Casual Swim Instructors and Squad Coaches -Mentone Girls' Grammar School - - -Closing 23 Nov 2020

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  • Melbourne Victoria, Australia
  • Sep 25, 2020
Full time Swimming instructing

Job Description

  • Remarkable opportunity to work in a progressive, leading girls’ school
  • Stunning, newly built Aquatic Centre within our Wellbeing Precinct
  • Casual positions, with varied hours available

Mentone Girls’ Grammar is a leading, progressive Australian School specialising in girls' education and wellbeing.  Through our global reach and enterprise culture we are empowering the next generation of enterprising girls to become confident, remarkable women. 

The Aquatic Centre houses an indoor heated technique pool and an indoor heated 25-metre, 8 lane pool and one (1) metre and three (3) metre diving boards. Our Aquatic Centre is due to re-open after Covid-19 forced closure, and we are looking for passionate and enthusiastic swimming instructors for our Learn to Swim program and PE classes for 2021.

About the role:

The School is expanding its Learn-to-Swim and squad programs and is seeking enthusiastic and energetic Swim Instructors that have a passion for swimming and inspiring children to feel safer in, and around water.

Key Responsibilities

  • Delivering high quality programs to our Learn to Swim clients and/or the PE department where applicable
  • Provide high quality learn to swim lessons
  • Embrace our positive swim culture
  • Work as part of a team
  • Provide feedback regarding student’s progression to the Learn to Swim Co-ordinator
  • Identifying when swimmers need to move up to the next level

Successful applicants:

  • Will possess exceptional communications skills
  • Have a commitment to high customer service standards
  • Will enjoy working in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Have proven ability to interact effectively and maintain positive relationships with students, staff, parents and community members to ensure maximum benefit from services provided.

About you:

Essential requirements

  • Current Working with Children Check permit (Employee)
  • AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety qualification (or equivalent)
  • Current CPR Certificate (HLTAID001)
  • Anaphylaxis e-Training
  • Asthma e-Training
  • Child Safety e-training from Mentone Girls’ Grammar
  • Social Media module from Mentone Girls’ Grammar

Desirable for Swim Instructors

  • AUSTSWIM Teacher of Towards Competitive Strokes (TCS)
  • First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003)
  • Australia Pool Lifeguard Certificate
  • Previous experience in a similar role

Desirable for Squad Coach

  • 2 years’ experience and/or background in swim coaching
  • Bronze level coaching accreditation (minimum)
  • First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003)
  • Australia Pool Lifeguard Certificate


  • Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3.30pm - 7.30pm. 
  • School hours Monday - Friday
  • Limited hours during school holidays
  • Saturday morning hours from Term 2, 2021
  • Early morning training as required

Essential Requirements

Desirable Criteria

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For a detailed role description and application requirements, please visit our website

All applications, should be addressed to the Human Resources Department, including details of three referees.

*Mentone Girls’ Grammar School is committed to and promotes the safety, wellbeing, inclusion, participation and empowerment of all children, including Aboriginal children, children with a disability and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

* Mentone Girls’ Grammar School is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and has a zero tolerance of child abuse. To create and maintain a child safe school, Mentone Girls’ Grammar apply Child Safe Standards.

* Mentone Girls' Grammar School has rigorous human resources and recruitment practices for all its staff and volunteers. All of our people, including volunteers and contractors, are required to hold a current Working with Children Check or current VIT Registration as well as undergo an identity check.