Adaptive Snowsport School Manager

Website Disability Snowsport UK



Disability Snowsport UK

Job Description


Role:                Snowsport School Manager, Tamworth

Location:         Tamworth

Reporting to:  Snowsport Manager

Salary:             From £18,025

Hours:             Five days out of 7, including weekends


Scope of work


Disability Snowsport UK is the UK’s leading adaptive snowsport charity. We offer unique opportunities for people with disabilities to access snowsport. There are an estimated 14 million disabled people in the UK and it’s our ambition to reach as many of these people as possible so that they can experience the unique health and social benefits of snowsport.  We deliver adaptive ski lessons in centres across the UK, facilitate trips to Europe and the USA, and provide a platform for disabled skiers to meet and participate in snowsports through our local groups.


Disability Snowsport UK is seeking a Snowsport School Manager to oversee the delivery of adaptive Snowsport lessons in Tamworth.


Responsible for:


Along with delivering adaptive snowsport lessons, you will coordinate the delivery of lessons in Snowdome, Tamworth.  This will involve liaising with a number of part time and occasional Instructors, communicating with the bookings team based at the Aviemore Office and ensuring that delivery targets are met. You will also be expected to support the delivery of our activity weeks aboard and participate in local fundraising events.


Main Duties:


To deliver adaptive Ski and Snowboard lessons
To help co-ordinate instructors to run adaptive lessons
3.      To work closely with local schools, youth groups, disabled organisations and disabled people to provide opportunities to participate in Snowsport

To liaise closely with the Snowdome to provide access for disabled participants
To ensure that all activities are carried out within the organisations Health and Safety, Child Protection, and safeguarding guidelines
To promote DSUK and recruit participating groups throughout the area
To maintain records of participant and lesson numbers, significant outcomes and compile monthly reports on the project
To liaise closely with the Snowsports Manager to ensure that there is a natural progression for participating groups to attend residential weeks overseas
To accompany groups abroad who have participated in the programme and who want to make the progression into the mountains
To identify young individuals for potential involvement in the Race structure
To support the local group leaders and slope organisers.
Other duties

To work alongside other members of staff to help carry out our long-term vision
To work on training courses as appropriate to your qualifications
Attend meetings, exhibitions, conferences on behalf of DSUK as appropriate
Maintain all Adaptive equipment to a serviceable standard
Organise training sessions for your Instructor Team
Any other duties that are deemed appropriate by the Chief Executive, Business Development Manager, or Snowsport Manager to the successful delivery of the project
Person Specification:



BASI Adaptive Level 1 essential, Adaptive L2 preferred
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including written, verbal, and presentation skills in a professional setting.
Practical experience of planning and delivering Snowsport lessons.
Proven planning and organisational skills with excellent attention to detail.
Examples of self-motivation and the ability to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team.
Alignment with DSUK values


BASI Alpine/Snowboard qualification
Experience of Shedul, Trello, and/or Slack applications.
Knowledge/experience of disabled snowsports
Knowledge of Health and Safety issues, and statutory and other guidance on protecting vulnerable groups.
·         Experience of working with a member organisation.

A passion for snowsport.
An understanding of issues facing disabled people and/or adaptive sports-based activities.
Disability Snowsport UK are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex/gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status or age.


Salary: From £18.205pa
Qualification Required: None

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