Orange City Council

Casual Learn to Swim Instructor

Posted: 23 Feb
Closes: 01 Jan


Grade: 3
Hourly Rate:  Part Time: $27.01
Casual: $33.77
(plus allowances and superannuation)

View the full Position Description by clicking HERE (this link will work on the Council website)

We are currently looking for people who have a passion for and interest in working at the Orange Aquatic Centre.

About Orange City Council

Orange City Council is committed to making a positive contribution to both our region and our local community. With around 500 employees, we take pride in being both for and part of the Orange community. Our aim - to make Orange a better place to live today and tomorrow.

About the Orange Aquatic Centre

A purpose built facility completed in 2012, the Aquatic Centre boasts many features including heated indoor and outdoor pools and diving facilities, as well as beach volleyball and basketball courts and a kiosk and Café area.
With an Austswim accredited swim school on site and open all year round, the Orange Aquatic Centre is a fantastic facility which stands out as an excellent environment to learn and enjoy one of life’s most important skills.


As a Learn to Swim Instructor with the Aquatic Centre you will be responsible for professionally planning and delivering high quality swimming lessons in a safe, fun and effective manner. This includes the ability to:

  • Plan appropriate learn to swim lessons which work within the structure of the program timetable and can be delivered according to established lessons plans
  • Organise, set-up and pack up equipment needed for lessons, ensuring it is used appropriately and advise Swim School Co-ordinator or Aquatic Centre Manager of any faulty equipment
  • Control the behaviour of learn to swim students, ensuring the safety and enjoyment of participants in classes at all times
  • Maintain up to date records related to learn to swim classes including attendance and student progression

A full list of responsibilities can be found in the position description.


To be successful for this position, you will need:

  • Current AUSTSWIM Teacher of Water Safety accreditation (including a registered AUSTSWIM Teacher Licence number)
  • Experience in the planning and delivery of a range of learn to swim programs
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) including the ability to interact with the general public and communicate effectively with children
  • First Aid Certificate (including CPR).

If you are interested in more information about employment pathways to a Learn to Swim Instructor, please click HERE

To be successful in this role you will need a satisfactory criminal background check and Working With Children Check (please ensure that your current Working With Children Check number is listed on your resume).

Want to Apply?

To apply, please click Apply. There are screening questions that must be answered to apply for the position. You can also save and return to your job application at any time prior to the closing date.

If you have any queries relating to this role, please contact Swim School/Programs Coordinator, Jo Keown on (02) 6363 3005.

Please note:

  • Where additional candidates are found suitable from this round of recruitment a talent list or pool may be created for filling any similar permanent or temporary roles that may become vacant over the next twelve months.