Job Details:

Program Instructor 2 – Early Childhood Educator

Job Details
Open Date Aug 14 2019 - 11:23:00 AM Close Date Aug 25 2019 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Program Instructor 2 – Early Childhood Educator 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 College Diploma    
Location Various Town Locations


Position Summary

Reporting to the Coordinator, Recreation, 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 expectation of the department.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Work with supervisor to develop structured programs that meet the needs of the participants
  • Provide lesson plans, regular updates and feedback to immediate supervisor; modify lesson plans as necessary based on program participant needs
  • Develop and prepare a material list and lesson plans to meet the needs of the program and participants
  • 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 storage and use of equipment
  • Proactively communicate program needs and updates to applicable staff and communicate any facility or equipment concerns to supervisor
  • Evaluate situations for potential risks and proactively take action to address such risks; communicate any action or concerns to supervisor
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism and handle sensitive situations with mature judgement
  • Provides suggestions to supervisor on ways to enhance 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
  • Attend all mandatory staff functions: training, meetings and all allocated program times
  • Report any 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
  • Performs other duties as assigned in accordance with department objectives

Education and Experience

  • Attending or completion of post-secondary education in early childhood education, child and youth care, education, recreation and leisure services, social work, psychology, sociology or kinesiology with a focus/experience working with children and youth. 
  • Minimum one (1) year experience in sport or recreational programs
  • Supervisory and programming experience an asset
  • Standard First Aid and CPR C
  • Experience working with Recreation Management Software an asset
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development - PCHD
  • High Five Quest 1 & 2 Certification preferred

Candidates must have access to transportation, travel is reimbursed in accordance with the Town’s Mileage Allowance policy.

Hourly Rate: $23.16

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.