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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

  • Poolside Assistants - Monkseaton/Chester-le-Street

    Join a dynamic, growing team!

    We are looking to train two 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.

    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.
    • No previous experience necessary - just a willingness to be helpful and friendly!

    This roles will be based in Monkseaton on Sunday mornings, and Chester-le-Street on Saturday & Sunday mornings.

    Please email julie.dugdale@puddleducks.com for more info.

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    Baby & Pre-school Swimming Teachers - Doncaster, Selby and North Lincolnshire

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    We are looking to recruit swimming teachers to work in and around the Doncaster, Selby and North Lincolnshire areas.

    It takes someone very special to become a baby and toddler swimming teacher but you don't need to have experience of teaching already. We are looking for people with the following attributes:

    • To enjoy being in the water and able to swim
    • Confident and friendly personality
    • Flexible and team worker
    • Enjoy being around children
    • Someone with a passion to teach babies and children a skill for life and build their water confidence
    • Commitment and willingness to spend several hours per week in a swimming pool

    About the Role

    • A fantastic opportunity to join an exciting organisation and still have time with your family
    • Teaching baby and pre school swimming classes across the Doncaster, North and North East Lincolnshire areas
    • Must be able to commit to at least one weekend day during term time.
    • The role is term time only so you will always get school holidays off. However, there may be the opportunity to work additional hours over some holidays.
    • Due to the nature of the role there are several training courses that need to be undertaken to qualify as a Puddle Ducks teacher as well as co-teaching with our existing teachers.

    The rewards are amazing. It is no surprise that baby swimming teachers are constantly smiling. Their lives are full of happy parents, babies and toddlers, giggles and smiles.

    If you would like more information please send your CV to nicola.codd@puddleducks.com and we'll be in touch

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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.

  • Swim Academy Teachers - Chester, Wirral & North Wales

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    We have weekend and evening roles available in Chester, Wirral, and Flintshire/Denbighshire areas, teaching primary school aged children up to the age of 10.

    Becoming a 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 Chester, Wirral & North Wales 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.

    Please email jay.nash@puddleducks.com for more information.
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    Baby & Pre-school Teachers - Chester, Wirral & North Wales

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    We have weekend and evening roles available in Chester, Wirral, and Flintshire/Denbighshire 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 Chester, Wirral & North Wales 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.

    Please email jay.nash@puddleducks.com for more information.

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    Poolside Assistants - Chester & Wirral

    Be part of a dynamic, growing team

    A lovely role to welcome customers, assist the teacher at poolside, and be an extra pair of hands.

    We have vacancies in both the Chester and Wirral areas.

    Email chester@puddleducks.com for more information and to apply.

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    Swim Academy Teachers - Warrington/Macclesfield

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    We’re seeking an enthusiastic person to join our fantastic team to teach our popular Swim Academy classes for school aged children, aged 4 – 10 years in Warrington and Macclesfield. A passion for water, swimming and working with children is a must-have.

    Ideally you will be STA qualified but this is not essential. We’re looking for a positive can-do attitude, reliability, willingness to undergo further training and a flexible approach to working.

    This is a part-time role, working evenings 4pm – 7pm and possibly weekends too. In return we offer comprehensive ongoing training and support, a competitive salary and an extremely rewarding career.

    For more information, please send an email to rachel.bateson@puddleducks.com.

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    Swim Academy Teachers – Greater Manchester

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    We’re seeking a number of enthusiastic people to join our fantastic team to teach our popular Swim Academy classes for school aged children, aged 4 – 10 years. A passion for water, swimming and working with children is a must-have.

    Ideally you will be ASA or STA Level 2 qualified with a positive can-do attitude, reliability, willingness to undergo further training and a flexible approach to working.

    This is a part-time role and you will need to be prepared to work weekends and after school sessions. In return we offer comprehensive ongoing training and support, a competitive salary and an extremely rewarding career.

    For more information, please send an email to teachers.manchester@puddleducks.com

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    Teachers – Greater Manchester

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    We are always on the lookout for enthusiastic and hardworking individuals, who love working with children, to join our wonderful teaching team in Greater Manchester. 

    No experience necessary as you will be fully trained, 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.

    For more information, please send an email to teachers.manchester@puddleducks.com

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    Poolside Assistant/Poolside Spotter - Radcliffe

    Be part of a dynamic, growing team

    We are looking for a poolside assistant/poolside spotter to join our team at Millwood Primary School in Radcliffe on either a Saturday or Sunday from 3.30-6pm.

    If you have a bubbly personality, are reliable and happy to cover other shifts where necessary please get in touch by e-mailing jo.gribben@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.

  • Poolside Assistant - Southwell

    Join a dynamic, growing team!

    We are looking to train an energetic, friendly, bubbly person to become a Poolside Assistant 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.

    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.
    • No previous experience necessary - just a willingness to be helpful and friendly!
    • Clear, fully-enhanced DBS Check required.

    This role will be based in Southwell with an immediate start on Friday mornings, with a view to include Sunday mornings near Sleaford from September.

    Please email or send a CV and covering letter addressed to Nicola Wilson to: Puddle Ducks Lincolnshire, Exchange House, Moor Lane, Bingham, Nottingham, NG13 8AS.

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    Swim Academy Teachers - Lincolnshire

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    We’re seeking a number of enthusiastic people to join our fantastic team to teach our popular Swim Academy classes for school aged children, aged 4 – 10 years. A passion for water, swimming and working with children is a must-have.

    Ideally you will be ASA or STA Level 2 qualified with a positive can-do attitude, reliability, willingness to undergo further training and a flexible approach to working.

    This is a part time, term time only role so is perfect for fitting round existing commitments but you will need to be prepared to work weekends and after school sessions and have a full driving licence and your own car.

    We offer comprehensive ongoing training and support, a competitive salary and an extremely rewarding career.

    These roles will be based in the Grantham and Lincoln area.

    Please email or send a CV and covering letter addressed to Nicola Wilson to: Puddle Ducks Lincolnshire, Exchange House, Moor Lane, Bingham, Nottingham, NG13 8AS

  • 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.

  • Baby & Pre-school Swimming Teacher - London

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    We have part-time roles available in Richmond, Tooting, Balham, Southfields, Hounslow 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 sinead.godden@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 sinead.godden@puddleducks.com for more information.

  • Swim Academy Teachers – Abingdon and Cirencester

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    Ideally, you will already have some swimming teaching experience but this isn't essential as full training will be given. Candidates who love swimming, enjoy working with children and are keen to learn are very welcome to apply.

    These are part-time roles and initially we are looking for teachers to work on Mondays in Cirencester and weekends in Abingdon.

    To apply please email beccy.stenson@puddleducks.com to request an application form.

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    Poolside Assistant – Wantage Area

    Be part of a dynamic, growing team

    Puddle Ducks are seeking a part time Poolside Assistant to join a fantastic and growing team. As Poolside Assistant you will be required to welcome our customers into the venue, take the registers and ensure a clean and safe poolside and changing area whilst our teachers work in the water.

    No experience is necessary however you will need to be 100% reliable and committed to the role as well as having an outgoing and friendly personality. It would be an advantage if you have experience living or working with children and their parents. 

    Hours are: Wednesday and Thursday 9:45am - 11:45am £8 p/hr in East Hanney, near Wantage.

    If you are interested in this role, please email stating what interests you about the role and whether you have your own transport - beccy.stenson@puddleducks.com.
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    Baby & Pre-school Teachers – West Berkshire

    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 swimming teachers 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 West Berkshire: Reading, Bagshot, Odiham & Yateley.
    • 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: westberkshire@puddleducks.com

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    Swim Academy & Baby & Pre-School Teachers x2 - Part Time - Buckingham & Aylesbury/Wendover

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    We're seeking a couple of new teachers to join our expanding team! No previous experience is necessary, but a passion for water, swimming and working with children is a must!

    Our sought after classes are in demand and we are increasing the number, variety and location of classes we provide to try to meet this demand. We have our own in house specialised training programmes, which on top of the industry recognised qualifications, enable you to teach our unique classes.

    We are looking for applicants with positive can-do attitudes, who are reliable and have a flexible approach to working. There is a significant amount of training initially (and then regular ongoing CPD etc), which is lots of fun, but also hard work! The reward of being a fully qualified, knowledgeable teacher who can help develop children's confidence and swimming abilities is second to none!

    Classes can be offered during the school week, but you must also be able to work weekends (either Saturday or Sunday) and for Swim Academy roles, after-school/early evenings during the week.

    As well as our comprehensive initial training, we offer ongoing training and support, excellent rates of pay and an extremely rewarding career.

    For more information and to apply for any of our roles, please send an email (including your CV) to cherwell@puddleducks.com

  • Swim Academy Teacher – South Gloucestershire

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    The Swim Academy programme (for 4-10 year olds) has been running successfully in Bristol and North Somerset for six years and we are excited to be launching Swim Academy South Gloucestershire in 2018. 

    Ideally, you will already have some swimming teaching experience, however, this is not essential as full training will be given. Candidates who love swimming, enjoy working with children and are keen to learn are welcome to apply.

    This is a part-time role and you must be happy to work weekends and evenings.  We are specifically looking for a candidate who can work on Sundays.

    Please email bristolandbath@puddleducks.com to request an application form.

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    Swim Academy Teacher – Wiltshire

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    The Swim Academy programme (for 4-10 year olds) has been running successfully in Bristol and North Somerset for six years and we are excited to be launching Swim Academy Wiltshire in 2018.

    Ideally, you will already have some swimming teaching experience, however, this is not essential as full training will be given. Candidates who love swimming, enjoy working with children and are keen to learn are welcome to apply.

    This is a part-time role and you must be happy to work weekends and evenings.

    Please email bristolandbath@puddleducks.com to request an application form.
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    Swim Academy Teacher – Bristol

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    We are looking for a swimming teacher to work in Bristol. These lessons are extremely popular, and the successful candidate will work alongside two of our most experienced teachers, teaching these busy classes.

    Ideally you will have some swimming teaching experience, however, this is not essential as full training will be given. Candidates who love swimming, enjoy working with children and are keen to learn are welcome to apply.

    Please email bristolandbath@puddleducks.com to request an application form.

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    Swim Academy Teacher – Gloucestershire

    Your chance to do the best job in the world!

    We are looking for a Swim Academy teacher to join our expert teaching team. Ideally you will already hold an STA or ASA level 2 award but we can also look at supporting you through your training with us.

    Teaching our primary school aged children, our lessons take place after school and at the weekend in the Gloucester and Cheltenham areas.

    From 4-10 years Swim Academy is the natural progression from our Baby & Pre-school classes.

    We teach a natural and smooth swimming style balanced with fun activities that develop key skills such as life-saving, floating and surface-diving.

    For more info or if you would like to join our team, please contact Charlie - charlie.goodenough@puddleducks.com

  • Poolside Assistant - Newport

    Be part of a dynamic, growing team

    We need to recruit a poolside assistant NOW for our Llanhennock Lodge pool (near Caerleon) on a Sunday afternoon (4pm - 6.30pm), £8/hr.

    You will be required to welcome our customers to the venue, take the registers and ensure a clean and safe poolside and changing area whilst our teacher works in the water.

    Confident, bubbly personality and good customer service skills are essential.

    No experience required however you need to be 100% reliable and committed to the role as well as having an outgoing and friendly personality. Full training and induction provided. Own transport necessary.

    All employees also receive 20% off Puddle Ducks classes for their little ones.

    Please share with family & friends.

    Interested? Contact Helen at southeastwales@puddleducks.com telling us why you'd be perfect for the role.

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    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.

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.