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Teaching Swimming was Emily's ideal student job and helped fund her studies to become a Primary School Teacher. Emily, 20, from Somerset, became a swimming teacher to part-fund her studies. She’s since found it to be a rewarding and worthwhile job that will help in her pursuit to become a primary school teacher. Emily says: “My mum used to be a swimming teacher and that gave me the idea that I too could do the training. Whilst
Nancy, 17, gained her SEQ Level 1 Assistant Swimming (teaching) qualification with the Institute of Swimming earlier this year, and is working part-time at Active Nation’s Quays Swimming and Diving Complex, whilst studying for her BTECH in Sport and Coaching at sixth form college. For Nancy, swimming is her happy place. She has been actively involved in swimming throughout her childhood and into her teenage years, with both her
Waleed Ghafoory, 20, is a university student who is part-funding his education through his swimming teacher job As a young child, Waleed was scared of water and hated being splashed in the face. It was this fear that made his mum determined he would learn to swim and get over his water anxiety. He went to swim school and when he was 12 he joined the Ealing Swimming Club in Chiswick, London. Waleed says: “In my
Share why you teach swimming for the chance of winning free training and membership for a whole year! #WhyTeachSwimming Being a Swimming Teacher is an incredibly rewarding career and we want to hear why you love it or why you want to teach swimming. To enter, share a video of yourself on social media saying why you teach, using the hashtag #WhyTeachSwimming. Not on social media? You can email your entry to firstname.lastname@example.org or
Institute of Swimming partner with Places Leisure to help solve the shortage of Swimming Teachers. The Institute of Swimming have launched a brand new nationwide Recruitment Academy with Places Leisure in a bid to help solve the shortage of swimming teachers. The UK is currently facing a shortage of around 8,000 swimming teachers meaning 600,000 people are currently missing out on swimming lessons. The Recruitment Academy serves as one of
Suha always had a love for the water, and aside from swimming, she had always dreamt of being a competent scuba diver. So she decided to move away from Accountancy and take her scuba diving courses. “I loved the aquatic life more than numbers.” Whilst she was doing her courses she started having conversations with lots of people who were keen to try scuba diving too, but their main constraint was that they couldn’t swim. These