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Meet the Swim Teachers

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Meet the Swim Teachers

Name: Anthony

How long have you been teaching:I started teaching in 2013

What attracted you to this role? I was a swimmer and gravitated towards teaching once I was old enough

What do you like most about your job? The challenging yet rewarding experience it provides

Favourite wrap up game? Seahouse rides 

 

 

 

 

Name: Jessie 

How long have you been teaching: I started teaching in 2014

What attracted you to this role? I enjoy working with young children and like that I have the opportunity to positively impact on their lives

What do you like most about your job?  Being able to encourage the kids to do their best

Favourite wrap up game? Dolphin rides

 

 

 

Name: Kyle

How long have you been teaching: I started teaching in 2013

What attracted you to this role? I enjoy swimming and working with young children 

What do you like most about your job? Seeing children make progress in their swimming ability

Favourite wrap up game? Diving

 

 

 

Name: Felicity

How long have you been teaching: I started teaching in 2011

What attracted you to this role? I wanted to teach my own son to swim and I really enjoy it!

What do you like most about your job? How rewarding it is! I come to work with a huge smile on my face knowing how important my job is

Favourite wrap up game? Getting the kids on the

floating turtle & making it go crazy! The kids love it!

 

 

Name: Dominic

How long have you been teaching: I started teaching in 2017

What attracted you to this role? I like swimming so it was a natural fit for me

What do you like most about your job? All aspects of the job are so enjoyable

Favourite wrap up game? Diving

 

 

 

Name: Julia 

How long have you been teaching: I started teaching in 2014

What attracted you to this role? I like water and enjoy teaching people

What do you like most about your job? Seeing improvement in my students

Favourite wrap up game? Jumps to the teacher

 

 

 

Name: Ned

How long have you been teaching: I started teaching in 2017

What attracted you to this role? Being able to work in the water

What do you like most about your job? Making a difference in peoples lives (drowning prevention)

Favourite wrap up game? Noodle rescues

 

 

 

 

Name: Mercedes

How long have you been teaching: I started teaching in 2002

What attracted you to this role? I was a squad swimmer and I am a qualified PE teacher

What do you like most about your job? Being able to see children develop and learn

Favourite wrap up game? Flying high-5's

 

 

 

Name: Cody

How long have you been teaching: I started teaching in 2011

What attracted you to this role? I love swimming

What do you like most about your job? Teaching children to enjoy the water 

Favourite wrap up game? Anything that involves them going underwater and becoming confident

 

 

 

Name: Susan

How long have you been teaching: I started teaching in 2016

What attracted you to this role? It is a fun and rewarding role

What do you like most about your job? Watching children pregress and develop in the water

Favourite wrap up game? Jumping high-5's

 

 

 

 

Name: Darcy

How long have you been teaching: I started teaching in 2015

What attracted you to this role? I am studying to be a teacher and it is great practice for a career working with kids

What do you like most about your job? Helping kids learn a valuable life skill

Favourite wrap up game? Diving

 

 

 

Name: Jim

How long have you been teaching: I started teaching in 2008

What attracted you to this role? It is Fun! and provides me with the opportunity to see real results

What do you like most about your job? The smiles and the kids jokes

Favourite wrap up game? Underwater ring hunt without goggles

 

 

 

Name: Katy 

How long have you been teaching: I started teaching in 2012

What attracted you to this role? I love the water and spending time with kids

What do you like most about your job? Meeting lots of new people and helping them overcome their fears around water

Favourite wrap up game? Underwater treasure hunt

 

 

 

Name: Reuben

How long have you been teaching: I started teaching in 2013

What attracted you to this role? It's a flexible job to have while studying

What do you like most about your job? Working with children always makes you laugh and each shift is different

Favourite wrap up game? Imitate your favourite animal 

 

 

 

Name: Alvin

How long have you been teaching: I started teaching in 2015

What attracted you to this role? It was a good job to do while I study 

What do you like most about your job? The funny kids I get to teach

Favourite wrap up game? Horsey rides

 

 

 

Name: Rachel

How long have you been teaching: I started teaching in 2017

What attracted you to this role? I've always loved working with children

What do you like most about your job? Seeing each child become more confident in the water and that interaction with them

Favourite wrap up game? Sinking toy games

 

 

 

Name: Lara

How long have you been teaching: I started teaching in 2015

What attracted you to this role? The relationship which must be developed in order to facilitate the learning process

What do you like most about your job? Seeing people achieve their personal goals

Favourite wrap up game? Noodle races