Join us at Pod Snowsports, Yuzawa!

Pod Snowsports is an international ski/snowboard school in the heart of Snow Country named “Echigo-Yuzawa.”

We are a small team of instructors with rich experience who have taught worldwide.
You will be welcomed like a friend, and You can learn about culture and customs only experienced in Japan.
We are the official ski and snowboard school in Yuzawa Kogen, but we also offer lessons in all ski resorts in/around Yuzawa.
Have a delightful stay in Japan while you provide lessons to our VIP customers, and after the season, go for an unforgettable trip to Japan with heavy wallets as one of the ideas.

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:

  • Pay rates: 3,000JPY~3,500JPY per lesson hour
  • Incentives: 2,500 JPY extra for request reservation
  • Living in a local, real Japanese-style environment
  • Staff accommodation available
  • Free Skiing/Snowboarding in Yuzawa Kogen, GALA-Yuzawa, Ishiuchi-Maruyama, Iwappara, and Kagura & Naeba Snow Resorts
  • A Japanese mobile phone & a SIM is provided
  • The opportunity to experience the huge amounts of powder snow and terrain our ski resort areas offer

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