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There are lots of ways to be part of the exciting work we do here at Puddle Ducks.

  • Be a part of our Duck HQ team, focussing on supporting our wonderful network of franchisees and delivering our mission
  • Train as a Puddle Ducks Teacher – just the best job in the world
  • Work in one of our local teams, supporting the franchisee to build their business in your local area.

Take a look below at our current opportunities.

Current Vacancies

  • Marketing & Events Assistant - North East

    Be part of a dynamic, growing team

    We are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable, hard-working person to come and join our team as a Marketing & Events Assistant on an ad-hoc basis.

    Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the successful candidate will be building relationships in the local communities, attending events to act as a brand ambassador and much, much more!. You will be working with potential and existing customers, providing first class customer service at all times. You will be responsible for explaining how our classes work and answering questions whilst promoting positive brand awareness at all times. You must have strong communication skills, a great work ethic and a professional appearance.
    You must be available to work evenings and weekends and be able to travel to various locations throughout our franchise territory (North East England).

    Previous experience is not essential, just a genuine love and enthusiasm for Puddle Ducks and our brand.
    Deadline for Applications: 31st August 2017.

    To apply, or ask further questions about the role, please email: julie.dugdale@puddleducks.com.

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    Office Team Leader - North East

    Be part of a dynamic, growing team

    Part time, family friendly role - we are looking for an experienced customer service and administration professional to join our busy office team in Ponteland.

    Customer Care is foremost in this role, we strive to ensure that our customers feel welcome and looked after during every step of their Puddle Ducks journey. You will be speaking to new and existing customers on the phone, answering a wide variety of written enquiries, using social media and supporting a small team of Customer Service Executives.

    In addition to this there are associated administration tasks to be carried out to assist the management team in the smooth running of the business.

    The role is fixed term and is for seven months starting in October.

    We are looking for someone to work part time, 26 hours a week, between a Thursday and a Monday.

    If you are interested in this exciting role please apply by sending your CV and a covering email to newcastle@puddleducks.com. The closing date for applications is Friday 4th August.
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    Baby & Pre-school Teacher - West Yorkshire

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    We have a part-time, weekend role available in Leeds and surrounding areas, teaching babies and toddlers from birth to four years.

    Becoming a baby swimming teacher is an amazing job! When you work for Puddle Ducks you’re part of such an enthusiastic bunch of talented teachers, both locally here in West Yorkshire and nationally, who give you so much ongoing training and support.

    We offer highly competitive rates of pay and excellent career progression. No previous teaching or professional swimming experience is required as full training is provided. We are here to support you with your training at every step along the way. You need to enjoy being in the water and able to swim, have a confident and friendly personality, be flexible and a team worker.

    Becoming a swimming teacher for Puddle Ducks takes hard work and commitment, but brings huge job satisfaction and fits in brilliantly around family life and other work commitments.

    You will be required to work weekend sessions and have a car and driving licence.

    Please email jenny.brown@puddleducks.com for more information.

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    Swim Academy Teacher – West Yorkshire

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    We're seeking an enthusiastic person to join our fantastic team to teach 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 and a flexible approach to working.

    You will be required to work weekend sessions and have a car and driving licence.

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

    Please email jenny.brown@puddleducks.com for more information.

     

  • Poolside Assistant - Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire

    Be part of a dynamic, growing team

    Are you looking for a fun and rewarding role working with children and their parents?

    Primarily a customer service role, our Poolside Assistants are the face of Puddle Ducks, being the first person our swimmers see as they arrive at the pool.

    We are looking for someone at the Seashell Trust in Cheadle Hulme on Sunday mornings from 9am til 12pm starting in September.

    For further details or to apply for the role, please email rachel.bateson@puddleducks.com.

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    Baby & Pre-school Teacher - Merseyside

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    We are looking for a weekend Baby & Pre-school swimming teacher to join our team in Merseyside.

    No experience necessary but any swimming teaching qualifications/experience would be a bonus.

    If you are friendly, professional, reliable and keen to learn this job could be for you.

    Email merseyside@puddleducks.com or call 0151 921 7070 for more info.

  • Swimming Teachers - Derbyshire

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    We are recruiting a part time STA award qualified swimming teacher (ASA qualified is also acceptable).

    If you are passionate, energetic and love teaching children to swim then please do get in touch.

    Email your CV to cate.woodrow-smith@puddleducks.com.

     

  • Poolside Assistant – West Hertfordshire & Luton

    Be part of a dynamic, growing team

    Having Poolside Assistants at many of our pools is one of the things that makes Puddle Ducks different. Main responsibilities include:

    • Meeting and greeting customers, ensuring everyone has what they need for the class.
    • Ensuring the pool area is clean, tidy and safe for customers.
    • Assisting with any customer queries.
    • Taking the register, sorting the equipment and tidying following the class.
    • Providing assistance to the Teacher, including in an emergency.

    The role is part time and during school term time only. Evening and weekend working may feature.

    Please email ravneet.bermi@puddleducks.com for more info.

    Can’t find anything suitable? We are always keen to meet energetic and talented people who would like to join our team. If you wish to be considered for any future positions, please send your CV and covering letter to ravneet.bermi@puddleducks.com.
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    Baby & Pre-school Teacher – West Hertfordshire & Luton

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    A really rewarding job where you will teach children from birth to 4 years.

    The role is part time and during school term time only. Evening and weekend working may feature.

    No experience necessary as full training will be given (any swimming teaching qualifications/experience would be a bonus).

    Please email ravneet.bermi@puddleducks.com for more info.

    Can’t find anything suitable? We are always keen to meet energetic and talented people who would like to join our team. If you wish to be considered for any future positions, please send your CV and covering letter to ravneet.bermi@puddleducks.com.

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    Swim Academy Teacher – West Hertfordshire & Luton

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    Our extremely popular Swim Academy programme is designed for children aged 4 to 10 years and is growing!

    Ideally you will already have some swimming teaching experience, however, this is not essential as full training will be given. This is a part time, term-time only role so is perfect for fitting round existing commitments but you may be needed to work early evenings and weekends.

    Please email ravneet.bermi@puddleducks.com for more info.

    Can’t find anything suitable? We are always keen to meet energetic and talented people who would like to join our team. If you wish to be considered for any future positions, please send your CV and covering letter to ravneet.bermi@puddleducks.com.

  • Poolside Assistant - London

    Be part of dynamic, growing team 

    • Strathmore School, Richmond TW10 7ED
      Monday- 3.00pm to 6.00pm
    • Riversdale School, Southfields SW18 5JP
      Saturday- 8.45am to 12.15pm

    Role Purpose

    • To provide assistance to the Teacher in an emergency.
    • To ensure customers receive the highest customer service possible.
    • To ensure the pool area is clean, tidy and safe for customers.
    • To provide assistance to the teacher where necessary to improve the customer’s swimming lesson.

    Full training will be arranged so no experience necessary. You will receive a competitive rate of pay, uniform and discounted swimming lessons.

    £8.50 p/h

    It is imperative you have a clean DBS record (formally CRB).

    Please email cathy.weller@puddleducks.com for more information.

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    Baby & Pre-school Swimming Teacher - London

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    We have part-time, predominately term-time only roles available in Balham, Southfields and surrounding areas, teaching babies and toddlers from birth to four years.

    Becoming a baby swimming teacher is an amazing job! When you work for Puddle Ducks you’re part of such an enthusiastic bunch of talented teachers, both locally here in South West London and nationally, who give you so much ongoing training and support.

    We offer highly competitive rates of pay and excellent career progression. No previous teaching or professional swimming experience is required as full training is provided. We are here to support you with your training at every step along the way. You need to enjoy being in the water and able to swim, have a confident and friendly personality, be flexible and a team worker.

    Becoming a swimming teacher for Puddle Ducks takes hard work and commitment, but brings huge job satisfaction and fits in brilliantly around family life and other work commitments.

    You will be required to work at least one weekend session and have a car and driving licence.

    Please email cathy.weller@puddleducks.com for more information.

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    Swim Academy Teacher - London

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    We're seeking an enthusiastic person to join our fantastic team to teach 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 and a flexible approach to working.

    You must be able to commit to at least one weekend session and after school session.

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

    Please email cathy.weller@puddleducks.com for more information.

  • Customer Care & Marketing Assistant - East Kent

    Be part of a dynamic, growing team

    We are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable, hard-working person to come and join our team as a Customer Care & Marketing Assistant.

    The successful candidate will be building relationships in the local communities, attend events, holding water safety chats in Schools and Nurseries, help out in our busy Office, set targets and monitor our Customer Care team, assist our Office Manager and Owners, and much, much more!

    The role is exciting and different everyday. Your work will be split between the Office in Sittingbourne and being out and about across Kent. The job will include weekend work.

    Previous experience is great, but not essential.

    Deadline for Applications: Friday, 30th June.

    To apply, or ask further questions about the role, please email:
    victoria.rowley@puddleducks.com.

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    Swim Academy Teacher – Aylesbury Vale

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    Have you ever thought about a career teaching children to swim or are you already doing it and want to come and work for the best independent swim school in the country?

    Our Swim Academy programme, for children aged 4-10 years, is highly sought after so we are growing our team in the Aylesbury Vale area.

    Ideally you will already have some swimming teaching experience, however, this is not essential as full training will be given. You must be able to work weekends (currently Saturdays) and early evenings, with further opportunities to take on additional assignments during weekdays.

    In return, you will receive an excellent rate of pay and uniform, and be part of a friendly and supportive team.

    For more information please call the Cherwell & Aylesbury office on 01865 522600 or send an email (including your CV) to cherwell@puddleducks.com.

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    Weekend Baby & Pre-school Teacher - Maidstone

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    • 3 hours on Saturday mornings in central Maidstone initially.
    • Potential Sunday afternoon hours in Maidstone/West Kent area to follow – and local weekday hours a possibility.
    • No previous swimming teaching experience is necessary as full training will be given but basic qualifications will need to be achieved (with our help and support) including STA Baby & Pre-school and STA Safety Award for Teachers (SAT).

    Likely to be a very popular role so please send a full CV with covering email to clive.relf@puddleducks.com.
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    Baby & Pre-school Teachers - East Kent

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    We are looking to train a few reliable, enthusiastic, friendly people to become experts in the baby swimming field and become Baby & Pre-school Teachers (teaching babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers) with us at Puddle Ducks! No previous experience necessary. Clear, fully-enhanced DBS Check required (funded by us at Puddle Ducks).

    We have hours available 7 days a week across Kent; daytime, evenings & weekends, so there's sure to be something to suit you!

    If you would like to apply to become a Baby & Pre-School Teacher with us, please email: victoria.rowley@puddleducks.com.

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    Swim Academy Teachers - East Kent

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    We are looking to train a few reliable, enthusiastic, friendly people to become experts and become Swim Academy Teachers (teaching children aged 4-10 years old) with us at Puddle Ducks! No previous experience necessary. Clear, fully-enhanced DBS Check required (funded by us at Puddle Ducks).

    We have hours available 7 days a week across Kent; evenings & weekends, so there's sure to be something to suit you!

    If you would like to apply to become a Swim Academy Teacher with us, please email: victoria.rowley@puddleducks.com.
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    Poolside Assistants - East Kent

    Be part of a dynamic, growing team

    We are looking to train a few energetic, friendly, bubbly people to become Poolside Assistants with us. Whilst you won't need to get in the water for this role, you are key part of the team, providing great customer service to our wonderful Puddle Ducks and their families, whilst being on-hand to assist the Teacher, too. No previous experience necessary. Clear, fully-enhanced DBS Check required (funded by us at Puddle Ducks).

    We have hours available 7 days a week across Kent; daytime, evenings & weekends, so there's sure to be something to suit you!

    If you would like to apply to become a Poolside Assistant with us, please email: victoria.rowley@puddleducks.com.

  • Swim Academy Teacher – Dorset

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    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 Sunday mornings in Colehill and Monday evenings in Branksome (currently 3.5 hrs per week which will grow over time) and 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
    • RLSS NRASTC or STA SAT 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. Email dorset@puddleducks.com.

  • Baby & Pre-school teachers - Cardiff & Newport

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    We're looking for a special person to become a Puddle Ducks instructor teaching babies from birth to school age in Cardiff and Newport. A passion for water, swimming and working with children is a must-have.

    No experience is necessary, 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.

    At least one day working at the weekend and your own transport is essential.

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

    The role is term time only, approx 40 weeks per year and you must be able to commit to working your sessions every week.

    Qualifications you will need to undertake for this role include:

    • STA Baby & Pre-school certificate 3 day training.
    • Puddle Ducks Baby & Pre-school 5 day training.
    • RLSS NRASTC or STA SAT lifesaving training (including baby/child CPR).
    • Own car essential.

    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.

    Email southeastwales@puddleducks.com for more information.

  • Baby & Pre-school Swimming Teacher - Edinburgh

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    We have a part time role available in Edinburgh teaching swimming to babies and toddlers from birth to four years old.

    Becoming a baby swimming teacher is an amazing job! When you work for Puddle Ducks you’re part of such an enthusiastic bunch of talented teachers, both locally here in Scotland and nationally, who give you so much ongoing training and support.

    We offer highly competitive rates of pay and excellent career progression. No previous teaching or professional swimming experience is required as full training is provided. We are here to support you with your training at every step along the way. You need to enjoy being in the water and able to swim, have a confident and friendly personality, be flexible and a team worker.

    Becoming a swimming teacher for Puddle Ducks takes hard work and commitment, but brings huge job satisfaction and fits in brilliantly around family life and other work commitments.

    You will be required to work at weekends and must be able to travel to our various different pools in and around Edinburgh.

    To apply for this role please e-mail a CV and covering letter to sescotland@puddleducks.com. Closing date for applications: 31st August 2017

Don't see a role suitable for you? We are always on the lookout for hard working individuals to join our team. Send an email to info@puddleducks.com explaining what you're looking for and we'll be in touch.