Jobs

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We are currently looking for:

Kite & SUP instructors:


You love to kite and or SUP? West Algarve has perfect conditions to teach and develop yourself further.

Kite:
Close to our lodge is the Alvor lagoon. The lagoon has flat and shallow water which makes teaching easy. Furthermore, its perfect to practice jumps and free styling yourself. Next to the lagoon is a long beach "Meia praia" where kiting is allowed and you can do some wave kiting whenever there is south swell. Regarding your: We always work with the latest North gear. So apart from the lagoon the material is high quality to perform in the best possible way. We do like you to be self reliant and treat the material as if it was your own.

SUP:
We have multiple sup tours going on every day during high season. Our tours go from the beautiful cliffs and caves in Lagos to the peaceful Baragem lake and some exciting north west Algarvian rivers. If you like SUP or you're interested in working extra hours besides teaching kite, we have amazing sights and places to take our guests out for tours

Profile:
- Highly customer-oriented, reliable, solution-oriented and competent
- Kite instructor is a real job for you and not a vacation
- Valid VDWS license and 100+ hours of training (except interns)
- Current first aid and rescue swimmer training (as required by VDWS)
- Teaching skills in German and English (other languages – especially French and Spanish – are a plus, but not a must.
- Waveboard or foil experience in teaching is a plus, but not a must.
- Other qualifications, sports trainer, photographer, video, blogger, social media, bar or gastro, kite repair are a plus, but not a must.


What we offer:
- Southwest Portugal – a paradise for extreme sports (kiting, SUP, surfing, skydiving, climbing, mountain biking, etc)
- Good working environment – very high level of Kitesurf instruction – a real internship
- Great shallow water and flat water
- Highly motivated and first class customers
- Work in a great team at a fantastic place
- Industry standard payment
- Accommodation in Kite / Surf / SUP camp


Hosts, Yoga and Volunteering:




Our hosts have a key role in our organization to accommodate the guests and create their perfect holiday. On days off, you will be able to do everything from enjoying the beautiful beaches the Algarve has to offer to getting your exercise doing the coolest water sports you can imagine. On working days we'd like you to prepare the breakfast, see to it that the lodge is nice and tidy and provide see to it that our guests have an amazing time.
In case you're a Yoga instructor, you can teach yoga on the yoga deck in our garden We think this job is one of the core functions to make our lodge as special as it is and even though it will be hard work from time to time, we also value our staff and want to make their experience here amazing.

Key duties:
- Look after the lodge.
- Be cheerful.
- Make new friends.
- Enjoy sports and the beautiful beaches


Profile:
- Experience in hospitality.
- You're able to teach yoga classes (would be an extra pro)
- Good English speaker.
- Outgoing and caring personality.
- Passion for water sports.


What we offer:
- Reduced rates for Kitesurfing
- Free sup tours
- Free accommodation at our Ocean Spirits Lodge
- Compensation for food/drinks every week.


Would you like to join our amazing team?
To apply, please send us your application and CV to benny@kiteschoolportugal.com and we’ll contact you as very soon. Please note that due to the numbers of applications received we are unable to respond to everyone. But we'll save all submitted CV’s for future reference. So in case we won't respond immediately we could email you in a later stage to ask about your plans and interests in joining us.



We're looking for the best people who want to experience the beautiful Algarve and help making our next season as amazing as the last one. In exchange we can offer reduced rates for Kitesurfing, free sup tours and free accommodation at our Ocean Spirits Lodge.
We will have a few spaces throughout the whole year for enthusiastic people.
So if your interested to be a part of our amazing team don't hesitate to send us an email and tell us about you!

Administration:


Are you looking for and internship? Or just looking for a time of from you job? You are well organized but want a break from an office environment or do you have good communication and computer skills and want to do something in this direction in the sunniest place in Europe? Get in Touch with us! We are looking for enthusiastic and capable people to help us organize all bookings and administration for next year. After work there are lots of opportunities to kitesurf, surf, SUP, practice yoga or just enjoy the beaches.

Key duties:
- Handle bookings.
- Handle check ins and check outs.
- Be cheerful.
- Plan our guests in for activities.
- Enjoy sports and the beautiful beaches.
- Handle administration of the courses.


Profile:
- Experience in hospitality.
- You're handy with the computer and microsoft office.
- very good English speaker.
- Outgoing and caring personality.
- Passion for water sports.


Compensation:
- Reduced rates for Kitesurfing
- Free sup tours
- Free accommodation at our Ocean Spirits Lodge
- Compensation for food/drinks every week.

Would you like to join our amazing team?

To apply, please send us your application and CV to benny@kiteschoolportugal.com and we’ll contact you very soon. Please note that due to the numbers of applications received we are unable to respond to everyone. But we'll save all submitted CV’s for future reference. So in case we won't respond immediately we could email you in a later stage to ask about your plans and interests in joining us.