NBS Ski Instructor FULL SEASON (5Dec - 29Mar)

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>>>Winter 2018/2019 Seasonal Position


We are on the lookout for instructors for the full 2018/19 season (Early December – late March). Whether you are a career instructor or just want to spend a season riding the world’s best powder and getting paid then Niseko Base Snowsports School is the company for you!!

NBS has grown to be one of the largest international snowsports schools in the Niseko area. NBS prides itself on its outstanding reputation of high quality instruction and high level customer service. We believe the key to this success is supporting our staff in every way possible.

NBS offer instructors a world class seasonal training program that includes multi-level, progression sessions that operate 4-5 days a week. This training program is led by world class trainers/examiners from various organizations around the world. NBS is also the proud sponsor of the Australian Professional Snowsports Instructors (APSI) providing courses and exams in Niseko. Competitive and attractive wage packages are on offer as well as low rent accommodation with easy access to the lifts and village. NBS has also proven to provide more work to its instructors than other Snowsports schools in the area.

Full Season positions

  • Ski Instructors with a crossover certification (i.e. Ski instructors with a snowboard qualification)
  • Certified Ski Instructors
  • Children Specific Ski Instructors (Note: We do not require “snowboard only” certified instructors at this stage.)

Key Responsibilities

  • Meeting/Greeting Guests on the meeting area
  • Creating a fun and safe learning environment for children while improving their skiing
  • Communicating with parents regarding a child’s performance during the lesson
  • Meeting area presentation maintenance and snow clearing
  • Attending training sessions (on & off snow)
  • Promoting other SkiJapan.com & NBS services
  • Providing guests with key local information & assistance
  • Being a reliable local contact for guest during their stay
  • Providing our guests with professional instruction and a high level of customer service

Minimum Qualifications Required

  • Level 1 qualification with an internationally recognized instructor training organization

Preferred Experience

  • Previous teaching experience with a snowsports school is preferred
  • Experience teaching children

Personal Attributes Required

  • Responsible, energetic, confident, can-do attitude
  • Clear and effective communication skills
  • Exceptional guest experience skills
  • Genuine passion for teaching children
  • A team player that can put others first and compromise
  • A mature, flexible approach with the ability to adapt to any situation
  • Punctual, reliable and well presented
  • Ability to take direction from supervisors
  • Ability to represent NBS to the highest standard at all times
  • Ability to show initiative think on the run

Language Requirements

  • English is a MUST
  • Secondary Japanese/Cantonese/Mandarin language skills are preferred but not necessary


  • Hourly rate varies depending on instructor qualifications and experience.
  • Request private lesson bonuses apply.
  • Travel allowance paid at the completion of contract.
  • Personal All Mountain Lift Pass (Grand Hirafu, Hanazono, Niseko Village & Annupuri Resorts).
  • A high quality, warm and durable instructing uniform is provided for work.
  • Subsidised staff accommodation in and around Hirafu village and Kutchan for the period of employment.


Full Season contract dates: 5th December, 2018 – 29th March, 2019

As with any seasonal work, hours and dates of work are snow and customer dependent. Please understand that you are required to be flexible with work dates and hours.


Location: Niseko,
Apply for this Position Job code: 1521
Apply at: https://skijapan.hiringthing.com/job/17603/nbs-ski-instructor-full-season-5dec-29mar