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Surf Coach
United Kingdom
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Minimum Experience
1 years
Includes employee housing?
The position is
Full time,Part Time,Casual shifts / Extras
Important details about this position
ImpoThe Wave, Bristol, are recruiting Surf Coaches for our 2024 summer season. We have fixed-term and casual roles available. The Wave is a slice of the ocean inland, where people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities can experience the joy of blue health and its many benefits. Why join The Wave? Our values as a business are the same as those we have as people. And they’re very simple. We know that when people are happy in themselves, connected to a community and caring for their environment they tend to do the right thing, naturally. That’s the basis of how we work. Our ethos encourages a diverse and equitable workplace. We offer up to 75% off surf bookings and sometimes you can surf for free. We are committed to creating a safe, professional and fun environment. We strive for positive impact, better in our performance and better for people and our planet. We are adventurous, we are bold in our learning, adapt to change positively, face challenges together and explore new opportunities. We respect and care for each other and ourselves, supporting each other because people matter. Our 180m long lake is powered by Wavegarden. This ground-breaking technology can generate up to 1,000 quality waves per hour, ranging from 50cm (1.7ft) to almost 2m (6.5ft) in height. We can produce a new wave every 8-10 seconds. As a Surf Coach at The Wave, you will be part of a coaching team that is committed to delivering The Wave’s lesson plans, ensuring our visitors have an unrivalled surfing experience. You will work to create a safe and inspirational environment for people to learn and have fun. Our Surf Coaches: • Confidently deliver Beginner lessons to The Wave's high standard • Confidently follow all departmental H&S rules & procedures • Have a comprehensive understanding of all surf sessions, experiences & wave settings • Champion the departmental standards • Complete Surf Ops training to support the department in the day to day running • Have wider site knowledge & promote and advise to visitors • Support other Wave departments in busy periods • Joining the Lifeguarding team and joining rotations when required We’ll train you in The Wave health and safety processes and procedures, so you are able to act as an ambassador for The Wave and champion health and safety across the Surf Ops department. We want to grow and develop our Wavemakers! Coaches with the skills and desire to progress will be given the opportunity to take on more responsibility and coach higher skill sessions. Our ideal Wavemaker will have experience of coaching with a strong desire to get people active and to engage with surfing. Our Wavemakers are proactive, have great communication skills and a can-do attitude! Our Surf coaches must be certified ISA level 1 (minimum), beach lifeguard qualified and able to provide a clear DBS check prior to any commencement of work. In return you’ll get: Paid breaks 30 days of paid holiday (inclusive of bank hols, pro-rated) Pension Free staff surfs up to 3 times a week Staff Discounts on retail of up 20% Up to 75% off your surf bookings Up to 40% off your food and beverage items while on shift Up to 25% off our accommodation The chance to work with a great team within a growing company  We want everyone to be the best they can be throughout the recruitment process; if you require any additional adjustments, please let us know. Recruiting for diversity is not simply a tick box exercise for The Wave. We are an Equal Opportunities employer, committed to building a diverse and inclusive work place. rtant details about this position
Candidate Essentials:
You must have the following to be considered for this job.
    ISA Level 1 Qualification
Surf / Sail / kitesurf
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