Swimming Instructor | YMCA NSW Careers

Swimming Instructor

  • Location: South Windsor, NSW
  • Work-type: Casual
  • Category: Recreation
  • Expires: Sept. 15, 2019 at 11 p.m.
  • Salary: $15 - $27
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Job details

  • Like being around water?
  • Teach our patrons the essential skills about swimming.
  • Have flexible working hours across the 7 days of the week

We are now looking for 3 Swimming instructors to come join the team at Hawkesbury Oasis, you will come with a passion for the water and an ability to teach essential skills about swimming. 

About your new role

Our Swimming Instructors are a happy bunch, every day they are teaching young people the essential skill of swimming. They love seeing those big wide smiles each day, as the children splash around having fun, while gaining confidence and becoming safe in and around the water.

All our team have the following qualities in common:

  • Passion
  • Enthusiasm
  • Love the water
  • Enjoy working with children

If this sounds familiar and you are motivated by teaching a skill for life and making a social impact, then we have the opportunity you have been dreaming of! 

Every year YMCA NSW/ACT teaches over 17,000 children how to swim across our 12 aquatic centres throughout NSW & ACT. Our aquatic education programs and services are industry leading and renowned in the community.

In addition to the satisfaction of teaching children swimming and water safety, we offer:

  • Supportive team environment
  • Above industry award rates
  • Discounted access to some of our services across the Y
  • Flexible hours
  • Career pathways in the aquatics field

If this sounds like the job for you, apply today!

Don't have your Swimming qualifications? We will help you get this!

In the coming months we will be providing training to enable you to get your Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety qualification. This will be a two day course which will also include an online component and prac hours.

If this sounds like the job for you, apply today!

To be successful in this role, you will have

  • Current First Aid
  • Current CPR
  • Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety License
  • Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics and/or Access and Inclusion and Adults Coaching License (desirable)

About the Y 

YMCA NSW is a profit-for-purpose organisation focused on healthy living, social impact and empowering young people. We operate 22 recreation centres, 63 Out of School Hours Care services and two camping locations which fund our diverse range of community programs, employing 1800 staff across NSW.

Our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We encourage people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family & caring responsibilities & cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage to apply.

Commitment to Safeguarding

YMCA, including Boards of Directors, is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework. YMCA requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to:

  • a national criminal history check;
  • an international criminal history check where applicants have worked overseas;
  • holding or obtaining a Working with Children Clearance/ equivalent in accordance with state/ territory laws;
  • Two reference checks.

Please note, the results of any National and International Police Check will only be used to assess your suitability to perform the role.

Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People framework, which includes a thorough safeguarding children and young people induction and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of children and young people throughout their engagement with YMCA.