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Aquatics Instructor

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Summary Information:
Employer: Provincial Schools Branch - Ministry of Education
Position Type: Administrative/Support
Categories: Health & Safety
Program Specialist
School / Org: W. Ross Macdonald School
Location: Brantford, Ontario
FTE: see details
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: PDSB18-054
Posting Date: Thursday, 14 June 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 28 June 2018

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Aquatics Instructor

Ministry of Education

Division: Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch

City: Brantford

Job Term: 1 Temporary, Seasonal Position (September to June recurring)

Job Code: 50486 – Instructor 2, Recreation and Crafts

Salary: $24.51 - $26.97 per hour
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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Position Status: Open-Targeted

Job ID: 124675 (PDSB18-054)

The Ministry of Education, W. Ross Macdonald School requires an experienced aquatic individual to participate in the growth and development of students who are blind, deafblind and visually impaired through an aquatics program.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role you will:

• Plan, organize and implement instructional, recreational and training programs designed to meet the needs of students and lifeguarding staff;
• Schedule staff to ensure safety;
• Maintain records;
• Organize competitive and recreational swimming programs and special community events;
• Implement school policies and to ensure the maintenance of aquatics equipment.

How do I qualify?


• National Lifeguard Society of Canada Lifeguard Certificate;
• Red Cross Instructors Certificate;
• Current certification in First Aid and CPR;
• Courses in Non Violent Crisis Intervention or equivalent.

Skills and Qualifications:

Your background and experience enables you to meet the following requirements:

• Experience working with students who are blind and/or visually impaired;
• Demonstrated ability to facilitate effective aquatic programs to meet the needs of students;
• Knowledge of the Ontario Public Pools regulations and relevant legislation and Provincial and Demonstration Schools policies and procedures, guidelines and practices;
• Excellent communication skills to communicate effectively with students, parents, staff and other professionals;
• Good judgement and problem solving skills;
• Ability to work effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team;
• Ability to lift up to 25 pounds to assist with student transfers.

Additional information:
• 1 Temporary-Seasonal, duration up to 10 months, 350 Brant Avenue, Brantford, West Region, Enhanced - Vulnerable Services Sector Screening Requirement

Compensation Group: Ontario Public Service Employees Union
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Schedule: 4-7
Category: Health and Social Services
Posted on: Thursday, June 14, 2018


• In accordance with the Ontario Public Service Employment Screening Checks Policy, the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Please refer to the Additional Information / Address section above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

You will be responsible for obtaining the criminal record check at your own expense and provide it, along with your written consent, to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), HR Service Delivery Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional screening checks as indicated in the Additional Information / Address section above that were not obtained directly by you. (Note: If a Vulnerable Sector Screening/Check is required, it must also be obtained in person at your local police service.)

A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.

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