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Trainee Swimming Teacher - Bedfordshire

Institute of Swimming
Closing Date
28 February 2020

The Institute of Swimming academy, they are looking to train up swimming teachers across Bedfordshire. 

The academy gives aspiring teachers the opportunity to receive part-funded training, mentoring, and be matched with an employer.

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.

The academy supports trainees through their training journey with membership and free access to their 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.

Work hours are generally part-time; 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm weekdays, and weekends from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. For these roles, there may be an opportunity to work across the following leisure centres:

  • Bedfordshire area; Flitchwick Leisure Centre Steppingley Rd, Flitwick, Bedford MK45 1TH
  • Houghton Regis Leisure Centre Parkside Dr, Houghton Regis, Dunstable LU5 5PY

Once qualified successful trainees will be employed as swimming teachers by Stevenage Leisure Limited on a casual or part-time basis.

How to apply

To apply, please visit the Institute of Swimming's website

 Applications close on Friday 28 February 2020. Those shortlisted will be interviewed on Monday 9 and Tuesday 10 March 2020. There will be an informal meet and greet on Wednesday 8 April 2020 at Stevenage Arts and Leisure Centre Course dates are to be confirmed.

If you have any questions before applying you can contact the recruitment team at: