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POSTED ON 07 Jun 2024
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We are looking for well presented, energetic, engaging individuals who are happy to work in a team environment and are able to provide stimulating, entertaining and safe activities for children from 4 months to 12 years, come rain or shine. You must have a minimum of 1 year’s experience of working with children for this role.

Join our enthusiastic, motivated & professional team in the mountains.

Our teams are based in Les Menuires (3 Valleys), Les Gets, La Plagne in France.

We accept applications from both UK and EU passport holders.

The Company

Ski Famille is a privately owned company established in 1990. We are pioneering family skiing specialists run by a highly motivated team. We are passionate about helping families with young children to have an amazing and hassle free experience on their family skiing holiday. 

The Role

Ski Famille childcare staff are the reason that so many of our guests return year after year. You will be the main focus and barometer if a family has enjoyed their holiday and if of course they will travel with us again.

We are looking for well presented, energetic, engaging individuals who are happy to work in a team environment and are able to provide stimulating, entertaining and safe activities for children from 4 months to 12 years, come rain or shine. Unlike many childcare settings, the children are only on holiday for a week, which means relationships have to be made quickly with new children and their families.

We provide training before the season starts on all aspects of working in a ski resort, for example, taking the children to ski school and activities to suit the environment.

Childcare Responsibilities

  • Take responsibility in providing an excellent carefree holiday to all our guests by providing our childcare services as detailed on our website
  • Provide a welcoming family friendly environment in everything that you do and a clear routine for children from day one
  • Delivery of feedback to children’s families using our preferred system – usually ‘TAPESTRY’ – consequently a working knowledge of this would be useful, however full training will be given
  • Display a well-developed knowledge of your resort and the activities and facilities on offer to families
  • Ensure you are always attentive to the needs of your guests and actively seeking out opportunities / revenue streams and sales opportunities to make their holiday fun and trouble free
  • Work with your team colleagues to ensure that all resort operations occur efficiently with minimum cost
  • Close professional liaison with all parents or guardians, before and during the provided childcare hours
  • Offering daily detailed feedback to parents
  • Acting as a positive role model with the fun factor
  • Daily clean and weekly deep clean of the playroom
  • Delivery of varied, age appropriate activities indoors and outdoors 6 days a week
  • Keeping children safe at all times and undertaking company directed H & S checks
  • Preparing and serving lunches with the understanding of dietary requirements and potential allergies
  • Completing the relevant paperwork daily or weekly
  • Maintaining a positive working relationship with all our key suppliers, i.e. chalet owners, equipment hire shops and ski schools
  • Uphold the reputation of Ski Famille

Requirements of the Role

  • A minimum of 1 year's experience working with babies and children in a childcare setting (excluding babysitting)
  • Friendly, flexible, enthusiastic and approachable
  • Able to deliver excellent customer service in all circumstances & to guests of all ages
  • An understanding of the differences between adult & child holiday needs
  • Knowledge of snow sports is advantageous
  • A strong experienced team player
  • Basic French language skills is preferable
  • Availability for the whole season (Mid November until the end April)
  • Current Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate
  • We will conduct DBS checks as well as taking up at least two professional references
  • Must be 18 years of age before departure to France

The Package and Benefits 

Ski Famille is proud of the number of staff who return year after year. We want to ensure we recruit the best people and support them to make the most of their time in the mountains. We offer you:

  • A highly competitive salary (with holiday pay) 
  • Contribution towards travel to and from France
  • Comprehensive paid pre-season training in resort
  • Shared accommodation available to rent for the duration of the season
  • 2 days off per week 
  • Branded uniform provided
  • Medical Travel Insurance for UK/EU employees
  • Opportunity to ski /snowboard when not working
  • Preferential prices for lift pass and ski equipment hire
  • The chance to kick-start your career in hospitality and travel
  • Make friends for life
  • A fantastic life experience

If you are hardworking, committed to the high standards we offer our guests and looking for an exciting new career opportunity we would love to hear from you. Apply today by clicking "Apply for this job".

Please note, we welcome (& actively encourage!) applications from couples or friends for all our roles.



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