Be part of the Go Ride A Wave Team – We are seeking staff now.

Go Ride a Wave offers a number of casual instructor positions throughout the year. We conduct a wide range of activities that are predominantly water based, for a diverse range of client groups. The majority of our client base is drawn from schools; however we have many community groups, physically and emotionally challenged groups and an expanding corporate market.

The range of activities we offer are:
Surfing, ocean kayaking, body boarding, stand up paddle boarding (SUP), surf life saving programs, initiative courses (team building) and life guarding.

To become a Go Ride a Wave instructor you will need to genuinely enjoy meeting and communicating with all sorts of people. You will be helping clients overcome basic fears and discomfort by providing a safe, fun and positive environment. You will be expected to develop or demonstrate strong leadership qualities and show empathy for your students and fellow instructors. You need to be able to work in a team environment and demonstrate passion for your work and lifestyle.

As a casual instructor your role is to observe, assist and pass on as much help and knowledge focusing on your students’ needs. During a lesson you will never be off surfing or catching waves on your own. You may be required to demonstrate some skills but generally there will be no surfing in classes. Your key focus is on the SAFETY, ENJOYMENT AND SKILL DEVELOPMENT OF YOUR CLIENT.


The Minimum Requirements for Assistant Instructors:

  • Current Bronze Medallion
  • Current level 2 first aid certificate
  • Working with Children Check/ Blue card
  • Swim 400m in 9mins (tested)

All the above paper work must be located at Go Ride a Wave prior to commencement of work.

All new instructors will start as assistants but Go Ride a Wave strongly encourages staff to undertake the necessary in-house and accredited courses to become senior instructors in a multitude of activities.

Regular in-house training dates will be set to encourage staff to build their own skill level in a number of activities.


The majority of Go Ride a Wave classes are a two hour lessons and instructors are paid set up and pack up time for their classes. We also offer above award wages.

We only consider applicants that have consistent availability. Weekends and public holidays are an essential requirement.

Mission Statement

We are industry leaders in outdoor adventure education and recreation. We offer a unique, safe, enjoyable experience. Our aim is to provide outstanding service and instruction to all our clients.

How to Apply

To apply for the position of a casual instructor please reply with current C.V. and list any relevant qualifications you hold to the email address below. If you have any queries in regards to the employment process please don’t hesitate to call me on the numbers below.

Speak to us about obtaining Qualifications

Download Employment Information Sheet

Please address all C.V’s to info@gorideawave.com.au

Note if you have already sent through your C.V. please do not send it again.

Why work when you can Go Ride a Wave!

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