Swim Teacher - YMCA Victoria - RE Grade 3-5 : $21.97-$25.20 ph + super - Closing 7 Mar 2021

£21.97 - £25.20 hourly
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  • Fawkner and Oak Park ▸ Victoria ▸ Australia
  • Dec 26, 2020
Full time Swimming

Job Description


At the Y, we believe in the power of inspired young people. A community not-for-profit organisation with 17 million participations annually across Australia. 8,000 staff and volunteers serve at more than 150 locations every day. We partner with government and private capital to deliver programs and services that include community recreation, adventure and stadium sports, camping, learn to swim, children's programs, early learning, youth services, retirement living, disability services and social enterprises.

About Fawkner Leisure Centre and Oak Park Aquatic Centre

The YMCA has been engaged by Moreland City Council to work together to deliver the vision of an Active Moreland for the entire Moreland community.

Fawkner Leisure Centre and Oak Park Sports & Aquatic Centre are two of six Active Moreland sites with a strong membership base carrying over to the swimming lessons.  The centres consist of a variety of heated 50 metre outdoor pools, Program Pool, splash park & toddler pool, fully equipped gyms, group fitness rooms and training zones and crèche at Fawkner.

Key Elements of the Role 

Fawkner Leisure Centre and Oak Park Sports & Aquatic Centre are looking for experienced and competent swimming teachers to join our Aquatics teams.  The suitable candidate will need to be available during the week and weekends for our swimming program. A range of shifts is available to a suitable candidate with lessons running throughout the week and on weekends.

The Aquatic Education program at Fawkner Leisure Centre and Oak Park Sports & Aquatic Centre is run through the YMCA swimming lessons program following the YMCA's swimming lesson curriculum and level guides.

Available to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.

This position is available in both a part-time and casual capacity.

Selection Criteria 

Capabilities and Behaviours

  • Demonstrates YMCA Victoria values, Honesty, Caring, Respect and Responsibility
  • Demonstrates motivation and commitment to perform to a high standard
  • Accepts personal accountability for workplace actions and consequences

Knowledge and Experience

  • Knowledge of YMCA Swimming Lessons philosophy and teaching guidelines
  • Knowledge of AUSTSWIM Industry Guidelines

Personal Attributes

  • Performs in a way that inspires and motivates colleagues and the team to perform to a high standard
  • Punctual in both shifts and staff meetings
  • Displays interest, enthusiasm, patience, respect and innovation to students and peers


Mandatory Pre-Requisite Qualifications

  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  • HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety or equivalent
  • AUSTSWIM Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics

Other Desired Qualifications

  • AUSTSWIM Teacher of Aquatics - Access and Inclusion
  • AUSTSWIM Teacher of Towards Competitive Strokes
  • AUSTSWIM Teacher of Adults

YMCA, including Boards of Directors, is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework. YMCA requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to:

  • a national criminal history check
  • an international criminal history check where applicants have worked overseas
  • holding or obtaining a Working with Children Clearance/ equivalent in accordance with state/ territory laws
  • ACF Safeguarding Children and Young People Certificate (completion online prior to commencement)
  • Two reference checks

 Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People framework, which includes a thorough safeguarding children and young people induction and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of children and young people throughout their engagement with YMCA.

Essential Requirements

Desirable Criteria