C-REC | Swimming Lessons Teacher Warwick

Date: 24-Nov-2022

Location: Warwick, AU

Company: YMCA Brisbane

Western Sydney University Health and Fitness Centres | The Y

The Y

The Y provides children's services, recreation, camping, youth services, and community initiatives, events, training and accommodation. We stand behind all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or belief. Everyone should feel welcome and supported at the Y. 


The gig

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.

The role involves:

  • Active listening, be objective and non-judgemental  
  • Use respectful, positive language  
  • Exhibit concern and interest for the feelings and experience of others  
  • Structure and design classes with appropriate activities that enhance student interaction and collaboration while maintaining safety
  • 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 workspace

WIRAC is home to Warwick’s largest range of aquatic facilities. With a hydrotherapy magnesium salt pool, heated lap pool, learn to swim pool and river rapids pool, we have options available for children learning the basics right through to adults who enjoy casual laps.


The perks

  • A brand to be proud of, we  believe in the power of inspired young people
  • A culture that’s all about motivating people to live an active life 
  • A free membership to workout at our clubs 
  • Discounted childcare at our day care centres
  • Work/life balance with flexible options 
  • Regular personal and professional development 
  • Confidential 24-hour support via our employee assistance program 


The need-to-haves

  • Swim Teacher certification
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels  
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service skills coupled with a welcoming, friendly and approachable manner  


The good-to-haves

  • Experience in a similar position  
  • Current certification for First Aid and CPR or willingness to get one
  • Currently possess, or be willing to obtain, a National Police Check and positive notice Blue Card in accordance with the Working with Children (Risk Management and Screening) Act 2000  



Here’s how to Apply

Please send us your CV by clicking the 'Apply for this role' button

To find out more, please download the Position Description, visit our website  [link removed]and/or contact Karen Peters on karen.peters@ymcabrisbane.org  


Our Commitment

We take our responsibility for keeping children and young people safe very seriously and are proudly an Australian Childhood Foundation Safeguarding Children Accredited Organisation.

YMCA, including Boards of Directors, is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework. YMCA requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to:  

  • a national criminal history check;
  • an international criminal history check where applicants have worked overseas;
  • holding or obtaining a Working with Children Clearance/ equivalent in accordance with state/ territory laws;
  • rights to work in Australia.  


 Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People framework, which includes a thorough safeguarding children and young people induction and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of children and young people throughout their engagement with YMCA.

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