Course Leader
WorldStrides, Inc.
Boston, MA
13d ago

Position Overview :

WorldStrides is the only travel school accredited by all regions in the United States. We are seeking Course Leaders (educational tour leaders) to work with school groups in fifth through twelfth grades in Boston, MA.

We are interested in individuals who love to teach and who demonstrate a commitment to working with students in the worldwide classroom.

Explore our programs in more depth on our website at

Qualifications :

  • College and / or advanced degree preferred
  • Background in Education, Travel, U.S. History, Social Studies or related fields
  • Historical and logistical knowledge of Boston, MA
  • Applicants must be local to Boston metropolitan area
  • Availability / Flexibility of schedule during the spring season
  • Ability to adapt to unexpected changes to give best experience possible
  • Attendance at annual continuing education seminars and participation in ride-along orientation trips
  • Highly skilled at multi-tasking and problem solving in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills - specifically, engaging groups, relaying information in a clear and interesting manner
  • Experience with and love / passion for working with students
  • Fun, energetic and customer service-oriented
  • Ability to move quickly and remain on feet most of the day
  • Benefits of WorldStrides Discovery Programs :

  • Educationally-focused programs
  • Ideal for people who love to teach, but do not want to be constrained by a classroom
  • Support offered through 24-hour Tour Central office staffed with WorldStrides employees and 24-hour emergency number to assist whenever needed
  • Coordination and security assistance provided at each hotel
  • Innovative professional development, training methods and materials offered through continuing education seminars
  • Detailed and customized itinerary provided for each group
  • Company has over 50 years of experience in planning programs that work
  • Competitive compensation packages with a discretionary bonus award system
  • Please read the following paragraph carefully before completing and submitting the application below.

    WorldStrides refers to the person who leads our educational student travel programs as the COURSE LEADER. Our business is season-

    specific. We hire only people who are available March through June or some significant portion of that time. Our programs are fast-

    paced and require several miles of walking each day in all types of weather while talking constantly and managing / engaging groups of up to 55 people.

    We are an accredited travel school and the majority of our travelers are 8th graders. Our Course Leaders must be able to engage students in interactive learning.

    As a school, we require an FBI background check and TB Test as a condition of employment; we reimburse for these costs. We will forward all necessary paperwork should we decide to pursue your application.

    It is preferred that you attach a current photograph or a resume with a photograph when you submit your application.

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