Activity Instructor / Group Leader (Field Studies)

Where: Weymouth

Contracted hours: Full-time

Job Type: Fixed Term

Pay: £11, Per Month

Optional Accommodation: Yes

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  • Fair pay for all – As well as paying everyone at least the ‘Real Living Wage Foundation’ rate of £10.90 per hour, we reward your loyalty and experience too; for your second and third season, we’ll add an additional 25p per hour!
  • Working an average of 40 hours per week over 5 days with the opportunity for voluntary paid overtime at specified times, particularly during our busy periods
  • Home away from home - An accommodation & meal packages available (optional) at a generous rate with zero charge for bills or utilities. If you want to take advantage of our ‘live on’ option and therefore flexible on location, you do not need to make multiple applications. Simply let us know the locations you are interested in when completing your application form.
  • Fixed term contract with flexible end date up until early November 2024
  • Roles commence in EARLY 2024

Bring the natural world to life as a specialist Field Studies Instructor with PGL.

You’ll live, work, and play at our beautiful activity centre on the Dorset coast, Osmington Bay. This role offers the ideal start for someone considering a future in teaching.

The centre provides a spectacular location for taking the National Curriculum out of the classroom. As a PGL Field Studies Instructor, you will have the opportunity to bring the natural world to life introducing our guests to concepts of learning, using the outside world as your classroom. At the same time you’ll be enriching the lives of young people by instilling a love of adventure and the great outdoors, encouraging independence and empowering them to achieve amazing things in the future. You’ll also be supporting our hospitality team, which could involve assisting in catering, housekeeping or retail. No two days will ever be the same!

 PGL is renowned for its personal development & investment in people. We’ll support you each step of the way, including all the training you need to be confident and successful in your role, a personal development plan, and nationally recognised qualifications funded by PGL to give your career the very best start.

But life at PGL isn’t all work, as a valued member of #TeamPGL you’ll be joining a tight-knit community & building friendships with like-minded people, who in their spare time enjoy socialising, outdoor activities, and team events.  


  • A confident and engaging personality who loves finding the joy in sharing your knowledge with others
  • Adores being active in the outdoors, with a passion for sport & leisure.
  • Ideally you will have experience of working/volunteering with children, such as being involved with scouts/guides/cadet groups, coaching sports teams, or helping out at youth groups or clubs.
  • Degree educated in Geography, Geology, Science or any other relevant subject.


We are renowned for our personal development & investment in people, we are ready to support you in your career development, each step of the way! You’ll have all the training you need to be confident and successful in your role, be equipped with a personal development plan, and access to nationally recognised qualifications funded by PGL to give your career the very best start.

  •  Happy holidays - time to recharge and enjoy time away from the workplace. You’ll also enjoy an extra day off on your birthday!
  • Investing in your future – with sector leading family friendly policies and a contributory pension
  • Good living, for less - access to big savings and exclusive perks that span a huge range of retailers and service providers. Plus PGL discounted holidays and 20% discount in all our on-site shops
  • Take care of mind, body and soul - your wellbeing is top priority, so we’ve created a WELLBEING HUB for all our colleagues alongside access to Employee Assistance Program, cycle to work scheme and health cash plans.
  • Smart saving, affordable borrowing – access to our financial wellbeing platform for financial support when you need it. This includes easy and affordable saving and borrowing directly from your salary, plus useful guides on how to effectively manage your money.
  • Doing good does you good - paid time-off to volunteer your time to worthwhile causes.

For a full Job Description and Personal Specification please click here.

For any enquiries specific to this role please email

PGL is committed to the principles of equality and diversity and welcome applicants from all sectors of the community. However, all PGL colleagues are required to undergo enhanced background checks (known as a DBS), which PGL will pay for. The DBS looks at criminal records, so if you have a conviction related to violence, drugs or safeguarding this could affect your application. You can find more information on DBS checks on the website.

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