Recreation Instructor (Pre-School Program)
County of Henrico Department of Recreation and Parks - Henrico, VA

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Closing Date: This position closes on Monday, February 25, 2013.
This posting is for the Pre-School Program.

Performs recreation work in general or specialized program areas at specified program locations or on a County-wide basis; does related work as required. Essential Duties
Plan, implement and evaluate summer recreation programs for children ages 3-5 years old.

Candidates should have some knowledge of the philosophy and objectives of preschool and community recreation; knowledge of preschool recreation leadership methods; knowledge of techniques and/or tools used in a preschool recreation program area; ability and desire to work as a team member in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of preschool program areas; working knowledge of first aid methods and necessary safety precautions necessary for recreation work; ability to stimulate interest in and appreciation for the various aspects of the preschool activities; ability to deal effectively with preschool groups and to maintain discipline and/or control; ability to meet and deal tactfully with the public; ability to maintain accurate records and to prepare reports. Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from high school and one (1) year of related work experience (for basketball camp, one season of basketball camp experience/for sports officials, 20 hours of certified sports officiating experience, meet the minimum-experience requirement); OR, any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Additional Information
For each part-time recruitment request, employmnet opportunities for this position may be available throughout the Division in multiple activity areas and/or locations.

Tentative Program dates are June 24 - August 16, 2013, including the July 4th Celebration at Meadow Farm.

Orientation is mandatory and is tentatively scheduled for the week of June 17, 2013.

A criminal history record check and fingerprinting is conducted on all persons conditionally offered employment, including a conditional offer of initial employment, or a conditional offer to promote, demote, or laterally transfer an employee.

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