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Residential Centre Manager

  • Job Location

    FSC Castle Head, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria

  • Start date

    Closing date for applications: 1st March

  • Duration


  • Job Benefits

    £30,012 - £35,790 per annum


Do you have a passion for the outdoors? 

Do you want to have overall responsibility for one of our Residential Centres and lead your own team to engage with our visitors about our environment? To Manage and motivate a team of diverse individuals with a variety of different skill sets and roles to achieve high standards, efficiencies in order  to receive great customer feedback?

Field Studies Council (FSC) is an environmental education charity providing informative and enjoyable opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to discover, explore, and understand the environment. 

We now have a fantastic opportunity for a Manager to provide the day to day management of our Centre in Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria.

Castle Head offers a range of school trips, courses, field trips (virtual and residential) along with adventure and other activities for all ages. This post offers the opportunity of full residency.

The role
Our Centre Managers provide a key operational and leadership role, working closely with the Head of Group and Group Operations Manager to ensure the efficient and effective running of the site, and ensuring that all activities are in line with the FSC 2025 vision.

The location
FSC Castle Head is located in south Cumbria between the coast of Morecambe Bay and the Lake District National Park. The Centre is easily accessible by both road and rail, being only 20 minutes from junction 36 of the M6 and an hour and a half drive from both Manchester and Liverpool. The closest train station at Grange-over-Sands is only 5 minutes’ drive from the Centre.

With easy access to both the coastline of Morecambe Bay, the glaciated uplands of the southern Lake District and the lakes of Windermere and Coniston, Castle Head is ideally situated for a wide range of both field studies and adventurous activities.

What we offer in return
FSC offers a number of great benefits to reward and support you while you work for us:

  • Financial Benefits
  • Health and Wellbeing

*Residency - If you live on site, food is included during your working hours and you will pay an accommodation charge of up to 20% of your salary. 



We are looking for proven ability of managing a key function such as Education, Site Management, Hospitality & Catering or Sales along with experience of working in an education environment and / or similar residential centre. You will be a strong people manager who can demonstrate effective leadership skills and have experience of leading customer focused service delivery. 

An ILM 5 /HNC/HND/NVQ Level 4 or Degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject would be beneficial and you are required to hold a full UK Driving Licence for use in the UK.

About us

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

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