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Position: Ski Instructor Apprentice Program
Department: Snow School
Status: Seasonal Winter PT
Posting Date: Nov-07-2018

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JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Mount Washington Instructor Apprentice Program

Description and Requirements

The Instructor Apprentice Program is for any competent parallel skier that wants to become an instructor. The program combines CSIA content with in house snow school training and mentorship. It is an introduction to ski teaching within the ski industry. It combines the basics of practical ski teaching methods, technical understanding, development of guest service skills, and teaching children

Participants in the Apprentice Program will:

  • Be employees of Mount Washington. Therefore receive the benefits of being an employee
  • Be assigned an Instructor assistant jacket to be worn when assisting on programs
  • Be paid for the time they are shadowing or assisting qualified instructors with lessons
  • Receive Snow School specific knowledge in addition to the Level 1 curriculum
  • Will be encouraged to shadow or assist with lessons on other days if they choose
  • Receive training from CSIA Level 3 and 4 qualified instructors
  • Receive a detailed training log with progress reports
  • Have the option to take a shortened Level 1 exam at the end of the 9 weeks
  • Receive a heavily discounted rate on the Level 1 exam
  • If successful on the Level 1 exam and if the Apprenticeship program is completed in good standing be offered either part or full-time employment for the current or future seasons

Requirements:

  • Must be 14 years of age for apprenticeship
  • 15 years of age to take the Level 1 CSIA exam
  • Available for all Saturdays or Sundays from Dec 15/16-Mar 2/3 (excluding  Dec 22/23 and Dec 29/30) However if available extra lesson assistance is appreciated over the holidays
  • Once the 10 week program is completed apprentices are strongly encouraged to continue shadowing/teaching for the remainder of the season
  • Must adhere to the employee policies of the snow school

Please note: Eligibility for the one day exam expires two full seasons after completion of the apprenticeship. For example if the candidate completed the apprenticeship during the 2018-19 winter season, They will be eligible for testing until the end of the 2020-21 season.


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Optional application method, fill out application and leave it at the Alpine Lodge Administration Office with a resume, or e-mail your resume to jobs@mountwashington.ca. Thank you to all that apply, please note only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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