You are here

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

Latest Job Postings

Bahrain / Posted: 1 day ago
RYA Senior Instructor needed at Scubalife
Belize / Posted: 2 days ago
Kite instructor this winter at KiteXplorer
United Kingdom / Posted: 2 days ago
Looking for two commercially endorsed RIB skippers at NAVSAR
Vietnam / Posted: 2 days ago
Russians/English speaking kitesurf instructors at Source Kiteboarding
United Kingdom / Posted: 2 days ago
Seasonal Activity Instructor and Senior Activity Instructor at Torridon Outdoors
Colombia / Posted: 3 days ago
IKO instructor Jan to April at Kitesurfexperience
Peru / Posted: 4 days ago
We are hiring! Kitesurf wave riding guide at Wild Kite Peru
Germany / Posted: 4 days ago
Stellvertretenden Stationsleiter(in)  at Nordwind Wassersport e.V.
Brazil / Posted: 5 days ago
French speaking IKO instructor or couple at KiteOn
Colombia / Posted: 5 days ago
Kiteinstructor January - March 2019 wanted at NOMAD KITESURF COLOMBIA
Colombia / Posted: 6 days ago
Multilingual Kite Boarding Instructors needed at GUAJIRA KITE SCHOOL
United Kingdom / Posted: 1 week ago
Sailors, windsurfers, paddlesport and land based staff at Buzz Active