Recreation contract instructor opportunities

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Instructors are hired to teach programs on a seasonal contract basis in various parks and facilities throughout Kelowna. Some programs include Kick and Run Soccer, T-Ball, Gymnastics, Dance, Art, Cooking, Camps and much more! 

Current recreation opportunities

Postings for current available positions are located below.

After School Licensed Care - Part Time Staff

The City of Kelowna is looking for Part-Time After School Care Contract Instructors for the City of Kelowna's Licensed After School Care programs.  We are looking for dynamic and motivated individuals to join our team to work with an amazing group of kids and passionate instructors.

This position will plan and implement quality child care based on the philosophy and mandate set by the City of Kelowna and Licensing Requirements.  Staff will provide guidance, supervision, and programming that creates a safe, fun, and nurturing environment for all children.  This position will be responsible for independently leading a group of children in our school-aged programs (Kindergarten - 12 years old).

Qualifications:

  • Up to date First Aid/CPR certificate, with Emergency Child Care portion
  • Required to complete a Criminal Record Check
  • 20 hours of relevant training as a Responsible Adult - You must have completed a course or combination of courses of at least 20 hours in duration in child development, guidance, health and safety, or nutrition.
  • Available for substitute or part time roles in afterschool care programs - longer shifts during Spring Break and Summer Camps throughout the year if interested/available.
  • Ability to independently lead groups of children aged 6Y - 12Y, as well as work with other City Contract Instructors.
  • Mandatory Vaccine Policy - required to provide proof upon hire.

Days: Mon-Fri

Hours: 0-25 hours per week - After School 1:30-6:00pm; Before School: 7:00-8:30am

Locations: Bankhead Elementary & Watson Road Elementary - Afterschool care Classrooms and Gym

Wage: $18.00 per hour

Submit your resume and cover letter to contractinstructorjobs@kelowna.ca.  The subject of your email must be the job title that you are applying for.

 

T-ball Instructor

The City of Kelowna is looking for an engaging and motivated person to join our instructing team.  As a T-ball instructor you will lead programs in a fun and creative environment for children 6 and under.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience in T-ball and/or Baseball.
  • Comfortable working independently and with young children
  • Able to get yourself to and from program locations throughout the City
  • Teaching experience is an asset

Days: Monday - Sunday

Hours: Afternoon, Evenings

Locations: Various locations in the City of Kelowna

Wage: $16 per hour, to be discussed based on experience

Submit your resume and cover letter to contractinstructorjobs@kelowna.ca.  The subject of your email must be the job title that you are applying for.

 

After School Licensed Care Manager

The City of Kelowna is looking for a Manager for our Licensed Care After School Program at Bankhead Elementary.  We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual to join our team at Bankhead and work with an amazing group of kids and passionate instructors.

This position will plan and implement quality child care based on philosophy and mandate set by the City of Kelowna and Licensing requirements.  The Manager will provide guidance, supervision, and programming that creates a safe, fun, and nurturing environment for all children.  This positions will be responsible for planning and implementing the program, scheduling staff, working within Licensing requirements and managing subsidy, providing behavioural guidance, working to create and enforcing care plans, communicating with parents, and leading a group of children in our school-aged program (K-12Y).

Qualifications

  • Up to date First Aid/CPR certificate, with Emergency Child Care portion
  • Required to complete a Criminal Record Check
  • 20 hours of relevant training as a Responsible Adult - You must have completed a course or combination of courses of at least 20 hours in duration in child development, guidance, health and safety, or nutrition
  • Available Monday - Friday and other shifts during Spring Break and Summer Camps throughout the year.
  • Start January 2022
  • Previous Licensed Care and leadership experience an asset
  • Ability to independently lead groups of children aged 6Y - 12Y, as well as manage a small childcare staff.
  • Mandatory Vaccine Policy - required to provide proof upon hire

Days: Monday - Friday

Hours: After School 12:30-6:00pm

Location: Bankhead Elementary - Afterschool care classrooms

Wage: $21-23 per hour based on experience

Submit your resume and cover letter to contractinstructorjobs@kelowna.ca.  The subject of your email must be the job title that you are applying for.

Application closing date: Jan 31st

 

 

How to apply

Please submit your resume, a list of at least three references, and cover letter to contractinstructorjobs@kelowna.ca.

Your resume should include:

  • Contact information
  • Previous and current education
  • Skills and certifications
  • References
  • Accomplishments and achievements
  • Any relevant information to support the position you’re applying for