Physical Literacy Instructor
Reporting to Coordinator of the Physical Literacy Street Team and City-wide Physical Literacy Initiatives. The Physical Literacy instructor is responsible for the leadership and planning of physical literacy programs within a community services setting. In addition, the Physical Literacy instructor attends events and festival in Richmond as a member of the Physical Literacy Street Team, teaching and educating the public about physical literacy.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Plan, implement and evaluate developmentally appropriate physical literacy activities with supporting weekly lesson plans that are creative, flexible, and adaptable.
- Supervise, instruct and build relationships with children in a variety of physical literacy related activities.
- Provide a safe, positive and well-managed learning environment.
- Instruct physical literacy skills based on age and skill level of participants.
- Responsible for direct supervision and leadership of volunteers.
- Greet parents at the beginning and end of each class/events and discuss program information.
- Educate parents and participants of the importance of developing physical literacy.
- Communicate with coordinator, other staff and volunteers.
- Be a positive role model for participants.
- Provide regular individual feedback and evaluation.
- Follow Community Centre and off-site protocol for emergency situations.
- Ensure the safety of all individuals participating.
- Ensure the physical and emotional environment is safe for children.
- Report and document suspected child abuse, endangerment and neglect to supervisor.
- Ensure attendance procedures are followed.
- Clean and maintain room and equipment; assess equipment on a regular basis and report damaged items to supervisor.
- Ensure appropriate set up, take down and maintenance of program room and space.
- Grade 11 plus 200+ hours of experience working with children or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- BCRPA High Five - Principles of Healthy Child Development Certification.
- Must have either NCCP - Fundamental Movement Skills or Canada Sport for Life - Movement Preparation.
- Emergency Child Care First Aid or Standard First Aid and CPR Level B (or higher).
- Police Information Check (PIC).
- Coaching and leadership experience.
- Knowledge of physical literacy theory and vocabulary.
- Training and/or experience with individuals that require extra support.
- Second language.
- AED training.
- Days and hours will vary.
Compensation and Benefits
How to Apply
Applicant should submit a detailed resume with optional cover letter that reflects their knowledge, skills and abilities relevant to the position to:
West Richmond Community Centre
Jared Hulme, Recreation Leader
9180 No 1 Road
Richmond, BC V7E 6L5
(Adobe PDF or MS Word format only)
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest. However, only those under consideration will be contacted.
Duties may be carried out in a City owned facility, however the City is not the Employer for this position
This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.