Apply to join the Swimming Teacher Recruitment Academy in Staffordshire

As part of our academy, we are looking to train up swimming teachers in Stafford and Stone with Freedom Leisure.

Apply to join the academy

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

  • Stafford Leisure Centre, 1 Lammascote Rd, Stafford ST16 3TA
  • Stone Leisure Centre, Stafford Rd, Stone ST15 8QW

Teaching hours will generally be weekdays 4-7pm and weekend mornings, hours may vary by leisure centre.

Once qualified, successful trainees will be employed as paid swimming teachers by Freedom Leisure on a casual or part-time basis. Employment is subject to passing an enhanced DBS check.

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 26 June 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].