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Job Title Arts and Culture Specialized Instructor
Posting Id 305
Number of Positions 1 
Department Community Services
Division Recreation and Culture Services
Shift Monday to Friday 
Rate of Pay $25.35 - $25.35 Hourly
Job Length/End Date           
Job Type Part Time
Posting Type Internal and External
Posting Date 10/08/2019  
Application Deadline 10/22/2019  
Position Summary

Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the Arts and Culture Specialized Instructor will provide high quality instruction to participants in a specialized arts or culture related program.  Participants may range in age from preschoolers to older adults. The Arts and Culture Specialized Instructor will prepare a course outline and implement age-appropriate activities, ensure participant safety and engagement, follow policies and procedures, and work effectively with the Program Coordinator. Course examples include but are not limited to: fine art, visual art, basketry, etc.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop, implement and actively participate in planned activities.
  • Engage participants
  • With the assistance of the integration team, modify activities to ensure participants with disabilities are able to participate in programs and be fully integrated into the program setting.
  • Ensure there are a variety of activities in the program related to the type of activity being taught.
  • Ensure participant safety and security throughout the program 
  • Complete all necessary forms (accident, incident) in a timely and accurate manner
  • Represent the City of Richmond Hill by presenting yourself in a cooperative, organized, enthusiastic and well-groomed manner
  • Report to work promptly
  • Wear assigned uniform
  • Attend scheduled staff meetings and staff training sessions
  • Know and understand the policies and procedures of the Community Services Department
  • Maintain excellent public relations at all time, with staff and the public.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Education and Experience
  • Must possess advanced certification or technical training in the activity being taught, e.g. Diploma or Degree specializing in the technical area, Dance Accreditation
  • High Five PHCD Certification is required if working with participants ages 6 – 12 years
  • Emergency First Aid and CPR-B
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience teaching specialized, creative or technical programs and related to the subject matter 

Required Skills/Knowledge
  • Excellent communication, organization, decision making and customer service skills
  • Ability to deliver the specified program on an instructional basis
  • Demonstrates good judgment and makes sound decisions
  • Shows commitment to personal growth, development, and leadership opportunities
  • Shares new ideas and challenges the status quo
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with honesty, openness, respect, and trust
  • Takes initiative to participate in a culture of learning, mentoring, and sharing
  • Contributes to building and being a part of a positive culture
  • Demonstrate the City’s corporate values of service, collaboration, care and courage
  • Satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector check upon hiring
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends



We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

The City of Richmond Hill is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.