Freelance Outdoor and Adventure Learning Tutors

Field Studies Council (FSC)

Cumbria, North Yorkshire and North Ayrshire

Paid • Full or Part Time • Temporary

Sectors: environmental education

Closing date: Monday, 6th January 2020  

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 our website.

FSC North 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 (16 hour or more), and to have their own personal liability insurance.

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

FSC North Group consists of -

FSC Blencathra, Threlkeld, Cumbria

FSC Castle Head, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria

FSC Malham Tarn, Settle, North Yorkshire

FSC Millport, Isle of Cumbrae, North Ayrshire

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 6th January 2020.

A group selection/welcome day is scheduled to take place at FSC Castle Head, Grange-over-Sands, on Tuesday 14thth January 2020

For further details please contact: Paul Bond, Head of Centre at FSC Castle Head, on 01539538120.

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