Now Hiring for Ski/SB instructors 2019/20

Join us at Pod Snowsports, and international ski/snowboard school located in the heart of Snow Country.

Pod Snowsports is a small team of instructors with rich experience and have taught around the world.

You will be welcomed like a friend and as an important part of our fun team of instructors.

We have maintained years of good relationships with ski resorts therefore we are welcome to do lessons in all ski resorts in Yuzawa.

Also, from 2018-19 season, we have become the official ski school at the Yuzawa Kogen Ski Resort located in the center of the city.

We plan to sign a new contract as the official ski school in 2018-19 season!

Have a fully enjoyable stay in Japan while you provide lessons to our VIP customers.

Also, we can help you travel around Japan after the season as a benefit of working in a ski school based in a travel company.

What we require:

  • At least Level 2 APSI or equivalent in Skiing and/or Snowboarding.
  • Be able to apply for a Japanese Working Holiday visa or have 36 months instructing experience (to allow us to assist you in obtaining one).
  • Be professional in both appearance and conduct at all times.
  • Be able to manage yourself and your clients in the sometimes difficult mountain environment.
  • Be able to obtain an international driver’s license.
  • Be open to a whole new and exciting style of ski school.

What we can offer:

  • Free Skiing/Snowboarding in any snow-resort in Yuzawa
  • Pay rates: 3,500JPY per hour (about $30 US)
  • Incentives: 2,500 JPY extra for request (about $25 US)
  • Living in a local, real Japanese style environment
  • Staff accommodation available
  • Staff sharing of a vehicle is provided
  • A Japanese mobile phone is provided
  • The opportunity to experience the huge amounts of snow and terrain our ski resort areas have to offer.

The movie shows the volume of snow in our town named Yuzawa!!