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House Parent (Ski Racing Team) - Start ASAP

  • Job Location

    Haus Tirol, Dorf 91, 5771 Leogang

  • Start date

    Start ASAP

  • Duration

    Mid April (Rolling Seasonal Contract)

  • Job Benefits

    £1400 per month + accommodation


Like working with children? Spend your winter in the Austrian mountains as a House parent with the Ambition Ski Racing Team. The Ambition House-Parent position is one of great responsibility. The House-Parent will be responsible for all aspects of care for the Ambition athletes.

The specific responsibilities are below; however, the role is essentially as a substitute parent for the athletes whilst they are at Ambition. We are looking for the House-Parent to prioritize well-being, discipline and personal development of our athletes above all else.

Program Specific

• Organizing and taking athletes to hospital / doctors / dentists / physio’s when injured, ill or away from skiing. N.B Always communicate any illness / injury or medical advice with parents of athletes.

• Travel to and support staff at away from base race trips.

• Race day program organization for lunches / finish area / guidance.

• Airport runs to collect or drop off at start or end of training camps.

• Transporting / accompanying athletes to & from school where required.

House Specific

• Daily laying out and clearing away of breakfasts.

• Ensuring athletes are well organized for each ski day (bag packing & ensuring rooms are tidy).

• Rooms ‘rounds’ process each morning once the athletes have gone skiing, this needs to be completed daily = 1-2 hours depending on no. of athletes.

• Enforcing house ‘rules’ including bed times, wake up times and educating athletes in how to be self-sufficient at the right ages.

• Disciplining / guidance / encouragement of athletes in daily routine, organization & hygiene.

• Sitting with athletes during meal times to ensure nutritional needs are met and basic manners developed.

• Being present during ‘down time’ after meals and free time for athletes to be able to talk to house-parent.

• Ensuring athletes look after Haus-Tirol rooms and Ambition property. Implement challenges, prizes or incentives for good behavior.

• Help young athletes to unpack and organize rooms on arrival and to repack prior to any race trips / departures. (U16 / U14 & U12 / younger).

• Laundry – organize and implement system for this.

• Tidiness of athlete's lounge

• Tidiness of bar area & dining room area including (with all staff) changing over of bins when full).


  • £1400 / month Pre Tax, 6-month contract, through the Ambition Payroll.
  • Shared staff room / accommodation at Ambition base including all meals at base (meals included during active weeks of program).
  • Holiday: Accrued at 2.33 days per month of service


  • Applicants should be well organised and experienced in working with the welfare and development needs of young people in a residential environment.
  • Must have a full UK driver’s license.
  • Must have full and valid DBS (we will arrange this through Snowsport England if required).
  • Must have full first aid certificate.


About us

Ambition Racing exists to provide young athletes the chance to develop a career in ski racing, whilst continuing to excel in their studies. Our academy base in Leogang, Austria, provides the perfect opportunity for young athletes to develop. Our

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