STAR Program Recreation Instructor

    • Job Tracking ID: 513080-725702
    • Job Location: Centennial, CO
      Littleton,
      Lone Tree
    • Job Type: Part-Time
    • Date Updated: February 26, 2020
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About this Opportunity!

STAR Program Recreation Instructor Part-Time

Centennial | Littleton | Lone Tree

$12.25 - $15.93 per hour

Do you enjoy teaching a variety of classes? Want to make a positive impact on individuals with disabilities in your community? If you answered YES, this is the opportunity for you! The STAR Program Recreation Instructor is responsible for implementing specialized and inclusive programming for individuals with disabilities. This position is responsible for planning and implementing a variety of classes for participants with varying levels of skill and ability to include: Aquatics, Fitness, Sports, Arts and Enrichment, Dances, Trips, Special Events and more. Our ideal candidate is prepared, creative and energized when teaching.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities in recreation programs, adapted aquatics or similar activity is preferred.
  • Experience working with community groups such as volunteers is a plus.
  • Must be flexible and have the ability to handle multiple tasks and conflicting priorities.
  • Will have knowledge of teaching and learning techniques and methodologies.
  • Must be knowledgeable and demonstrate positive interaction techniques with people of all ages and ability levels.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least sixteen (16) years of age for non-driving position.
  • Current certifications in AED/CPR and First Aid or the ability to obtain such certifications within thirty (30) days of employment.
  • Ability to verbally communicate with both children and adults is required.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License. Must be insurable by the District carrier at the onset and for the duration of employment.
  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age to drive for the STAR Program.

The job description above covers the main duties of this position. Please note, as a team member, there may be additional responsibilities that are required to meet ongoing needs of the department.

Perks of Employment at South Suburban

  • FREE use of our recreation/fitness centers, swimming pools, and ice arena
  • Discounts on recreation classes and golf (applicable to employees working 14+ hours/week)
  • Opportunities for training and promotion from within
  • Flexible schedules

About Us

Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational services and programs.

We serve residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of Douglas, Jefferson and Arapahoe counties. We operate four full-service recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two ice centers and miniature golf courses, and a BMX track, a sports dome, batting cages, an entertainment center, a hotel and a nature center. In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and open space land, including 119 multi-purpose athletic fields, more than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.