Learn to Swim Instructor | Moana-Nui-a-Kiwa

Date: 23-Sep-2022

Location: South Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

He angitūtanga: The opportunity 
Auckland Council’s Moana-Nui-a-Kiwa Pools and Leisure Centre in Māngere is looking for a ‘Learn to Swim’ instructor to join our team.  
Day-to-day you could expect to work on: 

  • Teaching people the basic principles of how to swim (we'll teach you how to do this!)
  • Maintaining a fun, caring and safe environment for customers and visitors
  • Being part of an amazing team serving your local community

You will need to be available for at least one 1-weekday shift and 1-weekend shift, for a minimum of 3 hours each shift as follows:  

  • Monday – Friday afternoons 3.15pm – 6.30pm

    Sunday morning 8.45pm - 1:30pm


This is a fantastic ‘foot-in-the-door’ job if you are interested in getting involved in the Sport and Recreation industry! We also empower you to explore other areas of our business such as Fitness, Recreation, Lifeguarding and Customer Service.  
To find out more about our Pool and Leisure Centres, please visit our website here: https://aucklandleisure.co.nz/
He kōrero mōu: About you 

This role requires you to be at least 16 years of age to apply. You’ll be passionate about working with all members of the public in their journey learning how to swim.  
Previous experience working with children is beneficial, but it’s not essential. We will provide you with all the training you need to succeed and a formal qualification within 12 months of working on the job! 
You will need to be comfortable:  

  • Completing First Aid training 
  • Learning how to deliver lessons to babies, children and young people 
  • Undergoing police vetting and drug test prior to commencing employment  

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer 
We aim for career path development and up-skilling our employees; explore other areas such as Fitness, Recreation Assistants, Customer Service and Lifeguarding. Council also offers a range of online courses, and 50% off open unitec! 
You’ll have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including an annual zoo ticket and a range of partnership discounts. As a Leisure Centre employee you will enjoy free use of the facilities.  
Tono Mai: Apply Now! 
You can find the position description here: https://bit.ly/3zTbjkF

Applications close: 10 October 2022


The hourly rate for this role is living wage, $23.65
The recruitment process: (if shortlisted): 10 min phone call, 30 min in-person interview. Pre-employment checks for successful candidates.  
This role is classified as a Children's Worker role under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and is deemed a safety-sensitive position.  

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.


Employees in receipt of salary protection and/or on the predecessor Council terms and conditions of employment, please note that the salary protection and/or predecessor Council terms and conditions, including relocation, apply to your current position. Should you change to a new position (other than any secondment) you will be issued with a new employment letter of offer with current Auckland Council terms and conditions.


Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.