Kiroro Ski and Snowboard Instructors 2019-2020 Season

Do you have a passion for teaching and want to share your knowledge of snow sports with others? Do you love endless deep snow and exciting new cultural experiences? If so, look no further, this is the job you’ve been searching for. Kiroro Ski and Snowboard Academy are looking for English speaking instructors to join the team for the 2019/20 winter season, teaching guests from all over the world, offering a professional service and memories our guests will never forget.

Located in Hokkaido, the northern island of Japan, Kiroro is famous for some of the best powder snow in the world and guaranteed to give you a real Japanese experience! For more information about the resort, you can check out or

Minimum Requirements:

  • – Hold a minimum of a level 2 internationally recognised instructor qualification
  • – Be eligible for a Japanese ‘Working Holiday’ visa or a ‘Skilled Labor’ visa (36 months full time instructing experience or ISIA card)
  • – Advanced English conversational skills

Highly Desirable Attributes:

  • – Higher level qualifications
  • – Fully certified instructors to assist with continuous staff training
  • – Dual certified
  • – Avalanche Safety Training certificate
  • – Instructing experience
  • -Japanese/Cantonese/Mandarin language skills (or the desire and motivation to learn the basics)

We offer all instructors:

  • – Guaranteed weekly hours
  • – A competitive salary with plenty of opportunity to earn extra
  • – Private accommodation with low rent
  • – Heavily subsidised meals
  • – Season lift pass and uniform provided
  • – Endless amounts of powder on your doorstep

Interested applicants will need to be available to work from:
19 November 2019 to 5 April 2020

To apply, send your résumé and a covering letter to HR of Kiroro at Use your covering letter to explain why you want to live and work in Japan and why you feel you’re a suitable candidate for the position. You can support your letter by telling us a little bit about your instructing experience and what you feel you could bring to our team. Please note that due to the high volume of applications only successful applicants will be contacted.