Dryland Instructor

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Job Title: Dryland Instructor
Reports To: Hockey Director/Head Hockey Instructor
Number of Positions Available: 1 Head, 1 Assistant


The role of the Dryland Instructor is one that demands hard work, creativity, group control and an enthusiastic attitude towards children. The Dryland Instructor is required to follow a comprehensive teaching outline and ensure that all required components of the Dryland program are taught during the course of the week. The Dryland Instructor works directly with a Hockey Counsellor and a section of children. Instructors are expected to teach classes that are age appropriate, productive, and fun. This includes being prepared to teach in a variety of weather conditions ( Rainy day programs ). Instructors are responsible for teaching campers the safety requirements of each program ensuring that all participants use equipment properly and follow safety standards. This includes providing care to our campers that reflects the standards and guidelines of the Hockey Opportunity Camp Code of Conduct.

DAILY / WEEKLY  RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monday to Friday - Instruct 4-5 one hour dryland periods for camper groups of 20-36 ranging in age from 7-16.
  • To provide Dry Land programming and instruction according to the curriculum designed by the Hockey Director, under the direction of the Head Instructor.
  • Provide supervision for campers at the arena before or after ice sessions
  • Serve as role models both at the arena and at the camp, encouraging our campers to become better hockey players and individuals.
  • Assist Sunday Check in  & Saturday Arena Showcase Game and Check out. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

ALL STAFF RESPONSIBILITIES

  • All staff are required to deliver every day our Brand Promise “Best Summer Of Your Life” in each camper and staff interaction. Guided by our four core principles, Community, Leadership, Accountability, and Performance.
  • All staff are expected to abide by and enforce camp guidelines of respect. These are the rules and expectations of behaviour implemented to maintain a fun and safe camp environment.
  • All staff are responsible for the safety and security of each camper in their care. Staff are to follow prescribed program standards and lesson plans in order to ensure the highest level of care and instruction.
  • Attendance for all staff to the June orientation week training is mandatory. This training period is where each staff will receive essential employment information and training for a successful summer experience.
  • Participation in camp-wide special events (All Camps, Friday Campfire, Program Demonstrations) and weekly meetings are an expectation of all staff members.
    The dynamic nature of summer camp demands each staff understand that additional duties may be assigned as required.

SUMMER BENEFITS 

  • Room & Board Provided.
  • Weekly Staff Hockey & Water Skiing.
  • Access to program and recreation equipment.
  • An experience that will last a lifetime.

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EMPLOYMENT PERIOD

Staff Orientation / Training: TBD
Employment Period: July 1, 2018 – August 25, 2018
Optional Employment: Week #9 August 26 – September 1, 2017
Wages: Summer wages range from $2,200 – $3,600 per summer depending on qualifications and experience of applicants. Room and board are included.


RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 18 years of age.
  • Must have a strong hockey/physical fitness and educational background.
  • Genuine interest in teaching hockey skills, fitness and recreation to children and teaching/instructing experience a definite requirement.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Current certificate of Emergency First Aid, and CPR, as well as Respect in Sport or Speak Out.
  • Must be enthusiastic, energetic and positive.
  • Must be willing to take part in duties outside the defined job description.