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Head surf instructor wanted!

Surf Machans - Hiriketiya, Sri Lanka

We are looking for a qualified, motivated and experienced candidate to fill our Head Coach position at a newly established surf camp in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. This role is perfectly suited to someone with a positive attitude, a genuine love for the ocean and teaching, and who can embrace the lifestyle and culture of living island life!

Head coach responsibilities include:

  • lead daily surf practical and theory classes
  • drive surf truck to different breaks along coastline
  • plan and adapt lessons according to guests surf ability and surf conditions
  • help to train the other surf instructors and ensure the quality of lessons being taught
  • lead daily video analysis with proficiency
  • keep equipment clean and in good running order
  • assist camp manager in all of the day to day operations of the surf department
  • manage the staff in your department
  • maintain good communication with surf camp manager


  • Proficiency in English language
  • ISA or ASI equivalent qualified instructor with beach lifeguard certification
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Driving license
  • Experience working overseas.

We offer accommodation, staff meals, yoga lessons, industry standard salary and time in the water.

As a key team member you will be required to act as a host throughout a guests stay, attending meals, events and excursions.
We are expecting you to be independently driven, work well in a team, punctual as well as demonstrate strong leadership skills.

Please send e-mail with an overview cover letter and your CV *with references

Watersports activity: 

wave surfing

Required qualifications: 

ISA Qualification,ASI,Driving License

Required languages: 


Occupational fields: 

Instructor / Coach,Customer Support,Hospitality

Employment type: 

Full time