Instructor Training Clinic Time Commitment
Powderpigs uses a combination approach to our staff training. We utilize online trainings at your own pace, and On Snow Trainings in December.
Our online portion is our Kid Tech and Ski Tech components. We focus on the whole child aspect of learning. There are 8-10 modules of varying lengths. Most take between 20-40 minutes to complete, depending on your reading speed. We also offer optional online round tables to reinforce the information. You receive 1 credit hour towards the next pay bracket for completing each online training module.
Our On Snow Clinics are held in December. These are paid trainings and we ask instructors to come to at least 4 but instructors can come to as many as they want. They are intended to build upon each other to learn new skills with information from different clinic staff. This enhances the clinics and allows instructors to experience multiple types of teaching as all our clinic leaders have different strengths. Clinics are 3 hours long on Saturday/Sundays in December, with one Friday during the break. You can view the schedule at Instructor Clinic Schedule
We have a high success rate for instructors who complete the training program. If you sign up to instruct, and participate fully in clinics, you will likely be assigned a class in some capacity. We strive to support our instructors in multiple ways throughout the season.
What does it mean to be an instructor?
Instructors are the backbone of our program. As a Powderpigs instructor you are expected to have a genuine enthusiasm for teaching children to ski and snowboard. The benefits of becoming an instructor are numerous. Besides the satisfaction that comes ...
Instructor Time Commitment
Our ski school runs 9 consecutive weeks with a break around the February holidays. We ask that instructors pick at least one day (Fri PM, Sat or Sun) and commit to teaching the full 9 weeks (barring extenuating circumstances such as illness), as you ...
Instructor Clinic Schedule
2023-24 On Snow Clinic Schedule* All On Snow Clinics are subject to snow level and mountain operation status. *December 24 & December 31 may be utilized as needed dependent on weather conditions or via demand Snowboard Clinic Dates TBD Clinic Sign ...
Here are links to all the necessary Instructor Paperwork: 2024 I-9 (All New Instructors) 2024 W-4 (All New Instructors & returning instructors who have had changes to tax status, such as dependents.) 2024 Minor Release (Any instructor who will be ...
Instructor Sub Position
To qualify for an Instructor Sub position, you need to have permission from Admin. We utilize experienced and proven instructors as subs. Subs need to have at least 6 dates that you are available during the season. These can be any day we are ...