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Position: Job Inventory - Instructor, Special Needs

Competition Number: 2017-EX-EN-51800523-01
Competition posting date: 2017-05-15
Competition closing date: 2018-05-14

Recreation, Cultural & Facility Services Department, Community Recreation & Cultural Programs
1 or More Part Time Continuous Positions - Up to 24 hours per week
Various shifts: days, evenings, and weekends
Affiliation: CUPE 503 PT Rec & Cult
Salary: $19.219 to $28.067 per hour (2017 rates of pay)
Location: This position is available in multiple locations.
Category: Ongoing Inventories
Employment Group: Recreation and Culture

Job Summary

The Instructor, Special Needs will direct a therapeutic recreation, day program for adults with disabilities. Under the direction of the Portfolio Coordinator, Special Needs, this position is responsible for all functions relating to the delivery of the program offered through support of a community partner.

Education & Experience

Post Secondary education in Therapeutic Recreation, Kinesiology, Recreation or related field.

Minimum of five years experience working with adults with physical, development, sensory and other types of disabilities in a management of supervisory capacity. Experience supervising staff and volunteers. Experience with volunteer management

*Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.

Language, Certificates & Licenses

English oral, reading, writing
French oral, reading, writing is considered an asset
Current Standard 1st Aid/CPR "C"/Automated External Defibrillator
Current CPI certification
Behaviour Management Training
Working knowledge of alternate communication systems
Experience with volunteer management
AODA Accessibility for ALL
Vulnerable Sector Check
Note: Under the age of 18, requires a Criminal Record and Judicial Matters check in place of the Vulnerable Sector Check.

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