A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who applied for one of our surf camp roles for this summer. We’ve had a great response and loved all your application videos!
Recruitment for our 2021 summer surf camp season will start early next year. Management and full season roles will be published in January/February. Applications for Teamer positions will open in March.
Keep an eye on our social media channels for more announcements and on our blog for top tips on how to make your application stand out!
Thank you again, you’re all legends!
Your Star Surf Camps Team
Surf Instructors for 2021 Season
We are looking for surf instructors to join our surf teams in France and Spain in 2021. In order to work with us, you need a minimum ASI Level 1 Surfing Instructor, current surf rescue, current first aid certificates and able to speak basic French or Spanish to teach beginner and intermediate surfing sessions on beginner level surf beaches (1½ft or ½ metre) and intermediate level surf beaches (3ft or 1 metre).
What you get: Short-term employment contract (generally from May to September/October) in either France or Spain, access to surf, food & accommodation in our surf camp, working with a fun, young and dynamic team and a summer by the sea!
Email Sami for more information.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Your Star Surf Camps Team
Becoming a Surf instructor in France
In order to legally work in France, you require prior approval from the Direction de la Jeunesse et des Sports, a French governmental body. The application closing date for next season is March 2021.
For a successful application, you need to submit the following paperwork before the deadline here:
— Surf Instructor Qualification – not older than one year; earliest expiry date is mid- October 2020
— Lifeguarding Certificate – must be up-to-date and valid for 2020
— CRB (Criminal Record Check) – must be up-to-date for 2020
— Medical Certificate – up-to-date for 2020; must show you’re capable of teaching surfing
— European Passport – copy of
— Proof of surf-related work experience in Europe – at least 8 months (full time) with valid certificate
— Proof of Ability to speak French – school certificate or similar. If unavailable, please be prepared to take a test
If your application is successful, you will be invited to a physical test of surfing, fitness and lifeguarding. Dates for 2021 have not been announced, but are generally between April and June around the Southwest of France. Dates will be announced here.
Become a sponsored Star Surf Camps Surf Coach
If you’re thinking of becoming a surf instructor in France, Star Surf Camps are sponsoring aspiring surf coaches to get their ASI Level 1 Surfing Instructor qualification and work as surf assistants and surf coaches in our surf camps. Sounds like something you’re interested in? Get in touch with Sami for more info.