Freelance Outdoor and Adventure Learning Tutor (Self-Employed)

Field Studies Council

Wales & South West England

Paid • Part Time • Temporary

Sectors: environmental education

Closing date: Monday, 25th November 2019  

The Field Studies Council (FSC) is the UK’s leading charity sector provider of outdoor environmental education. Much of our work is based at our Field Centres, which have an international reputation for high standards of school and university teaching and associated facilities. For more information, please visit:

FSC West Group of centres is looking for self-employed Freelance Outdoor and Adventure Learning Tutors to support our work in the delivery of adventurous activities and / or academic fieldwork and environmental education to a wide-ranging audience; engaging and enthusing students and assisting FSC achieve its goal of ‘Bringing Environmental Understanding to All Through First-hand Experience’. They will be expected to work with groups of all abilities and to have the ability to provide an appropriate standard of care for our learners. 

Previous experience of delivering adventure learning and / or academic fieldwork and general environmental education is essential, as are appropriate, current NGB qualifications covering relevant activities. A degree in a relevant subject is essential for teaching biology, geography or geology field-work courses.

Freelance Outdoor and Adventure Learning Tutors are also expected to have a valid first aid qualification (3 day or more), and to have their own personal liability insurance.

Work will be offered on an occasional, ad hoc basis as business need dictates, therefore the availability of work will vary.

FSC West Group consists of -

FSC Dale Fort, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire
FSC Margam Discovery Centre, Port Talbot
FSC Nettlecombe Court, Taunton, Somerset
FSC Orielton, Pembroke
FSC Rhyd-y-creuau – Betws-y-coed, Conwy
FSC Slapton, Kingsbridge, Devon

Interested? Please send a CV and brief expression of interest in joining our Freelance tutor pool to The closing date for receipt of your expression of interest is 12 noon on Monday 25th November 2019.

A group selection / welcome day is scheduled to take place at FSC Orielton, Pembroke on Thursday 5th December 2019

For further details please contact: Andy Taylor, Head of Centre at FSC Rhyd-y-creuau, on 01690 710494.

All freelance tutor posts with FSC are subject to detailed checks via the Disclosure & Barring Service
All posts based in Scotland are subject to detailed checks via Disclosure Scotland

FSC Charity Number: 313364 / SC039870

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