Beacon Explorers Group Leader

Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs
Education & Training
Full time
Posted 23d ago

Beacon Explorers Group Leader

We are seeking two Group Leaders to join us in 2022.

  • Position 1 - Full time ongoing 
  • Position 2 - Part time (0.50 FTE, ongoing) 
  • Commencing January 2022
  • Both roles performing 120 days in the field each year

Your role is to lead and mentor Beaconhills staff and students on Beacon Explorer programs.  You will lead programs and assist teaching staff to deliver learning outcomes through a range of different environments, countries and adventure activities ranging from 3 to 12 days in length.

You will be required to spend long hours outdoors and you should be familiar with outdoor safety and natural conditions.  Qualifications in Bushwalking, abseiling and mountain bike riding would be an advantage.

Please indicate in your application if you are applying for both or just one of the roles.Please note all applicants shortlisted for interview will be required to bring copies of qualifications, log books and licences.

In alignment with Government regulations, it is a requirement that all staff members of Beaconhills College are fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine by 29 November 2021. Please see the full statement detailing these regulations at the bottom of this advertisement.


Please visit the careers section of our website to see more information about this position. 


You can contact Amy Conroy in the HR Team on if you would like to discuss this position. 


Why Beaconhills?

Work in an inclusive community that values innovation, staff wellbeing, community service and sustainability. Enjoy the benefits of working at Beaconhills:

  • Salary packaging available
  • Free onsite parking
  • Onsite child care (with possible salary sacrificing available) 
  • Onsite gym
  • Both Campuses located close to the Monash Freeway
  • Join one of the largest solar-powered schools in Australia – we have 360kW of solar power now operating and 40% of our school is powered by electricity sourced from renewable solar
  • Help us achieve our goal of being zero waste to landfill by 2030




Applications should include:

  • A cover letter that addresses your suitability to the position description
  • A curriculum vitae detailing your qualifications and experience
  • Contact details of three professional referees.


Applications close Monday 22 November at 9:00am. 


Equal Opportunity and Child Safety Statement

Beaconhills College has zero tolerance for child abuse.  Beaconhills is a child safe employer and is committed to the welfare of children and their protection.

Beaconhills has systems to protect children from abuse, and will take all allegations and concerns very seriously and respond to them consistently, in line with our policies and procedures.

All potential employees and volunteers will be required to comply with the College’s Child Safe Policy and Code of Conduct, which are available on its website. Beaconhills performs thorough assessments of potential and existing employees in accordance with the legislated Child Safe Standards. The assessments will be used to ascertain whether the potential or existing employee is a fit and proper person and is suitable for work in a school environment and in the position applied for or held.  The screening process includes, but is not limited to, Criminal Records Checks, Working with Children Checks and checks of social media accounts.

Beaconhills College is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity principles and is committed to the principles of merit-based selection, equity, diversity and procedural fairness in our recruitment process.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply for all positions at Beaconhills College.


Vaccination Statement

It is a requirement of all staff members of Beaconhills College to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine that has been registered or provisionally registered by the Therapeutic Goods Administration or has been approved by a comparable overseas regulator, as determined by the Therapeutic Goods Administration under regulation 16DA93) of the Therapeutic Goods Regulation 1990 of the Commonwealth by the 29 November 2021. Alternatively staff members must have received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 18 October 2021 or have proof of a booking to receive the first dose by 25 October 2021 and their second dose by 29 November 2021 (where applicable) unless they have a valid medical exemption. Proof of vaccination status or an original certified copy of a valid medical exemption will be required as part of the employment offer process.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • In line with government regulations, all staff are required to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine by 29 November 2021. Please confirm you can meet this requirement.

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