Educator Development is an important part of Workforce Support Services. WSS are committed to providing a varied Educator Development programme.
Workshops for the New Level 2 Teaching Swimming Qualification
Bookings for this opportunity are now closed.
Workshops for the New Level 2 Teaching Pre – School Swimming Qualifications
There are 2 separate training sessions available.
This training is only available to tutors of Level 2 Coaching PreFundamentals who have delivered this qualification in the last 24 months*. This training will need to be attended before tutors are re-licenced to deliver the new qualification.
*Please note that if you have not delivered the Level 2 Coaching PreFundamentals within the last 24 months you will have to re-apply to attend a face-to-face day.
Face to Face Sessions
Face to face sessions are available to any tutor of Level 2 Teaching Swimming who would like to upskill to deliver Level 2 Teaching Pre-School Swimming. In order to be eligible for this training tutors will need to demonstrate how they meet the pre-requisites.
Educator Development Opportunities
Due to the training for the Level 2 Teaching Swimming qualification our Educator Development opportunities will be released in March to start in April.
Click here to view the training sessions cancellation policy.
Swim England Educator Mentoring
Workforce Support Services is continually promoting the idea of sharing good practice. Mentoring between peer educators is one tool we can use to help us achieve successful Educator development.
Workforce Support Services have recruited a number of educators who have agreed to offer their time, support and expertise to be mentors and work with other peer educators. The purpose of educator mentoring is continue to improve the quality of teaching and coaching qualification delivery and ultimately have a positive impact on teaching and coaching in the aquatics industry.
Gaining Support of a Mentor
In order to gain support from a mentor you must be in a position to:
- Be supported by a peer educator
- Be self-reflective
- Receive developmental advice and guidance
- Take responsibility for your own personal development plan
- Think positively to ultimately enhance your own delivery
- Share ideas and good practice with your mentor
Swim England have mentors around the country offering their support and expertise. We have profiles for each mentor with career background, experience, location and strengths detailed. Click on the names below to download their profiles.