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Waterabilities Swim Intructor

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Alexander Gill

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About Abilities Unlimited Australia

Abilities’ Unlimited Australia (AUA) is a not for profit professional organisation supporting children with diverse abilities to develop the capability, capacity and confidence to participate in active recreation and community sport. AUA uses a unqiue program frame work developed by allied health profressionals, teachers, and disability specialist. Waterabilities is AUA's water safety and swim skill program, dedicated to reducing drownings amongst children with diverse needs.


Waterabilities Support Children Who

  • are petrified of the water
  • have sensory/behavioural needs and require extra attention
  • have challenges processing instruction and find mainstream programs challenging (they need a slowly, slowly approach)
  • have physical disabilities and need the intensive 1:1 support

At Waterabilities we believe that every child has the right and should be provided the support to ensure they are safe in and around water. Our lessons are personalised for children with a disability aged 3+.


About the Job

AUA is seeking qualified and dedicated Swim Instructors to deliver our unique Waterabilities program during school terms. Waterabiliites is an intensive, personalised water safety and early swim skills program, specially designed to teach children with a disability or water trauma using structure, reward and progress in a social, fun and supportive aquatic environment. Each lesson is conducted with a 1:1 ratio to ensure the needs of the child are properly catered for.


The 4 most important aspects of the Waterabilities porgram are:

  1. Building Trust
  2. Having Fun
  3. Reinenforcing safe behaviours, both in and around aquatic environments
  4. Indvidualizing the teaching approach to the needs of the child

Succesfull applicants will be expected to embody these 4 key aspects in every lesson they conduct.


Working with waterabilities gives you the opportunity to make a tangible difference in the lives of children with diverse needs. There is nothing more rewarding than teaching a child the skills to swim. Knowing that the difference you have made, may save their life one day.


Benefits of Working with Waterabilities

Benefits include:

  • Pathways into the Allied Health Industry
  • Networking opportunities within the Allied Health Services
  • Job growth opportunities
  • Above Award rate pay
  • up to $500 of free training and/or professional development
  • Free CPR courses
  • Working within a supportive and inclusive team
  • Flexibile and supportive management




  • Knowledge and understanding of swim teaching and water safety, ensuring member safety and enjoyment
  • Ability to manage members of various ages and abilities in an aquatic learning environment
  • Proven interpersonal and negotiation skills including the ability to liaise engage, communicate with and motivate participants of diverse needs and parents/carers.
  • ability to work 8 Saturdays


  • Teaching of Swimming from Austswim, Swim Australia, or Royal Life Saving
  • Working With Vulnerable People Number
  • Current CPR preffered
  • Attendance at AUA waterabilities Training prior to commencement


Applications Close on the 24th of April 2023, to apply please email admin@abilitiesunlimited.com.au or call Alexander Gill on 0435 843 140


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Alexander Gill


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Cranleigh School, Holt ACT

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