Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Avon Gorge and Downs summer education officer

Based at Bristol Zoo Gardens
Avon Gorge and Downs summer education officer

Salary £15,450 per annum, pro-rata for months worked

A summer education officer is required on a 6 month fixed-term contract.

You will be required to teach stimulating, enjoyable and informative sessions to school and other groups on the Downs. You will also help widen the range of groups that visit the Downs by promoting these sessions to new audiences. And, assist with summer holiday events and craft activities at public events.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, British wildlife/conservation knowledge and the enthusiasm to share this with others, the ability to work independently and in a team, ICT skills, the ability to work under pressure and be flexible.

The salary for this position is set by the Avon Gorge and Downs Wildlife Project steering group and is £15,450 per annum, pro-rata for months worked.

To apply for this position download the documents from

Please send the completed application form, completed recruitment monitoring form and up to date CV to Mrs Sarah Eason, Bristol Zoo Gardens, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3HA. Email applications will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications is 3.00pm on Thursday, 18th March. Interviews will take place on Thursday 25th March.

Bristol Zoo Gardens is a registered conservation and education charity.

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