The Right Step, Inc., a PATH, Intl. Premier Accredited adaptive riding and horsemanship program in Littleton, CO, is in search of riding and horsemanship instructors. Positions are part-time. PATH, Intl. CTRI is strongly preferred but will support certification for strong candidates. INSTRUCTOR JOB DESCRIPTION Job title: Instructor Reports to: Executive Director JOB SUMMARY Conduct individual and group adaptive riding and ground-based lessons that meet the needs and goals of clients with disabilities in practice consistent with guidelines set forth by PATH, Intl. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Plan, implement, facilitate, and evaluate lessons for clients with disabilities age 4 through adult.
Supervise volunteers before, during, and after lessons.
Supervise clients before, during, and after lessons.
Maintain written case notes and lesson plans for each client in a way that they are available to other staff.
Match appropriate horse and tack to each client’s individual needs.
Ensure each horse is adequately trained and sound for what it is being asked to do.
Keep up to date with continuing education required by PATH, Intl.
Ensure lessons are conducted in a manner consistent with standards set by PATH, Intl.
Adhere to all written policies and procedures put forth by the Board of Directors.
JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS Education: HS diploma or equivalent required Training Requirements: Current PATH, Intl. Certified instructor and current CPR/ First Aid certification; additional PATH, Intl. ESMHL and Mentor certification preferred. If not PATH, Intl. Certified, commitment to certify within a year of hire required. Knowledge Requirements: At least intermediate-level horse care and riding knowledge. Experience: Extensive horse handling and riding experience required. Teaching experience required. Other: Position requires an enthusiastic team player who promotes a positive barn atmosphere for clients, volunteers, and equines. BENEFITS Paid Sick and Safe Time off based on hours worked. SALARY $18-25 per hour depending on experience/certification. Part-time weekday and Sunday morning hours are available. POSTING EXPIRATION DATE The position is open until filled. The selection process will begin immediately. Apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. The Right Step, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 1/27/22