YMCA Swimming Lessons Teacher

Date: 25-Nov-2022

Location: Victoria Point, AU

Company: YMCA Brisbane


You’ll flaunt your H2-KNOW-how by providing a hands-on service and extraordinary instruction to help deliver awesome swimming lessons in an enjoyable and safe environment. You’ll bring your personality and winning smile to the role to create an environment of community and trust where customers love to come to swim.

You’ll show interest, enthusiasm, patience, respect and innovation to students and peers while you construct, implement and deliver class plans that promote fun, group learning and water safety.



Gym, swim and play at our sparkling clean facility in the heart of the Redlands sporting precinct. With a fully-fitted 24/7 gym, gymnastics centre and aquatics centre for learn to swim and casual use, YMCA Victoria Point has something for the whole family.


Our aquatics centre hosts three separate swimming pools that cater to a variety of needs. We also offer gymnastics classes in our full-size gymnasium. Classes are open to children from age two right through to adults – everyone is welcome! Our 24/7 gym is ideal for all ages and fitness levels – with hard-core, heart-pumping classes right through to gentle classes for adults age 50+.


At the Y we’re all about community and connection and are always ready to welcome new people to become part of our fitness family. We’d love for you to find out what we’re all about!


The role of YMCA Swimming Lessons Teacher is responsible for teaching our youth to swim in a safe and friendly environment. This opportunity is located at YMCA Victoria Point.

Key responsibilities include:


  • Structure and design classes with appropriate activities that enhance student interaction and collaboration
  • Initiate and nurture group interaction and involvement of all participants in the class
  •  Use respectful, positive language and encouragement
  • Actively work within a team environment to ensure safe, timely and effective set up/ class delivery and pack up
  • Ensure appropriate attendance and competency records are completed, collated and submitted of archiving
  • Comply with all legislative and organisational requirements





The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a commitment to the YMCA’s mission, vision and values and will be able to meet the following selection criteria:


  • AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar position
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with minimum direction and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service skills coupled with a welcoming, friendly and approachable manner
  • Current certification for First Aid, CPR, or willingness to obtain
  • Currently possess, or be willing to obtain, a National Police Check and positive notice Blue Card in accordance with the Working with Children Act 2000


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At the Y, we are committed to empowering all Children and Young People to feel safe and be safe, at the Y, in their families and in their communities. As such, we ensure that all of our candidates are appropriately screened (including police checks) to make sure that the right people are in the right roles. To learn more about our screening processes, click here to view our Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy:


The YMCA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to safeguarding children and young people.