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Service Area Neighbourhood, Children & Fire Services
File # C-09-14
Posting Closed Date 2/24/2014
Position Title Skateboard Instructor
Position Type Casual
Summary of Duties
Recreation programs provide all citizens the opportunity to improve self esteem, motor skills, creativity, physical fitness and social skills through a variety of crafts, arts, and physical activities.
Under the supervision of the Supervisor of Neighbourhood, Children and Fire Services, the Skateboard Instructor is responsible for providing skateboard instruction and supervision at rotating program sites.
Work Performed
  • Supervise the activities at a particular program location to ensure the care, safety and security of participants during program hours. 
  • Plan and implement for program for children 7-12 years of age.
  • Maintain daily records of attendance, program activities, and safety checks.
  • Maintain an inventory of program and first aid supplies.
  • Use appropriate behaviour modification techniques when supervising participants.
  • Ensure that equipment, facilities and grounds are safe play areas for children.
  • Communicate with parents/caregivers of participants on a daily basis.
  • Ensure all City of London policies and practices are adhered to.
  • Work cooperatively with other program partners. 
  • Provide a final written evaluation of the program.
  • Staff WILL BE REQUIRED to wear a proper helmet, knee pads, elbow pads, and wrist guards at all times while instructing. Must provide own equipment.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Experience working with children.
  • Experience instructing skateboarding techniques, skills and etiquette
  • Able to demonstrate good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • HIGH FIVE - Healthy Child Development Certification required prior to commencement of the program.
  • Current Vulnerable Positions Screening Police Record Check satisfactory to the City of London.
  • Certification in Standard First Aid/CPR required prior to commencement of the program.
  • Minimum age may apply.
  • Second language an asset (please indicate on resume).
Please note: Program sites are located at Basil Grover and Springbank Park. Applicant will be responsible for their own transportation to and from the program site(s).
Compensation Range $10.25-$12.00 per hour
Other Information
  Hours vary depending on number of clinics.
Employment Period:
Employment dates include: May 17, May 31, June 7, June 14, June 21, June 28.  Applicant must be available for all of the dates listed above.  Applicant will also be required to attend 1-2 mandatory training sessions
*Duration and hours may vary depending on participant registration*
Submit application (including position applying for), resume, two reference letters, Vulnerable Police Screening and any other certification required to:
Human Resources Division, City of London, City Hall, 300 Dufferin Ave, PO Box 5035, London ON N6A 4L9.
Email:  Fax: 519-661-5802
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