Swim School Instructors (Casual)

Are you a qualified Swim School Instructor looking at joining one of Sydney’s largest Council? If so, we have an exciting opportunity to join our vibrant team as we slowly come into our peak season. There are several positions available. 

The primary purpose of a Swim School Instructor is to deliver high quality Learn to Swim classes to the Community of Canterbury Bankstown in line with Council’s policies and procedures at Austswim and Swim Australia qualified standards.

The role is paying $33.75 inclusive of casual loading

Accountabilities for this role will include;

• Effectively deliver instruction of Learn to Swim classes to program participants
• Deliver lessons in line with Council’s Swim School Instructor Manual
• Deliver lessons in line with the Aquatics Unit Customer Service Charter and Council’s organisational Vision and Values
• Set up and pack up all equipment in a timely and safe manner
• Demonstrate interest in the development of program participants by knowing their name and ability
• Maintain current Austswim, Swim Australia, CPR and First Aid qualifications at all times
• Attend and actively participate in Council’s in-service training sessions and meetings
• Actively participate in the consultation process of Council’s Swim School program and operations
• Commit to shifts on a termly basis
• Any other duties as requested by the Aquatics Leadership Team in line with skills and experience

To be successful in this position you will have:

• Austswim or Swim Australia Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety
• Senior First Aid
• Advanced Resuscitation
• A valid Working with Children Check identity number
• Demonstrated experience in the effective instruction of Swim School classes
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent customer service skills
• Experience in a demanding work environment
• Experience dealing with customer enquiries and complaints
• Sound time management and organisational ability
• The ability to work flexible hours from Monday through to Saturday
• The ability to follow instructions and procedures
• The ability to prepare daily lesson plans

This position requires a Pre-Placement Health Assessment in the interest of providing a safe and healthy workplace. The medical will take place at one of Council's chosen providers and will be conducted at the Council's expense.

This position involves working with children. As per the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012, a Working with Children Check identity number with clearance will be required for an application to be considered for this position. Applicants under the age of 18 years are not required to obtain one. For more information visit www.kids.nsw.gov.au.

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted online by clicking the 'Apply' button below and creating a login using your email address. When submitting your application, make sure to address the Essential Criteria mentioned in the below Position Description in your covering letter.

For more information, please contact Nicky Michels (Team Leader Swim School) on 0437 130 950

Canterbury Bankstown Council prides itself on being a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. We encourage people with a disability or culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Council is committed to ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of all team members and other workers. Our COVIDsafe Workplace Policy requires all team members to be fully vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 vaccine before commencing employment with Canterbury Bankstown Council.

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