Ski / Snowboard Instructor Rusutsu Japan

Rusutsu Resort Japan are currently recruiting for Ski and Snowboard instructors for the 2015/2016 winter season. In order to apply for this role you need to have your BASI level 2 qualification.

As a ski or snowboard instructor it perhaps goes with out saying that you will be responsible for the instruction of guests during their stay. Assisting them during lessons and ensuring they develop the correct technique for skiing and snowboarding. You will be expected to effectively manage and plan lessons based on both resort and guests schedules.


Instructor Package

  • Free season pass
  • Free accommodation
  • Competitive Salary
  • Training opportunities
  • Opportunity to immerse yourself in a totally different culture

Job Requirements

  • Advanced Conversational English
  • Visa to work in Japan – Working holiday visa is fine
  • Excellent Customer Service
  • Available 1/12/15 – 29/2/16

The ideal candidate will have prior teaching experience as well as a basic understanding of Japanese.

How to apply

All applicants will need to be eligible for either a Japanese working holiday visa or a Japanese working visa.

To support your application your Résumé 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 as such please also describe why you wish to teach in Japan.

To apply send your resume and cover letter detailing your experiences to:

If you want a sneak peak at what the skiing in Rusutsu can be like check out this video from Salomon.