Who is EduTravel?

EduTravel is a wholly Canadian owned and operated tour provider founded on the concept of experiential learning. Our mission is to provide Canadian students with a safe, fun and engaging learning experience outside of the classroom. In partnership with Ontario school boards and private schools, our innovative programs provide students with the opportunity to travel locally and internationally while earning a wide variety of Ontario secondary school credits. Credits are issued through our education partners, and teachers are Ontario certified and trained in Experiential Learning techniques. All travel services and experiential curriculum are provided by the education experts at EduTravel Inc.

Our programs enrich the learning experience for all students by offering engaging, experiential and affordable opportunities for students. The objective of our programs is to enrich the curriculum content being delivered and to create academic pathways to post-secondary institutions, while allowing students the structured independence of traveling with friends with equity and accessibility as key goals.

Positions Available

On Site Tour Director – Domestic & International Travel

Our Tour Directors are an integral part of our tour experience! With a focus on managing trip logistics such as confirmations, planning, pivoting, and group dynamics, our Tour Directors travel with our groups throughout their itineraries. Your role is to think ahead, keep the group organized, and bring fun through engaging commentary on history and culture. Though the trips are planned in advance by our Operations Team, our Tour Directors act as our EduTravel representatives to see through the execution of our tours. As part of the on-site leadership team, you will work with the teachers and admins to pull off a safe, fun, and educational trip for the students. And of course, you won’t be doing this alone! Our EduTravel Operations team will be with you every step of the way to make sure you have all the support you need to execute an amazing tour.

Why join our Team?

You will have the chance to meet and work with educators, suppliers, and tourism professionals from around the world and form lasting connections – all while having the opportunity to travel to exciting destinations. Our Tour Directors gain meaningful and useful skills through their work, such as communication skills, public speaking, time management, knowledge of educational and tourism standards, and much more! Whether you are destined for the classroom as an educator or see yourself in the tourism world, our Tour Directors have the opportunity not only to grow within our team but also to use their time to network and lay the foundation for their future career pathway. Joining our EduTravel family means you get to learn, explore, travel, and build connections, all while providing incredible educational and life-changing experiences for our students.

You could be a good fit if . . . .

  • You love to travel and want to introduce travel to others
  • You are reliable, adaptable, and dependable
  • You take initiative in situations and can plan ahead
  • You thrive in a fast-paced work environment and are a self-starter
  • You have experience working with youth and/or working in travel and tourism
  • You are an engaging individual who likes meeting new people, and going to new places and has a passion for learning and sharing knowledge

Key Responsibilities:

  •  Participate in Tour Director Training on the road and in class led by our internal team
  • Attend a pre-trip briefing with our Operations Team before your trip to get all the information about your upcoming tour
  • Become the “Master of Your Tour”; act as a source of information for your teachers and students
  • Act as the main point of contact for suppliers throughout the tour, focusing on executing the pre-planned itinerary
  • Reconfirm meal reservations and/or collect pre-orders for group meals to be submitted to restaurant suppliers
  • Manage trip logistics, such as pick-up times, hotel check-ins, entry to attractions and tours, and departure times
  • Communicate with the EduTravel Operations team for support and assistance if required
  • Troubleshoot potential issues, group dynamics, or deviations from the original itinerary while on the road

**Please note EduTravel will provide accommodations, meals, and travel arrangements for our Tour Directors.