Field Studies Council Juniper Hall, Dorking, Surrey
Up to £22,582 per annum plus benefits
37.5 hours per week / annualised / permanent
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Field Studies Council (FSC), one of the UK s leading providers of outdoor environmental education. Field Studies Council is a pioneering environmental education charity committed to enabling people discover, explore, understand, and be inspired by the world around us. Established in 1943, our network of Learning Locations provide day and residential courses for all ages, from young children to retired adults, from schools and communities throughout the UK, reaching many others through our publications and community-based programmes.
Our Tutors develop, plan and deliver out-of-classroom learning activities and engage students to achieve our vision to inspire everyone to be curious, knowledgeable, passionate and caring about our environment.
This is essentially an active role and will require the post-holder to teach students from Key Stage 1-Key Stage 5 (A level) as well as family/adult groups. Taught sessions predominantly include primary nature studies, secondary geography and ecology investigations.
You will also be able to carry out duties associated with effectively managing groups in an outdoor learning location, whilst ensuring the health and safety of the group at all times.
With previous teaching / tutoring experience the successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent in Science, Geography, Environmental Studies, Maths or a closely allied discipline. You will be experienced in producing and preparing teaching resources and able to use interactive whiteboards, GiS, presentation software and spreadsheets.
We ask that you have -
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
Holidays - 28 days, excluding bank holidays (increases with length of service - up to 2 extra days)
24hr Counselling Helpline Service
Health Cash Plan
Training & Development
Happy to talk flexible working!
Accommodation available on a chargeable basis
Applications considered on arrival. Closing date: 4th August 2022
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 FSC Juniper Hall in week commencing 8th August 2022
Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by email.
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