LEARN TO SWIM TEACHERS
Casual Positions Available
Melbourne Girls Grammar’s world-class Artemis Centre was opened in 2017 and boasts modern facilities including a 25m swimming pool, multi-purpose court, Fitness Hub with gym equipment, dance and yoga studio, outdoor seating amphitheatre, Learning Commons and café with indoor/outdoor meeting spaces. The Artemis Centre enables MGGS to provide a wide variety of programs including Artemis Gymnastics, Artemis Aquatics as well as Artemis Holiday Clinics and other resources that underpin our proactive approach to student wellbeing.
Visit the Artemis Centre website to read more about our state-of-the-art facilities.
Artemis Aquatics enables our community to become the swimmer they want to be, by providing high quality coaching and learning experiences in water safety and skill development. We are committed to providing an enjoyable, safe and healthy environment in which our swimmers can develop their skills and self-confidence for a lifelong affinity with the water. We deliver classes and squad programs to suit a range of ages and abilities, and to cater for personal growth and development within a clear and progressive pathway.
We are seeking Learn To Swim (LTS) Teachers who are looking to join a growing program. Depending on availabilities and rostering, a number of casual positions will be available with preference being given to applicants with flexible availabilities across Monday to Saturday.
Ideal candidates will be passionate about swimming, and will inspire all students to be the swimmer they want to be. They’ll be knowledgeable about current swimming trends and best practice, as well as personable and warm. In collaboration with the Head of Swimming and Learn To Swim Co-ordinator, the LTS Teachers will assess participants to ensure allocation into appropriate lessons and levels, establish strong bonds with swimmers and their families, and foster opportunities for students to grow and develop their skills.
- ASCTA Swimming and Water Safety Teacher accreditation, and/or AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety.
- Sports Australia Community Coaching General Principles Course (or willingness to obtain).
- Valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check (WWCC) or VIT registration.
- Current First Aid HLTAID011 (003) & CPR HLTAID009 (001) qualifications (or willingness to obtain).
Please view the Position Description for details about this role, including key responsibilities.
Child Safety Statement: Melbourne Girls Grammar
- As MGGS staff, volunteers, contractors, and any other members of our school community involved in child-connected work, we are responsible for supporting and promoting the safety of children.
- We are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment and protecting of all children / students in our care and adhering to our Child Safety Policy.
- We are committed to providing a child-safe and child-friendly environment, where children and young people are safe and feel safe and are able to actively participate in decisions that affect their lives.
- We have zero tolerance of child abuse and are committed to the protection of children from all forms of child abuse and all allegations and safety concerns will be treated very seriously and consistently with our robust policies and procedures. Our policies and procedures will provide the name and contact details of staff who have specific responsibilities in relation to child safety and who may receive reports of suspicion of child abuse. Child abuse includes sexual offences, grooming, physical violence, serious emotional or psychological harm, serious neglect and a child’s exposure to family violence.
- We have legal and moral obligations to contact authorities when we are worried about a child’s safety, which we follow rigorously.
- We are committed to preventing child abuse, identifying risks early and removing and reducing these risks.
- We have robust human resources and recruitment practices for all staff and volunteers.
- We are committed to regularly training and educating our staff and volunteers on child abuse risks. We support and respect all children, as well as our staff and volunteers.
- We are committed to the emotional, physical and cultural safety of all children and to providing a safe environment for their learning.
- We are committed to promoting the cultural safety and participation of Indigenous children, young people and their families.
- We have specific policies, procedures and training in place that support our leadership team, staff and volunteers to achieve these commitments.
How to Apply
Applicants must hold or prior to commencing employment, be willing to obtain a current and valid Victorian Working with Children’s Check (Employee Type). All applicants are subject to reference and identity checks, and verification of Working with Children Check Card as part of the recruitment process
Applications will be considered as they are received.
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their documentation at their earliest opportunity.
Click the link below to apply, applications must include a covering letter addressed to the Principal, Dr Toni E Meath, and a resume.