PoolCoverPoolCover are extremely dedicated in supporting the challenges of acquiring qualified swimming teachers in the UK and Ireland, and are the foremost technology-led platform doing so. They are passionate about supplying the best candidates to fulfill these invaluable teaching roles - learning to swim is such a precious life skill and one that deserves specialist care and attention.


Due to the transient nature of the profession, recruiting reliable, qualified swimming teachers can often be problematic and this creates widespread problems for many swim schools nationwide. PoolCover facilitates ease in sourcing teachers, creating more opportunities for those wanting to learn how to swim. Currently, they work with over 400 swim schools from multi-national leisure centres to self-employed swimming instructors.

Co-Founder, Chris Watson comments, “We are excited for the future in swimming and hope that together we can achieve our mission of creating more opportunities for those wanting to learn how to swim. Our strategy and vision as a technology-led business helps make the acquisition of qualified swimming instructors streamlined and efficient for swim schools, essentially meaning no more long waiting lists or cancelled lessons.”

A specialist provider of permanent, contract & temporary recruitment, with a national database of swimming teachers, PoolCover can find the right fit for your organisation. The swim teacher and swim school community has risen to over 3,000 members throughout the UK (May 2017) and shows signs of further exponential growth, meaning this is a hugely beneficial service to many.  The company also now work with several reputable brands including David Lloyd, Everyone Active, Serco Leisure and the Turtle Tots franchise network.

Becoming a swimming teacher is one of the most fulfilling and rewarding careers out there. To support the profession itself, PoolCover provides online content and resources for swimming teachers and swim schools to promote development and learning in the swimming community. They also encourage the best working conditions and benefits for their candidates and feel it aids in retaining high level staff.