Learn-to-Swim Instructors

$26.47 hourly
  • Gold Coast City Council
  • Pimpama QLD, Australia
  • 05 Apr, 2022
Casual/Seasonal/Maternity Education, Training, and Sports

Job Description

Learn to Swim Instructors
Lifestyle and Community
GC Aquatic Centre, Pimpama Sports Hub, Palm Beach Aquatic Centre
City of Gold Coast Certified Agreement 2019 - Stream B Health, Sports & Fitness Level 2
City of Gold Coast Certified Agreement 2019 - Stream B Health, Sports & Fitness Level 3
Hourly rate displayed excludes casual loading, applicable penalties and superannuation of up to 12% employer contribution.


Casual positions available
Southport, Pimpama and Palm Beach Aquatic Centres

There’s nothing Gold Coasters love more than getting outdoors and maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle and at City of Gold Coast we take pride in providing the community with essential health and well-being products and services at our aquatic centres.

Our aquatic facilities offer something for everyone: learn to swim programs; swimming school programs and carnivals; squad swimming; diving program and pool; and a fitness centre and active and healthy aqua classes too.

We’re Hiring!

We’re seeking energetic and enthusiastic Learn to Swim Instructors to join our team providing swimming lessons to students across our Gold Coast community.

Our Swim Schools host a variety of local schools for lessons, alongside running our regular Learn to Swim and Squad classes. We have casual positions available at Gold Coast Aquatic Centre, Pimpama Aquatic Centre and at Palm Beach Aquatic Centre until its closure in April 2022.

You'll bring to the role a genuine passion for the successful progression of students within the learn to swim program, ensuring our students are instructed at the highest level. Experience as a Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics is highly desirable.

These positions are casual however may lead to ongoing employment for suitable candidates, across our venues.  You'll be rostered to work 2-3 hour shifts across the aquatic centre's operating hours, including early mornings and late afternoons. Your flexibility and availability across the week, as well as the ability to work Saturdays, will be highly regarded. 

You share our commitment to our corporate values:

  • We aim high – You have a flair for working with children and their guardians, and your energy and enthusiasm is contagious.
  • We add value – You take pride in thinking outside the box to design and deliver aquatic programs to ensure students and guardians gain maximum benefit and enjoyment from the services provided.
  • We take responsibility – Your passionate about water safety and committed to facilitating a safe and enjoyable aquatic experience for everyone.
  • We work as a team – You understand everyone in the team has a role to play to ensure we deliver exceptional experiences for our members.

We offer:

  • A friendly and supportive team where you will be recognised and rewarded.
  • Opportunities for professional development training and study assistance to enhance your career progression.
  • Working within a culture that promotes a healthy work life balance and flexible working arrangements.
  • Up to 12% employer superannuation contribution and options to salary sacrifice.

The Selection Process

As part of our selection process, you will be required to undertake police checks, employment history checks, qualification checks, a pre-employment medical and drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Australian Standards and Council's procedures.

Apply Now!

If you think you have what it takes to be a valuable member of our Learn to Swim Team, select “Apply Now” and follow the on-screen prompts to complete and submit your application.

For more details, please call the Contact Person listed on the advertisement. For queries or issues regarding the eRecruit system, please phone 1300 465 326 during Business Hours.

Please note applications for this position will close at 10.30pm on the listed closing date.

Essential: Do you hold a current Statement of Attainment Swimming and Water Safety Teacher (SISSS00112) from AUSTSWIM, ASCTA or Royal Life Saving Australia?
Essential: Do you hold a current statement of attainment in Provide First Aid (HLTAID003 or HLTAID011) and Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID001 or HLTAID009)?
Essential: Do you possess a valid Queensland Working with Children Blue Card or if not, are willing to obtain one prior to commencing if successful? (Please note under new laws, No Card, No Start.)
Essential: Tell us about your experience conducting swimming lessons as part of a Learn to Swim program and why you believe you are the most suitable person for the position.
Kristyn Watkins
07 5582 9162
Open Ended
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Job Closing Date

05 Jun, 2022