Swim teacher jobs

Make a difference

Rainbow Club is seeking qualified and dedicated Swim Teachers and Lead Teachers to deliver our unique Swim the Rainbow program on weekends during school terms. Rainbow Club is a network of social swimming clubs for children with a disability located throughout Sydney and NSW. At Rainbow Club, we believe that learning to swim is a right for all children. Our lessons are individualised for children with a disability aged 3 – 18 years. 

 

Jobs on offer

Positions we need to fill immediately are listed underneath the job descriptions given below. Positions at other Rainbow Clubs regularly become available. When we engage the right teacher with the right commitment, Rainbow Club is able to expand the capacity of our Clubs and help more children with a disability learn to swim.

Swim Teacher

This is a great opportunity to do a job with real purpose and leave every week feeling like you’ve made a difference. Rainbow Club pays above award rates to attract  qualified, dedicated, and passionate Swim Teachers. The current rate is $33 – $35 per hour.

Rainbow Club offers our Swim Teachers a package of benefits to reward them for their commitment and dedication. These benefits include: above award rates, free professional development opportunities, free CPR courses, the opportunity to be nominated for Rainbow Club’s Aqua Teacher Award. We also support our teachers with online resources and inpool equipment.

Position requirements:

  • Only applicants who have the basic teaching swimming qualification from AUSTSWIM or Swim Australia will be considered.
  • A Working With Children (WWC) number is essential.
  • A willingness to help children with a disability reach their potential.
  • An Access and Inclusion/Disability qualification is desirable.

Swim Teacher positions

To be filled immediately

Hornsby Rainbow Club
Saturdays 12.45pm to 3.45pm

Hurstville Rainbow Club
Saturdays 12.00pm to 4.00pm

Newington/Stanmore Rainbow Club
Saturdays 3.00pm to 6.00pm

The Ponds Rainbow Club
Sundays 1.00am to 4.00pm

Villawood Rainbow Club
Thursdays 5.00pm to 7.00pm
Sundays 9.00am to 1.00pm

Warriewood Rainbow Club
Saturdays 11.00am to 3.00pm

Lead Teacher

As a Rainbow Club Lead Teacher, with a few extra hours each week, you have a unique opportunity to really make a difference in the lives of children with a disability. 

In addition to helping children with a disability learn to swim, a Lead Teacher plays a pivotal role at each Club by ensuring the Club operates smoothly. Reporting to the local Rainbow Club volunteer Committee, the Lead Teacher supervises other swim teachers employed at the Club, welcomes and assesses children’s ability when they join, and as they progress through our unique Swim the Rainbow program. The Lead Teacher is also responsible for all safety matters around the pool and is paid an above award rate of $40 per hour.

Rainbow Club offers our Lead Teachers a package of benefits to reward them for their commitment and dedication. These benefits include: above award rates, free professional development opportunities, free CPR courses, the opportunity to be nominated for Rainbow Club’s Aqua Teacher Award. We also support our teachers with online resources and inpool equipment.

Position requirements:

  • Only applicants who have the basic teaching swimming qualification from AUSTSWIM or Swim Australia will be considered.
  • A Working With Children (WWC) number is essential.
  • A willingness to help children with a disability reach their potential.
  • An Access and Inclusion/Disability qualification or preparedness to attain this qualification.

Lead Teacher positions 

To be filled immediately

Revesby Rainbow Club
Sundays 9.00am to 1.00pm

Train to Teach

Train to Teach is our two-day intensive training and safety program available for family and friends of Rainbow Club members or teachers.

 

Locations

Bexley, Bondi, Byron Bay, Campbelltown, Cherrybrook, Cronulla/Miranda, Hornsby, Hurstville, Lane Cove, Liverpool, Maroubra, Newington/Stanmore, Orange, Penrith, Revesby, Southern Highlands, Seven Hills, Sutherland, Tamworth, The Ponds, Villawood, Warriewood, Warringah. See details