UBC Active Kids Basketball Instructor

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UBC Active Kids Basketball Instructor

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UBC Active Kids

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The UBC Active Kids Program, an Outreach Program of the School of Kinesiology, is led by instructors
that plan and deliver developmentally appropriate physical activity and sport specific classes to
participants aged 18 months- adults.. Instructors report to and receive direction from the Active Kids
Program Manager.
The UBC Active Kids Program is seeking passionate and knowledgeable instructors to join its team of
Basketball Instructors. The basketball program is a partnership program with the University
Neighbourhood Association which focuses on recreational skill development, game play, and fun.
Players will develop individual skill sets such as passing, shooting and dribbling as well as team play and
strategy. All skill levels are welcome.
The ideal candidate is an Kinesiology undergraduate or graduate student with a passion for working with
children and leading physical activity and sport specific programs, specifically, basketball programs.
Preference will be given to students pursuing a career or have experience in Kinesiology or Education,
but students from other disciplines will certainly be considered. Successful candidates must obtain a
criminal record check and emergency first aid certification- both of which are at least partially subsidized
by the School of Kinesiology Outreach Programs. *NCCP certifications will be considered a strong asset.
The successful candidate will have:
 Experience instructing developmentally appropriate programs for children
 Knowledge and passion for the game of basketball as an athlete or coach
 Knowledge of developmentally appropriate skill development for basketball
 An ability to professionally represent the School of Kinesiology
 A passion for working with children and be an enthusiastic, responsible, and reliable team player
 Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
 Experience working with people from a variety of backgrounds/cultures, the ability to speak
other languages is an asset

Hours/time commitment

Weekly Schedule: The program is offered during the following times:
 Tuesdays, 4pm-5:30pm
 Thursdays, 4pm-5:30pm
 Saturdays, 12pm-1:30pm

Rate of pay: If a UBC Work Learn Appointment is available, $17.04 / hour. Otherwise, $14 / hour.

How to apply

Interested parties should submit a cover letter and resume to kin.outreach@ubc.ca

Posting expiration date

ongoing. Please contact for upcoming term deadlines.