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Vacancy Salary Up to £24,840 per annum, dependant on experience + benefits
Vacancy Location Loughton, Essex
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Field Studies Council Epping Forest, Loughton, Essex.

Up to £24,840 per annum, dependent on experience + Benefits

Fixed Term Contract 01 May 2023 to 31 December 2024

37.5 hours per week

Accommodation available, on a chargeable basis.


Love where you work!


At the Field Studies Council we promise to get people outdoors, provide high quality learning and encourage positive wellbeing. We’re all about creating outdoor learning experiences and opportunities that inspire everyone to be curious, knowledgeable, passionate and caring about the environment.

Established in 1943, our network of Learning Locations provide day and residential courses for all ages, from young children to retired adults, from schools and communities throughout the UK, reaching many others through our publications and community-based programmes.


What you’ll be doing

You will develop, plan, and deliver out-of-classroom learning activities to a wide-ranging audience. Your day to day will involve leading groups of all abilities in the outdoor environment whilst always ensuring the health and safety of the group.

This is an active role and will require the ability to be able to carry out duties associated with effectively managing groups in outdoor learning locations. You will also contribute to all other aspects of working in a busy education centre.

Please refer to the vacancy pack for full details of the responsibilities of the role.


Who we’re looking for

  • A great work ethic where aptitude and attitude are key
  • A natural pride in the work you produce
  • A flexible and adaptive approach able to perform using your own initiative both independently and as a team player
  • A professional manner in all that you do
  • An empathy with the aims and objectives of Field Studies Council
  • A committed and proactive approach to personal development; motivated to learn new skills and overcome new challenges


Where you’ll be based

FSC Epping Forest, is situated in the heart of Epping Forest, an area of around 2,400 hectares of wood-pasture stretching from Manor Park in East London to just north of Epping in Essex. Two thirds of the Forest have been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and a Special Area of Conservation (SAC).

The purpose built, fully accessible centre has six classrooms, and associated facilities, with direct access into our teaching sites which include woodland, grassland, heath, and river.

As part of this position, you will occasionally be required to travel and work at our London sites (the Royal Parks, Beckenham Place Park, Wanstead Park, Stratford and Kings Cross).


Sound like the role for you? Come and be part of the team! We look forward to your application.


What we offer in return

  • Holidays – pro rata of 28 days plus bank holidays (increases with length of service - up to 2 extra days)
  • Pension
  • Sick Pay
  • 24hr Counselling Helpline Service
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Training & Development
  • Happy to talk flexible working!
  • Staff discounts
  • Accommodation can be provided on a chargeable basis


If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please call Johanna Fritsch on Tel No. 0208 502 8500.


The closing date for receipt of your completed application is 12 midnight on 26 March 2023.


We reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we’re in receipt of sufficient applications. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.


Interviews are scheduled to take place at Field Studies Council Epping Forest in the week commencing 3 April 2023.


Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by telephone and/or 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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