Lead with us

2018 Leader applications now open!

We have a range of leader opportunities available from Adventure Leaders, Expedition Medics to Creative Media Leaders, simply click on the images below to see further information. If you would like to find out more about our expeditions visit our leaders pages for the Peruvian Amazon, Indian Himalayas, Canadian Yukon, Namibia, or Iceland.

We welcome leaders from all backgrounds with a wide variety of skills and experience. We’re looking for men and women who can lead and inspire, teach and coach, and are comfortable spending extended periods in harsh and remote environments. In all roles, preference will be given to individuals who are able to demonstrate experience of working with young people relevant to the expedition client group and experience of the environment pertinent to the expedition location.

Not sure what it means to be a British Exploring Leader? Take a look at the above video from our summer 2016 expedition to the Peruvian Amazon to get an idea.

Adventure Leader

Adventure Leaders are responsible for the adventurous activities of the fire during the expedition.

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Expedition Medic

Our medical teams consist of fully qualified medical professionals and may include Doctors, Nurses, or Paramedics.

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Responsible for the care of a group and to conduct regular group reviews and offer sensitive and constructive feedback.

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Social Leader

Our Social Leaders support our explorers during the delivery of activities both in training and on expedition.

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School Leader

A current employee of a participating school with experience of managing students both inside and outside the classroom.

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Science Leader

Responsible for the construction and delivery of scientific projects in conjunction with the Chief Scientist. 

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Creative Media Leader

Responsible for devising inspirational and engaging projects with a focus on developing media related skills.

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Deputy Chief Leader

The Chief Leader’s ‘Right Hand Man’ who will need to compliment his/her skills; resulting in the role being largely varied.

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Chief Scientist

The Chief Scientist takes overall responsibility for all scientific fieldwork taking place on an expedition.

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Trainee Leader Mentor

Responsible for mentoring and assisting the development of Trainee Leaders who are undertaking our leadership course.

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Base Camp Manager

Responsible for many of the logistical aspects of an expedition, including equipment and food as well as managing environmental impact.

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River Leader

Our River Leaders are responsible for the safety of an expedition while the team are on or near water.

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