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Learn to Swim Coordinator

Melbourne Girls Grammar

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  • South Yarra Victoria Australia
  • Full Time
19 Aug 2022
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Description

The Artemis Centre is the epicentre of the wellbeing agenda at Melbourne Girls Grammar. We have a proud tradition of being at the forefront of girls participating in sport. The facility cements our proactive agenda of promoting diverse sporting opportunities and participation for all Melbourne Girls Grammar girls.

The Artemis Centre enables us to provide a wide variety of programs including Artemis Gymnastics, Artemis Aquatics as well as Artemis Holiday Clinics and other resources that underpin our proactive approach to student wellbeing.

Visit the Artemis Centre website to read more about our state of the art facilities.

Artemis Aquatics enables our community to become the swimmer they want to be, by providing high quality coaching and learning experiences in water safety and skill development. We are committed to providing an enjoyable, safe and healthy environment in which our swimmers can develop their skills and self-confidence for a lifelong affinity with the water. We deliver classes and squad programs to suit a range of ages and abilities, to cater for personal growth and development within a clear and progressive pathway.

We are seeking a high-performing, proactive and passionate Learn to Swim (LTS) Coordinator to join the Artemis Aquatics team working full time 10.00am - 6.30pm Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and 8.30am to 12.30pm on Saturday mornings. This role is not required to work on Tuesdays.

In collaboration with the Aquatics Program Manager, the LTS Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring operational excellence in the delivery of a quality LTS program, including but not limited to scheduling, staff rosters, communications, program planning requirements and delivery.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Extremely organised, detail-oriented and efficient, with a tech savvy approach to administration and planning;
  • Highly knowledgeable in swimming trends and best practice, with extensive experience participating in LTS programs;
  • Able to analyse and manipulate data to identify trends and patterns;
  • Friendly, collaborative and authentic in their approach to all things, big or little;
  • Actively focussed on safety, risk and compliance; and
  • Experienced in the coordination of staff rosters, timesheets and communications.

This role operates in partnership with the Aquatics Program Manager. The LTS Coordinator will be a team player and keen to build strong relationships with swimmers, teachers, coaches and the wider swimming community. They will have demonstrated experience working closely with and supporting the development of swimming teachers and coaches, as well as administrative strength.

Minimum requirements:

  • Current AUSTSWIM or ASCTA Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety qualification. 
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience teaching Learn to Swim.
  • Proven experience in managing or coordinating a Learn to Swim program, and developing staff rosters.
  • Current First Aid (HLTAID003) and Provide CPR (HLTAID001) certification.
  • Current Pool Lifeguard certification (SISSS00111) and willingness to maintain qualification.
  • Current Victorian Employee Working with Children Check.

Please view the Position Description for further details about this role.

Employment with Melbourne Girls Grammar is subject to adherence to school policies including the Child Safety Policy, Child Safety Code of Conduct and Child Safety Statement as listed below.

Statement of Commitment to Child Safety

  • As MGGS staff, volunteers, contractors, and any other members of our school community involved in child-connected work, we are responsible for supporting and promoting the safety of children.
  • We are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment and protecting of all children / students in our care and adhering to our Child Safety Policy.
  • We are committed to providing a child-safe and child-friendly environment, where children and young people are safe and feel safe and are able to actively participate in decisions that affect their lives.
  • We have zero tolerance of child abuse and are committed to the protection of children from all forms of child abuse and all allegations and safety concerns will be treated very seriously and consistently with our robust policies and procedures. Our policies and procedures will provide the name and contact details of staff who have specific responsibilities in relation to child safety and who may receive reports of suspicion of child abuse. Child abuse includes sexual offences, grooming, physical violence, serious emotional or psychological harm, serious neglect and a child’s exposure to family violence.
  • We have legal and moral obligations to contact authorities when we are worried about a child’s safety, which we follow rigorously.
  • We are committed to preventing child abuse, identifying risks early and removing and reducing these risks.
  • We have robust human resources and recruitment practices for all staff and volunteers.
  • We are committed to regularly training and educating our staff and volunteers on child abuse risks. We support and respect all children, as well as our staff and volunteers.
  • We are committed to the emotional, physical and cultural safety of all children and to providing a safe environment for their learning.
  • We are committed to promoting the cultural safety and participation of Indigenous children, young people and their families.
  • We have specific policies, procedures and training in place that support our leadership team, staff and volunteers to achieve these commitments.

Essential Requirements

Application Instruction

Applicants must be eligible for registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching and must hold a current Police Check or be in the process of obtaining one, in order to work at Melbourne Girls Grammar.  All applicants are subject to reference and identity checks, verification of Working with Children Check Card or VIT Registration as part of the recruitment process.

Applications close: 9.00am, Friday 19 August 2022

Applications must include a covering letter, resume and a completed employment application form including the details of 3 referees.

Please visit the MGGS Website to apply.

Melbourne Girls Grammar

(03) 9862 9200

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