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Swim Programs Instructors - Casual

Job No: CEN3510
Location: Central Coast NSW


Location: Central Coast Council Leisure Facilities NSW

  • Fun and active roles teaching essential swim skills to all ages
  • Perfect role for positive, flexible and customer focused individuals 
  • Casual positions up to 38 hours per week
  • Salary $34.85 per hour (includes 25% casual loading) + 11% superannuation. Penalty rates apply for weekend work

Central Coast Council is committed to the goals of equal opportunity employment. We aim to provide a work environment for our employees that fosters equity, diversity and respect.

Council is committed to providing safe environments that protect the physical, emotional, cultural and social wellbeing of children on the Central Coast.

Ideally located on the northern fringe of Sydney and just an hour's drive from Newcastle, the Central Coast offers one of the best places in Australia to live and work. 

Today the Central Coast is one of the fastest growing regions in NSW, with the third largest Local Government Area (LGA) in NSW and the 6th Largest LGA in Australia.

Casual Swim Programs Instructors are an important and highly valued part of our Leisure and Pools team, ensuring we can offer continuity of service in the absence of our permanent staff and providing high quality swim programs to meet the needs of our community.

As part of our Casual team you will play a key role as you connect with learn to swim customers of all age groups delivering our contemporary and high quality swim programs. 

We are looking for professional, team oriented and highly motivated individuals who enjoy being part of a diverse team, and understand the importance of a positive customer experience. Our casuals have a great opportunity to get to know all of our Swim Programs teams from Peninsula Leisure Centre Woy Woy to Toukley Aquatic Centre and enjoy variety in the teams, tasks and days and times worked.

Successful applicants will be employed on a casual day-to-day basis. Shifts will be available Monday to Sunday, morning and afternoon. Penalty rates apply for weekend shifts.

This position is required to provide quality customer service and create value for the community.

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 requirements include:

  • Current AUSTSWIM qualification in teaching of swimming and water safety or Swim Australia Teacher (SAT) or Swim Coaching qualifications or equivalent;
  • Provide Resuscitation Certificate (HLTAID 001 / HLTAID 009);
  • Working with Children Check Clearance Number or Application Number as per Child Protection (Working with Children) Regulation 2013 (if over 18) or willingness to obtain prior to any offer of employment;
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering high quality swim programs of various levels or demonstrated previous experience in coaching swimming;
  • Demonstrated ability to embrace change and commitment to work across multiple work locations.

It is the responsibility of successful applicants to undertake a course of Hepatitis B and Tetanus vaccinations or to demonstrate their immunity prior to commencement of employment.

Enquiries:  Leanne Hall, Crew Leader Swim Programs on 0438 890 045 or Tracy Millar, Crew Leader Swim Programs on 0418 474 082. 

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.


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Thank you for your interest in the position.

Apply now using our fast, easy to use on-line application process. 

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To lodge your application, please follow the below steps:

Step 1:  Answer the on-line questions shown below. Please ensure that you provide as much detail as possible in response to the questions asked.

Step 2:  Attach your Resume 

Step 3:  Attach your qualifications and licences

Once your application is successfully lodged you will receive an automated response sent to your e-mail address. If a response is not received this means that your application has not been successfully submitted and you will need to lodge another application.

IMPORTANT: If you require assistance to lodge your application please contact our Talent Acquisition team by emailing or phone 0417 293 628 to discuss what reasonable adjustments you may need.

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PLEASE NOTE: By completing and submitting this online application you confirm that any information provided by yourself in this application is true & correct and acknowledge that any offer of employment may be withdrawn should the information that you have provided in support of your application be shown to be false.  You also consent to employment screening checks being conducted where appropriate.  This may include associated checks (Referee check, Working With Children Check, Entitlement to Work in Australia, Employment History and an Australian Federal Police Check) as well as substantiation of educational qualifications, industry memberships, previous Central Coast Council employment history and association with professional bodies.

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