Field Studies Tutor – FSC Rhyd-y-Creuau

Field Studies Council

Field Studies Council Rhyd-y-Creuau, Betws-y-Coed,Conwy
Circa £23,407 per annum + excellent benefits*
37.5 hours per week / Permanent contract
Accommodation can be provided on a chargeable basis

Relocate and teach outdoors in Snowdonia National Park! The start date for this role
can be flexible. Ideally, we are looking for someone to join the team in February 2024

Love where you work!

Established in 1943, our network of Learning Locations provides day and residential outdoor
education courses for all ages. We aim to create outstanding opportunities for everyone to
learn about nature.

We value each of our team members and understand that every role is vital to deliver our
mission, so, we provide great benefits* to reward and support you while you work with us.

What you’ll be doing

This role will see you working with primary and secondary schools, colleges, and universities
to deliver curriculum-linked activities that will increase students understanding of nature and
the environment.

Your day to day will include developing, planning, and delivering courses in outdoor teaching
sites to students on science and geography school trips. This will involve leading groups of
all abilities in the local environment, ensuring you always have the health and safety of the
group in mind.

When you are not working in the field, you will also be happy to contribute to other aspects of
working in a busy education centre. This is a very active role, some weeks will be long and
tiring, but our tutors find this work very rewarding, and we promise you will too!

Follow this link to meet our Senior
Tutor, Pippa
. Let her show you what it is like to work at the Field Studies Council and why
she loves where she works!

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

Where you’ll be based

The Rhyd-y-Creuau Field Centre is set in the beautiful, rugged landscape of the Snowdonia
National Park, yet close to secluded wooded valleys, rocky shores, beaches and traditional
seaside resorts.

Our 2.2 hectare estate includes a football pitch, woodland, biodiversity garden, campfire area,
teambuilding challenges, stream and ponds.

We are a short drive south from the A55 North Wales Expressway, making us easily accessible
throughout the year from most areas. The nearest railway station is at Betws-y-Coed, which is a
simple flat walk of around 1km.

Who we’re looking for

You will have a degree or equivalent in a relevant subject and some previous experience of
teaching or tutoring. You will also be confident with producing and preparing various learning
resources. In addition, you will 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

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

* Your benefits whilst working with us will include:

  • Financial – We offer competitive salaries, sick pay, pension schemes, life
    assurance, 28 days annual holiday entitlement plus bank holidays and a further 2 extra
    loyalty days dependent on length of service.
  • Health and Wellbeing – Eligible employees are automatically provided with
    a Health Cash Plan which you can use to help pay for routine health appointments as well as
    give you the ability to seek second opinions from top doctors! We also provide our team
    members with access to a 24hr Counselling Helpline Service.
  • Discounts – When you join the team you are also enrolled into our reward
    programme which gives you discounts on your favourite brands and opportunities to earn cash
    back on everyday purchases!
  • Additional benefits – We endeavour to offer flexible working options where
    roles permit and are committed to providing our employees with appropriate quality learning
    and development opportunities.

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please call 01690 710494 and ask to speak to
Shell or Jemma.

The closing date for receipt of your completed application is 27 November

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 Rhyd-y-Creuau

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

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