Swim Teacher Trainee Programme

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1383664852-2
  • Date Posted: 9 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Edinburgh Leisure
  • Location: Edinburgh, Midlothian
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Teaching and Education
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Swim Teacher JD.pdf

Swim Teacher Training Programme - Further info for Candidates.docx

Conditions of Service.pdf

Essentials Behaviour Standard.pdf

Swim Teachers - No experience required.

Join our swim teaching trainee program and kick-start your swimming career.

Do you love swimming so much that you'd love to make a career out of it? We'll help you jump in at the deep end by giving you all the training and support you need to become a qualified Swim Teacher . And we'll pay you to do it! We'll even pay your training costs and exam fees!

We are looking for approachable, positive, and friendly individuals that have:

  • Passion for swimming
  • Eagerness to teach such an important lifesaving skill.
  • A warm and welcoming personality

So, whether you're about to leave school or uni, a parent or just someone looking for a change of career, we're here to help you make a big splash.

In addition, we offer:

  • FREE membership across all our centres with access to fitness classes, gyms, and swimming pools
  • Opportunities for further training, career growth and development
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Paid sick leave
  • Company pension
  • Access to discounts with a huge number of retailers (saving money in cinemas, restaurants, clothing, and electronics shops, on insurance and healthcare and much more)

If you'd like the opportunity to gain the qualifications and training needed to become a swim teacher, follow the link, and register your application.

Compulsory Training dates/times:

  • Mon 2nd and Tues 3rd of September: 09:00 - 16:00 - Royal Commonwealth Pool - Welcome & Induction
  • Sat 7th and Sun 8th of September: 09:00 -17:00 - Portobello Swim Centre - SSTQ
  • Mon 9th, Sat 14th and Sun 15th of September: 09 :00-17:00 - Portobello Swim Centre - SSTQ
  • Mon 16th, Sat 28th and Sun 29th of September: 09:00-17:00 - Portobello Swim Centre - SSTQ
  • Monday 11th to Fri 15th of November: 08:00-17:00 - Portobello Swim Centre- National Pool Lifeguard qualification

Other hours are negotiable (to a certain extent) and will be confirmed prior to acceptance onto the Programme.

For informal enquiries and to chat about what might be available just now please contact Marie Kneeshaw, Aquatics Development Officer: (see below)

Closing date: Sunday 21st of July 2024

Assessment date: Tuesday 30th and Wednesday 31st of July 2024

Registered Scottish Charity No: SC027450

We are proud members of the Disability Confident Scheme. We encourage applications from people with disabilities and will offer support with reasonable adjustments where required. We are committed to offering an interview to applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum criteria for the job.