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Competition #: 000AU4-Jan0419A
Position: Recreation Programmer - EXCEL
Job Description: (click here to view)
Location: Excel (Harbour View Elementary)
Department: Finance
Assignment: Recreation Programmer - 15 Month Term
Status: Term
Percentage: 100%
Start Date: Friday, March 01 2019
End Date: Monday, June 01 2020
Posted: Friday, January 04 2019 4:00 PM
Deadline: Wednesday, January 23 2019 4:00 PM


This position has closed. No further applications will be accepted.

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The Recreation Programmer is responsible to oversee the programming, development and delivery of the Halifax Regional Centre for Education’s EXCEL Programs. These programs include Before and After School Programs and provide recreational programming across multiple sites. The Recreation Programmer will guide the development of engaging programming to meet the needs and interests of registered students; monitor staff performance; assist on-site staff with programming, information and resources; develop and implement staff orientation, training and policy; address parent inquiries and concerns; and oversee the supply and programming budget. Working collaboratively within a team environment, the Recreation Programmer reports directly to the Manager, EXCEL Program.


(a) Degree in Recreational Management, Child & Youth Studies, Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Level 3 Classification or equivalent degree;

(b) Minimum five (5) years experience in a recreational programming/child care management field;

(c) Minimum three (3) years supervisory experience, preferably in a multi-site environment;

(d) Valid First Aid / CPR certification;

(e) Education and/or experience in human resources considered an asset;

(f) Experience with children with special needs considered an asset.


Start Date: 

March 1, 2019

This is a Professional Employees Group (PEG) position with a starting salary of $53,935.59 on the NCR 9 salary scale.

Please refer to job description for further details.

The Halifax Regional Centre for Education values diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from African Nova-Scotians and other members of racially visible communities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and women in non-traditional roles. Applicants from these designated groups wishing to self identify may do so by completing the Diversity Management section under the Questionnaire heading in the online resume.

Thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Employment with the Halifax Regional Centre for Education is contingent upon providing a satisfactory Criminal Records Check with a Vulnerable Sector Search and Child Abuse Registry Search.