Welcome to Aotearoa Surf! - Auckland New Zealand!

Join the #1 Surf School in NZ

We are looking for experienced Surf Coaches/Instructors to work with our Head Coach to deliver a variety of surf lessons, programs and courses for the upcoming season.

If you DONT  have experienced however are recently qualified instructor we have starting volunteers here

Experienced Instructor Roles
You will be involved with beginner groups, intermediate lessons, weekly progressive programs, holiday programmes, after school surfing clubs, school camps and more

The ideal candidate will have minimum 1 year experience as a surf instructor, ideally 2 years+ experience

You will be a competent surfer, have excellent communication and relationship skills, inspire people around you, be extremely motivated and passionate about surf coaching.
You will be mature & responsible!

You would have performed 100+ surf lessons and know how to get the best outcomes for customers and Aotearoa Surf in and out of the water!

You'll be responsible for conducting Surf Lessons for beginners and some intermediates, assisting at our surf shop with customers & meeting surfers prior to lessons. Also some general day to day surf school operational tasks & equipment maintenance. Full training given in all aspects of your role.

You need to be able to operate to our lesson structures and teachings, however we welcome you to present new concepts and ideas to benefit the team and our customers!

Candidates must have ISA or ASI or similar surf instructor qualification, drivers license and speak fluent English.

Start dates available within the following seasons

Sep 2019 - May 2020 (6-8 months) (Start date, hours per week & holiday leave negotiable)
Sep/Oct - Jan or Dec/Jan - April is minimum periods of employment - lets talk we are flexible

Other freelancer/additional work opportunities available for:

Marketing & Social Media
Website improvement/maintenance
Photo & Video Editing

Accommodation can be provided at Aotearoa Surf School / Surf Lodge

Several accommodation options available at Surf School & Surf Shop.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner is included upon arrangement

Aucklands #1 Surfing Destination!


Aotearoa Surf School is the leading Surf School in NZ!

We offer a full suite of surfing, paddleboarding & kayaking activities!
Lessons, tours, courses, camps, school programs, corporate & team events and much more

We operate programs and events throughout Auckland & Northland, however our home beach is Te Arai  -Aucklands #1 east coast surf beach - white sand, blue waters and the most consistent swell on the coast.

Te Arai is also home to the Aotearoa Surf Shop & accommodation / lodgings

We are renowned for delivering exceptional activities, tailored coaching and fantastic experiences every time!

Join the best in the industry!