Trainee Tutor Scheme
graduate scheme

Trainee Tutor Scheme

Field Studies Council
Competitive salary
UK wide
Time left to apply
5 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

This is an internally run scheme. You will be based at an FSC Location anywhere in the UK.

(The location can change during the scheme so trainees must be prepared to move during the scheme.)

The scheme will involve ongoing training and assessment throughout the programme and it is currently anticipated the scheme will commence with the following:

  • One week Induction
  • Two and three week placement and teaching practice at an FSC Learning Location anywhere in the UK
  • Two week skills and knowledge training
  • One week hill and mountain training course

This initial training will start on 4 January.

Additional training may include: First aid training, water safety, Operating Codes of Practice (OCoPs); Biodiversity and Landscape Group (BLAG); GIS and ESRI ArcGIS online training.

This is essentially an active role and will require the individual to be able to carry out duties associated with effectively managing groups in outdoor learning locations, which may be remote, whilst ensuring the health and safety of the group at all times, including carrying safety sacks.

Trainee Tutors are expected to:

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

Person requirements

Accepted degree subjects



Competitive salary

Residency provided at most centres, beautiful locations, outdoor working, teachers pension, employee assistance


UK wide

Contract and working hours

Fixed term · Full-time

How to apply

Number of vacancies: Eight

Applications close at 12 noon on the closing date.

Closing date: 13/11/2017

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 26/10/2017

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