UBC Active Kids Multisport Coach

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UBC Active Kids Multisport Coach

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UBC Active Kids

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See pull PDF posting here: Multisport Instructor job description

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
Multisport and Physical Literacy Instructors. The Multisport program is a partnership program with the
University Neighbourhood Association which introduces children to sport specific skills and reinforces
fundamental movement skills such as running, jumping, kicking, throwing, and catching. Using a variety
of sports and games all led by an instructor, the emphasis is on fun, lifelong love of physical activity, and
basic skill and sport development for ages 1.5 – 3 YRS (parent and tot style class) and 3-5 YRS.
The ideal candidate is a Kinesiology undergraduate or graduate student with a passion for working with
children and leading physical activity and sport specific 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 may be 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 of fundamental movement skills and ABC’s
 Ability to professionally represent the School of Kinesiology
 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:
 Mondays, 9:30am – 11:15am
 Mondays, 1pm – 230pm
 Mondays, 330pm-530pm
*Candidates need to be available for a minimum of 1 of the program times, not necessarily all three

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.