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Education Team Leader - Accommodation Available - Dorking, Surrey

Field Studies Council
Dorking, Surrey
£29,798 - £34,004 per annum, dependent on experience
Closing date
14 Jun 2023

Education Team Leader - Accommodation Available - Dorking, Surrey

Field Studies Council Juniper Hall, Dorking, Surrey

£29,798 - £34,004 per annum, dependent on experience

37.5 hours per week / Permanent

Accommodation available – relocate to our stunning location in Surrey!

Join our team and love where you work!

What you’ll be doing

As our Education Team Leader, it will be your responsibility to lead our education team to develop, plan and deliver curriculum-linked activities that will increase students understanding of nature and the environment.

You will be accountable for the day-to-day management of the education team, providing support and advice through induction, training, teaching observation and personal reviews.

Our team teaches a variety of courses in diverse outdoor teaching locations, to primary and secondary schools, colleges, and universities on science and geography education trips. This is an active role and will also include some hands-on teaching in the field.

As this role is part of the Senior Management Team at our learning centre, your previous management experience will aid you in assisting the centre manager to ensure our centre runs smoothly and is reaching its full potential. You will also be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of our learning location in the absence of our Centre Manager.

Who we’re looking for

You will have a degree or equivalent in an appropriate academic discipline, 5+ years relevant experience and at least 2+ years management experience. In addition to:

  • 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

Located next to Box Hill in Surrey, the Field Studies Council Juniper Hall centre has beautiful scenery and countryside surroundings yet is very easy to reach by car or public transport.

Juniper Hall has two accommodation blocks and can accommodate a maximum of 130 guests.

We are fortunate that our learning location has a variety of outdoor field sites in close proximity. This allows our visitors to study numerous subject matters including, grassland and woodland studies, urban and rural regeneration studies, fluvial studies, freshwater ecology, and coastal management.

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


  • Holidays – 28 days + bank holidays + a further 2 extra loyalty days dependent on length of service
  • Pension
  • Sick Pay
  • 24hr Counselling Helpline Service
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Training & Development
  • Happy to talk flexible working!
  • Staff discounts
  • Accommodation available, on a chargeable basis

The closing date for receipt of your completed application is 12 noon on 23 June 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 Juniper Hall in the week commencing 26 June 2023

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by telephone and/or email.


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