Job Details:

Program Instructor 2 - Arts

Job Details
Open Date Dec 06 2018 - 09:00:00 AM Close Date Dec 20 2018 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Program Instructor 2 - Arts 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    
Location Various Town Locations

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Position Summary

Reporting to the Coordinator, Programming and Outreach, this part-time position is responsible for the planning and instruction of quality programs, ensuring that all activities are safe, fun and appropriate for the targeted age group and expectations of the department.


Major Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure a safe and well-supervised learning environment is provided, while encouraging individuals to actively participate
  • Provide participants with a program outline for the season
  • Facilitate a lecture and or demonstration of an assigned topic at each class
  • Ensure daily programming is adapted to all program participant needs
  • Receive all parent/participant (as applicable based on programming) concerns and communicate concerns or incidents to supervisor
  • Provide sufficient time for participants to work independently and provide one-on-one assistance when required
  • 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 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 related to specialized field (i.e. visual art, design and/or craft) 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. art history, including contemporary practice, languages, music, dance)
  • Familiar with a variety of artistic techniques, practices and materials with one or more of the following interests/skills: painting, drawing, ceramics, pottery, hand building, clay sculpture
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Effective program planning and service delivery skills


Starting Hourly Rate: $23.16


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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.