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Equine Riding Instructor at Green Chimneys

The Equine Program Riding Instructor is responsible for implementing educational aspects of the equine program and farm department, with a focus on equine assisted activities, equine education and riding classes. Under the direction of the Equine Program Manager, the instructor must be able to prepare and implement a diverse therapeutic/educational/recreational program that combines riding lessons, groundwork and vocational activities in a relationship based therapeutic environment. Annual work schedule primarily follows a school-year calendar.

Instructor responsibilities also include:

  • Daily supervision of volunteers and interns
  • Assessment and scheduling of students in the equine program: including completion of progress notes, assignment of grades and completing paperwork required by our school and by PATH Intl.
  • Assisting in the maintenance of our PATH Intl. Premier Accredited Center Status and maintenance of  all paperwork related to this accreditation
  • Participation in all aspects of horse care including stall cleaning, feeding and grooming
  • Schooling of horses – ensuring mental and physical fitness for participation in therapeutic programming
  • Providing basic medical care/first aid for horses
  • Selecting appropriate tack for individual horses/program needs
  • Supporting the farm and school during special events

Qualifications

PATH Instructor Certification preferred. Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.  Must have strong background in horseback riding, training/conditioning horses, and teaching beginner riding lessons to children.

To Apply:

http://jobs.greenchimneys.org/careers/Careers.aspx?req=2020-170&type=JOBDESCR

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