Apply to join the Swimming Teacher Recruitment Academy in the Cotswolds

As part of our academy we are looking to train up swimming teachers in the Cotswolds with Freedom Leisure

Academy now closed

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If you want to become a swimming teacher and enjoy an active and rewarding role with Freedom Leisure 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?


Work hours are generally part-time including weekday evenings and weekends.

Once qualified, successful trainees will be employed as swimming teachers by:

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

Application Process

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.

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 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.

There may be an opportunity for Swimming teachers to complete other qualifications e.g. lifesaving qualification (Pool Lifeguard or National Rescue Award).

Swimming Teachers will be required to sign a training agreement with a commitment to work for Freedom Leisure for a minimum of 2 years.

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