Inner West Council
Casual Learn To Swim Instructor

Posted: 11 Jan
Closes: 16 Dec
Inner West Council LGA, New South Wales


About Inner West Council

Inner West Council is among Sydney’s larger local government agencies looking after a vibrant community of 201,000 people living in some of the inner city’s most vibrant, creative, liveable and diverse suburbs.

As we continue to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive programs and services, we would love it if you can join in our journey towards becoming the best council for our community.

We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, WHS, sustainability, continuous improvement and business excellence. The community is at the heart of the organisation and Council puts its values of Integrity, Respect, Innovation, Compassion and Collaboration at the centre of everything that we do.  We are here to be of service to the community and make Inner West a great place to be. We expect commitment to these values from all employees in performing their respective roles.

About the Role

We are seeking instructors who are committed to the kids and to our program. If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!  Our mission is to provide the Inner West community with the best swim school experience possible.

Applicants need to have a Austswim Certificate in “Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety” and experience in teaching swimming to a range of ages and ability levels but the biggest thing is to have a love and passion for working in the swim school industry.  

At Inner West, we value the safety and wellbeing of all children attending our Aquatic Centres and as such applicants need to have a valid Working with Children Check when applying for this fantastic and rewarding role.

So if you want to join a fantastic swim school which is all about passion and being the best, then please apply now!

Vacancies currently exist across all Inner West Council Aquatic Centres ( Ashfield, Leichhardt and Marrickville).  

Please read the Position Description to familiarise yourself with all the requirements and conditions of the role.


Up to $40.01 per hour (inclusive of loading) depending on skills and experience + Super + Weekend Penalty Rates

Some of the required skills, experience and qualifications 

1.      Current Austswim Instructors Accreditation or ASCTA Learn to Swim and Water Safety

2.      Current CPR Certificate

3.      Current Working With Children Check ( please provide your WWC Number with your application)

4.      Ability to work co-operatively as a team member

Note: Successful applicants will need to provide a certified copy of the following documents:

·         Proof of work rights in Australia (e.g. copy of Passport or Birth Certificate etc)

·         Current Austswim Instructors Accreditation or ASCTA Learn to Swim and Water Safety

·         Current First Aid (including current CPR qualification)


Bridie Coombs, Learn to Swim Team Leader on 9392 5145

How to Apply

We recommend you read the Position Description for the role to make sure your application addresses the requirements of the position. Council is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants. Please advise us within the application if you need support, reasonable adjustments to participate successfully in the recruitment process.

All new workers must be and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to beginning their work or hold a valid medical contraindication.

Eligibility for employment/Pre employment Checks

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and agree to provide information for pre-employment checks as required for the position. This may include police records checks, certified copies of relevant qualifications, Driver’s Licence and proof of work rights in Australia (please refer to the Position Description for the specific qualifications/requirements for the role).  Copies of any sighted documents will be kept by IWC for its records as proof of verification.

For more information about work rights in Australia please visit the Department of Home Affairs website.

Inner West Council is a Diversity employer. We encourage applications from all candidates.

Council is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature aged workers to apply.