Field Studies Tutor - Geography Specialism

Cranedale Centre

Kirby Grindalythe, North Yorkshire
£20,250 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent 01944 738687 Chris Cassells

Sectors: environmental education

Closing date: Tuesday, 4th June 2019  

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our friendly team at our Field Studies Centre in North Yorkshire from September 2019. The role will offer the right candidate a fantastic opportunity to provide tailored teaching for students of all ages and backgrounds in amazing places of natural wonder and beauty. All employees at the Cranedale Centre work towards one simple aim – to strive to deliver a first class, high quality residential experience for all our visiting students. 

The Job

The Tutor will take a full and active role in the tutoring of all student groups and will be required to teach on all educational courses, at all levels, from KS2 Environmental Studies to A-level Geography and Biology. This is a post with a lot of variety and interest as the Tutor will be involved in both the planning and delivery of fieldstudies days as well as developing resources within the education department. You will also be spending the majority of your time teaching a rich array of field courses in amazing environments that include the Flamborough Heritage Coast and the North York Moors National Park. 

The Educational Team

The tutor will be joining a highly motivated and closely-knit team of young instructors and will receive a very warm and genuine welcome. He/she will be a member of a teaching team consisting of three Biologists and seven Geographers. The bulk of this teaching time will be spent teaching A-level/GCSE students but some KS2 tuition with junior school Environmental Studies groups will also be required. 

Qualifications and Experience (please see our Job Description / Person Specification for full details)

  • The successful candidate will possess a good quality degree in Geography, Biology, Natural Sciences (or similar discipline). He/she must be able to demonstrate a depth of knowledge and recent experience in teaching.
  • He/she will also be required to have sufficient breadth of knowledge to be able to tutor A-level Geography in particular, as well as ideally A-level Biology courses as well as an ability to teach on KS2 Environmental Studies field-courses.
  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate their enthusiasm and passion for natural history and teaching in the outdoor environment.
  • A teaching qualification or teaching experience is not essential but will be considered a distinct advantage.
  • Candidates will be expected to be proficient in the use of ICT and in the use of statistical techniques. 

To Apply:

For full details, please read our Job Description and Person Specification which can be found at Interested applicants should apply by completing the Application Form for Educational Posts which can also be found in the Tutors/Recruitment section of our website.

When completing your Application Form please ensure you have provided clear evidence that you have the skills, knowledge and experience required as detailed in the Job Description and Person Specification. 

The closing date for receipt of your application is: 9am Tuesday 4th June 2019. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 12th June 2019 at the Cranedale Centre, Kirby Grindalythe, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 8DB. Short listed applicants will be contacted by telephone and/or email. 

If Applicants have any questions or would like any further information about the post, please contact Chris Cassells (Head of Centre) at or telephoning 01944 738687. 

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