Water Polo Coach | Glenfield

Date: 7 Sep 2023

Location: North Shore, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Join a great team dedicated to making a positive contribution within the local community 
  • Enjoy free use of centre facilities plus a range of other benefits
  • Permanent Part-time role, located at our fantastic Glenfield Pool and Leisure Centre



He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Here at Auckland Council Pools and Leisure Centre, our Water Polo Coach plays a key role in making the whole experience of visiting our pools fun, safe and more enjoyable for our customers. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our awesome team!


There are two permanent part-time 6 hours roles, but has the ability to increase.  

You must be able to work on Tuesday night as we host our game night weekly on a Tuesday from 4 pm- 7:30 pm.

You may also get extra shifts, these shifts would mainly consist of morning training sessions which run between 6 am - 8 am.

Being able to work on a Sunday morning would also be very beneficial.


This role is very well suited to high school and university students, as all of our training takes place outside of school hours. 


Our aim is to get more Aucklanders, more active, more often and right now we’re looking for a Water Polo Coach in Glenfield to help achieve that goal!


Position description:  https://bit.ly/3INfHqo 



He kōrero mōu: About you


You’ll aid the development of individual players and improve overall team performance by applying your extensive knowledge and experience of the sport. You’ll be well informed, trained and up to date on current water polo coaching programmes, ensuring coaching methods are maintained and teaching techniques are appropriate to meet players' needs.


You’ll have at least 2 years of Water Polo experience, ideally having exposure to refereeing and/or coaching.  


You’ll be a confident communicator, able to instruct a large number of students and manage group dynamics with ease.



Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


As a Water Polo Coach, you’ll enjoy free use facilities and access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including an annual zoo pass and a range of partnership discounts.  And to top it off, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing the work you do is really important, and you’ll enjoy the satisfaction of watching someone gain the confidence that comes from coaching water polo.


There are opportunities for advancement into senior and leadership roles, and we are fortunate to have a wide range of opportunities across the Auckland Council. 



Pay rate: $26ph

*The official position title of this role is Team Member.



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.