Parks, Forestry & Recreation

CAN-BIKE(Cycling) Instructor TR0032

Job Summary: To plan, organize, implement and provide instruction of the CAN-BIKE programs in either an on-road or car-free environment.
Machines and Equipment Used: Bicycle, helmet, recreation and various office equipment, first aid kit.
Season(s): Spring, Summer
District(s): All  District map (pdf)
Wage: $19.13 per hour

Responsibilities:

  • Plans, organizes, implements and provides instruction of the CAN-BIKE programs.
  • Utilizes the appropriate CAN-BIKE curriculum for the course being offered.
  • Demonstrates correct use of cycling safety equipment and procedures.
  • Secures teaching environment and assesses all equipment (bikes and helmets) according to Health and Safety standards.
  • Verifies cycling routes prior to the start of the session.
  • Performs pre-course communication with students to assess students skill level for appropriate course enrolment.
  • Maintains a safe and supportive learning environment, ensuring that the skills being taught are appropriate for the skill levels of the students.
  • Implements strategies to limit falls in the bike handling portion of the class.
  • Adjusts teaching parameters to changing road, traffic and weather conditions and the fitness level of participants.
  • Responsible for 5 to 8 cyclists of varying ages and abilities in low, moderate and high traffic on road conditions.
  • Co-ordinates with co-instructor if applicable.
  • Performs administrative tasks to support the program, including incident/accident reports where necessary.
  • Interacts with participants, staff and the public to provide program information.
  • Evaluates participants and completes progress reports.
  • Ensures staff follow the principles of Healthy Child Development (High Five) in the planning and delivery of programs.
  • Ensures that program facilities, equipment and supplies meet Health and Safety standards.
  • Takes action to deal with incidents, problems and emergencies and comply with Divisional/City Policies and Procedures.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions, including participating in Mandatory First Alert Training.

Qualifications:

  • CAN-BIKE 2 and CAN-BIKE Instructor certification
  • Current Ontario Cycling Association Membership
  • Significant experience working with the appropriate age group.
  • Must produce original current Emergency First Aid certification as recognized by the WSIB.