The academy is a one-stop shop to source, train and recruit swimming teachers of the future.
There are around 600,000 people who could be missing out on swimming lessons due to teacher shortages. This is something we are determined to change.
To attract new teachers to the sector we have launched the Swimming Teacher Recruitment Academy.
The academy gives those starting a career as a swimming teacher – or those looking for a change of profession – the chance to receive training of the highest level at a fraction of the usual cost, whilst being matched with a potential employer.
We are currently recruiting trainee teachers. You can browse and apply for our current openings. Successful applicants will be supported through their Swim England Level 1 and 2 Teaching Swimming qualifications with practical experience by means of a volunteer placement, additional training, membership, and a mentor.
The Institute of Swimming has joined forces with the local Active Partnership – Active Together, to help support the countywide shortages of swimming teachers across the leisure sector. The new Swimming Teacher Recruitment Academy aims to source and train 46 new swimming teachers, to ensure leisure operators across Leicestershire have a sufficient workforce to meet the increased demand for swimming lessons. The recruitment academy will
Create a festive feel with our Christmas Themed Swimming Lesson Activities. Swimming teachers wanting to add a little festive sparkle to their swimming lessons may want to check out the following Christmas themed games. Including some of our favourite festive swimming activities as well as swim teacher activities from the Swim England Learn to Swim team. 1. Santa and his Reindeer, stages 4-7 Learners are put into pairs, and one learner
Institute of Swimming partner with Places Leisure to help solve the shortage of Swimming Teachers. The Institute of Swimming have launched a brand new nationwide Recruitment Academy with Places Leisure in a bid to help solve the shortage of swimming teachers. The UK is currently facing a shortage of around 8,000 swimming teachers meaning 600,000 people are currently missing out on swimming lessons. The Recruitment Academy serves as one of
Halloween Themed Swimming Lesson Ideas Have some fun in the pool and get creative with our spooktacular Halloween swimming lesson ideas! 1. Warm-up Game Get your swimmers warmed up by embracing the theme and moving around the pool: Walk like a zombie Move like a ghost Be a pumpkin (mushroom float) Fly on a broomstick (use a noodle) Run like a werewolf 2. Haunted House Swimming Game Participants travel around the
Alison always had a love for swimming and had aspirations from a young age to become either a swimming teacher or physical education teacher. She enjoys working with children and has had jobs in several preschools and schools. To keep fit and active she turned to swimming almost daily. It was at this point in her life that she had the idea to become a swimming teacher, “I decided that I would like to combine my love of children, swimming
Swim England’s new “Foundations of Inclusivity CPD” launched in National Inclusion Week in conjunction with the Institute of Swimming. The new Foundations of Inclusivity CPD (Continuing Professional Development) is open to anyone working within the aquatics community such as swimming teachers, coaches and volunteers as well as those working outside the leisure sector. Endorsed by CIMSPA’s Working Inclusively