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Job Details: Program Instructor II - Preschool Programs

Job Details
Open Date Jan 23 2023 - 11:46:00 AM Close Date Feb 10 2023 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Program Instructor II - Preschool Programs Posting Type Contract
Posting Status Active Position Length Part Time
Department Group Community Services Hours per Week
Department Community Services Openings 1
Education College Diploma Experience 2 - 3 years
Location Various Town Locations
Union Position No


Reporting to the Coordinator, Recreation, this part-time position is responsible for the planning and instruction of quality preschool and children’s programs while ensuring that all activities are safe, fun, and appropriate for the targeted age group and expectation of the department.


Major Job Responsibilities

  • Work with the Coordinator, Recreation to develop structured programs that meet the needs of participants
  • Provide lesson plans, materials list, regular updates and feedback to immediate supervisor; modify lesson plans as necessary based on program participant needs
  • Facilitate an activity and/or demonstration of an assigned topic at each class
  • Provide sufficient time for participants to work independently and provide one-on-one assistance when required
  • Proactively communicate program needs and updates to applicable staff and communicate any facility or equipment concerns to Supervisor
  • Receive all parent/participant (as applicable based on programming) concerns and communicate concerns or incidents to Supervisor
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism and handle sensitive situations with mature judgement
  • Maintain a safe and clean facility including proper storage and use of equipment
  • Evaluate situations for potential risks and proactively take action to address such risks; communicate any action or concerns to supervisor
  • Report any incidents, to the supervisor, ensuring all appropriate forms are filled out accurately and completed
  • Establish positive relationships and clear communication channels with all staff, parents/guardians and participants
  • Provide guidance and oversight of volunteers
  • Attend all mandatory staff functions: trainings, meetings and all allocated program times
  • Submit bi-weekly payroll
  • Maintain accurate attendance and other administrative records as required
  • Assist participants with toileting as required
  • Adhere to all established departmental safety standards and practices
  • Perform all other duties as assigned



  • Completion or working toward the completion of post-secondary education in Early Childhood Education, Child and Youth Studies, Education, Recreation and Leisure Services, or equivalent program with a focus/experience working with children and youth
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience working with children in a recreational program setting
  • Supervisory and programming experience is an asset
  • Standard First Aid and CPR C is required
  • HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD) is required
  • Under the Corporate Criminal Record Check Policy, the position requires the incumbent to submit a Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening upon employment. Please visit for more information
  • High Five Quest 1 & 2 Certification is preferred

 Hourly Rate: $24.76 - $27.82

HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development is a requirement for this role. To find out more information, including how to register for an upcoming training session please visit here.

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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.