Swimming Teacher In Charge

Contract Type: Casual
Salary: 5B $29.85
Centre: Brunswick Baths,
14 Dawson Street, Brunswick, 3056
• Mentoring & leading a dedicated and passionate team of swim teachers and ensuring the delivery of a high quality program

• Work for an organisation that values diversity.

• Great staff benefits like free access to gyms!


Short Description

​The teacher in charge will work in collaboration with the Aquatics Team Leader and Director ensuring the integrity, quality and high standards of the program are consistently maintained and improved.

Lead and mentor a dedicated and passionate team of swim teachers.

Liaise with families, co-ordinate assessments, emergency evacuation drills and water safety week 

General administration duties

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

​Brunswick Baths has an all year round heated outdoor 50m pool, 20m indoor pool, splash pad, play pool, steam, sauna and spa.  We also have an excellent health club, group fitness, personal training and many ofther classes (eg Adrenaline).  We have a diverse community and are part of the Active Moreland team (6 facilities managed by the YMCA). 

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

​Are you an experienced swim teacher ready to take the next step?  As a Teacher in Charge, you'll utilise your excellent communication and mentoring skills.  Provide consistent feedback to staff, meet deadlines and conduct assessments.

To be a Teacher in Charge at Brunswick Baths, you'll need a minimum of two years' experience as a swim teacher.  Be able to teach all levels (with correct qualifications eg Infants & Pre-School).  Have a thorough knowledge of swimming strokes and have the ability to be able to correct strokes and offer assistance with drills etc.  

You also need good knowledge of Links and be happy to cover and take on additional shifts as required.

All Teachers In Charge are required to have regular swim teaching shifts as well as their Teacher In Charge shift/s.

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


Mandatory qualifications:

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 Pre-School
First Aid
Austswim Assessor

Desirable/Willing to obtain:

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: 22 Dec 2017
Contact: David Thorpe
Email: david.thrope@ymca.org.au
Phone: 9381 1840
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