Aquatic Education Teacher

  • Casual
  • $36.23 to $38.77 per hour
  • City of Ballarat

An opportunity exists at the Ballarat Aquatic & Lifestyle Centre for a positive and friendly AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety. 

This position requires a positive, energetic and vibrant attitude with a willingness to learn and continuously improve.  

You will have exceptional customer service skills and a strong desire to exceed member expectations, with the ability to work well as part of a team. Flexible hours and days are required for this role over a 6-day roster which include some or all the following; mornings, afternoons, evenings and/or weekends.  


The successful applicant will be responsible for delivering classes in our Aquatic Education program which focusses on teaching children and adults to swim and to be safer around aquatic environments. Our classes cater for students from nervous beginners through to more advanced swimmers. Our classes are school aged up to adults. You will only be assigned infant and preschool classes if you have the required qualification. 


Essential requirements: 

  • AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming & Water Safety 

  • Working with Children Check 

  • Level 2 First Aid 


Desirable criteria: 

AUSTSWIM Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics 

AUSTSWIM Teacher of Aquatics- Access and Inclusion 

AUSTSWIM Teacher of Developing Competitive Strokes  


The successful applicant will be required have: 

  • Excellent communication skills  

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills 

  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team and contribute in a way that adds to the effectiveness of the team 

  • You will be able to demonstrate an ability to plan and deliver high quality lessons 

  • Demonstrated willingness to participate in industry training and professional development courses 


For further information on the above position contact Leanne White, Aquatic Education Team Leader, on 5330 4110 

How to Apply

  • Read the Position Description
  • Complete and sign the Application Form
  • You must address the the Key Selection Criteria for your application to be considered
  • To apply, ensure you attach all the below documents and email and include the position title in the email subject:
    • Resume
    • Covering Letter
    • Addressed Key Selection Criteria
    • Application Form

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Equal Opportunity

The City of Ballarat is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and flexibility. 

We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity and richness this brings to our workplace.

We welcome and encourage applications from people living with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. 

We support flexible and accessible working arrangements for all and are committed to ensuring that all jobs in our workforce can be performed flexibly. If you're short listed for a role and are looking for flexibility, we encourage you to start the flexible working conversation with the hiring manager to find out what options may be possible for the role you're applying for.