Join the State Swim Team

Interested in joining our National team of teachers?

We are always on the lookout for new talent: friendly and outgoing educators, who love the water and are genuinely excited to help children and adults learn to swim. If that sounds like you – here’s everything you need to know about a career with State Swim:



It’s not just teaching, there are many opportunities within the Team and plenty of room to grow your career. Think: Customer Service, Facilities Management, Coaching or Supervision.

Flexible Hours

We work for fair and reasonable balance in shift times so you have space for “life”: school, kids, study, family, other roles. You can work as little as four hours – or as many as 20-30 hours per week.

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To learn more about our teaching opportunities, please complete the following two steps:


Select your preferred teaching location

Here's a directory of our swim schools

Email your CV along with your preferred teaching location

Send your application to Instructor Job Enquiry

How do I become a
Swimming Teacher?

To be a swim teacher, the following three accreditations are required:

01.An accredited Water Safety Qualification

02.A Working with Children Check (WWC)

03.CPR Certification


Swim teacher courses can be completed with various providers, including AUSTSWIM, ASCTA, and Royal Life Saving.


A criminal check compulsory to work with children. Checks are valid for three years and can be acquired via: Working with Children Check South Australia, Working with Children Check Victoria and Working with Children Check Western Australia.


A current CPR Certification is required as part of your Water Safety Qualification, this course can be completed through any accredited provider, including St JohnAllens Training and RTS Training.

Please note that all Students enrolled in a nationally accredited qualification will require a Unique Student Identifier. If you have any questions about Swimming Teacher Training, please get in touch.

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