The country in the East. The land of the rising sun. Japan. A powder wonderland with 16 meters of snow per winter, makes a season as an instructor in this mysterious country a unique opportunity. You now have the chance to make this unique experience yours by arranging season as an instructor in Japans wonderland with Snowminds.
Here at Snowminds, we have years of experience in arranging ski seasons in Japan. We know the country and the ski destinations inside and out and we know what it takes for your ski season in Japan to live up to your expectations 100%. If you are already a certified ski or snowboard instructor, then we will help you arrange the perfect season in Japan.
A mysterious, legendary country, which most people have yet to explore. A unique, fascinating culture far away from anything we know and most importantly, the worlds deepest, lightest and best powder!
Japan has a whole wonderland of Snow. Far north on the island Hokkaido or out west in the Japanese Alps. An average of 16 meters of dry powder makes Japan the worlds absolute number 1 powder destination.
The season typically runs from December to February(Short season) or December to April(Long season), afterwards you have the opportunity to join our Japan round-trip or our legendary End-of-Season trip in Hawaii. Ready to take your skiing or riding to the next level? Join a level 2 course or get to grips with off-piste safety training. The possibilities are endless and our experienced staff are here to help you create a trip that makes sure that you get the absolute most out of your winter season with Snowminds in Japan.
This experience is for those who are already certified ski and/or snowboard instructors and ideally have teaching experience. We arrange your whole winter season and help you find a job in a Japanese ski school, accommodation, lift card, visa, bank and anything else you might need. We can also help you order flights and other transportation, arrange further education in your season or guide you through the opportunities for traveling around after your season.
This trip includes:
Furthermore we can help you with:
What’s not included?
*Final employment. terms will be decided by your ski school. There may be compensation for housing, lift cards, etc. as part of the salary.
- Trine, Snowminds instructor
Here at Snowminds, we take pride in choosing the right people to become part of our team of experienced ski and snowboard instructors. We are renowned amongst the ski schools for educating and recruiting competent, energetic and top motivated ski- and snowboard instructors.
What we expect from you:
When you have submitted your application we will invite you to an interview, here we will advise you about your opportunities and evaluate whether or not we can offer you a spot on the team. Should you be among the lucky ones, the next step will be a personal job interview with our partner ski school.
There is great interest in this experience and therefore available positions fill-up quickly. Therefore, we operate on a “first come – first served” principle, where we have an application deadline every month. This means the earlier you apply, the greater your chances are to join the team and get a job at your dream destination.
You can use the application form, where you also find the dates and prices her on this page or you can find our application form in the top menu.
ATTENTION. This experience is only for already qualified instructors. If you wish to become a qualified ski or snowboard instructor so you can work in Japan then read all about this on this page: Become a qualified instructor in Japan with Snowminds
Season in Japan (For qualified instructors)
Next application deadline: September 9th
From November/December till February or April
Questions? Call us!
March or April