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Title Program Assistant – Preschool/Child
Job Number PR-188-12
Employee Group Non-Union
Department Parks & Recreation
Employment Status Part-time
Position Overview In keeping with the goals of our corporate strategic plan and department business strategy, the successful applicant will be responsible for assisting with the direct delivery of recreational programs for preschoolers and children.
Responsibilities Reporting to the Recreation Coordinator – Preschool & Child, the incumbent will be responsible for assisting the Program Instructor in the delivery of recreation-based programs within the preschool and child markets, including:
• School Break programs (PA Days; Holiday Break; March Break)
• Birthday Parties (weekends)
• Preschool/Child recreation programs (weekdays)
• Duties include set up and take–down of program equipment, leading assigned program components, customer service, and risk management.
Requirements Applicants will have experience working with children in a recreation-based environment. An Early Childhood Education (E.C.E) or Recreation & Leisure Services diploma or equivalent would be considered an asset, but is not required. A knowledge of the HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development is strongly desired. Standard First Aid with CPR C also required at the onset of work. This position is part time, including weekday daytime hours, weekends, and school holidays. Hours may change from season to season based on the programs being offered. Hours per week vary depending on available programs to lead (approximately 5-20 hours per week). Typically programs are offered at City facilities including Tansley Woods Community Centre and the Brant Hills Community Centre.
Posting Closing Date 1/4/2013
Open to All Candidates
Hourly Rate 10.64
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