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At Swimsation we are committed to providing a simplistic positive fun aquatic education with a focus on ensuring swimmers are safer in, on and around the water. We are always on the look out for people who share our vision to join our Swimsation family.


Benefits of being a member of the Swimsation Family:

*Swimsation is committed to ensuring the people in their family are looked after and understand that family comes first.

*We are committed to ensuring our family members know they are valued. Our management team are constantly review our pay structure to ensure our rates remain competitive. We have a feedback culture that celebrates success through regular feedback on shift, quarterly appraisals, quarterly training awards and annual performance/pay review and yearly Swimsation awards.

*Swimsation has a culture where work / life balance is valued and maintained through regular education and working hours that allow extra time for health and well-being activities and greater family time.

* We prioritise your personal development and career growth. You will be encouraged and provided the opportunity to continue to learn and develop your business and life skills through regular 1 on 1 coaching sessions with our swim school manager and ongoing support to attend industry courses and seminars that interest you.

* Water safety education and awareness does not stop at our customers. Swimsation family will have access to free swimming lessons for themselves and their immediate family.

* Work is FUN! We laugh, we teach through play and song and we even have dress up days.


We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

Swimsation is a New Zealand owned Swim School and is an established brand that has been operating learn to swim lessons for 20 years.

At Swimsation Swim Schools we are committed to providing a positive, fun approach to aquatic education. We focus on ensuring kids are safer in, on, and around water through providing high quality learn to swim & water
safety lessons. An exciting opportunity has come up for someone who shares our vision, to join our Swimsation family as our Front of House Receptionist at our Papakura Branch.

The Papakura Front of House Receptionist Role is 25 hours a week role during the school terms. The rostered shifts will include:

Tuesday 3pm – 7pm, Wednesday 3pm – 7pm, Thursday 8am – 1pm, Thursday 3pm – 7pm & Saturday 7.30am – 2pm

There would be the opportunity for the successful candidate to pick up shifts in the school holidays if they wish.


The successful candidate will be responsible for providing exceptional customer service to our clients, including handling face to face, email and phone enquiries, bookings and complaints. 


The role will require someone with:

  • A passion for delivering high quality service
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An ability to problem solve
  • An ability to work on their own implementing Swimsation policies and procedures
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Previous experience in customer service
  • Previous experience in the swimming industry would be an advantage


If this sounds like a position for your skill set and you would like to be part of a team dedicated to ensuring New Zealanders are safe in, on and around the water please apply in writing to our swim school manager, DanniT@swimsation.com


Applications should include a copy of your C.V and a cover letter detailing what attracted you to apply for our position and why you think your skills and previous experience make you an ideal candidate for the Front of House position at Papakura



We are on the hunt for instructors to join our team specialising in teaching in our under 3’s programme.

This role is an in-water teaching position working in our baby and toddler programme first and foremost, but successful candidates would have the opportunity to branch into other areas of teaching including pre-school, school age, squads and adults.

At Swimsation we recognise teaching under 3’s requires special skills. We provide our Under 3’s instructors with regular training, opportunities for external education and remunerate at time and half.

Essential skills required for this role include a passion for water safety, confidence, strong communication skills and ability to have fun.

Desirable skills for this role include previous experience teaching infant classes and an Austswim Infant and Pre-School Qualification or equivalent.

Our teaching positions are rostered with the school terms and we are currently looking for instructors who are able to work one or more of the following shifts:


Saturday 7.30am – 12pm 

Saturday 12.30pm – 3pm

Saturday 7.30am – 3pm

Sunday 7.30am – 12pm

Sunday 12pm – 3pm

Sunday 7.30am – 3pm


Saturday 8am – 12pm

Sunday 8am – 12pm

We would love to hear from experienced, qualified instructors and those willing to become and experienced in teaching these age groups.

If you would like more information on the role please contact our swim school manager, Danni on 021 032 1191 or complete the application form below to apply

We are looking for fun and enthusiastic people to join our team of swim instructors at our Papakura Swimsation location.

Our Gold standard Learn to Swim and Water Safety program is taught in-water to ensure we get the best results from our swimmers and includes teaching boat safety, lifejackets, river safety, reach rescues and moving water.

We are looking for reliable and hard working team members who are available to work during the school term. Successful candidates would be rostered between the following hours based on their availability and would need to be available to work at least 1 weekend day.

Available Shifts: Monday 3.30pm – 7pm, Tuesday 3.30pm – 7pm, Wednesday 3.30pm – 7pm, Saturday 8am to 3pm and/or Sunday 8am to 3pm.

While swim teaching experience is an advantage, we will provide training to people with no experience who love working with kids, making lessons fun and are not afraid to get their hair wet


Are you passionate about teaching a life skill?

We are looking for fun and enthusiastic people to join our team of swim instructors who deliver swimming and water safety lessons to schools.

Our Gold standard Learn to Swim and Water Safety programme is taught in-water to ensure we get the best results from our swimmers and includes teaching boat safety, lifejackets, river safety, reach rescues and moving water.

Our roster aligns with primary school terms so we are looking for reliable and hard working team members who are available to work during school hours.

This position would suit someone who is looking for 5 – 15 hours per week, but may wish to pick up more hours in the summer season when everyone wants to swim.

Successful candidates will need to be able to be available to work between 9am to 2.30pm at Swimsation Te Atatu, located at Peninsula Primary School.

No prior swim teaching experience is required, but you do need to love working with kids, making lessons fun and not be afraid to get your hair wet!

Please contact our Swim School Manager to apply.


Please fill out the form below and we will be in touch shortly. If you have any questions please contact our Swim School Manager danniT@swimsation.com