Ski & Snowboard Instructors and Guides

  • Seasonal Contract

Website MountainPros

Do you want to work with a company revitalising the instruction industry? Are you an independent self-starter?
We are here to facilitate your passion by bringing clients to you through our web-based platform. You get paid 50-80% of lesson fees and teach only private lessons.
We are turning the common ski school model on its head to deliver earned value to the instructor – if you want to join us in this project and make $200-350USD/day teaching all privates, then please email your résumé, certs and a brief introduction on your passion and suitability for the role to
This will be our fourth season operating in the main ski regions of Japan and we are looking for highly motivated individuals who will earn 50-80% of a regular lesson fee rather than the usual 20%. We serve you by bringing you clients and passing on the majority of the lesson fee – it’s only fair.
You will need to deliver HIGH VALUE private lessons so you can be BETTER PAID with MORE FREE TIME TO SKI than working anywhere else in Japan or the world
You will need to be an exceptional client-facing ski guide/instructor managing your own time, communication with clients and hourly pay. Clients rate and review you as an instructor/guide, allowing you to turn good performance from one lesson into higher pay for future lessons.
In addition to enthusiasm, detail-oriented communication skills, and outstanding people skills you will need:
At least two seasons instructing experience
BASI, CSIA, NZSki, PSIA Level 1 qualification or higher
Be eligible for a Working Holiday Visa in Japan OR have an ISIA qualification OR be more than 22 years old
Be happy working at a variety of resorts and teaching in your own clothes
English language fluency essential
Japanese and/or Chinese language proficiency very helpful, but not necessary
Other languages a bonus
What we will do for you:
Find you clients
Provide a great team living environment with other instructors & guides (You get your own room 90% of the time. Shared rooming roughly 10% of time)
Excellent cultural experience living with a wonderful Japanese host family
Breakfast and Dinner included each day as part of monthly rent
Transport to lessons where necessary
Pay you up to 80% of the lesson fee
Advise travel arrangements and visa process

Salary: $50+ USD / hour
Qualification Required: BASI Level 2

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