Apply to join the Swimming Teacher Recruitment Academy in Newport Pagnell

As part of our academy, we are looking to train up swimming teachers in Newport Pagnell with Places Leisure

Academy now closed

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


Teaching swimming is an active and rewarding role. Work hours are generally part-time including weekday evenings and weekends. Some weekday term time hours may also be available to support school swimming.

For these roles, there will be the opportunity to work at the following leisure centre:

  • Middleton Pool, Tickford Street, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire MK16 9BG

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

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 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].

About Places Leisure

Places Leisure, part of the Places for People Group, are committed to creating active places and healthy people. Helping people of all ages learn to swim or become stronger, faster or more confident swimmers is central to their aim. Your exciting new role as a Swimming Teacher will consist of working with customers, (sometimes on a one to one level) whilst motivating and instructing them in their lessons. These lessons will be conducted ensuring they are operated to the legal standards at all times, whilst also creating a fun, inclusive and safe environment. A very important factor of this role will be to use your personality when engaging with customers whilst also offering them your knowledge and expertise, with regards to any queries they may have.

The benefits

At Places Leisure people can flourish, thrive, better themselves and work in fantastic communities with inspirational colleagues and customers. Offering a comprehensive benefits package; from a pension, generous holiday pay, training, sick pay, and free or discounted gym membership – to a wealth of extra perks including interest-free loans for colleagues, discounts and offers on thousands of retailers, restaurants and leisure outlets and much more.