Learn to Swim Instructor

Tihei mauri ora!

Nau mai, haere mai, tahuti mai ki Heretaunga!

Heretaunga haukūnui, Heretaunga ararau, Heretaunga haaro te kaahu, Heretaunga takoto noa!

Welcome to Heretaunga, the area renowned for its rich and fertile landscape that is sustained by its life-giving dews and waterways. Welcome to Heretaunga, whose beauty is observed by the sharp eye of the harrier hawk; a landscape rich in history and with an esteemed legacy of caring and providing for its inhabitants.

Taitara Mahi –Learn to Swim Instructors

We are on the hunt for a number of outstanding Learn to Swim Instructors to join a dynamic, fun and rewarding team in Flaxmere and across Aquatics Hastings. If you have a love of helping others, and a passion for seeing our tamariki and communities succeed then you need to read on.

Aquatics Hastings offers a year round learn to swim programme catering for babies from 6 months – adult learn to swim with a large emphasis on school learn to swim programmes with opportunities to develop and train in those areas. This role also carries out lifeguarding duties, while previous lifeguarding experience is preferred full training and qualification will be offered to the successful candidate.

The successful candidates will:

  • Be undertaking and/or have completed their NZ STA Qualification

  • National Lifeguard Award – desirable

  • Be passionate about teaching children in a swimming environment.

  • Able to interact with the wider community and other user groups

  • Able to work weekends and rostered shifts

  • Teaching or working with children experience will be an advantage.

  • Knowledge of and/or basic understanding of tikanga maori - desirable


Situated in the heart of Ngāti Kahungunu, the Hastings district and Hawke’s Bay offer an enjoyable environment in which to live, work and play.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. Are you keen to be a part of our journey?

Applications Close: 25th August 2019.  Please specify which role you are interested in:

  • Position 1  20 hours per week Fixed Term (12 months) – Maternity Leave cover – Flaxmere Pools
  • Position 2  30 hours per week – permanent part time – Flaxmere Pools
  • Position 3  Casuals – Aquatic Hastings

Permanent Part Time

Job no: HNAM939359

Location: Hastings

Closing Date: Sunday, 25 August 2019