Environmental Education Tutor

Field Studies Council Margam, Port Talbot

Up to £24,840 (pro-rata) per annum + Benefits

The working pattern will be based on 37.5 hours per week from March to October and 22.5 hours per week from November to February each year.

Love where you work!

At the Field Studies Council we promise to get people outdoors, provide high quality learning and encourage positive wellbeing. We’re all about creating outdoor learning experiences and opportunities that inspire everyone to be curious, knowledgeable, passionate and caring about the environment.

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.

What you’ll be doing

You will develop, plan, and deliver out-of-classroom learning activities to a wide-ranging audience. Your day to day will involve leading groups of all abilities in the outdoor environment whilst always ensuring the health and safety of the group.

This is an active role and will require the ability to be able to carry out duties associated with effectively managing groups in outdoor learning locations. You will also contribute to all other aspects of working in a busy education centre.

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

Who we’re looking for

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

Sound like the role for you? Ready to inspire people to care about our environment?

We look forward to your application and welcoming you to our team!

Where you’ll be based

Field Studies Council Margam Discovery Centre is easily accessible, just off the M4 between Swansea and Cardiff. The centre is situated in the beautiful surroundings of Margam Park, an 850-acre country estate nestling on the narrow coastal plain and southern slopes of Mynydd Margam.

It is an award-winning state of the art, low carbon footprint building designed by The Welsh School of Architects that can accommodate up to 140 residents and has 5 classrooms.


  • Holidays – pro rata of 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!

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please call Darryl Sleath on Tel No.  01639 895636.

The closing date for receipt of your completed application is 12 midnight on 7 April 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 Margam on a date to be confirmed.

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

About Field Studies Council

Field Studies Council is one of the UK’s leading providers of outdoor environmental education

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, 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.