Position: Adaptive/Inclusion Program Instructor
Salary: $12.00 – $14.00 per hour
Duties: Purpose of Position:
The part-time Program Instructor- Inclusion will facilitate adaptive recreation programs for people with disabilities in the Carmel/Clay community. Responsibilities may include lesson planning, implementation, and leading of assigned programs which may include swim lessons, sports, fitness, arts and culture, social enrichment, and special events.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Program Planning, Development, Implementation
Create, organize, and facilitate a variety of programs, including but not limited to swim lessons, sports, fitness, arts and culture, social enrichment, and special events.
Able to instruct adaptive recreation activities enthusiastically and effectively for a variety of age groups.
Supports participants with disabilities in all CCPR programs or events.
Uses excellent customer service skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and all members of the public.
Enforces applicable rules and regulations with program participants and facility users.
Responds to public inquiries, suggestions, and complaints. Informs management as necessary.
Maintains a safe and clean work environment.
Reliable attendance and timeliness to scheduled shifts.
Attend and participate in professional development meetings and trainings.
Provide CPR/first aid, in a calm professional manner, as needed.
Performs other related work as required.
Requirements: Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required to Perform Essential Job Functions:
Ability to work a varied schedule including days, evenings, and weekends.
Ability to assess people and varying situations, and act accordingly.
Ability to positively adhere to and enforce Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation policy and procedures; implement emergency plans.
Ability to positively promote the image of Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, guests, and the public.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to give and understand oral and written instructions.
Ability to work effectively with people with disabilities.
Knowledge of the needs of participants with a disability without exclusion.
Ability to modify and adapt program activities to meet participants’ interests and needs.
Ability to provide guidance, assistance, and interpretation in specific situations.
Interact and communicate in a positive, professional manner with team, students, and public.
Ability to maintain prompt and regular attendance.
Ability to work in an indoor or outdoor environment, such as parks, and pools, resulting in exposure to weather, loud noise, rain, cold, heat, humidity and wind.
Ability to provide first aid, CPR/AED, in a calm, professional manner.
Ability to exert moderate physical effort, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that might involve the lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials weighing 10 pounds.
Qualifications Required to Perform Essential Job Functions:
At least one year instruction experience in leading programs and working with individuals with disabilities.
Recreation Therapy or Special Education background preferred.
American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid Certification
Minimum 18 years of age.
Must pass a background check that encompasses national, state, and local searches, throughout employment.
The Carmel Clay Board of Parks & Recreation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Board will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.