Learn to Swim Instructor | Manurewa Pool and Leisure Centre

Date: 31 May 2023

Location: South Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council



  • Permanent, part-time role at Manurewa Pools and Leisure Centre

  • Great rate $23.65 per hour + free use of the Leisure Centre

  • Work with a supportive team that encourages work/life harmony




He angitūtanga: The opportunity



Here at Auckland Council, our leisure centres play a key role in achieving our goal of getting Auckland to be the most active city in the world. And right now, we’re looking for part-time Learn to Swim Instructors to join our Pool and Leisure Centre teams across Auckland to help achieve that goal!


This is a fantastic job where you don’t need any formal qualifications or experience to apply – just a passion to work with our diverse community while also making a difference! We'll provide the training you need to succeed in the role. 
Based at the Manurewa Pool and Leisure Centre, 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



We would love to hear from those who can work 8 hours per week, with possible additional hours. The shifts are spread across Monday to Friday, and the weekends. 



He kōrero mōu: About you


You are a great swimmer and instructor, have a love of water, have exceptional customer service skills, and are able to communicate well with members of the public. 


You don’t need any formal qualifications or experience.


If you do have a recognised swim teacher qualification or previous experience as a Swimming Instructor, that would be fantastic! However, we will provide full, comprehensive training.  You must also be willing to complete First Aid training.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


As a Learn to Swim Instructor, you’ll have free access to our facilities, hours that provide work-life balance, and above all else, you will be part of a fun and supportive team. You will also have the satisfaction of knowing the work you do is important and impactful, especially the pride and joy you will get from watching someone gain the confidence that comes from learning how to swim.


We strongly encourage up-skilling and training. Once you are hired you would have the opportunity to pick up extra hours in a variety of roles such as Lifeguard, Customer Service Rep, Recreation Assistant and more.


Apply now!  We would love to hear from you!


Applications close on Sunday 11 June 2023


  • 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.
  • Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.