Head Coach (Swim Squads Program)

Job No: PiiiIW0756
Location: Inner West Aquatic Facilities (NSW)

Inner West Council (IWC) is seeking the services of a suitably qualified Head Coach for a full time 35 hours p/w position based at the Leichhardt Park Aquatic Centre (LPAC), in Leichhardt NSW. The LPAC is one of 5 Aquatics Facilities within  Inner West Council including the Ashfield Aquatic Centre currently under construction, Dawn Fraser Baths, Fanny Durack Aquatic Centre and the Annette Kellerman Aquatic Centre.

Inner West Council, on the completion of the Ashfield Aquatic Centre, will provide one of the most diverse range of high quality aquatics facilities within Australia. These facilities offer a full range of health, fitness and aquatics activities and programs.  https://www.innerwest.nsw.gov.au/explore/aquatic-centres


IWC currently delivers a successful swim coaching program at the Leichhardt Park Aquatic Centre consisting of approximately 600 squad swimmers of various levels including 60 swimmers swimming at a competitive level. The Head Coach will be responsible for coaching squads participants across a range of swimming abilities and provide an enjoyable and safe learning environment for all squads members.  The role will liaise closely with Aquatics Programs and other staff within the IWC Aquatics team as well as the Leichhardt Swim Club.

Please read the Position Description to familiarise yourself with all the requirements and conditions of the role.


A market competitive annualised rate of pay will be negotiated with the successful candidate. The annualised rate will include allowance for working split shifts, weekend penalties, overtime penalty and meal allowances during swim meets, and other allowances for maintaining current certifications for first aid and working with children, and having a personal mobile for business use.



  • RDO scheme
  • Strong learning and development focus and culture
  • Health and wellbeing programs including a subsidized gym membership to a network of Sydney gyms 
  • Social sports groups


Aquatics Programs Coordinator, Kristen Carey on 8061 9743

Closing Date

Sunday 26 May 2019, at 11:30pm

How to Apply

We recommend you read the Position Description for the role to make sure your application addresses the requirements of the position. Council is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants. Please advise us within the application if you need support, reasonable adjustments to participate successfully in the recruitment process.

To apply for this role, please fill out the questions below - on the following page you'll be asked to add your resume. At this stage of the process, depending on the position you are applying, we may also ask for a range of documents such as copies of your qualification(s), working with children checks, licences/tickets, drawings/examples. Therefore please make sure you have these ready before you apply. 

Eligibility for employment/Pre employment Checks

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and agree to provide information for pre-employment checks as required for the position. This may include police records checks, certified copies of relevant qualifications, Driver’s Licence and proof of work rights in Australia.
Copies of any sighted documents will be kept by IWC for its records as proof of verification. For more information about work rights in Australia please visit the Department of Home Affairs website.

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