Ski Instructor Jobs In Switzerland
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With ski instructor jobs in Switzerland offering the second best global rate of pay (you can expect to earn $40 per hour with a Level 1 qualification, which is around three times more than lower paying countries, and $55 per hour for more experienced instructors) it is no surprise teaching in Switzerland is a goal for many!
The Swiss Alps are located in the middle of the best skiing terrain in Europe, meaning you are sure to hone your own skills alongside passing your knowledge onto others. To bag ski instructor jobs in Switzerland you are required to be patient and encouraging, as you will be teaching people with different levels of experience, so when applying make sure you show how friendly and approachable you are! Being enthusiastic and motivated means you will flourish in this rewarding role, as you see your students’ progression whilst also gaining confidence in your own instructing ability… and of course, we can’t reiterate enough the obvious benefit of the large amount of time ski instructor jobs allow you to have on the slopes.
Ranked as one of the world’s happiest countries, you will be sure to enjoy ski instructor jobs in Switzerland surrounded by the cheery locals. What’s more, you will have the opportunity to make lifelong friends, and with the generous salary on offer it will be hard to say no to hitting the apres-ski bar after a long day on the slopes! People with nationalities other than Swiss make up 25% of the country’s population, meaning you are sure to meet a wide range of people, and a high rate of returning staff at many resorts means you will get to see your friends and practice your jumps again the following year!
If the main perk for you of ski instructor jobs in Switzerland is the apre-skis, then you are in luck as there are numerous resorts (including Zermatt which is known for offering cheap drinks or Verbier where you might spot a few famous faces!) which are infamous for the parties! However, if that is not your thing, there are chilled options; Sundays are protected by law as remaining peaceful, with noisy activities banned, meaning you will get at least one restful day during your hectic week!
Switzerland’s ski season tends to be from around late October to mid-April, meaning it is important to get your applications in a few months before then to give you sufficient time to go through the process. But once you are out there, you are sure to have the winter of your life… so why wait any longer? Apply today and start your next adventure!