Field Studies Council
Leading Outdoor Learning
Inspiring everyone to be curious, knowledgeable, passionate and caring about our environment.
Field Studies Council is one of the UK’s leading providers of outdoor environmental education. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Field Studies Council (FSC).
We now have an opportunity for an Education and Learning Team Leader to join us to develop, plan and deliver “out-of-classroom learning” activities to a wide ranging audience of formal and informal educational groups.
Education and Learning Team Leader
FSC Nettlecombe Court, Somerset
£26,300 – £30,012 per annum
Managing the education team, you will lead groups of all abilities in the natural environment to achieve our goal of “inspiring environmental understanding through first hand experience”. You will ensure that where appropriate programmes have relevance to the National Curriculum for England and Wales therefore you will comply with all relevant legislation.
With a degree or equivalent in a Science subject, Geography, Maths or Environmental Science, or closely allied discipline, the successful candidate will have experience of teaching curriculum focused outdoor education/ fieldwork at a variety of levels preferably to A level.
You will have strong management skills and have previous experience of developing, training and leading a team. Experience of producing and delivering teaching materials that meet the current curricular requirements is essential and you will have experience of writing and undertaking risk assessments. A teaching qualification would be preferable.
This is a hands on position and will be expected to teach between 60-80% of the time. Additionally, you will be required to manage the centre on occasion therefore you will need to be a team player, have an excellent work ethic and strong communication and organisational skills.
Please click here to view more information on the location: https://www.field-studies-council.org/locations/nettlecombe/
We want to create a world where everyone feels connected to the environment, so that they can enjoy the benefits it gives and makes choices that help protect it – especially now when our planet is facing issues such as climate change and loss of biodiversity.
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 a 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.
Please refer to the job description on the application link for full details on the responsibilities of the role.
Closing Date: 12th March 2021
Interview Date: 22nd March 2021