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Ninja Kids Instructors (3-6yrs Skiers)

Our best Kids Instructors are applicants who have previous experience working in day-cares, pre-school programs, kindergarten programs. We are looking for applicants who love working with our youngest of guests (3 to 6 years of age) have endless patience, are able to ski, and are willing to participate in our training programs to work towards further certification.

Skills & Experience Required

  • Be able to obtain a valid Japanese Working Visa or meet the requirements for a sponsored visa
  • A minimum Level 1 APSI or equivalent snowsports certification is required
  • Previous experience and a strong aptitude for working with young children
  • Able to provide guidance & feedback in a manner that is supportive and encouraging
  • Patience and the ability to have lots of fun
  • Must have own snowsports equipment
  • Maintain a reasonable level of fitness and health

Job Particulars

Employment Period and Hours of Work

  • Short season contract is from December - February
  • Full season contract is from December - April
  • Days of work will vary across the season and be determined by demands of the business

Pay Rate

  • Instructor base rate is determined by industry certification and minimum seasons teaching experience
  • Base rates are from ¥2000 to ¥3500 per hour
  • Additional bonus' for cross over certification, Cantonese/Mandarin language skills, 6 or more seasons full time teaching experience and local Niseko teaching experience

Job Benefits

Lift Passes

  • An All Mountain season lift pass is provided


  • Each of our accommodations is subsidised to bring you housing at an affordable price.
  • Singles, twin shares (doubles for couples) and quad shares in a range of locations to suit a variety of budgets.

Discounts on HTM's services

  • Discounts available on bookings made by staff at Niseko Central, Ki Niseko and Skye Niseko and also all HTM services including Kumo Restaurant, An Dining, YamaSport rentals and Ryko and Ki Spa.

We have very few positions remaining to be filled for the 2022/23 winter season. Please feel free to complete the application form and you will be contacted should we wish to request an interview.

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Why you’ll love working with us

  • GoSnow are are the only ski school in Grand Hirafu with Priority lift lane access
  • We are the only ski school in Grand Hirafu with exclusive magic carpet learning areas in multiple locations
  • A season pass is provided for all employees
  • We provide excellent training opportunities to continue your professional development
  • GoSnow has the only ski in/out locker room facilities in Grand Hirafu
  • We offer competitive pay rates
  • We have consistent hours throughout the season
  • High quality uniforms are provided for all instructors and support staff

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