Swim School Instructor

At CBCity

The City of Canterbury Bankstown is one of the largest Council’s in NSW with the most culturally, socially and economically diverse communities in Sydney. We deliver 21 key services such as childcare, waste collection, parks maintenance, libraries, community facilities and aquatic centres to over 370,000 residents. We are an Award-Winning Council that is regarded as a Leader in the Sector including the most innovative company for 2021 and most progressive Council in 2022.  

Click HERE to hear what our Leisure and Aquatics Team have to say about working at CBCITY! 

The role:

We work as one team, we work with integrity and we care about our customers.

We are looking for individuals who have a commitment to safety and a desire to make a positive difference in our community. As a Swim School Instructor, you will have the opportunity to work across our multi-venue programs and help children and adults learn the lifesaving skill of swimming.

Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Effectively deliver swimming lessons in line with Council’s Swim School Instructor Manual.
  • Ensure set up and pack up of all equipment is done in a timely and safe manner.
  • Actively participate in Swim School Team Member in house training.

*For a full list of duties, please refer to the attached position description.

To be successful in this position, you need to:

  • Demonstrate your ability to swim 25m Freestyle, 25m Backstroke & 25m Breaststroke
  • Demonstrate your ability to teach children in a group class environment.
  • Have excellent verbal communication, organisational and time management skills as well as the ability to provide a great customer experience.
  • Be able to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Have a current Working With Children Check Clearance number.
  • A current Swim Teacher accreditation from Royal Life Saving, Swim Australia, AustSwim or other recognised licence provider.
  • Current CPR certificate
  • COVIDSafe Requirements: Candidates 18yrs of age must have 3 COVID-19 Vaccinations. Candidates under 18yrs of age must have 2 COVID-19 vaccinations and receive the booster upon turning 18. 


  • $35p/h + 10.5% super.
  • Penalty rates earned on weekends.
  • Ability to apply for higher hourly pay rate after 12 months of employment.

For more information, please contact Josephine Brown, Team Leader Swim Schools on 0477 348 250 or josephine.brown@cbcity.nsw.gov.au

In order for your application to be considered, submit your application via the ‘Apply’ button below and create a login using your email address. Please ensure you upload the following:

  • Resume;
  • Cover Letter explaining your suitability for the role;
  • Working with Children Check number (or proof of application);
  • Swim Teacher Licence certificate;
  • Current CPR certificate.
Canterbury Bankstown Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We want our workplace to reflect the diverse community we serve. We encourage applications from all backgrounds, experiences and abilities; this includes people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, the LGBTQI community and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Pre-Employment Medical, which will take place at one of Council's chosen providers and will be conducted at the Council's expense.

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 up to date with their COVID-19 vaccination status before commencing employment with Canterbury-Bankstown Council. Council defines ‘up-to-date’ for any team member over the age of 18, to include having had a third dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine. Team members under the age of 18 are required to have two doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine, and in order to comply with Council’s COVIDSafe Workplace Policy, will be required to receive the third dose by their 18th birthday. Medical exemptions are only available if you are unable to be vaccinated due to genuine medical contraindications and may be subject to further review. Applications for a medical exemption will be managed in accordance with Council’s COVIDSafe Workplace Policy.

Vacancy Description - PD Swim School Instructor.pdf (265 kB)
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