth or adults is preferred
  • Experience playing (at an organized level) or officiating: basketball, soccer, volleyball, floor hockey, cricket or a racquet sport is preferred
  • Previous supervision of program participants (children, youth or adults) in a recreational environment is preferred
  • Experience working with persons with disabilities an asset is preferred
  • HIGH FIVE® Quest 2 preferred
  • HIGH FIVE® Sport preferred
  • National Coaching Certification Program preferred
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening is required

Hourly Rate: $16.91

The Town of Milton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code; the Town of Milton will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform the Town’s Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require. All applicant information collected is in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation and under the authority of the Municipal Act; used strictly for candidate selection.