Learn to Skate Instructors – Part time

Position Summary

The City of Guelph Recreation Division offers a variety of recreation program for people of all ages and abilities in weekly sessions throughout the school year.

Reporting to the Recreation Program Coordinator, successful candidates will teach children aged 5-12 basic skating skills in a fun, recreational and small group environment


Tuesday and Thursday 4:45pm-7:45pm

Fall Session dates: October 3- December 7

Winter Session dates: January 9- March 27 (no classes Reading Week or March Break, 2017)

Location: West End Community Center, Rink 2

Mandatory on- ice training: Thursday September 30th , 5:45pm-6:35pm

Location: West End Community Center- Rink 2


  • Create a welcoming environment for all participants
  • Teach basic skating skills in a small group setting
  • Communicate with other coaches and the on-ice facilitator
  • Create an inclusive environment on ice


  • Experience working with non skaters in a learn to skate environment
  • Possess a strong skating skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to respect and maintain participant confidentiality
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development certification (willing to obtain within 3 months)
  • A satisfactory Police Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check is required at time of offer
  • Experience working with individuals with special needs is an asset
  • Full availability is required for scheduled program days and times


$11.91-12.92 per hour


Friday, September 8, 2017

Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter with “Learn to Skate in the subject line to:

Sarah Farwell, Public Services Recreation Division


For more information about some of the programs we are hiring for, please reference programs listed in preschool, children’s and youth sections in the Guelph Community Guide at guelph.ca/recreation

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.