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Could you be our next teacher?

Would you like to come and be a member of Puddle's very special team in West Kent & East Sussex?

  • We are always looking for just the right people to complete our team...

    We are always looking for just the right people to complete our team...

    Family friendly hours, training which is second to none, excellent local support network and the best possible job satisfaction. What's not to love?

Current Vacancies...

  • Puddle Ducks are recruiting for a Baby and Pre School Swimming Teacher to work in and around the Tunbridge Wells area, mainly weekends

    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, still have time with your family AND get paid while you train!

    Regular Term Time hours will be mainly Saturday mornings and Sundays and may also include some combination of weekday sessions, a maximum of 6 working hours per teaching day, if desired.

    Fantastic internal support network and in house training programme.

    Paid holidays, sick pay, pension and staff discount.

    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.
    • Clean Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check (paid for and 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.
    • Maintaining a safe and enjoyable experience for your customers
    • Sharing a passion for everything to do with baby swimming
    • Loving every second of what you do!

    Basic qualifications will need to be achieved with our help and support:

    • STA Baby & Preschool which is usually a 3 or 4 day course
    • STA Award for Swimming Teachers & Coaches (STA STC) which is a 1 day course.
    • Puddle Ducks in house training.

    More details on application.

    Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
    Part-time hours: 3-10 per week


    £15-£22 per hour based on experience and training needs once qualified.

    £10.50 training rate for all Puddle Ducks in house training.

    Please send a CV and covering letter to: [email protected]

  • Puddle Ducks West Kent & East Sussex provide award winning baby & preschool swimming classes.

    We are looking for Poolside Assistants to join our team for a Sunday afternoon session in Tunbridge Wells!

    The Poolside Assistant Role with Puddle Ducks:

    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 - use of own car a necessity. Free parking at all venues.

    Enthusiasm for everything Puddle Ducks is essential!

    This is a customer service role, not directly involved with teaching our classes.

    Full training given. DBS check will be completed as part of our referencing process.
    Opportunity to take further assignments as they arise, once trained.
    Opportunity to train to teach our award winning classes and forge a long term term rewarding career.25% staff discount off your own classes with us.
    Further regular sessions may also be given with experience.

    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...

    Job Types: Permanent, Part-time
    Part-time hours: 3-10 per week

    Salary: £10.50 per hour (rising to £11.50 on 1st April 2024)


    • Company pension
    • Employee discount

    Please send a CV and covering letter to: [email protected]

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