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Swim Instructor

Kiama Municipal Council


Date posted: January 3, 2024

Closes: Jun 30, 2024

Kiama Council is currently going through a period of change and is committed to putting the right people in the right roles to transform its business. 

We currently have an opportunity for a Casual Swim Instructor to join the team at the Leisure Centre. As a Swimming Instructor you will get to plan, teach and promote swimming lessons at the Kiama Leisure Centre 

  • Hourly rate of $35.15 inclusive of 25% casual loading
  • Plus 11% superannuation 

What you'll need to be successful in the role...

  • A current AUSTSWIM, Royal Life Saving or Swimming Australia certificate with a valid CPR qualification.
  • Completed or be willing and able to complete the Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics (INF) within 3 months of commencement.
  • Minimum 20 hours experience as a Swimming Instructor working with children of various age groups, effectively teaching a variety of swimming strokes.
  • Understanding of the principles of child learning
  • The ability to instruct water survival techniques.
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team.

Interested to know more? Click here to find out.  

What you'll love about working for Kiama Council...

  • We understand the need for flexibility and can offer:
    - Accrued flex time allowing up to two days off each month for indoor staff
    - Nine day working fortnight for outdoor staff
    - Hybrid working arrangements e.g. work from home 

  • Generous leave entitlements including:
    - Paid parental leave
    - Fifteen days of sick leave
    - Long service leave after five years
    - Casual loading in lieu of leave entitlements for casual employees

  • We value your health and wellbeing and offer: 
    - Access to the Fitness Passport
    - Access to the Employee Assistance Program

    - Two paid health and wellbeing days each year

  • We encourage professional development and learning and development opportunities including:
    - Study assistance
    - On the job training
    - Payment of licenses, tickets and courses deemed essential for your role

  • Access to social club events for social club members:
    - BBQ's, raffles and year round events and celebrations
    - Birthday and Christmas vouchers

What you'll enjoy about the Kiama LGA...

Join our dedicated and enthusiastic team who are committed to creating a Municipality that has a healthy, vibrant, beautiful environment and harmonious connected and resilient community. We are focused on, not only achieving our organisational goals but assisting staff to realise their professional and personal goals.  

Contact: Danielle Ward, Acting Administration Team Leader on 4232 1877.

Closing Date: Ongoing applications will be accepted for this role.

If this opportunity excites you, refer to our Information for Applicants Guide and apply on the following page. 

All correspondence will be via the e-mail you have provided in your application. (Please ensure you check your "Junk Mail" folder).


We pride ourselves on being One Council | One Team with our values

Respect | Integrity | Innovation | Teamwork | Excellence

underpinning everything we do.

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