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Learn to Skate Instructors-Job Ref. # 16J029

Employment Opportunity
Learn to Skate Instructors

Job Ref. # 16J029-ET

Number of vacancies: 12

Harbourfront Centre, on Toronto's waterfront, is an innovative non-profit cultural organization which creates, for a diverse public, events and activities of excellence that enliven, educate and entertain. Currently, we are looking for motivated and reliable individuals to work as Learn to Skate Instructors, at our scenic outdoor skating rink to provide skating lessons to children, youth and adults.


• Teaches skating to children, youth and adults while monitoring the progress of the participants to ensure development.
• Promotes safe practices while providing assistance, feedback and encouragement to all skaters in their care.
• Ensures participants are in the proper class based on their individual abilities and experience.
• Designs Learn to Skate classes and drills that meet the needs of the participants and ensure lessons are relevant and in line with the participants’ abilities.
• Makes recommendations to the development of the programmes offered by the Harbourfront Centre.
• Assists in administrative duties, such as attendance, incident reports, equipment preparation, and phone calls.


• Strong skating skills with a sound understanding of the fundamentals of skating. Previous skating teaching and/or coaching experience (Certifications an asset)
• Creativity and imagination in developing programme ideas, and knowledge of learning framework
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills, outgoing, friendly, personable and enthusiastic
• Excellent organization skills to organize activities and multi-task
• Ability to motivate students
• Able to work outdoor with exposure to extreme winter temperatures, stand for long periods of time during class and physically carry/move equipment

5pm-9pm (Tuesday-Thursday) 8:30am-4:30pm (Saturday-Sunday)

WAGE: $11.25 - $14.00 per hour (depending on level of experience)

Qualified applicants must apply by: October 31st, 2016

Please send your resume quoting Job Ref. No.#16J029-ET to:
Eugene Chong, Manager, Recreational Learning

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply


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