Aquatots is the largest independent child swimming company in the UK and having been leading the industry since 1997 and still continues to grow and expand our training locations, where we swim over 4000 families each week.
One of the main reasons for our success, is the professionalism and passion of our Teachers and we are always on the lookout for enthusiastic, passionate individuals to join our Team.
Whether you wish to teach 1,2,3 or up to 6 days a week becoming an Aquatots Teacher will allow you to work around your family commitments, and other work too.
If the answer is yes to all of the above this could be the new challenge you have been waiting for. Better still this is not a franchise opportunity so no huge set up costs for you to find plus the reassurance that you are a partner in one of the longest running and most successful baby & child swim school in the South East.
Becoming an Aquatots Teacher is the most fun and rewarding challenge. You will enjoy learning how to become a member of the most inspiring Professional Teaching Team in Baby Swimming and our training program sets the benchmark within the industry, Although the most comprehensive training available, it is also fun and easy to follow and upon completion you will deservedly join our elite team of teachers.
The Teacher Training Program contains four parts:
All of our courses can usually be completed over a 12 week period (one full Aquatots term). Upon completion of the above sections you will be certified to teach the Aquatots Baby Swimming Program for our Swim Levels 1-7.
All teacher candidates attend our Training days for seven days, conveniently run over three separate weekends and some weekday sessions.
These could be face to face or via webinar dependant on current COVID-19 restrictions.
You will then move on to train with your local regional trainer, where your learning progresses to apply teaching methods, over one day pool training sessions each week throughout the swim term. You gain invaluable experience working alongside our most experienced Teacher trainers whilst they teach their normal classes, giving you the opportunity to practice your own teaching skills whist under the guidance of your trainer. Upon completion of your training you will be awarded with the Aquatots Baby Swimming Teacher Certification and look forward to teaching your very own babies the following term!
I'm guessing like most teachers/trainees in my position I found my "eureka" moment when I took my own children to swim classes. I fell in love with it instantly! I always had teaching in my mind when swimming with my eldest but I never had the confidence to pursue it, and the timing wasn't quite right. Now I take my youngest to lessons, it most certainly confirms how much I love it and how my children love swimming too. I feel it is such an important life skill!
The reason I chose Aquatots is because they have structured levels of ability…
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There is an initial cost for training of £297, this is a token payment towards the cost invested into your training by the company. Your payment, includes the provision of your own set of teaching equipment ready for you to use to deliver your own lessons when you qualified.
As well as an attractive hourly rate for teaching babies starting at £24 per hour, there is also the opportunity to earn more from commission sales on various merchandise sales and performance targets. Hourly pay also increases upon completion of additional training. The Baby Swim Teacher Award is just the first step on six further teaching levels you may aspire to.
Once experienced as a baby Teacher there are many opportunities for you to train further to become an Aquatots Toddler and Child Swim Teacher If you are really having fun, you may train even further to become Aquanatal Teacher, or an Aquatots Teacher Trainer. There are many opportunities for you to increase your earning potential. Further training and progression is all available at no extra cost other than your time whilst we help you achieve your full potential and invest in your future.
A few words from existing Teachers on why they love their jobs so much :
If you think this could be for you, Having fun while you earn, then just simply let us know you are interested and we will send you more information - Simply e-mail our Recruitment Team at firstname.lastname@example.org telling us a little more about yourself. Including the following information: