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Trainee Tutor (Graduate Development Programme)

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Sectors Nature Conservation, Ecology, GIS
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Part Time / Per Day
Level First Level
Company Name Field Studies Council
Contact Name
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Directory Entry : The FSC want to create a world where everyone feels connected to the environment so they can enjoy the benefits it gives and make choices that help protect it. Visit their Careers page to see more jobs with the FSC.
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FSC locations within the UK

Apprentice salary of £6,708 p.a.

30 hours per week / Annualised / Fixed term for 53 weeks to commence in September 2021

Accommodation Available


“Working with young people to share our passion and knowledge to inspire our future scientists, environmentalists, conservationists, campaigners, teachers, global citizens…” FSC Tutor.

FSC wants to create a world where everyone feels connected to the environment so they can enjoy the benefits it gives and make choices that help protect it.  We offer a range of field studies courses to visiting groups across our centres based all over the UK in stunning locations.

This Graduate Development Programme is designed to equip individuals with the skills and attributes to become Outdoor Education Tutors, building experience through the delivery of courses to an increasingly wide range of audiences also whilst working towards a nationally recognised Level 3 Outdoor Activity Instructor Apprenticeship qualification. 

During the programme each Trainee Tutor will be placed at a minimum of two FSC centres, each set in beautiful countryside, and will work and learn with likeminded people who have a great team ethic.

You will gain valuable experience of:

  • Delivering active outdoor learning in a variety of environments, weather conditions and terrain
  • Delivering specific activities and teaching groups within standard / core courses
  • Supporting teaching staff in course delivery, involving welcoming groups and preparing classrooms, workrooms, resources, equipment, IT and vehicles
  • Supporting in the delivery of community and outreach environmental projects
  • Being part of an FSC duty system that provides 24-hour cover

We are looking for people educated to degree level in Science, Geography, Environmental Studies, Maths or a closely allied discipline; with experience of and enthusiasm for being in the outdoor environment; and who have the ability to use standard office software, social media and SMART technology to effectively support learning.

For the full Graduate Development Programme Description please click to apply

To be successful in this role you should demonstrate:

  • A positive and passionate work attitude
  • A desire to show pride in all aspects of your work
  • A flexible approach with a willingness to adapt to changes
  • An ability to work using your own initiative both independently and as a competent, effective team member
  • An ability to work under pressure and prioritise work to meet tight deadlines
  • Always treating others with courtesy, dignity and respect
  • A commitment and contribution to improving FSC’s environmental performance
  • A committed and proactive approach to personal development; motivated to learn new skills and overcome new challenges


If you are interested in participating in a Graduate Development Programme with an internationally respected organisation enthusing and inspiring people of all ages about the natural world through first-hand experience, then we look forward to receiving your application!


The closing date for applications will be Wednesday 11th August 2021.

The selection process will take place thereafter

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by email.



We want to create a world where everyone feels connected to the environment so they can enjoy the benefits it gives and make choices that help protect it.

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 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.




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