Type of Position: Casual

Rate of Pay: As per experience, according to the Fitness Industry Award

Position Objective: The role of a Learn to Swim & Water Safety Instructor is to deliver the Macksville Memorial Aquatic and Fitness Centre (MMAFC) water education program (known as First Splashes) as per policies and procedures. This includes providing a duty of care to learners; and responding to learner or parent/guardian enquiries regarding progress and general information about the First Splashes education pathway.

The major accountability of the role is to maintain comprehensive knowledge of teaching and water safety providing a positive, supportive, and safe learning environment for all swimming and water safety program participants.


Key Responsibilities
Teaching Duties
•    Apply lesson plans for each session.
•    Deliver classes as per class times and the centre’s program.
•    Help to set up and pack away teaching equipment for each session
•    Complete all administration for each lesson as per procedures
•    Assist with an in-house marketing campaigns and strategies that may be employed periodically
Professional Development and Technical Competence
•    Take personal responsibility for professional competence by participating in relevant technical training as required.
•    Maintain relevant qualifications
•    Take personal responsibility for professional development by participating proactively in all training and coaching sessions as requested.
Professional Expectations
•    Maintain a professional approach by adhering to the workplace values and teamwork philosophy of the First Splashes learn to swim program.
•    Participate fully in all staff meetings by providing information as requested
•    Communicate and interact in a professional manner with customers, parents, children and team members at all times.
•    Maintain a standard of dress that is in keeping with the industry and expectations of the facility.
•    Ensure the safety of all participants at all times
•    At all times keep all communal and personal work areas clean and tidy.
General Duties
•    Follow all policies and procedures of the MMAFC and the First Splashes learn to swim program.
•    Complete other duties as requested.

Qualifications and Experience
The following qualifications and experience are required for the position:
•    Teacher of Swimming / Swim Instructor qualification (either AUSTSWIM or SWIM AUSTRALIA)
•    CPR certification.
•    Working with Children Check
•    Ability to identify issues and problem solve accordingly.
The following qualifications and experience are desirable for the position:
•    AUSTSWIM or SWIM AUSTRALIA qualifications in one or more of the below areas;

  • Access and Inclusion
  • Infant and Preschool Aquatics
  • Adults
  • Competitive Strokes

•    Pool Life Guard Certificate
•    Experience in a similar role
•    Experience in Occupational Health & Safety standards

How to Apply
•    Send your 1-page cover letter and 2-page resume (maximum) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
•    Applications Close: When positions are filled