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Learn to Swim Instructor

Job No: SHELL256
Location: Shellharbour NSW

Shellharbour City, located just 1 ½ hours south of Sydney, is home to almost 72,000 people in a city that spans 154 square kilometres. It's a place of great natural beauty - stretching west from the picturesque coastline to rolling pastures, against the majestic backdrop of the Illawarra escarpment.


We are currently seeking qualified Learn to Swim teachers who are motivated, reliable and have a passion for teaching. Our programs range from babies to squad levels as well as providing programs for adults.

The Learn to Swim classes will be held at our 25m heated pool at Oak Flats, however intensive classes are held at our Albion Park & Warilla pools during the summer months.

The role:

You will deliver professional Learn to Swim programs focusing on developing the participant’s level of water safety and swimming ability.

Lessons run from Monday to Saturday mornings and in the afternoons from Monday to Friday.

We offer:

  • Casual positions
  • Morning & afternoon shifts
  • Commencing salary of $33.53 per hour

For further information about the position, click here for the position description.


Please Note:

  • This position requires a "Working with Children Check" clearance in accordance with the 'Child Protection (WWC) Act 2012.
  • A First Aid Certificate is an essential requirement of this position, therefore no allowance is payable.


Contact: Kelly Mitchell, Learn to Swim Coordinator on 4256 0752.

Final closing date: Sunday, 29 November 2020 at 11:30pm, however interviews may conducted during the advertised period.



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Shellharbour City Council is an equal opportunity employer.

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