The Sport Information Resource Centre
The Sport Information Resource Centre

Job Type

Position Type
Full Time

Application Deadline Date
October 30, 2021

Salary Range
$17 an hour + bonus

Job Location

Employment Type

Expected Start Date
November 5, 2021

The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

The employer welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Rocks & Rings Program Description:

The Rocks & Rings program visits participating schools for a full school day. We take over the gym as classes take turns visiting for 40 minutes sessions of fun and instruction. Various drills, relays and team-building activities are used to introduce students to the sport of curling. It is a highly interactive program with the emphasis on fun! Unique indoor floor curling equipment is used to provide a true curling experience without requiring ice!


Job Description:

  • Directly delivering basic curling instruction to children (program training will be provided) aged 4-13 in a school environment 4-5 days a week

  • Using your own vehicle and travelling to various schools in your home region.

  • Setting up and cleaning up gymnasium with equipment

Skills/Qualifications Required:

  • Energetic and enthusiastic

  • Strong verbal communication

  • Ability to organize, control, and generate enthusiasm in a classroom of 20-30 children

  • Ability to work independently

  • Good organization and time management skills

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience teaching, or coaching elementary aged children in a sport, camp, daycare, or school setting

  • Knowledge of the sport of Curling is an asset, but not a requirement

Special Requirements:

  • Access to a vehicle is a requirement for this position (on the days that you will be working)

  • Must be able to travel to schools outside of home region (compensated for travel)

  • Candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before first in-school booking

  • Successful Completion of a Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector) is required prior to beginning work in schools

Job Benefits:

  • Casual dress code and daily physical activity

  • Possible bonus provided at the end of the work term

  • Teaching children new skills

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