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!  Postings for current available positions are located below.

For new program proposals submit a resume and a brief summary of the program to contractinstructorjobs@kelowna.ca.

Current recreation opportunities
Licensed Preschool Instructor - Parkinson Rec Centre

The City of Kelowna is looking for a contract instructor for our Licensed Preschool program at Parkinson Recreation Centre. This position has the potential for supplemental hours in other children's programs as well.

Our Licensed Preschool for children 3-5 years old runs in 2.5 hour morning (8:45-11:15am) and afternoon (11:30-2:00pm) classes. Staff will provide guidance, supervision, and quality programming that is age related, goal oriented, and age specific meeting the developmental needs of all children. This position would begin in September.

Qualifications

  • Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Certificate required
  •  Up to date First Aid/CPR certificate, with Emergency Child Care portion
  • Required to complete a Criminal Record Check

Days: Tuesday & Thursday

Hours: Two sessions: 8:45-11:15am; 11:30-2:00pm, with additional paid set up, takedown and prep time

Location: Parkinson Recreation Centre

Wage: $20.00 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.

Playschool Instructor - Canyon Falls Middle School

The City of Kelowna is looking for a contract instructor for our Playschool program at Canyon Falls Middle School. This position will have potential for building hours in other children's and playschool programs as well.

Our Playschool programs for children 3-5 years old run in 2-hour morning (9:30-11:30am) and afternoon (12:00-2:00pm) classes. Staff will provide guidance, supervision, and create a safe, fun and nurturing environment for all children! This position would begin in September.

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

Days: Monday & Wednesday & Friday – with potential to add Tues/Thurs care as well.

Hours: Two sessions: 9:30-11:30am; 12:00-2:00pm, with additional paid set up, takedown and prep time

Location: Canyon Falls Middle School

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

How to apply

Please submit your resume and coverletter to contractinstructorjobs@kelowna.ca.

For more details, please review the information below.

What should be in your resume?
  • Contact Information
  • Previous and current education
  • Skills and certifications
  • References
  • Accomplishments and achievements
  • Any relevant information to support the position you are applying for
Do you need to provide references?

Please include a list of at least 3 references with your resume.