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Entry: Children's Ski School - Mt. Sunapee - Winter Seasonal - Part Time - NH

Date: Dec 1, 2018

Location: Newbury, NH, US

Company: Vail Resorts

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

The Mount Sunapee Children's Program is continuing a long tradition of offering dozens of lesson programs for skiers and boarders of all ages and abilities.  We offer group lessons for children (ages 4 to 7), 


Most ski/snowboard instructors in the Children's Program at Mt. Sunapee work on a part-time basis.  They are responsible for teaching group and private lessons.  Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Move have a caring and sensitive attitude toward our guests
  • Ability to ski or snowboard and stand for long periods of time, as well as ability to handle changing climates
  • Should be flexible in response to changing class assignments
  • Must maintain strong personal appearance standards
  • Ability to lift beginner adult and child skiers to their feet
  • Must possess competency in whatever snow sport they wish to teach (skiing or snowboarding)
  • Able to attend both on-snow and off-snow clinics for professional improvement
  • Attend clinics as required
  • Most be knowledgeable of the ski area for the public
  • Perform whatever other functions may be requested by supervisors
  • Must complete progress reports on all students and consult with parents at the end of the lesson period as well as help with check-in and check-out of students
  • Help to serve and supervise lunch as well as indoor activities and games
  • Assist with bathroom detail as well as dressing children for classes with proper clothing and equipment

Time Commitment: Our staffing needs vary greatly due to snow conditions and weather.  During our busy periods – Christmas Vacation, February Vacations and weekends – we need a large staff.  We hope that you will sign-up to work on as many days as you are available. 


Training: Successful completion of this training is a prerequisite for hiring

If you have never taught before, you will be required to attend 3 days of training prior to the start of the season, as well as one day of shadowing an experienced instructor.


Compensation: Instructors are paid for the hours that they actually teach or perform specific tasks requested by a supervisor.  Pay rates are determined by your experience in teaching skiing and/or snowboarding.  All employees at Mount Sunapee receive a Vail Resorts for their personal use. 





  • Serve Others: Own It. Personalize It. Elevate It.

Identifies and take ownership of opportunities to assist the customer; listens and responds to customer needs to personalize the experience; is committed to elevating the customer experience; communicates clearly and effectively; is flexible to adjust plans to meet customers’ changing needs; collaborates with team members and peers; exhibits a service attitude that is engaging with customers.


  • Do Right: Act with Integrity – always do the right thing, knowing it leads to the right outcome.

Follows through on commitments; is honest and trustworthy; understands and complies with company policies and procedures; considers stakeholder interests in decision making; takes ownership of actions and decisions; receptive and responsive to others’ feedback; identifies and communicates ethical concerns.


  • Drive Value: Grow profit through smart and innovative business practices.

Is a positive advocate for the company; is aware of the impact of decisions and actions on company profitability; works efficiently; completes tasks accurately and manages time well; strives for continual improvement and growth; is open to and suggests new ideas; uses company resources appropriately; demonstrates financial discipline.


  • Do Good: Preserve our natural environment and contribute to the success of our local communities.

Has an awareness of the company’s Epic Promise program; considers the environmental and community impact of decisions and actions; takes actions in support of the company’s environmental initiatives; understands the company’s connection with our local communities.


  • Be Safe: Be committed to the safety and wellness of our employees and Guests.

Promotes a culture of health and safety; takes personal accountability for the safety of self and others; understands and communicates safety procedures and expectations; utilizes all relevant safety resources; identifies and appropriately reports risk.


  • Have Fun: Fun is our product – create fun, enjoy your work and share the contagious spirit.

Shares enthusiasm for our products and services; is able to overcome challenges while maintaining a positive attitude; inspires others and integrates fun into the work environment; is approachable and welcoming to customers; promotes an engaging, inclusive atmosphere.

We can't help but smile when someone says "Sun Bowl." We can show you why. We came for the winter but stayed for the summer. We came for the summer but stayed for the winter. Some days we ski through lunch. Some days, lunch lasts all day. We love rosy cheeks, hot chocolate, chili, and beer. We laugh a little louder.We love to ski when the sun shines. We love to ski when it doesn't. The last run of the year is as sweet as the first. We are Family. We are Fun. We are Sunapee.

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 159581

Nearest Major Market: Concord
Nearest Secondary Market: Manchester