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City of Torrance
Class Code: 0031
Class Designaton: Non-Civil Service/At-Will (Part Time)
Unit Representation: Torrance Recurrent Recreational
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Under supervision, prepares lesson plans and plans, organizes, instructs, and/or directs advanced level classes in specialized discipline or topic; and does related work as required.
The Instructor II reports directly to a full time Recreation professional. Differs from the Instructor I in that the incumbent is assigned to teach adult classes that are on an advanced level.
Representative Job Duties
Prepares lesson plans and plans, organizes, instructs, and directs classes in a specialized discipline or topic.
Conducts demonstrations/presentations to student.
Evaluates student level of ability to develop appropriate lesson plans and to modify instruction plan during class based on student need.
Evaluates progress of student/class.
Prepares course materials and instructional aids.
Sets up audiovisual equipment for instructional purposes.
may on occasion provide direction to assistants.
Prepares activity and other reports.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Latest state-of-the-art of specialized subject area;
Techniques of instruction for advanced students;
Basic First Aid.
Develop lesson plans for advanced students independently;
Follow written and oral instructions;
Write required reports;
Implement department's philosophy of recreation;
Learn, monitor, and enforce departmental policies and procedures including health and safety rules;
Evaluate class activities to assess class/program effectiveness;
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public and other personnel;
Demonstrate mastery as required in specialty area.
Ten years of experience teaching the equivalent of four semester courses per year. Four of the ten years may be substituted by possession of a relevant degree from a college, university, or specialized school. Possession of a master's degree would substitute for an additional three years experience. Significant recognized ranking in the field may be substituted for four years of the required experience.
No specific minimum.