Job Details:

Program Instructor 2 – Photography (2019 Summer Camps)

Job Details
Open Date Mar 06 2019 - 03:58:00 PM Close Date Apr 07 2019 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Program Instructor 2 – Photography (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 Coordinator, Programming and Outreach, this position is responsible for the planning, instruction and support of Visual Arts Camp: Photography and Video for Social Media, 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
  •  Work with the Supervisor, to develop structured programs that meet the needs of the participants
  •  Facilitate a lecture and or demonstration of an assigned topic at each class
  • 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
  • Establish positive relationships and work cooperatively with staff and participants and provide clear communication
  •  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
  •  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
  •  Provide lesson plans, regular updates and feedback to immediate Supervisor
  •  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


Education and Experience

  •  Secondary School Diploma; post-Secondary Education related to specialized field preferred
  •  Minimum of five (5) years teaching/program instruction experience
  •  Experience working with targeted age group preferred
  •  Standard First Aid and CPR C
  •  HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development
  •  Certifications/workshops in a related field preferred
  •  Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) or equivalent preferred
  •  Expert knowledge and aptitude in a specific area of interest (e.g. art history, including contemporary practice, languages, music, dance, wellness)
  •  Master level expertise in variety of techniques and practice specific to photography
  •  Strong problem solving skills with the ability to work well independently and in a team environment
  •  Superior instructional and facilitation skills
  •  Satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening
  •  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  •  Effective program planning and service delivery skills


The Photography Instructor must be available to teach Tuesday August 6 – Friday August 9, 2019 (8:30am - 4:00pm)


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.