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Swim Academy Instructor

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Puddle Ducks is one of the UK's leading national swim schools, teaching children how to swim in a fun, engaging and unique way. Puddle Ducks teachers are at the heart of what we do - delivering individually tailored lessons to small groups and able to get the best out of every child.

We're seeking an enthusiastic person to join our fantastic team of instructors teaching our Swim Academy classes for school age children. A passion for water, swimming and working with children is a must-have.

Experience is preferred, however not essential for the right person. More important is a positive can-do attitude, reliability, willingness to undergo significant training (some of which will be at your own expense and in your own time) and a flexible approach to working.

You must be able to work all sessions: Mondays (4-6pm), Thursdays (4-6pm) in Bournemouth and Fridays (4-5pm) by Bournemouth Airport. Your own transport is essential. The role is term time only, approx 40 weeks per year and you must be able to commit to working your sessions every week.

In return we offer comprehensive ongoing training and support, excellent rates of pay and an extremely rewarding career.

Qualifications you will need to undertake for this role include:-

  • STA Award / ASA Level 2
  • Puddle Ducks Swim Academy 2 day training
  • STA SAT or RLSS NRASTC lifesaving training (including baby/child CPR)

If you feel you have all the qualities we're looking for, we want to hear from you! Please contact us with as much detail about why you think you would be perfect for the role.

For more information or to apply with your CV and Covering Letter to Jane at or click HERE to apply.