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Junior Caribbean Dive Instructor

Junior Caribbean Dive Instructors work alongside a dive instructor and skipper to lead programs and gain experience as a dive instructor.

Junior Caribbean Dive Instructors work with program leaders to help supervise students 24/7, facilitate group dynamics, assist students with cooking and cleaning duties and support sail training and other program activities.

Our Junior Dive Instructors assist dive instructors in leading Open Water and Advanced Open Water courses for students on liveaboard programs, based out of St. Martin.

Instructors are expected to be flexible team players that foster a fun, safe environment for students to thrive and explore new places, cultures and activities.

For our Caribbean programs, junior dive instructors will be paired with a dive instructor and skipper to teach diving, supervise students 24/7, facilitate positive group dynamics, lead games and assist students with cooking and cleaning duties. For these programs, students and instructors live aboard catamarans and monohulls for the duration of the program, so someone with experience living in close quarters is a plus.


  • PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor certification with active teaching status.
  • Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certification or higher (or willingness to obtain certification).
  • Demonstrated success working on diverse teams with a collaborative mindset.
  • Able to participate in outdoor adventure activities such as hiking, snorkeling and community service activities.
  • Great communication skills and a professional demeanor.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working as a dive guide is preferred.
  • Previous experience working with teens or young adults, preferably in a camp or 24/7 setting and facilitating positive group dynamics.
  • Preferred PADI Specialties (or willingness to obtain): Underwater Naturalist, Boat Diver, AWARE-Coral Reef Conservation, AWARE-Fish Identification, Night Diver, Wreck Diver and Deep Diver.

Must be able to attend staff training which occurs at the end of May/early June in St. Martin.

Our season runs from May through August and contract length varies from two to three months, preference will be given to instructors who can fulfill longer contracts. Food and housing are included in your contract.

Broadreach is committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion. We celebrate differences in age, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status and other characteristics that help broaden our perspectives. It is our aim, that all our staff, students and partners reflect and embrace these values. View our full statement here.

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About Broadreach

Broadreach is a leader in experiential programs abroad for middle school through college aged students. Over the past twenty years, more than 17,000 students have traveled with Broadreach to over 40 countries. Our mission is to challenge students to broaden their perspectives through new experiences and environments, to inspire them to develop lifelong skills, to discover and explore their passions, and to empower them to reach beyond self-imposed limitations and take charge of their future.