Swim Instructor / Kaiako Kauhoe


All about the job

Are you interested in changing lives? Dash Swim School is the leading swim school in the Wellington region and we are looking for two motivated swim instructors to join our team.

Our Philosophy is simple; first we teach you to survive, then we teach you to swim. As a Dash Instructor you will help teach our future generation about Water Safety and Swimming. You will be responsible for: 

  • Instructing swimming lessons with up to 5 children per class

  • Ensuring children are safe during the lessons

  • Teaching specific water safety lessons

  • Providing excellent customer service to clients and providing effective communication to care-givers regarding the child’s progression


All about you

You will need to be passionate about what you do and have a love for the water. Experience is desired however full training and qualifications are offered to all Dash Instructors. You’ll need to show us that you:

  • are confident working with children

  • have a calm and engaging manner with children

  • can follow structured lessons and motivate each child to create an effective learning environment

We are looking for two people to join our team to instruct some lessons in our schools program (Monday to Friday, 9am-3pm) as well as the after school and weekend program (3:15pm-6:30pm weekdays and 8:30am 1pm Sat).

There are two part time positions with rostered hours falling within these times; we are expecting to be offering a minimum of 5 hours per week for one role and 10 hours per week for the second role.  Additional hours may be mutually agreed upon.

All about Porirua City

Our city is changing and we need skilled people to help make that happen. Working for Porirua City is an opportunity for you to make a real difference in the community. You’ll be welcomed into a team that’s collaborative, values input and empowers you to make things happen. To top it off, the harbour and bush are at your doorstep; it’s the perfect place to work. 

What you need to do now

Come and join our fun Recreation Team and be part of our welcoming and engaging environment. Please contact Phil Waggot on 237 1370 for more information. Applications need to be received via our Careers Portal by Sunday 27 January 2019.

Permanent Part Time

Job no: AHAJ94464

Location: Porirua

Closing Date: Sunday, 27 January 2019