Sport Instructor-Soccer

Town of Georgina - Georgina, ON (30+ days ago)

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The main function of this position is to provide a program for the participants to learn Soccer technique/methods, be
active and have fun. For full details, please see attached job description.

Qualifications:
Eligible candidates must have previous experience instructing groups of all ages and abilities, along with skill and
knowledge in Soccer or sport related programs; possess a current Standard First Aid/CPR certificate, Police Vulnerable
Sector Check and the ability to work evenings and weekends as required.

How to apply:
Please forward your cover letter and resume in confidence identifying the job title and ID# 2019.117SS in the subject
line to careers@georgina.ca or in person or by mail to Human Resources, Town of Georgina, 26557 Civic Centre Road,
Keswick, ON L4P 3G1

Committed to diversity and a barrier-free environment:
The Town of Georgina is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and
selection process and as we grow, it’s important that our workforce reflect the citizens we serve. We respect,
encourage, and celebrate diversity. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code
and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection
process. Please advise the Human Resources Office to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout
this process. Personal information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and
Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of candidate selection.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those being considered will be contacted.

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION: SPORT INSTRUCTOR

DEPARTMENT: Recreation & Culture DIVISION: Recreation Services

DATE PREPARED: August 21, 2019

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Responsible for the instruction of students of all ages (pre-school to older adult) various sports and ensuring that
they are meeting each student’s physical, social and emotional needs during their lessons in accordance to our
to the Town of Georgina’s standards and expectations. The main function of this position is to provide a program
for the participants to learn proper sport technique/methods, be active and have fun.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Recreation Services Supervisor

INDIRECT SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Recreation Programmer

DIRECTION EXERCISED: None

WORKING PROCEDURES:
  • Plan and deliver sport instruction for children, youth, adults and/or older adults;
  • Deliver enjoyable, structured and well-planned sport activities;
  • Explain, demonstrate and develop sport techniques and methods for all ages in a variety of sport
settings;

  • Provide an opportunity for scrimmages (child/youth) for participants to showcase and develop their
skills throughout the duration of the program;

  • Meet the needs of each participant and ensure adequate safety while facilitating the program;
  • Take attendance, handle inquiries, manage participants, and ensure policies and procedures are
enforced when/where necessary;

  • Demonstrates a high level of customer service and provides this service on the front-line of operation
and does so in an efficient, courteous and respectful manner;

  • Participate in the Town’s Health and Safety Program and follow safety practices in work methods and
procedures; observes and complies with all relevant Health & Safety regulations;

  • Immediately report all concerns (including product), suspicious occurrences and hazardous conditions to
the Recreation Services Supervisor or designate;

The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal
functions and duties of the position and will not be construed as a detailed job description of the work
requirements that may be inherent in the job.

SKILL/KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
Previous experience and knowledge in a sport related setting is required;

Previous experience instructing programs or coaching sports is considered an asset;

Confident in teaching large groups in a classroom setting;

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Willingness to work with others and responding constructively to feedback;

Previous Administrative and customer service experience is considered and asset;

Responsible, courteous, good communication skills;

Strong organizational skills;

Ability to work independently without close supervision;

Effective conflict resolution, problem solving and critical thinking skills;

Excellent customer service skills to deal effectively with the general public, participants, parents or guardians.

Must be available to work flexible hours including daytime, evenings, weekends and holidays;