Tower Hamlets Swimming Teacher Recruitment Academy

As part of our academy, we are looking to train up swimming teachers for jobs in London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Apply to join the academy

If you want to become a swimming teacher and enjoy an active and rewarding role with Tower Hamlets then this is the ideal opportunity for you.

Apply now to start your journey to becoming a swimming teacher.

The academy allows aspiring swimming teachers to receive all their training for only £85, compared to the usual cost of over £1000. It includes a mentor to support your development and you will be matched with an employer.

What’s included?


Teaching swimming is an active and rewarding role. Work hours are generally part-time including weekday evenings and weekends. Lessons typically run between 3.30pm to 7pm Monday to Friday and 8am to 1pm on Saturday and Sunday. Some weekday term time hours may also be available to support school swimming.

For these roles, there may be the opportunity to work at the following leisure centres:

Once qualified, successful trainees will be employed as swimming teachers by Tower Hamlets.

A DBS check will be required before starting your volunteering hours.

Application process

Applications close 16 June 2024.

Apply to join the academy

Applications may close before this deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Shortlisted applicants will be given the opportunity to find out more about the swimming teacher opportunity at an informal virtual meet and greet session and interview that will take place after the closing date.

You don’t need any qualifications to apply as you will be supported through your training. However, we are accepting applications from those who are partway through their swimming teacher training or already have their Level 1 or 2 qualifications.

If you have any questions before applying, please contact us at [email protected].