Apply to join the Swimming Teacher Recruitment Academy in Bicester, Banbury and Brackley

As part of our academy, we are looking to train up swimming teachers in Bicester, Banbury and Brackley with Legacy Leisure.

Apply to join the academy

If you want to become a swimming teacher and enjoy an active and rewarding role with Legacy Leisure then this is the perfect 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. It includes mentoring to support your development, and you’ll be matched with an employer.

What’s included?


Following successful completion of the programme there will be the opportunity to work at the following pools:

  • Bicester Leisure Centre, OX26 2NR
  • Brackley Leisure Centre, NN13 6JJ
  • Spiceball Leisure Centre, OX16 2BW

Teaching hours will generally be weekdays 4-7 pm, and weekend mornings. Times will vary by site and there may be an opportunity for additional school / daytime hours.

Once qualified, successful trainees will be employed as paid swimming teachers by Legacy Leisure on a casual or part-time basis. Employment is subject to passing an enhanced DBS check. Successful applicants will also receive National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and Coaches (NRASTC) training.

Application Itinerary

Applications for this academy have now closed. Please complete an expression of interest form if you would like to be notified of future academies in your area.

Apply to join the academy

Shortlisted applicants will be given the opportunity to find out more about the job at an interview and informal virtual meet and greet session w/c 10 July 23.

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

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