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Field Studies Instructor

  • Job Location

    Osmington Bay, Dorset

  • Start date

    April onwards

  • Duration

    Various Contract Lengths Until November

  • Job Benefits

    Competitive wage + Accommodation + Meals + Uniform


PGL is the UK’s leading provider of residential activity experiences and educational study courses for young people. Our beautiful centre, Osmington Bay, which sits on the Jurassic Coast, in Dorset, has vacancies for Field Studies Instructors. 

The centre provides a unique and spectacular location for taking the National Curriculum out of the classroom and into the outdoors and as a PGL Field Studies Instructor, you will have the opportunity to bring the natural world to life for our young guests and introduce them to new concepts of learning, using the outside world as your classroom.

Using knowledge from your Geology, Geography, or other relevant degree, you will work with a group of up to 12 children or teenagers, using the centre and the surrounding locations to deliver field studies sessions. 

This role is ideal for anyone considering a future in teaching or even current uni students looking for a suitable work placement for your year in industry. The scope for personal development is almost limitless as you'll learn and lead sessions for all ages of school groups in subjects ranging from geology and urban geography to alternative technologies whilst promoting citizenship and teamwork. 

An interest in outdoor activities is beneficial as you’ll be trained in a variety of these, taking advantage of the stunning surroundings.

As a Field Studies Instructor, you'll benefit from a competitive wage, free uniform, training, accommodation, and a great entry on your CV.


  • A Geology, Geography, Biology, Science, or other relevant degree.
  • No formal teaching qualifications are required as we provide all the training you'll need to deliver our sessions. This position is the perfect step if you're looking to gain practical experience towards a career in teaching.
  • You'll need basic IT skills, a high level of initiative and commitment, boundless enthusiasm and a true desire to work with children of all ages.
  • Or if you don't possess a degree, but have similar experience of teaching Field Studies, we'd like to hear from you. 

Successful applicants are required to undergo an enhanced DBS disclosure, which PGL will pay for. You need to possess the legal right to live and work in the UK to be considered for employment with PGL. PGL is committed to the principles of equality and diversity and welcome applicants from all sectors of the community.

About us

PGL is the UK's market leading provider of activity holidays and study courses for young people.

For over 400,000 children every year, a PGL holiday means the adventure of a lifetime. We employ a team of 2,500 vibrant, energetic staff each
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