Overview

Antipodeans is Australia’s and New Zealand’s most experienced and much-loved school expedition company. Students, teachers and Antipodeans Leaders travel as a team on extraordinary 3 to 4 week adventures to amazing countries all over the globe.

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Our Operations team are extremely experienced, very professional, dynamic, fun and above all, committed to providing “leadership expeditions” that develop real life skills.

Role

  • Overseeing operations of all aspects of overseas leadership expeditions and school tours for multiple schools/teams including preparation, logistics, budgets, itineraries and communications.

Job Description

  • Manage, prepare and support the students and teachers pre-departure and whilst overseas.
  • Prepare itineraries, trip notes, budgets and risk assessments for each team.
  • Liaise with teachers, students, parents, in-country providers to ensure a high quality experience for all.
  • Lead expeditions and tours if desired and when possible.

Candidate

  • Tertiary Educated
  • Extremely dynamic, professional and flexible approach
  • Highly organised with an exceptional eye for detail
  • Great relationship management skills
  • Passionate about youth development and travel
  • Willingness to travel interstate and work occasional weekends

Extensive experience required in the following:

  • Outdoor education, Youth development, Leadership training, Teaching high school students
  • Leading groups of teenagers in Australia/NZ and/or overseas on adventurous journeys/activities
  • Back packer style travel experience and destination knowledge of developing countries
  • Working in and/or coordinating community service activities with fundraising
  • Although not required, Antipodeans Leaders are invited to apply.

Responsibilities – with schools

  • Planning and co-ordination of student-led leadership expeditions and tours
  • Liaising with teachers, parents and students through phone calls, emails and face to face meetings
  • Working with teachers and students re: trip itineraries, logistics preparation and risk management
  • Facilitation and delivery of parents and student meetings
  • Maintaining quality control of student and teacher experience
  • Effective client management to retain the schools for future programs.

Responsibilities – with Antipodeans Operations

  • Itinerary design and development with students and teachers
  • Preparation of budgets for teams travelling overseas
  • Liaising with overseas providers re: logistics, community project and trekking arrangements
  • Preparation of trip specific risk assessments and documentation for each team
  • Facilitation and delivery of sessions at training weekends for students, teachers and leaders
  • Support teams overseas as a member of the Operations team based in the Antipodeans 24 hour Support Centre
  • Some overseas and interstate travel.

Location – Position based in Melbourne or Sydney

Remuneration Package – $ 60k to $70k per annum, dependent on experience, (plus bonus dependent on performance).

Annual leave – 4 weeks per annum, (plus an additional week dependent on performance).

To Apply visit – https://antipodeans.com.au/work-for-us

For further information contact – Georgie Cain, Senior Operations Manager, email: recruitment@antipodeans.com.au

Applications close when a suitable candidate is found.