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: firstname.lastname@example.org.