How much do you love it, live it and want to share it?
Our Rookie Instructor Programme is NZSki’s instructor apprenticeship during which you will experience ski and/or snowboard instructor training of the highest quality.
Designed for New Zealand or Australian skiers or snowboarders over the age of 17 who are inspired to pathway into becoming a snowsports instructor.
We are looking for individuals committed to sharing their passion for our mountains through our shared purpose of “Love it, Live it, Share it”.
Successful applicants will have an opportunity to join one of the most experienced Snowsports Schools in New Zealand.
Candidates will participate in a one day ‘interview’. At the end of the day, successful candidates will be offered a position with NZSki in one of our Snowsports Schools as an Apprentice Instructor.
We are looking for necessary skills and attributes demonstrated by professional instructors including appearance, teamwork, attitude, punctuality and highly effective communication.
Candidates must be at least 17 years of age to apply.
Included in the course fee is in-house training and development as well as the fee for the New Zealand Snowsports Instructors Alliance (NZSIA and SBINZ) Level One” exam. Successful ‘rookies’ are required to take the “Level One” exam shortly after the interview day, prior to starting any teaching. We are committed to providing the best training in order to ensure you every success in your exams and be able to offer you the opportunity to teach with us at peak times. For more information on the NZSIA/SBINZ Level One course please visit www.nzsia.net.
- Once you’ve booked your spot, complete your application by filling in our online application form for the Internship/Rookie Program
- Price: $999
- Applications close Friday 29th of May 2020 at 5pm.
- On snow interview day is Saturday 6th June 2020 at The Remarkables. Meeting point is Guest Services desk on ground floor at 9am.
What to bring/have for the on-snow interview:
Lift pass available at 50% discount for the try-out day. Please bring your ski/board gear and be ready to ski or ride at 9am.
The NZSki rookie programme includes:
- NZSIA/SBINZ membership fee which is refundable if not selected into the programme.
- NZSIA/SBINZ Level One exam fee which is refundable if not selected into the programme.
- NZSki will provide training, staff ID and a season pass to successful apprentice instructors.
Work is not guaranteed and fluctuates due to the nature of our business; successful apprentice instructors will need enough funds to support themselves through the season and have accommodation plans.
When we are not able to provide work, we are committed to providing the best training in order to make you successful during further exams and while teaching.
We have an expectation that successful apprentices will continue to take the NZSIA/SBINZ Level Two exams (this will be at their own expense) during the 2020 winter season.
For further information please contact Coronet Peak Snowsports School at firstname.lastname@example.org.