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Master Instructor - Sports
Department Recreation and Culture
Pay Range starting at $27.72 per hour
Closing Date 6/30/19
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Job Details:
Part-Time (Non-Union T)

Posting Status:
Open to all current Town of Oakville employees and external applicants.

This posting is for current and future opportunities and will be filled on an as needed basis.  Applications will be considered for any openings that become available between now and June 30, 2019.

This is a part-time position working evenings and some weekends for a total of 1-3 hours per week.

Job Responsibilities:
As a Master Instructor – Sports, you will be leading comprehensive programs for volleyball, football, soccer, tennis, hockey, floor hockey, badminton or basketball to meet the needs of all registered adult, youth and/or child participants. You must be a skilled player capable of coaching and instructing a wide range skill sets related to your schedled sport.  You will also be expected to act as a knowledgeable resource to participants and their families and ensure that instruction is conducted in a safe environment that encourages participation and personal development.

  • Provide sport instruction to program registrants
  • Arrive at your program site in time to properly prepare, set up and start the program according to schedule.
  • Develop a detailed program plans for a variety of ages and skill levels
  • Follow the class format and content as required
  • Ensure on-site safety of participants
  • Deliver exceptional customer service (including welcoming, conduct and communication) to all participants
  • Provide detailed feedback and progress and personal development plans to registrants and parents of registrants
  • Conduct Program Administration (attendance tracking, registration update, incident reports as required)
  • Work cooperatively and supervise instructor assistants and youth volunteers
  • Liaise with Facility Manager, Program Supervisor, Facility Operations and Customer Service staff.
  • Notify the Recreation Coordinator/Fitness of any problems and/or recommendations regarding participants, courts or facilities, which may affect the program
  • Attend staff meetings as requested
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Meet with prospective customers to provide program information and to encourage participation.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Emergency First Aid and CPR
  • HIGH FIVE PHCD certification
  • Proven experience with children, youth and adults
  • Coaching Certification and/or rep playing experience is considered an asset
  • Demonstrated ability in volleyball, football, soccer, tennis, hockey, floor hockey, badminton, basketball or skateboarding required
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Successful candidates, who are new hires and/or who have not performed in this position previously will be required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check, with vulnerable sector screening, dated within the last 30 days as a condition of employment

Applications for this position must be received at by no later than midnight on June 30, 2019.

DATED: January 10, 2019

This job profile reflects the general details considered necessary to perform the principal functions and shall not be construed as an interpretation of all work requirements inherent in the job. Applicants are required to demonstrate in their applications and in the interview process that their qualifications for the positions match those specified. Applicants may be required to undergo a skills assessment and/or testing.

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