Become an Instructor

Become an Instructor

Do you love skiing and snowboarding? Do you want to work where you play? Why not share your passion and get paid? As an instructor at Cape Smokey, you get perks such discounts around the mountain, a free season’s pass and discounts through many of our partners.

We hire new instructors every year and have flexible options for full and part time positions.
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Ski Instructor

The Level 1 Ski Instructor certification is for any competent parallel skier, aged 15 years or older. The Level 1 candidate can expect to be exposed to a variety of terrain, snow conditions and terrain features.
The three day Level 1 course is an introduction to ski instruction, CSIA technique and methodology, and the role of ski instructing  within the ski industry. It combines the basics of practical ski teaching methods, technical understanding and development of guest service skills, specifically addressing children’s skiing.

Snowboard  Instructor

Snowboard Instructor

If  you love to snowboard and have a desire to introduce new students to snowboarding this is the path for you. You should be confident and comfortable  both communicating and demonstrating in front of a group, as well as have  strong intermediate snowboarding skills. This 3-day course will introduce you  to the fundamentals of snowboard technique and teaching.

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