Ski Instructor Jobs in Japan

There’s a few jobs going in Japan (here’s one with Club Med) at the moment, and here’s another exciting Instructor job opportunity which has become available in the famous Japanese powder area of Rusutsu Resort who are currently hiring ski & snowboard instructors for the 2015/16 winter season.

Ski Instructor Job Overview

As an instructor your responsibility will be to teach and assist guests during lessons to help them learn and develop the proper techniques of skiing. You will be required to effectively manage and plan lessons and operate according to the guests’ and resort’s schedules. If you have a passion for the snow and love teaching, working at Rusutsu could be your dream job.

Bravo SkiInstructor Benefits

  •    Season pass
  •    Accommodation
  •    Competitive salary
  •    Great working conditions
  •    Fantastic training opportunities
  •    A real cultural Japanese experience

Job Requirements

  • Advanced conversational English
  • Hold at least a Level 1 instructor qualification
  • Visa to work in Japan
  •  Excellent customer service and professional manner
  •  Available to work Dec 1st – Feb 29th


  •   Prior instructing or teaching experience
  •    High certifications or duel certified
  •    Any level of Japanese language ability

Visa Requirements

All instructors must be eligible for either a Japanese Working Holiday Visa or a Japanese Working Visa (over 36 months of full time experience)  

How to apply

To support your application your CV and cover letter should detail what you can bring to the position and address the requirements stated. The cover letter should try to convey your personal attributes and character. Key points could refer to your passion for the snow, skiing, teaching and any experiences you have had as a ski instructor. Working in Japan can be a very rewarding yet challenging experience, please also describe why you wish to teach in Japan.

 To apply send your resume and cover letter detailing your experiences to: [email protected]