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Trainee Weekend Teachers (East Sussex, Tunbridge Wells & Maidstone Areas)

East Sussex & Tunbridge Wells Areas

Due to internal progression and continued business growth we are adding to our team.

Our teachers are right at the centre of what we do. Our success is totally dependent on having the best teachers, where commitment, passion, loyalty and the ability to create a great rapport with parents, carers, babies and children are all essential.

This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of our flourishing Puddle Ducks team - and still have time with your family AND get paid while you train!

We break for many of the school holidays and teaching hours initially on offer are very likely to grow.

Fantastic internal support network and in house training programme.

We are looking to recruit two Trainee Weekend Teachers to train over a 3-6 month period to qualify to teach from July 2019.

Teacher training may involve paid work as a Poolside Assistant (a non-teaching, "dry" role greeting and helping our customers to prepare to swim).

Initial teaching will be one or two weekend sessions.

Key Skills/Attributes:

Key Skills/Attributes:

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
A passion for children and for teaching

No previous Swimming Teaching experience is necessary as full training will be given but basic qualifications will need to be achieved locally (with our help and support) including STA Baby & Preschool and STA Safety Award for Swimming Teachers & Coaches (STA STC).

(The links above are to the STA website. Course Filters will need to be applied)

Clean Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check (conducted by Puddle Ducks)

Computer literate

You need to be a reasonably competent swimmer (able to swim 25m and dive to the bottom of a 2m pool).

Valid Driving Licence and use of own car is essential

Main Responsibilities:

Teaching swimming classes for babies and children from birth to four years. Hours will be discussed on application but will most likely be Saturday mornings initially with Sunday hours to follow.

Maintaining a safe and enjoyable experience for your customers

Sharing a passion for baby swimming

Loving every second of what you do!

Puddle Ducks in house training to take place at a 4 day residential course in either April or June (venues TBC but travelling and staying overnight will be involved).

Further in pool training will take place locally with our experienced teaching team prior to qualification.

Hourly teaching rate from £17.50 rising to £20 per hour based on experience.

Applications to include a full CV and covering email HERE

Apply NOW if you think you could be our next expert teacher...

 

Maidstone / Sevenoaks Area

Puddle Ducks are recruiting for a Weekend Teacher in Maidstone!

It's rare that we at Puddle Ducks advertise for trainee teachers. Most of our teachers have either joined us as Poolside Assistants and decide to progress or our customers approach us wanting to teach.You have the passion, we have the expertise...

This time it's different - we are reaching out to YOU!

Our teachers are right at the centre of what we do. Our success is totally dependent on having the best teachers, where commitment, passion, loyalty and the ability to create a good rapport with parents, carers, babies and children are all essential.

This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of our flourishing Puddle Ducks team - and still have time with your family as we break for many of the school holidays!

Fantastic internal support network and in house training programme.

We are looking to recruit a Trainee Teacher to work initially as a Poolside Assistant while we train you carefully over a 3-6 month period to teach in the Maidstone area.

Initial Poolside Assistant hours will be Saturday mornings at Freedom Fitness in Maidstone supporting our teachers and giving customers a wonderful experience dry side.

Teaching hours will then follow at that venue on a Saturday morning and locally Sunday afternoon / evening.

Key Skills/Attributes:

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
A passion for children and for teaching

No previous Swimming Teaching experience is necessary as full training will be given but basic qualifications will need to be achieved locally (with our help and support) including STA Baby & Preschool and STA Safety Award for Swimming Teachers & Coaches (STA STC).

(The links above are to the STA website. Course Filters will need to be applied)

Clean Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check (conducted by Puddle Ducks)

Computer literate

You need to be a reasonably competent swimmer (able to swim 25m and dive to the bottom of a 2m pool).

Valid Driving Licence and use of own car is essential as further teaching opportunities may be outside Maidstone.

Main Responsibilities:

Teaching swimming classes for babies and children from birth to four years. Hours will be discussed on application but will most likely be Saturday mornings initially with Sunday hours to follow on a cover basis and, if wanted, permanently.

Maintaining a safe and enjoyable experience for your customers.

Sharing a passion for baby swimming.

Loving every second of what you do!

Puddle Ducks in house training to take place at a 4 day residential course in April or June (venues TBC but travelling and staying overnight will be involved).

Further in pool training will take place locally with our experienced teaching team prior to qualification.

Further sessions will be made available with experience.

Hourly teaching rate from £17.50 rising to £20 per hour based on experience.

Applications to include a full CV and covering email HERE

Apply NOW if you think you could be our next expert teacher...

 

Poolside Assistant(s) (Tunbridge Wells Areas)

Due to new sessions and internal promotion we are looking for 1 or 2 Poolside Assistants.

The Sessions requiring cover are:
(timings are Poolside Shift Length - these may fluctuate slightly from term to term)

Saturday Mornings: 7.30am - 12 midday.

Sunday Afternoons: 1.30pm - 4.45pm

Thursday Mornings: 8.45am - 11.30am

Friday Afternoons: 3.45pm - 6.30pm
(could be combined with an earlier local Friday PM session in the future too)

WE WILL CONSIDER ANY COMBINATION OF 1 WEEKEND SESSION WITH 1 OR 2 WEEKDAY SESSIONS

The Poolside Assistant Role:
To ensure our customers arrive for their classes on time, with the right swimwear, understanding what to expect and with huge smiles!

Must be a real “people person” and be totally reliable, consistent and professional.

Ability to assist customers with their little ones in the changing rooms.

Flexibility to cover other sessions appreciated - own transport a huge advantage and a necessity for covering other sessions in due course.

Enthusiasm for everything Puddle Ducks is essential!

Full training given.

DBS check will be completed as part of our referencing process.

Opportunity to take further assignments as they arise, once trained.

Hourly rate on application. 25% staff discount on your own classes.

A great opportunity to join our team and get first refusal to train to teach our classes in the future. We always look to promote internally first.

If you are interested in this role – or you know someone else who would be ideal – please email an application (or get them to!) with a full CV to clive.relf@puddleducks.com

If you refer a friend who subsequently joins us as a staff member you will receive a 20% discount from you next block of 8 classes so SHARE and TAG away!

Closing date: Friday 29th March 2019
(I’ll love to hear from you or your friends before then!)

Come and join our lovely team and be part of doing the best job in the world!

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