Swimming Teacher

Contract Type: Casual
Salary: Grade RE3 – AW4 status ($25.31 - $27.71)
Centre: Coburg Leisure Centre,
Bridges Reserve, Bell St, Coburg, 3058
• YMCA Swimming Teachers are an essential component in the delivery of the swimming lesson program here at Coburg Leisure Centrelesson programs and services

• Work for an organisation that values diversity.

• Great staff benefits like free access to gyms!


Short Description

​YMCA Swimming Teachers are an essential component in the delivery of the swimming lesson program here at Coburg Leisure Centre. Swimming Teachers are required to maintain thorough knowledge and understanding of all aspects of YMCA swimming  programs, educational trends and industry development.


About the Company

YMCA Victoria is a charitable, not-for-profit community organisation that has served the Victorian community for more than 160 years. Together with our partners, we address community needs whilst building strong people, strong families and strong communities. With over 5,000 employees, we deliver programs and services at more than 150 locations every day in settings including camps, student accommodation, community recreation and sporting facilities, swimming pools, early education, schools and kindergartens, youth services and youth justice facilities.

About the Centre

​Located in the beautiful Bridges Reserve, Coburg Leisure Centre has been improving the health, safety and wellbeing of the City of Moreland's community since 1993. Centre features include a spacious and fully-equipped gym, a group fitness room and a varied group fitness timetable with up to 80 classes per week, a dedicated cycle room, an indoor heated 25 metre pool, learners pool, toddler pool with water feature, a spa and steam room, structured swimming lesson programs for infants up to adults, a café with a range of healthy food options and a childcare facility with outdoor play area. Coburg Leisure Centre is an inclusive leisure facility with access for all abilities, friendly staff and a welcoming environment.

Our Culture
At the YMCA, 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.

About the Role

Capabilities and Behaviours

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Passionate and enthusiastic about Aquatic Education

Able to create age/skill appropriate lesson plans

Knowledge and Experience

Understanding of the AUSTSWIM and YMCA Swimming Lesson programs

Qualifications and / or Licences

First Aid Level 2 and CPR

AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety

AUSTSWIM Teacher of Infant Aquatics (or willing to obtain within probationary period)

Working with Children Check

Safeguarding Children and Young People (completed after selection prior to employment)

How to Apply
Please submit: CV/Resume, Cover Letter


Working With Children, Safeguarding Children and Young People Certificate (Completion upon successful applications)

AUSTSWIM, Teacher of swimming and Water Safety

AUSTSWIM, Teacher of Infants and Preschool (or willing to obtain within probationary period)

Level 2 First Aid & CPR

YMCA Victoria is committed to safeguarding children and young people. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment, and successful applicants must comply with the YMCA’s Safeguarding Children and Young People Framework. Visit our website for further information

How to Apply

Closing Date: 15 Dec 2017
Contact: Rebecca Whitfield
Email: rebecca.whitfield@ymca.org.au
Phone: 9354 3504
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