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Join the State Swim Team

For a limited period, State Swim is offering sponsored training for select swimming teacher candidates. After three months of employment, approved candidates will be reimbursed the associated costs for the following accreditations; water safety qualification, Working with Children Check and CPR certification.

Please note that sponsorships are approved as part of State Swim's recruitment process, places are limited and open to new employees only. Conditions apply.

Want to join our national Teachers Team? 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: 

  • Opportunities

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.

Apply Now 

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

  1. Select your preferred teaching location

    >> Here's a directory of our swim schools
  2. Email your CV along with your preferred teaching location

    >> Send your application to

How do I become a Swimming Teacher?

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

1. An accredited Water Safety Qualification

Swim teacher courses can be completed with various providers, including AUSTSWIMASCTARoyal Life Saving and Active Training (Perth)




2. A Working with Children Check (WWC)

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



3. CPR Certification

A current CPR Certification is required as part of your Water Safety Qualification, this course can be completed through any accredited provider, including St John, Allens 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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