All-Abilities Program Facilitators

Students Explore Australia

 

Students Explore Australia Pty Ltd is on a mission to connect young people with nature, as a means of improving their wellbeing. We predominantly achieve this through delivering school camps for primary and high schools across South Australia and Victoria and also work with student groups with special needs. 

Students Explore Australia is an education focused tour company.

Our core values are:

1.      We strive for good vibes everyday (there’s a science to this)

2.      We are hungry to achieve our personal bests

3.      We are highly organised and disciplined

4.      We are adaptable to change

5.      We are optimists, with can-do attitudes

 

We are a for-purpose business that takes pride in our engaging work culture and positive working environment. We emphasise personal growth and development in our staff to complement our growing range of services.

Role Description:

In this role, you will primarily be responsible for working with your Program Coordinator (team leader) to successfully deliver our all-abilities camp programs. You’ll have the option to choose which programs you wish to book yourself onto, and we’ll know these dates usually 1 month or more in advance. Our programs are located mainly in South Australia, Victoria and Central Australia. The role can be summed up into 3 main components.

  • Physically and emotionally supporting 2 or more young people on program, in a variety of nature-based programs
  • Offering reports and updates to guardians about the progress and milestones that the young people you are working with, have achieved
  • Transporting our students to amazing locations by driving our little minibuses and trailers during the program (this is a shared team effort).
 

The Ideal Candidate will be:

  • Have the ability to build rapport quickly with kids
  • Have a passion for the outdoors or positive wellbeing of young people
  • Physically fit and capable
  • Knowledgeable or passionate about adventure-based activities (bonuses for qualified instructors).
  • A fun and knowledgeable entertainer
  • Have core values that are aligned with ours
  • Minimum Light Rigid Vehicle License (not essential, but well regarded)
 

Essential Items
To be successful in the role you must have or be willing to get

  • Working with Children’s Check OR Teacher registration
  • Senior First Aid Certificate
  • A qualification of course in support work that is directly relevant to supporting people with differing abilities
 

Key Perks

  • Travel to amazing nature-based places in South Australia, Victoria and Central Australia
  • Make a difference in the lives of young people by inspiring them to fall in love with nature
  • An awesome opportunity to diversify your current work, gain new experiences in the outdoors and have fun!
 

The role is casual, and we are happy to work with you around specific work requirements you may have. Our office is located in Everard Park, South Australia 5035, but the role will see you travelling to many places.

Renumeration:
$360 per day + 11% super (or be employed as a contractor if you prefer). We also include all accommodation and chef-made meals during your program.

How to Apply:
If you feel that this role aligns with your core values, and you fit the experience and skills required then we encourage you to apply today!

Please email your application to [email protected] with the subject line “All-abilities Program Facilitator Application – (your name)”. In your application, attach a copy of your CV and a brief cover letter that addresses why you believe you would be an exceptional candidate for the role.

Candidates will initially be phone screened, and if successful be asked to take a personality test prior to the first interview.

Applications Close: Midnight, Sunday 11th February 2024