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Swims Program Instructor - Casual

Job No: CEN705
Location: Gosford NSW

Location: Central Coast Council Leisure Facilities

  • Exciting and challenging role working with all age groups
  • Delivering high quality programs
  • Casual, 38 hours per week Monday - Sunday am and pm shifts (Penalty rates apply for weekend work)
  • Hourly rate $30.01 per hour (including 25% casual loading)

Central Coast Council is an equal opportunity employer and promotes a healthy and safe work environment. You will be required represent the Council honestly, ethically, professionally and lead by example.

Your primary role will be to contribute to the overarching vision and purpose, the role of Swim Programs Instructor is responsible for providing swim programs to groups of all ages. The position of Swim Programs Instructor is required to provide quality customer service and create value for the community.

The successful candidate will need to someone who is adaptable, flexible and focused when dealing with change and be committed to achieving work goals.

 Key activities of this role include:

  • Deliver high quality swim programs to enable participants to achieve their personal development goals and improve the swimming skills of the community
  • Deliver swim programs as per Central Coast Councils Learn to Swim Program guidelines and lesson plans as directed by the Crew Leader
  • Continually review and keep track of participants' progress
  • Ensure the participant safety at all times through provision of safe activities and continual surveillance of swim class members.
  • Prepare lessons and equipment as instructed

Essential qualification:

  • Current Austswim qualification in teaching of swimming and water safety or Swim Coaching qualifications or equivalent.
  • Provide Resuscitation certificate (HLTAID 001)
  • Working with Children Check Clearance Number or Application Number as per Child Protection (Working with Children) Regulation 2013 and Date of Birth for the purpose of verification

Desirable Criteria:

  • Demonstrated experience in delivering high quality swim programs of various levels or demonstrated previous experience in coaching swimming.
  • Demonstrated ability to participate and actively contribute in a team environment to achieve organisational goals and outcomes
  • Strong customer service ethos and a demonstrated customer-centric approach to service provision
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with other staff and members of the public both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to embrace change and commitment to work across multiple work locations.
  • AUSTSWIM Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics certificate

Applicants who progress to interview stage may be required to undertake a basic literacy and numeracy assessment

This role requires proof of Hepatitis B and Tetanus vaccinations.

Central Coast Council is committed to diversity in our community and our workforce. We encourage Indigenous Australians, people with a disability and people from diverse backgrounds to apply to be part of our inclusive team.

If you are deaf, hearing or speech impaired, you can contact us through the National Relay Service TTY call 133 677 or Speak & Listen 1300 555 727.

Enquiries: Tracy Millar / Crew Leader Swim Programs / 43048034

Closing Date:  Applications close on Tuesday 3 October 2017 at midnight 



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