Job Details:

Program Instructor 2 - Music Instructor (2019 Summer Camps)

Job Details
Open Date Mar 06 2019 - 04:21:00 PM Close Date Apr 07 2019 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Program Instructor 2 - Music Instructor (2019 Summer Camps) Posting Type Part Time
Posting Status Active Position Length Part Time
Department Group Community Services Hours per Week Variable
Department Community Services Openings 1
Education High School Diploma    
Location Various Town Locations

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Position Summary

Reporting to the Coordinator, Programming and Outreach, this position is responsible for the planning, instruction and support of a music-based summer camp, ensuring all activities are safe, fun and appropriate for the targeted age group and expectations of the department.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Music instructor for Visual Arts Camp: One-of-a-Kind Band Camp
  • Provide musical support to program participants, while adapting daily programming to meet the needs of all program participants
  • Provide a safe and well-supervised learning environment, while encouraging individuals to participate
  • Receive all parent/participant (as applicable based on programming) concerns and communicate concerns or incidents to coordinator.
  • Provide sufficient time for participants to work independently and provide one-on-one assistance when require
  • Establish positive relationships and clear communication channels with all staff and participants
  • Maintain a safe and clean facility including proper usage and use of equipment
  • Proactively communicate program needs to facility operations staff and communicate any facility or equipment deficiencies to supervisor
  • Evaluate situations for potential risks and proactively take action to address such risks; communicate any action or concerns to supervisor
  • Maintain communication with 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
  • Comply with all health and safety practices as it relates to the work, standard operating guidelines and the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Develop and prepare a material list and lesson plans to meet the needs of the program and participants
  • Modify lesson plans as necessary based on program participant needs
  • Provide lesson plans, regular updates and feedback to immediate Supervisor
  • Attend all mandatory staff functions: training, meetings and all allocated program times
  • Report any accidents, incidents, to the Supervisor, ensuring all appropriate forms are filled out accurately and completed
  • Submit required forms (including payroll)
  • Maintain accurate attendance and other administrative records as required

Education and Experience

  • Secondary School Diploma; post-Secondary Education in Music is preferred.
  • Early Childhood Education Certificate is an asset
  • Minimum of three (3) years teaching/program instruction experience
  • Experience working with persons with special needs preferred
  • Standard First Aid and CPR C
  • HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development
  • Certifications/workshops in arts related field preferred
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) or equivalent preferred
  • Strong knowledge and aptitude in a specific area of interest/specialized field (e.g. music education, instrumental experience, including contemporary practice, including music rehearsals, and improvised solos)
  • Familiar with a variety of music skills, techniques, and practices with one or more instruments.
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Effective program planning and service delivery skills

The Music Instructor must be available to teach Monday August 19 – Friday August 23, 2019 (8:30am-4:30pm)

Starting Hourly Rate: $23.16 - $26.02

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.