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Aquatic Education Teacher
  • Casual position (Term based)
  • Hourly rate: $36.66 inclusive of 25% casual loading plus applicable superannuation.
  • Junior rates will apply under the age of 21 years.


An opportunity exists at the Ballarat Aquatic & Lifestyle Centre for a positive and friendly AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety. 


This position requires a positive, energetic and vibrant attitude with a willingness to learn and continuously improve. 


You will have exceptional customer service skills and a strong desire to exceed member expectations, with the ability to work well as part of a team. Flexible hours and days are required for this role over a 6-day roster which include some or all the following; mornings, afternoons, evenings and/or weekends.  


The successful applicant will be responsible for delivering classes in our Aquatic Education program which focusses on teaching children and adults to swim and to be safer around aquatic environments. Our classes cater for students from nervous beginners through to more advanced swimmers. Our classes are school aged up to adults. You will only be assigned infant and preschool classes if you have the required qualification. 


Essential requirements: 

  • AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming & Water Safety
  • Working with Children Check 
  • Level 2 First Aid and CPR 


Desirable criteria: 

  • AUSTSWIM Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics
  • AUSTSWIM Teacher of Aquatics- Access and Inclusion 
  • AUSTSWIM Teacher of Developing Competitive Strokes  


The successful applicant will be required have: 

  • Excellent communication skills  
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills 
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team and contribute in a way that adds to the effectiveness of the team 
  • You will be able to demonstrate an ability to plan and deliver high quality lessons 
  • Demonstrated willingness to participate in industry training and professional development courses 


To apply for this position please click on the Apply button and submit your application. Please ensure that you provide a cover letter, current resume and answer screening questions based on the key selection criteria. 


The successful applicant will be required to under a full employment medical and police check.  


For further information on the above position contact Leanne White, Aquatic Education Team Leader, on 5329 1684. 


The City of Ballarat has a zero tolerance for child abuse and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including Aboriginal children, children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and children with disability. 

Job Ref: GE000012
Submitted: 22-11-2021
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