Baby and Preschool Swimming Teacher Job Vacancy in Edinburgh

Job Title: Baby and Preschool Swim Teacher

Location: Edinburgh

Hourly Rate: £17.50 per hour starting rate

Date posted: 23rd March 2021 

Apply to: amanda.robertson@waterbabies.co.uk


Who you are...

As a Water Babies teacher, you’re helping babies and pre-school children reach their full potential as part of our world-class swimming program. Good teachers can deliver compassion when you need support, companionship when you need a friend and just the right boost that our little ones need to reach their next big milestone in life. But most importantly of all, the lifesaving skills that we teach at Water Babies have helped to prevent tragic accidents time and time again. Interested? Read on.


A little bit about us...

So, who are we? Water Babies is the largest baby swimming school in the world with international franchises in Ireland, Canada, The Netherlands, Germany and China.

We’re made up of a large network of over 50 family-run franchise businesses which began in Yorkshire in 2002 and now teaches in excess of 50,000 babies a week across the globe.

Water Babies is a young and dynamic company that has grown enormously through passion, hard work, determination and professionalism. As you begin training and working for Water Babies, you become part of our family. Everyone who works for us is linked by our strong culture and true sense of belonging. If you want to find out more about us, check out our story on our website.


About the role...

We’re looking for extraordinary people to become part of the Water Babies family and inspire our next generation of swimmers. You don’t need to have any previous experience either, training will be provided at every turn.

We know that to see the face of a child that has just managed to accomplish something for the first time is worth its weight in gold. Being a Water Babies teacher is a demanding job, but you get so much back from it in return. As a team, we have great fun and work

extremely well together – because we care about each other and we'll support you through thick and thin.


We Take Care of Our People

Our diverse group of teachers makes us who we are and we aren't afraid to shout about it. We’ve made it so that Water Babies is the kind of company where you can balance great work with a great life. It doesn’t matter if you’re studying at university, or your children are – we want you for what you can do.


What’s in it for you?

· Competitive pay and part-time hours.

· Flexible locations based on your individual circumstances.

· Strong culture of company support with ongoing training opportunities.

· Family friendly policies.

· Holiday and leave.

· Full pension scheme.

· Company-wide social activities.

· A rewarding role to be proud of.

· No two days are the same, each day brings a new challenge.


Our promises to you

· We’ll help you make a real difference in the world.

· We’ll inspire you with passion and progress.

· We’ll care for you like family. We’re in this together.

· We’ll make you laugh because we’re awesome!

· We’ll help you become the best “you” possible.


This role would be subject to successful completion of our world-class teacher training program. This includes an 8-day residential course in Devon delivered by our amazing senior tutors, a supported online learning package and a schedule of mentored and assessed practical teaching with your local Water Babies team. We’ll be with you through every step of your journey.

If this sounds like your kind of thing, we would love to hear why you would love to join us as a Water Babies teacher. To apply, simply email us a copy of your CV and a covering letter to and we’ll be in touch.

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