Appleby College

Tennis, Head Instructor Summer Program

Position: Tennis Head Instructor
Start: June 25, 2018
SchoolAppleby College
City: Oakville, Ontario

Posting Date: January 25, 2018

Tennis Head Instructor

Appleby College Summer Camps

Various One-Week Programs through June 25-August 31st, 2018

Camps at Appleby College provide co-educational opportunities to develop and advance skills, and to promote interactive skills among participants.  Appleby provides excellence within each camp through the use of superb facilities and instruction. In all our programs, we emphasize individual development, participation, co-operation and fun!  Appleby’s scenic 60-acre campus offers outstanding academic, art and athletics for all its Camps.

Appleby College offers Early Discovery Camps, Arts & Media Camps, Science & Success Camps, Sports & Adventure Camps as well as Leadership Camps.  For a listing of all Sports & Adventure camp programs offered, please visit:  Appleby College’s Sports & Adventure Camps

Appleby College Camp Programs have recently been accredited by the Ontario Camps Association (OCA).  As a member, we must adhere to the highest standards of safety, supervision and quality programming.

As the Head Instructor for the Tennis program, you will be responsible for providing the lead instruction in the program as well as overseeing the work of other instructors in order to ensure a safe, productive and enjoyable experience for all campers.

Specific Accountabilities:

  • o    Provide top-level instruction and support campers in analyzing, evaluating and structuring tennis drills
  • o    Knowledgeable in all facets of the game of tennis
  • o    Develop, plan and supervise entire Tennis camp Program
  • o    Instruct and lead specialized activities with campers and instructors
  • o    Create schedules for activities that allow for the highest quality experience and ensures flexibility to coordinate with other programs
  • o    Follow and ensure camp procedures and policies are adhered to at all times to include Appleby’s Mutual Respect Policy
  • o    Manage and problem solve issues with campers, staff and volunteers
  • o    Ensure all staff within respective discipline receives the proper training related to health and safety
  • o    Ensure the safety and supervision of all campers, staff and visitors

Knowledge and Skills:

  • o    Applicants for this position should have completed minimum 2nd year in a post-secondary education and have thorough knowledge & previous experience instructing Tennis.
  • o    Proven excellence in instructional abilities
  • o    Proven abilities in leading a team of instructors.  Completion of a leadership program is an asset
  • o    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • o    Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • o    Team oriented, motivational and creative
  • o    Energetic and enthusiastic
  • o    Demonstrates effective problem solving skills
  • o    Standard First Aid and CPR – C or higher required
  • o    Bronze Cross and/or NLS certification in lifeguarding is an asset

Appleby College Camps and Academics provide the highest quality of instruction to campers in a fast paced and challenging work environment. Compensation is dependent on experience and qualifications.

In your cover letter please provide the following:

  • o    highlight your previous camp experience/ working with & leading youth (including ages)
  • o    Experience (if any) with Appleby College Camps (instructor in previous years)
  • o    indicate the age group of youth that you would prefer to work
  • o    indicate your area of interest ( specific sports, specific arts, science, early discovery camps)

While all applicants are thanked for their interest, only those chosen for interviews will be contacted. As a condition of employment, a criminal record check is required.

Please apply online by Monday February 5th, 2018 to:

Human Resources, Appleby College

Web site:

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