NSW, Cook & Phillip Aquatic & Fitness Centre - Sydney 2000 CookPhillip Park Pool Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre Victoria Park Pool Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool Prince Alfred Park Pool 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 roles Conducting safe, positive and motivating swimming classes around a structured program, our LTS Instructors assess each student’s level of competency, and instruct them within a swimming program with structured pathways.
As strong swimmers themselves with a passion for all things aquatic, they are able to demonstrate correct swimming techniques, provide explanations and improve swimmer performance with encouragement, positive reinforcement and feedback. We also invite our LTS Instructors to partner with us in developing ideas for new swimming programs and initiatives, including those for people with a disability, and aged over 55. 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. What we are looking for in our ideal candidates: Sound knowledge of swimming industry practices, teaching and coaching principles Ability to manage students of various ages and abilities in an aquatic learning environment Proven interpersonal skills, and ability to act with courtesy and professionalism Strong communication skills and ability to convey clear instructions and information Reliability, punctuality and excellent standards of personal grooming Ability to work a variety of shifts including weekdays, weekends and afternoons Swimming qualifications e.
g. Swim Australia or AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety Current First Aid & CPR Certificate, Working with Children Check, and National Police Check. 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....