Regional Senior Tutor (peripatetic)

Field Studies Council’s East Region, covering:

North London, Essex & Suffolk.

Circa £25K per annum + Benefits

37.5 hours per week / Permanent.


Love where you work!

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Field Studies Council, 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.


What you’ll be doing

Imagine a job where you can use your environmental knowledge every day, helping to shape the minds of the new generation. A job where you work as part of a team in the great outdoors, inspiring others and developing passions for the future.

Teaching with Field Studies Council gives you a role with both challenge and opportunity, and a chance to start young people on a journey of discovery that can last a lifetime.

Field Studies Council are looking for people with a curiosity for the world around us, a passion for the natural history of the British Isles and an ability to enthuse and inspire others.


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


Where you’ll be based

This is a peripatetic (travelling) role to work on a ‘relief’ basis at our beautiful locations in the East. The locations identified below are the predominant locations, but at times and as business need may require the successful candidate will need to support other locations within the region or across other Field Studies Council centres.


Our East Locations:

Field Studies Council Epping Forest
Field Studies Council Flatford Mill
Field Studies Council London: The Regent’s Park
Field Studies Council London: Urban Sites
Field Studies Council London: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
The post is offered on a non-resident basis; however, accommodation will be provided whilst working at a location away from your home area.


Come and be part of the team! We look forward to your application.


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)
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 Scott Wycherley (Education Manager) on Tel No. 01743 852100.


We look forward to receiving your application in due course.


The closing date for receipt of your completed application is 12 midnight on 5 April 2023.


Applications will be considered on arrival.


Interviews are scheduled to take place online via ZOOM on a rolling basis.


Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by 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.