Apply to join the Swimming Teacher Recruitment Academy in Lincolnshire

As part of our academy, we are looking to train up swimming teachers in Lincolnshire

Apply to join the academy


Would you like to become a swimming teacher? The academy gives aspiring teachers the opportunity to receive part-funded training, mentoring, and be matched with an employer.

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

The academy gives trainee teachers the chance to embark on a career as a swimming teacher for only £79, compared to the usual cost of over £1,000.

Successful applicants who join the academy will complete their SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) and Level 2 Teaching Swimming qualifications.

We support trainees through their training journey with membership and free access to our introduction to swimming strokes online CPDs.

In between the courses, there is a period of volunteering with a potential employer to gain practical experience. Trainees also benefit from CPDs to help them develop as well as getting expert advice and support from a mentor to ensure they have the necessary experience for the role and are ready to hit the poolside well equipped to teach.

Teaching Swimming is an active and rewarding role. Work hours are generally part-time; 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm weekdays, and weekend mornings from 8:00 am – 12.00 pm.

For these roles, there may be the opportunity to work across several leisure centres, in the following locations;

  • Bourne Leisure Centre, Queens Road, Bourne, Lincolnshire, PE10 9DX
  • Deepings Leisure Centre, Park Road, Deeping St James, Lincolnshire, PE6 8ND
  • Grantham Meres Leisure Centre, Trent Road, Grantham Lincolnshire, NG31 7XQ
  • Stamford Leisure Centre, Drift Road, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 1UZ

Once qualified successful trainees will be employed as swimming teachers by Leisure SK.

Course Itinerary

Applications close on 18 July 2021 and those shortlisted will be interviewed the week commencing 19 July 2021. Courses will be allocated after a successful meet and greet with Leisure SK.

If you have any questions before applying you can contact us at