Ski Instructor

Website Canyons

English Ski & Snowboard School

Canyons Yuzawa is currently hiring ski instructors for the 2019/20 winter season.

Located only 70 mins from Tokyo, the town of Yuzawa is home to 8 different ski resorts offering some of the best powder, tree-runs and even parks that Japan has to offer.

Based at GALA Yuzawa, Canyons Ski School offers lessons throughout all resorts in the area.

Yuzawa has managed to retain the unique heritage and character that makes Japan such an interesting place. Onsen (Japanese Public Bath-house), Karaoke and Izakaya (Japanese style Bar/Restaurant) are great ways to experience the culture that the region has to offer.


  • Teaching lessons according to appropriate teaching methodology
  • Setting the example on safety; constant use of snow responsibility code
  • Choosing appropriate terrain and responding to weather conditions
  • Working to increase business levels
    Communicating effectively and positively with customers
  • Working effectively with other team members
  • Most important of all, enjoy the work you do!


  • Snowsports Certification from an ISIA recognised body


  • Experience in the snowsports industry
  • First Aid
  • Avalanche Safety/Management


  • Eligible for either a Working Holiday Visa or skilled labour visa (36 months of teaching experience)
  • Must be available and in resort by 8th December 2019 for staff induction (Resort opening day 14th December 2019)
  • Contract 14th December – 29th February. Possible extension based on candidate and business levels.


Salary: Is based on certification and experience
Qualification Required: BASI Level 2

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