Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Education Officer


Education Officer

Twycross Zoo – East Midland Zoological Society (TZEMZS), the World Primate Centre, has over 1,000 animals and is the most comprehensive collection of primate species and subspecies in the western world.

We currently have a vacancy for an Education Officer within our Education Department.

Reporting to our Head of Education, the key purpose of this role is to prepare and deliver talks for groups of students from pre-school age up to undergraduate level and produce educational material for the Zoo. You will also attend exhibitions, market the Zoo’s educational services and deal with enquiries and queries from the public and visitors.

The successful applicant will have a degree in a Zoo-related subject and will ideally hold a teaching qualification or have significant teaching experience. Excellent presentation skills are essential along with an outgoing and confident personality. Experience in handling small animals would be preferred.

The role is full time: 9.00am-5:30pm, 5 days out of 7.

To apply for this position, please send your letter of application and CV to recruitment@twycrosszoo.org

Applications will close when a suitable candidate has been appointed

Please mention Zoo News Digest should you apply for this vacancy

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