Regional Senior Tutor

West region covering learning locations in:

Conwy, Pembrokeshire, Port Talbot, Somerset, Devon

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

37.5 hours per week / Permanent



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

You’ll have a degree or equivalent in an appropriate academic discipline, previous experience of teaching or tutoring 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

As our Regional Senior Tutor for the west region, you’ll be regularly travelling to work on a ‘relief’ basis at some of our most beautiful learning locations. Find out more about them on the links below:

Field Studies Council Dale Fort
Field Studies Council Margam Discovery Centre
Field Studies Council Nettlecombe Court
Field Studies Council Rhyd-y-creuau
Field Studies Council Slapton Ley

This role is offered on a non-resident basis; however, accommodation will be provided whilst working at a location away from your home area.


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



Holidays – 28 days + bank holidays + a further 2 extra loyalty days dependent on length of service
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 Scott Wycherley (Education Manager) on Tel No. 01743 852100.

The closing date for receipt of your completed application is 5th 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.