Swim Teachers
NSW, City of Sydney Aquatic & Leisure Facilities - Sydney 2000

NSW, City of Sydney Aquatic & Leisure Facilities - Sydney 2000


Cook+Phillip Park Pool

Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre

Gunyama Aquatic Centre

  • Do you have energy, enthusiasm and a desire to help people?
  • Are you a people-person who can foster a safe but fun environment with swimming students, parents and carers?
  • Are you able to teach people of all ages and abilities about water safety and how to swim?
  • Would you like to work in some of Sydney’s most iconic locations?


We are looking for some new Learn to Swim (LTS) Instructors, able to provide exceptional swimming lessons to groups, schools and individuals. Working within swimming program guidelines, we need people who can create a safe, fun and educational environment, in which students progressively learn to swim, and are encouraged to move into competitive swimming as required.


About the Role


As a Swimming Teacher you will teach effective Swimming and Water Safety to help grow our swim program. You may be required to work mornings, evenings and weekends and must be empathetic to the needs of the classes.


You will have a passion for swimming and making children safer around the water. You should be energetic, dynamic, outgoing and fun, with a flair for working with children. You will need outstanding communication skills and a commitment to customer service excellence to ensure swim school members, patrons and parents are gaining maximum benefit and enjoyment from the services provided.


Successful applicants will demonstrate the ability to communicate and interact effectively with students that have a diverse range of ages, abilities, cultures and needs. 


Skills & Attributes

  • Energetic, innovative and decisive teaching style
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • An understanding of OHS and public safety applications within your facility
  • Ability to work mornings, evenings and weekends and must be empathetic to the needs of the classes
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as a strong and valuable part of the team
  • Passion for water safety
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with a diverse range of guests

About the Qualifications

  • Current First Aid Certificate (Level 2)
  • Current CPR
  • Current Working with Children Check (or equivalent)
  • Current National Police Check
  • Current AustSwim Certificate (or equivalent) 
  • AUSTSWIM extension certificate (Desirable) (or equivalent) 

*If you do not currently hold these qualifications you must be willing to acquire. Are you Interested?


What’s more, being in the City of Sydney’s local government area, our pools are located in some of Sydney’s most beautiful locations including the Royal Botanical Gardens, Prince Alfred Park and Victoria Park. Our participant mix is also very diverse and includes school and university students, inner city dwellers, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those aged over 55. We also work in partnership with a range of community organisations intent on helping people see swimming as a means of restorative physical and mental health.


If you are a parent with part-time availability, a person returning to the workforce and/or someone who is looking for a great role that helps people learn, and connects them to leisure, we’d love to hear from you.


Simply complete the application process by clicking the Apply Now button and we’ll be in touch.


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