Swimming Lessons Teacher - Warwick

Date: 12 Sep 2023

Location: Warwick, AU

Company: YMCA Brisbane

Use your H2-knOw-how by providing a hands-on service and extraordinary instruction to help deliver exciting swimming lessons in an enjoyable and safe environment. Your engaging and positive personality will create an environment of community and trust where customers love to swim.

Warwick Indoor Recreation and Aquatic Centre (WIRAC) is the community’s one-stop destination for family fitness, sports activities and quality swimming education! We capture the community spirit of Warwick by offering supportive, welcoming and fun programs for infants, children, teens, adults and seniors.

The Y is now seeking a Swimming Lessons Teacher to join their dynamic and enthusiastic team on a casual basis located in Warwick, QLD.


The role of a Swimming Lessons Teacher is responsible for teaching our youth to swim in a safe and friendly environment.

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 for archiving
  • Comply with all legislative and organisational requirements



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


  • Hold an AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety accreditation
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar position
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively under minimal supervision and as part of a team
  • Excellent customer service skills coupled with a welcoming, friendly and approachable manner
  • Current certification for First Aid and CPR, or the willingness to obtain them
  • Hold a Positive Notice Blue Card or be willing to obtain one


In addition, The YMCA offers many employee benefits including:

  • Free YMCA gym membership
  • Discounted rates at our childcare facilities
  • Discounted rate on selected health care through Medibank Private
  • Discounted accommodation rates at the George Williams Hotel
  • A range of online benefits through our online employee discounts and benefits program



To apply, please click the ‘APPLY’ button and submit your resume and a cover letter detailing how your experience meets the selection criteria.


Our Commitment


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.