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Field Studies Council

Senior Field Studies Tutor

Field Studies Council London, Bushy Park

£24,353 - £26,110 per annum, dependent on experience

Plus, excellent Benefits! *

37.5 hours per week / Permanent

Join our team and love where you work!

What you’ll be doing

This role will see you working with primary and secondary schools, colleges, and universities to deliver curriculum-linked activities that will increase students understanding of nature and the environment.

As our Senior Tutor, you will also provide effective leadership, support, and guidance to our other team members.

Your day to day will include developing, planning, and delivering courses in outdoor teaching sites to students on science and geography school trips. This will involve leading groups of all abilities in the local environment, ensuring you always have the health and safety of the group in mind.

When you are not working in the field, you will also be happy to contribute to other aspects of working in a busy education centre. This is a very active role, some weeks will be long and tiring, but our tutors find this work very rewarding, and we promise you will too!

Please refer to the vacancy pack for full details of the responsibilities of the role.

Who we’re looking for

You’ll have a degree or equivalent in an appropriate academic discipline, at least 2 years relevant work experience, and experience of writing and undertaking risk assessments. In addition to:

  • A great work ethic where aptitude and attitude are key
  • A natural pride in the work you produce
  • A flexible and adaptive approach able to perform using your own initiative both independently and as a team player
  • A professional manner in all that you do
  • An empathy with the aims and objectives of Field Studies Council
  • A committed and proactive approach to personal development; motivated to learn new skills and overcome new challenges

Where you’ll be based

This role is predominately based at Bushy Park which has been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). We work in partnership with The Royal Parks to deliver environmental education in Bushy Park.

The Stockyard Education Centre (TW12 2EJ) is on Hampton Court Road. It is within the Park’s office complex and is a working stockyard. The centre has two classrooms which can accommodate up to 60 learners and has access to the Nature Trail, part of Bushy Park, not normally accessible to the public.

Please note that this role is part of the wider Epping Forest and London Education team and therefore you may on rare occasions be required to deliver courses at the Epping Forest Field Studies Centre or one of our Field Sites in London.

Sound like the role for you? Come and be part of the team! We look forward to your application.

* Benefits:

  • Holidays – 28 days + bank holidays + a further 2 extra loyalty days dependent on length of service
  • Pension
  • Sick Pay
  • 24hr Counselling Helpline Service
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Training & Development
  • Happy to talk flexible working!
  • Staff discounts

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please call Stephen Cox on 020 8502 8500.

The closing date for receipt of your completed application is 16 June 2023.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we’re in receipt of sufficient applications. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Interviews are scheduled to take place at Field Studies Council London: Bushy Park in week commencing 26 June 2023.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by telephone and/or email.

The Company

We want to create a world where everyone feels connected to the environment so they can enjoy the benefits it gives and make choices that help protect it.

As an Investors in People charity, we realise that to achieve our vision we need diverse teams of staff who have a wide range of skills, a real passion for the work of the charity and pride in their role within it. No matter what role you perform at the FSC, everyone can make a difference and every role is vital to delivering our mission and vision…if this inspires you, we would love to hear from you.

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Closing Date: 16/06/2023  Location: London, Bushy Park

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