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New in the local island of Thulusdhoo, we opened a surf school, a surf shop and café. Our activities: surf school, surf guiding, physical training, yoga/pilate, surf shop and café.

Vakaru surf school offered surf classes of high quality, personalised and individual classes, surf physical training, theory video feedbacks classes for all levels of surfers.

Our location
The school is located on the beach of Thulusdhoo, North Male atoll, at 30 mn in speed boat from the city Male. It’s a paradisiac island with pristine white sand beaches and turquoise lagoon, where surfers can ride waves of very good quality as Cokes and Chicken surf breaks. Close by you can find the famous surf breaks of Sultan, Jail, Honkeys, Ninjas, Pasta Point, Lois… Maldives ‘s surf spots have become one of the favourites for wave riders of varying skill and experience.


  • Experienced
  • Adaptable/ Flexible
  • Multitasks
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Team player and also able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Take initiative/ leadership
  • English fluent others languages is a plus
  • Organized
  • Enthusiastic
  • Love surfing and sharing this passion

Minimum qualifications for position:

  • Be eligible to stay 6 months in Thulusdhoo island
  • Surf qualifications at a recognized educational institution, e.g. ISA, ASI
  • Lifeguard qualifications
  • Good working level in English
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience teaching surf
  • Have a valid travel insurance
  • The desire to live in Maldivian culture
  • Filming and video analyse

About the job:

  • Teaching Individual and group surf lesson
  • Physical warm up and training
  • Taking care of the material
  • Cleaning and taking care of the work environment
  • Welcome customer
  • Update the contact customers and security form
  • Other duties
  • You will be assisting in our surf shop and café if we don’t have surf class.
  • Surf report etc.…

Primary Functions

  • Provide an outstanding, safe, and educational experience to students on land and in the water
  • Explain and demonstrate proper surfing techniques and equipment care
  • Prepare customers for a safe experience by providing thorough introductions to equipment and safety requirements
  • Perform equipment inspections and complete preventative maintenance projects
  • Monitor changing weather and ocean conditions and make appropriate decisions to ensure safety of students, staff, and other water users
  • Accurately document and organize class related paperwork
  • Prepare and clean up classroom, materials, and equipment
  • Maintain strong communication with other instructional staff and management
  • Reports maintenance problems and/or broken and unsafe equipment to the appropriate party immediately

What we offer

  • Salary is based on skills will be negotiated during job interview
  • Flight ticket (a part will be refund at the end of the contract)
  • Room in a shared staff accommodation in Thulusdhoo ( max 2 pers)
  • One day and a half off per week
  • Opportunity to live nearby the ocean, join all training programs, day-trips and other activities on your spare time or days-off, depending on availability
  • Benefit from all the extra free activities we offer
  • Working hours 8 H / day

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to the manager of Vakaru Surf at
Please look at our website before applying. FB and Instangram: Vakaru surf

Watersports activity: 


Required qualifications: 

ISA or similar )First Aid

Required languages: 


Occupational fields: 

Instructor / CoachCustomer Support

Employment type: 

Freelancer / self-employedFull time

Application email: 

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