Are you passionate about swimming and love working with children? SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre is seeking enthusiastic individuals like you to join our team as Swim Teachers! As a Swim Teacher, you'll have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of our community, helping them develop essential swimming skills while promoting water safety.

If you have a nationally recognised swim teacher qualification and a genuine desire to teach and inspire young swimmers, we want to hear from you.

Wanting to gain the required qualifications to become a swim teacher? Read more below about our award winning, fully funded & guided training program. 

About you

  • You are passionate about inspiring and developing water safety and swimming skills in Adults, children and young people
  • Personal attributes such as patience, respect, and enthusiasm which will take you far as a Swim Teacher
  • You have always enjoyed Swimming and understand the importance of teaching safety skills to the community
  • Demonstrate a passion and enthusiasm to teach children to swim
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service to parents and students alike
  • Are motivated and committed to perform to a high standard
  • Are friendly, polite, and approachable at all times
  • Are honest, reliable and enthusiastic
  • Can work weekends


At the Y, we value our people. Working for us means you’ll enjoy great work/life balance and a range of benefits which improve your wellbeing and help you develop as an individual, such as:

  • Flexible working and rostering arrangements
  • Opportunities for career development and growth
  • Employee benefits including a Gym & Swim Membership to the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre
  • Free access to the Virtual Y – online health and wellness

How to Apply

Working for the Y at SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre is a rewarding and challenging experience for those with a positive attitude, zest for life and who seek to contribute to the bigger picture.

If this is you please email your resume and cover letter to Tiffany, Aquatic Programming Manager, with at least two references:

Training Package

SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre's Become a Swim Teacher Training Package covers the cost of all courses plus guidance and support during training before employment. This will be a supported developmental opportunity for people who require guidance and people looking to walk straight into a position here at SAALC after the training.

Qualifications and checks will you gain:

  • Working With Children Check
  • Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety
  • Provide First Aid
  • CPR
  • Through their Eye’s Training
  • National Police Check

About the role (post qualifications and CRIMTRAC)

Following the successful completion of the above qualifications and checks you will be offered a Swimming Teacher role at the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre where you will be:

  • Delivering lesson plans that promote swimming skill building in school aged children, combining stroke development with water safety and enhancing the overall confidence and ability of your students.
  • Teaching lessons with appropriate activities that challenge and develop your students swimming and water safety ability.
  • Teaching and model effective problem-solving skills and conflict resolution skills.

Enquire below for our award winning, fully funded & guided training package.