Location : Japan, Canada, USA, New Zealand or Switzerland, Japan, Canada, USA, New Zealand and Europe
Start Date : 2019/20
The Salary : Competitive salary + benefits
EA offers the most ski and snowboard instructor training courses at world-class resorts across Canada, USA, New Zealand, Japan, and Switzerland; your time with EA will be memorable and rewarding.
Our team of experienced consultants help students choose the best resort and program to suit an individual's motivations, experience level and personal goals. Our consultants are here to help with everything from visa advice to on-the-job support.
EA students are guaranteed a paid job offer at their resort of choice.
EA training programs are the gateway into the competitive snowsports industry. Build a career and travel the world doing what you love.
A Typical Day in the Job
Become a ski instructor with EA Ski & Snowboard on an internship program and fast-track your career in the snow industry. On a ski instructor internship you'll train, qualify and work as a ski instructor - all in one season.
You'll gain instructor qualifications recognised by the International Ski Instructors Association (ISIA) - the world body for professional ski instructors. This means you will be able to work at other world-class ski resorts across the globe.
On a typical training day, you'll wake up early and hit the slopes with your group. You'll practice proper skiing techniques on a variety of terrain and master your skills. After a lunch break, you'll be back out on the slopes for a few hours before heading indoors to discuss instructing techniques in preparation for your exam.
On a typical working day, lessons will start at 9am. You may have two or three lessons a day teaching people of all different skill levels. In your first season, most of your clients will be children. However, as time goes by and you gain more experience and new skills, you'll likely start teaching private lessons and more advanced skiers.
The ski industry is fun, social and friendly. It's likely your calendar will be brimming with social events - from after-work drinks and dinners to weekend ski missions.
Other perks of working as a ski instructor include access to performance gear at affordable prices, employee lift passes, tips from clients, living with your best friends, ski-in,ski-out accommodation*, international travel opportunities, turning what you love into a career, and having the world's best office.
Our courses are open to any intermediate to advance skiers. Places are limited.
Who are we looking for?
- You need to have strong customer service skills
- You need to be an intermediate or advanced skier or snowboarder
- You must be at least 18 years old
- You need a willingness to learn
- You need a positive attitude
What we can offer you
- Guaranteed job offer at your chosen resort
- Internationally recognised instructor qualification
- Exam and certification fees are included in your program
- World-class ski or snowboard training
- Full season lift pass
- Local EA Rep to help and support you throughout the season
- Accommodation while training
- Discounted flights
- Visa support
- EA hoodie and learning materials
- EA organised social events and local discounts!