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    Tiny Whale Surf Lodge

    Surf Instructor

    • 📍Lagos
    • 🕐 full-time
    • 📅 From March to November
    • 💪 0-2 Years experience
      Posted 2 years ago
    • About the job

      SURF COACH ROLE 2020
      Who we are -
      Tiny Whale Surf Lodge is one of the leading surf holiday providers in Europe. It offers staff challenging job roles as well as the opportunity to develop their experience working in beautiful surroundings in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.
      At Tiny Whale there are two aspects to the businesses, a small surf school delivering lessons to external clients on a daily basis, and our main business as a boutique surf lodge offering week long surf holidays. Our weekly surf holidays have a strong emphasis on coaching within a proven coaching structure giving guests with a broad understanding of the sport and an investment into their surfing future.
      Job Description
      We’re not looking for your average surf coach! We’re looking for coaches who are passionate about helping people to develop their surf knowledge and capability and offering an exceptional and highly professional experience for guests. We’re keen to hear from individuals who are serious about delivering market leading surf coaching and want to improve the level of surf holidays in the marketplace.
      We’re looking for coaches who love to teach, want to improve their coaching techniques far beyond the basics and develop a career in the surf industry. This role would suit someone who is looking for a medium to long term career opportunity in the Algarve.
      Due to the nature of the business coaches are expected to work across both parts of the surf school, both with weekly and external clients. The role involves carrying out surf school operations such as equipment and van maintenance, daily kit preparation and pack down, and participating in social events with guests will also be within the scope of the role. Overall as we are a small business flexibility and opens to a range of tasks, duties and work is essential.
      Weekly Surf Lodge Guests
      The main task is to coach groups of 4 guests over their weeks holiday. As well as surf lessons, running activities including theory lessons, video & photo analysis, skate surfing, forecasting and practical exercises in the pool.
      External Guests
      The team of 4/5 coaches will guide our Group and Private lessons for the general public.
      Key responsibilities
      Selecting the best surf spots for the group
      Tailoring sessions to suit group needs
      Delivering a high level of coaching. Inspiring, supporting and motivating students and developing their surfing skills. This includes giving students tailored one to one feedback.
      Student safety, enjoyment and learning.
      Cleaning equipment daily, including wetsuits, surfboards, vans and lunch boxes.

    • Requirements

      Essential experience & qualifications
      Level 1 Surf Coaching certificate by the ISA, ASI or national governing body equivalent
      Minimum 1 years surf coaching experience
      RLSS, SLSGB Beach Lifeguard or Surf coach safety certificate
      Full driving licence for driving in Europe
      Highly proficient in spoken English
      Desirable experience & qualifications
      Level 2 Surf Coaching certificate by the ISA, ASI or national governing body equivalent
      Additional coaching qualifications or teaching experience
      Additional language/s
      Qualities we are looking for
      Socially flexible and adept at building relationships with a wide range of people
      High level of energy and enjoys getting things done
      Team player
      Calm under pressure
      Takes pride in delivering high standards of work
      Technical Skills
      Excellent communication & presentation skills
      Risk and safety management ability
      Coaching & feedback skills
      Customer Insight
      Time Management skills
      Broad surfing & ocean knowledge
      Date of Employment
      1st March 2020
      How to apply?
      Please send a cover letter and CV to -

    • What we offer

      We offer a great professional environment in a small team of passionate career minded individuals for you to develop your skills and grow into the complete all round surf coach.
      We offer lunch on duty everyday you work.
      Salary and package is very competitive and will be based on experience and completion of a satisfactory probationary period.

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