Learn to Swim Instructors
With over 1,200 bookings per week, our Learn to Swim program is rapidly growing and to meet the demand, we are opening our expressions of interest to add to our community of passionate Learn to Swim Instructors, with casual shifts available between 9.00am-12.00pm and 3.00pm – 6.30pm Mondays to Fridays, with Saturday shifts from 8.00am-12.00pm.
As either an experienced Learn to Swim Instructor, or someone looking to train and step into a role, you’re able to have flexibility in hours and shifts to suit your needs. Training through Swim Australia is available for those looking to become qualified and you will be able to complete your practical hours here at Pymble Swimming under the guidance of our experienced instructors. Our team will support you to ensure you have the abilities and confidence required you to promote water safety, deliver our lesson plans and encourage swimming as an essential life-skill.
With a strong connection with each student, our classes range from 6 months of age through to school aged children, for both Pymble students and the public. You will be supported in your success through an established program that provides lesson plans and proven methodologies to achieve key competencies and to ensure that our swimmers reach their personal goals.
Your own development will also be a focus, with career progression and future succession through to supervisory roles possible for those who excel and are driven to take their career to the next level.
Your kind of benefits
Our hourly rate for instructors is $34.33 per hour, plus superannuation and loading. Penalties and overtime are available where applicable.
We offer a range of other benefits, including:
- mentoring groups and professional development support
- your own access to our Aquatic and Fitness Centre, with free Yoga and Pilates classes
- easy access with close public transport and onsite or nearby (street) parking.
We also provide a wide range of opportunities for Pymble people to grow personally and professionally, including through growth strategies, training and professional development, career progression, access to technology and resources, and health and wellbeing opportunities.
Our kind of team member
You will have:
- A willingness to support the ethos and values of the College.
- Current Swim Australia Teacher or AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety certification, or willingness to undergo the training program.
- Current Teacher of Infants and Preschool Aquatics, or willingness to undergo the training, for instructors specific to our Preschool program.
- Current CPR qualifications, or willingness to obtain.
- Previous experience in aquatic education or the aquatic industry is desirable.
- Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement.
Your kind of workplace
Pymble people are at the heart of what the College offers its students. That’s why every teacher, operational and co-curricular staff member is valued for being the person they are, for the quality of their work, for their diverse contribution and for their wins – big and small. We express our appreciation in many ways, including through recognition programs, story sharing, celebrations, feedback and competitive remuneration.
We treasure our caring, collegiate community, which Pymble people often refer to as the ‘Pymble family’. We also appreciate that our family is not the only one in the lives of Pymble people, so we ‘walk the talk’ when it comes to supporting work-life balance, providing family benefits and contributing to community connections.
Our kind of process
Please submit your application via the form below. Our process normally involves 2 rounds of interviews and reference checks.
Please note that applications will be reviewed as they are received, and applicants will be contacted in the event that a position is available in the team.
The successful candidate must have a Working with Children Check clearance prior to engagement.
Pymble Ladies’ College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a workforce which represents the diverse society in which we live. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
We acknowledge the Durramurragal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which our College is built. We pay respect to elders past, present and future recognising the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.