Job Inventory - Instructor, Introductory Arts Job in Ottawa for City of Ottawa |

Job Inventory - Instructor, Introductory Arts

June 17 2021
Industries Public administration
Categories Arts, Culture, Recreation, Sports, Education, Library, Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing
Ottawa, ON
Competition Number: 2020-EX-EN-52958609-02
Competition posting date: 2021-06-17
Competition closing date: 2021-09-20

Recreation, Cultural & Facility Services Department, Community Recreation & Cultural Programs
1 or more Part-time Continuous Positions - Up to 24 hours per week
Various shifts: Days, Evenings, and Weekends
Affiliation: CUPE 503 PT RC & Aquatics
Salary: $17.391 to $20.502 per hour (2019 rates of pay)
Location: This position is available in multiple locations

Category: Ongoing Inventories
Employment Group: Recreation and Culture

*Please note that COVID-19 has resulted in some uncertainty about operational requirements and as such your employment may be affected based on Provincial directives or the fluid nature of this unprecedented pandemic.

Job Summary

The Introductory Arts Instructor is responsible for leading creative introductory arts programs for children, and assisting in the delivery of creative instruction in theatre, dance, music, visual, literary, and multi-media arts.

Education & Experience

Minimum enrollment in Gr. 11 high school participating in one or more of the following arts disciplines: theatre, dance, music, visual, literary, and multi-media arts or related field.

Minimum 2 years experience practicing and/or teaching in a related discipline.

*Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.

Language, Certificates & Licenses

English oral, reading, writing required
French oral, reading, writing is considered an asset
Current Standard First Aid/CPR "C" certification
Current Automated External Defibrillator (A.E.D.) certification
AODA Accessibility Training
Vulnerable Sector Check
Note: Under the age of 18, requires a Criminal Record and Judicial Matters check in place of the Vulnerable Sector Check.


  • Previous experience working with children in an arts instructional setting.
  • Knowledge of interpretive techniques, of aesthetic and technical concepts, and of handling of program materials in discipline of instruction.
  • Working knowledge of general registration and visitor procedures.
  • Working knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation and of corporate/ departmental policies and procedures related to health and safety.

Competencies & Skills

  • Strong oral and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and listening skills.
  • Ability to work well with others.

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We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected to continue in the selection process will be contacted.

The City of Ottawa promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion and adheres to the tenets of the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions. The City of Ottawa provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted to proceed to the selection process, please advise us if you require any accommodation.

Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. Please contact the HR Service Centre (link sends e-mail) at 613-580-2424, extension 47411

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