Program Instructor

City of St. Thomas - St. Thomas, ON (14 months ago)

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St. Thomas is a community growing in size and strength and is home to about 40,000 people. In St. Thomas, you get 25% more life: more house for your money, more sports and arts for your children, and more recreation for you and your family. Our costs of living are lower, meaning your quality of life is higher, allowing you to embrace all of the opportunities that the city presents. Conveniently located close to Port Stanley, London, and Highway 401, it's the perfect location in Southwestern Ontario. With a rich heritage but a modern atmosphere, there is nowhere better to thrive than St. Thomas. We look forward to welcoming you and showing you why we are #stthomasproud.



Recreation Service Area

Parks, Recreation and Property Management Department

Under the general direction of the Supervisor of Recreational Facilities and the technical direction of the Program Coordinator, be responsible for leading a high quality instructional program providing excellence in customer service. Programs may include, but not limited to, floor hockey, indoor soccer, basketball, blastball (t-ball), volleyball, pickleball, badminton, learn to skate, power skating, and dance (hiphop, jazz, ballet and intro to dance).

Experience working with children in a recreation environment, with a minimum of one (1) year experience recommended. A minimum of one (1) year experience playing or coaching a sport and/or dance. Able to demonstrate good communication, high energy, enthusiasm and positive attitude. Excellent oral communication skills. Minimum age may apply.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Candidate will be required to successfully complete and submit a Criminal Record Search (if over 18 a vulnerable sector criminal record search). Hours may vary depending upon the number of programs agreed to work. Duration of employment will depend on class and participant registration. Fall, Winter and Spring sessions run for a minimum of 6-8 weeks each. Applicant will be responsible for their own transportation to and from the program site(s).

Rate of Pay: $13.15 - $14.00 per hour (applicable minimum wage).

Applications for this position will be considered active for six months from the date the application was received.

Although we appreciate all applications received, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.

Personal information for this position is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, R.S.O. 2001, as amended.

  • Please note - former employees (temporary, casual, students etc) returning to employment within a two (2) year period are only required to receive a criminal record search every 2 years. If this is the case such employees will be required to complete and sign a “criminal offense declaration form.” See updated Criminal Record Search Policy for further information.
The City of St. Thomas is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

All prospective employees, volunteers and students will be required to provide an acceptable “Criminal Record Search” as a condition of employment and prior to commencing employment. The City of St. Thomas is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. If you require accommodation to apply or if selected to participate in an assessment process, you must provide your accommodation needs in advance. Questions may be directed to the Human Resources Department at 519-631-1680 ext. 4146.