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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
Alison always had a love for swimming and had aspirations from a young age to become either a swimming teacher or physical education teacher. She enjoys working with children and has had jobs in several preschools and schools. To keep fit and active she turned to swimming almost daily. It was at this point in her life that she had the idea to become a swimming teacher, “I decided that I would like to combine my love of children, swimming
Swim England’s new “Foundations of Inclusivity CPD” launched in National Inclusion Week in conjunction with the Institute of Swimming. The new Foundations of Inclusivity CPD (Continuing Professional Development) is open to anyone working within the aquatics community such as swimming teachers, coaches and volunteers as well as those working outside the leisure sector. Endorsed by CIMSPA’s Working Inclusively
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
Jason has achieved qualifications for multiple roles within the swimming and aquatics sector; he’s been a swimming teacher for over 14 years, a swim coach for 7 years and a Swim England tutor for 4 years. He currently works full-time as the Assistant Head Coach of KAL [Kirklees Active Leisure] Swim Performance working in partnership with Borough of Kirklees Swimming Club. Jason certainly has a lot of experience under his belt when it comes
From landlocked Eswatini to teaching children to swim in Cheltenham: Janice shares her teaching journey… Janice was born in the landlocked African country of Eswatini, where she was encouraged to learn to swim at a young age. She thoroughly enjoyed it, thrived in the pool, and became a lifelong fan of the sport. She competed in high school swim meets before going on to represent her country on the National Youth team. “I've had the good