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The academy gives those starting a career as a swimming teacher the chance to receive part-funded training of the highest level whilst being matched with a potential employer.
We find that for most the gaining of a qualification is only the start of their swimming journey. The best teachers and coaches are always looking to add to their knowledge and develop their skills.
Swim England’s chief executive has urged people to reflect on how happy their career makes them as new research reveals that teaching swimming is one of the nation’s most rewarding and fulfilling careers. The national governing body has joined forces with leisure operators to showcase the benefits of becoming a swimming teacher, as part of a major recruitment drive to combat national shortages that mean children are missing out on
Mark Burns, 49, is a stay-at-home dad who was working part-time in a call centre before undertaking his SEQ Level 1 and 2 Swimming Teacher training through one of our Swimming Teacher Recruitment Academies. He recently won a year's free training and membership with the Institute of Swimming, after entering a ‘why teach swimming’ competition, sharing his story to inspire others to take up the profession. Making a change Mark says: “I am
Looking for the perfect part time student job - have you considered teaching swimming? Looking for a well-paid, flexible, part time job to help support your lifestyle whilst at college or University, with no late nights or drunk customers? Teaching swimming offers all of this and you don’t even have to be a great swimmer! The Institute of Swimming is actively looking for students to become swimming teachers in a bid to solve the national
Ukrainian swimming teachers who have been forced to flee the invasion are being offered the chance to gain a world-renowned qualification free of charge. The Institute of Swimming and Swim England Charity have launched a two-part initiative to help resettle those who have arrived in the UK as part of the Homes for Ukraine and Ukraine Family Sponsorship scheme. A bespoke training offer will allow Ukrainian swimming teachers to gain their Swim
In 2020 we changed our course structure so that everyone who wanted to become a swimming teacher could start their training. We split our courses into theoretical and practical parts, with the theory taking place through interactive zoom webinars and e-learning. Completing theoretical training online has had a positive impact on many. It has allowed people to fit courses around their lifestyle and allowed us to better cater to individual
Tom, is currently undertaking a PhD in Drowning Prevention and Applied Environmental Physiology at Leeds Trinity University. He also works part time as a swimming teacher for Trafford Leisure. Tom explains how drowning prevention has become his mission and his passion... He says: “I have always been a competent swimmer and briefly swam for my school team. Some years later I became aware that I was not able to float well due to