Snowboard Instructor Jobs In Austria
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The Austrian Alps have been blessed with a lengthy snow season which gives the country the name of one of the world’s best snow-sure skiing destinations. The country looks back on a very long traditions in skiing and now integrates many modern aspects alongside the traditional, such as up-to-date ski-lift areas and lively bars that contrast with the rustic mountain villages, meaning Austria offers some of the best winter sports infrastructure in Europe. All of Austria’s ski resorts have high class facilities and ensure complete satisfaction from beginners to professional skiers and snowboarders, creating a perfect location for snowboard instructor jobs in Austria.
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Before embarking on your search into specified snowboard instructor jobs, your first step is to become qualified by a recognized body that is part of the International Ski Instructors Association (ISIA), which allows you to instruct across the globe – plus shows you are trustworthy enough to have responsibility of others.
There are 4 worldwide levels of qualification to teach anywhere in the world you usually need to obtain at least Level 2 (although please check with your desired resort or country). One benefit is that through gained experience within snowboard instructor jobs, you can further progress by specializing in certain disciples and working towards higher levels, all whilst working your ski job, but keep in mind training to gain above Level 2 might take more than 6 months!
Austrian ski resorts are known to offer a wide range of options suitable for all ski levels and the great glaciers that allow year round skiing, so there is no wonder people seek snowboard instructor jobs in Austria as well as wanting to visit! Austrian resorts are generally smaller than French and Swiss counterparks, in addition to having a less commercialized vibe. However, the ski conditions are just as good – or perhaps even better in certain areas. Austria is known to have a lower cost of living and skiing within Europe, however this means a lower salary than other European countries such as France, with salaries starting at around €20 an hour for Level 2 qualifications, although if you are more highly qualified, your pay will be higher and you will receive more benefits! What’s more, the lower cost of living means this smaller wage goes further!
The ski season in Austria is a late bloomer like the other European countries, beginning mid November and lasting until around April, providing 4-5 months of perfect snowboarding conditions! When the conditions are right, Austria is one of the better places to work a ski season in Europe, with the added benefits for those looking for resorts who are huge on après-ski; Austria arguably has the best partying in Europe, therefore the social side of the Austrian resorts is the perfect persuasion for those travelling alone and seeking snowboard instructor jobs in Austria.
So, if you feel as though you are ready for the challenge, and want to share your knowledge and passion with the world, what are you waiting for?