Learn to Swim Lead | Takapuna

Date: 13 Feb 2024

Location: North Shore, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

Learn to Swim Lead | Takapuna Leisure Centre

He angitūtanga: The opportunity
As the Lead Learn to Swim, you’ll be playing a key part in ensuring a great customer experience for our customers when participating in our Learn to Swim programme and ensuring the development and delivery of programmes and services are maintained at an exceptional standard. 


In this position, you’ll be conducting pool deck supervision, assisting with the inducting, training, and development of team members, and assisting the Team Leader Learn to Swim with rostering and lesson delivery. You’ll also support the day-to-day operational running of the Learn to Swim programme and provide great customer service and problem resolution for our customers.


Full Job description: Here


This is a Permanent 30-hour position, working Tuesday – Saturday:

  • Tuesday 2:30pm – 6:30pm
  • Wednesday 2:30pm – 6:30pm
  • Thursday 12pm – 6:30pm
  • Friday 10:30am – 6:30pm
  • Saturday 7am – 1:30pm

*You might also be requested to cover lessons for other staff when necessary (additional shifts).



He kōrero mōu: About you
You’ll have a passion for motivating both your team members and our customers to enjoy and gain confidence in swimming. You’ll be committed to making the experience of working in and visiting our pools a great one for everyone involved.


Previous experience in team supervision or leadership is also highly desirable.


You should also hold a recognised swim teacher qualification (AUSTSWIM), a First Aid certificate, and experience in delivering lessons across a range of ages and abilities.


If you do not have a current AUSTSWIM or first aid certificate, you must be available for the training date from 15 Jan to 26 Jan 2023.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

You’ll be joining an enthusiastic and high-performing team who are dedicated to helping get "More Aucklanders, more active, more often!" 


Enjoy access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council employee benefits, such as;

  • Annual Zoo Pass for the whānau
  • Employer Kiwisaver contribution is added to the base salary.
  • Entitled to annual leave immediately rather than after 12 months of service.
  • Additional paid annual leave days for personal health and wellbeing
  • Plus paid in the Community workday leave day
  • Ongoing, regular, free internal and external training is provided.

 And, as you will be a Leisure Centre employee, you will enjoy free use of the facilities



Pay rate: from $27.27+/h



Auckland Council is committed to the protection and wellbeing of children.  This role is classified as a Children's Worker role under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and is deemed a safety sensitive position. As such applicants will be required to undergo police vetting and a drug test prior to commencing employment.    


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.