International Learn to Swim Week 2022
You may have seen in the news recently that there is a swimming teacher shortage here in the UK, as a result of the pandemic. According to our national governing body, STA, this shortage is also sadly impacting on the opportunity for babies, infants and children to access regular swimming lessons.
We know from our experiences that since pools reopened, the demand for baby and infant swimming lessons has never been higher. This means our Turtle Tots franchisees are actively recruiting for swimming teachers. Here at Turtle HQ, we are also always looking for passionate people who might also like to train to become a swimming teacher (or who are already qualified) and set up their own successful business.
The benefits of becoming a swimming teacher
With this being International Learn to Swim Week (ILSW), we would like to share all the benefits of why training to become a swimming teacher is a fantastic career choice for those looking for a rewarding, active and challenging role.
- Enjoy flexible teaching hours that fit around your lifestyle
- Have the satisfaction that you will be teaching an incredibly important life skill
- Countless opportunities for employment are available, even internationally
- It’s fun to ‘Bring on the Smiles’!
- With Turtle Tots you also have the opportunity to run your own business – we can provide you with the tools, expertise, training and the associated brand recognition to help you build a brilliant business for you and your family.
But don’t just take our word for it....
This is what some of our Turtle Tots franchisees and swimming teachers say…
“For the last 22 years I’ve worked as a long-haul cabin crew – a job I love, but with two girls my motivation for becoming a swimming teacher and a swim school owner was that I wanted to be at home more often. Owning my swim school business enables me to fit work around school and my children’s lives. It’s a business that is rewarding and which gives me the flexibility and freedom I desired.”
“I love that we get to teach so many babies and children each week to feel confident, happy and safe. It fills me with a warm fuzzy feeling.”
“My Turtle Tots has grown into a big business, which means I now work full-time. But as it is my company, I get to choose my hours and I have a great staff network in place to support me.”
“As a swimming teacher, the rewards of being able to help little ones learn and grow, while spending time with my own young family is everything.”
“Training to be a baby swimming teacher was the best career decision I made - seven years on, I am still as passionate about teaching as when I first started.”
If you are interested in a career in baby and pre-school swimming teaching or would like to find out more about the franchise opportunities with Turtle Tots, email us via firstname.lastname@example.org.