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Learn to Skate Instructor

City of Mississauga
Mississauga, Ontario
Hourly Rate/Salary: $19.30 - $23.59 
Closing date
Jan 8, 2023

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Job Summary

Skate your way into the City!

Under the direction of the Program Supervisor and Lead Coach, the successful candidate will be responsible for teaching group ice skating classes for participants ages 3 to adult. Groups range in size from 4-10 participants with the majority of the participants working on basic skating skills.

Evening and weekend hours are available at various arenas in Mississauga.

Tentative Locations:
  • Clarkson CC
  • Erin Mills Twin Arena
  • Huron Park Recreation Centre
  • Iceland Arena
  • Meadowvale 4 Rinks
  • Mississauga Valley CC
  • Paul Coffey Arena (Malton Arena)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach basic to advanced skills through group lessons to participants ranging in ages from 3 to adult. Group sizes vary from 4 to 10 participants. Classes vary in length from 30 to 50 minutes.
  • Ensure the continuing safety of all participants during lessons.
  • Prepare and deliver lessons that are all inclusive and meet the needs of all participants in the group.
  • Inspect participants skating equipment for proper fit and condition on an ongoing basis. Inspect equipment used in the program on an ongoing basis to ensure that it is safe.
  • Prepare weekly lesson plans for each group indicating previous skills worked on, new skills being introduced, ice space usage and include diagrams of circuits/drills. Review lesson plans with Head pro as requested
  • Incorporate and model the HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development in program delivery where appropriate.
  • Provide quality customer service to participants, parents and volunteers.
  • Ensure that all participants are properly registered and recorded on the class list weekly.
  • Evaluate students progress and complete progress cards for each student in a testable program.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Figure Skating, Hockey, or Ringette experience
  • Have the knowledge to teach and ability to perform the skills in the City of Mississauga Skating Program or equivalent combination of skill and experience in a related sport (i.e. hockey, ringette, etc.).
  • Must hold a valid Emergency First and CPR B or Standard First Aid and CPR C (Lifesaving Society, Canadian Red Cross Society, St. John's Ambulance or the Canadian Ski Patrol) certification (must be recognized by WSIB). The award must be current during the employment period.
  • Must hold a valid HIGH FIVE ® Principles of Healthy Child Development certification.
  • Strong leadership, organizational and planning skills.
  • Strong skills in verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Previous customer service experience is an asset.
  • Must be prepared to work with children and adults.
  • Required to provide own skates and CSA approved hockey helmet or Wuevo Figure Skating Helmet.
  • A Level 3 - Vulnerable Sector Check will be required of the successful candidate, as a condition of employment, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

Hourly Rate/Salary:$19.30 - $23.59
Hours of Work:6 - 8 hours per week
Work Location: [[custlocation]]
Department/Division/Section:CMS/Community Services Dept,CMS/Recreation Division,Aquatics, Therapeutic & Fitness
Non-Union/Union: Non Union

COVID-19 Update:As per the City’s Employee Recruitment Policy, all external candidates (including previously employed individuals) must show their Fully Vaccinated Confirmation or apply for and receive confirmation of a creed or medical exemption from the City before their first day.

A Vulnerable Sector Check (Level 3) will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has notbeen granted.

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. You can alsocheck your application status in your candidate profile online.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with theAccessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005and the OntarioHuman Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

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