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Swim Teacher (Infants and Preschool) - Ashburton

LocationAshburton, VIC 3147
Work TypeCasual
Positions3 Positions
Salary RangeAU$30 - 35 per hour
Published At:a month ago
  • Swimming Instructor
  • Learn to Swim Instructor
  • Swim School Instructor
  • First aid
Job no: E9NNG
  • Enjoy great work/life balance & a range of benefits which improve your wellbeing and help you develop as an individual!
  • Free access to gyms, recreation, and aquatics centres across the state!
  • Casual | $34.07 per hour + super

At the Y our vision is a better tomorrow where all people can belong. 

As the largest employer in fitness and recreation we have more than 5,000 staff at over 140 centres across Victoria. With us, you will work with fun colleagues who have a shared passion for making a difference in the lives of individuals and transforming communities for the better. 

About the Centre

Ashburton Pool and Recreation Centre is part of the Boroondara Leisure Facilities and is managed by YMCA Victoria. Running a variety of fitness programs to support your journey to a healthier lifestyle. The centre is home to five pools; an outdoor 25m Pool, Indoor 25m Pool, Hydrotherapy Pool, 2 spas, a toddler pool with a feature play slide and a sauna. Ashburton also has 2 basketball courts, a gym, creche and a café.

About the role

As an Infant and Preschool Swim Teacher at Ashburton Pool and Recreation Centre, you will design and implement lesson plans that foster swimming skills in children from infancy through school age. You will combine stroke development with water safety to boost your students' confidence and abilities in the water. Your role will include:

  • Structure and design of lessons with appropriate activities that challenge and develop your students swimming and water safety ability
  • Recommending students for level progression as appropriate
  • Teaching and modeling effective problem solving skills and conflict resolution skills

This is a casual role with an hourly rate of $34.07 + super.

About you

You will be passionate about inspiring and developing water safety and swimming skills in children and young people. Experience in other teaching or coaching roles is a bonus but not necessary. Personal attributes such as patience, respect, and enthusiasm will take you far as a Swim Teacher!

In this role you will unlock the power of all children to be inspired by swimming, creating lifelong opportunities. You will:

  • Demonstrate a passion and enthusiasm to teach children to swim
  • Provide excellent customer service to parents and students alike
  • Be motivated and committed to perform to a high standard
  • Be friendly, polite and approachable at all times
  • Display interest, enthusiasm, patience and respect to children and peers

Essential Qualifications

  • HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • Accredited Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety (AUSTSWIM or equivalent)
  • Teacher of Infants and Preschool Aquatics

Other Desired Qualifications

  • Teacher Developing Competitive Strokes or equivalent
  • Teacher of Aquatics - Access and Inclusion
  • Teacher of Adults


At the Y Victoria we value our people. Working for us means you’ll enjoy great work/life balance and a range of benefits which improve your wellbeing and help you develop as an individual, such as:

  • Flexible working and rostering arrangements
  • Opportunities for career development and growth
  • Free access to gyms, recreation, and aquatics centres across the state
  • Free access to the Virtual Y – online health and wellness

At the Y Victoria, we are committed to empowering all Children and Young People to feel safe and be safe. As such, we ensure that all of our candidates are appropriately screened (including police check, Working with Children Check and reference checks). To learn more about our commitment to safeguarding children and young people visit victoria.ymca.org.au

How to Apply

Working for the YMCA is a rewarding and challenging experience for those with a positive attitude, zest for life and who seek to contribute to the bigger picture. If this is you, click the Apply button now.

Y Victoria is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. We warmly welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Y Victoria are proud to be a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer, we commit to respond to every applicant.


$34.08 ph + super and free access to gyms and pools around the state!

  • Published on 23 May 2024, 3:16 AM