Monday, August 12, 2013

Learning Manager

Learning Manager - based at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
£28,028 pa

ZSL is recruiting for a Learning Manager within its Discovery and Learning department at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.

ZSL is an international conservation, scientific and education charity.  The ZSL Learning Manager will contribute to the achievement of ZSL’s Discovery and Learning mission “to provide positive learning experiences associated with the natural world that inspire lifelong learning in, support for animals, their habitats and conservation” ZSL’s Discovery and Learning strategy covers formal learning provision, CEPA (Communication, Education and Public Awareness) in ZSL’s conservation programmes, arts and culture, evaluation and visitor studies.

The Learning Manager’s main remit will be managing the Discovery and Learning provision at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. This includes both managing and some delivery of the schools programme, self-guided and practical programmes such as ZSL Zoo Academy. The postholder is required to communicate and collaborate closely with the Discovery and Learning team at ZSL London Zoo.

The Learning Manager will oversee budget details and ensure that ZSL school attendance and financial targets are met. They will manage standards and evaluation of the sessions and ensure that the mission goals of ZSL are achieved. The post holder will contribute to the development of the wider D&L strategy and will be required to input into ZSL’s arts and culture programme, evaluation, visitor studies and ZSL’s CEPA work as required.

Please click onto the following link for the job description:

Applications by CV and covering letter to the HR Department at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo by email to

Closing date for the receipt of applications:  Thursday 23 August 2013
Interviews will be held on Monday 2 September 2013

Founded in 1826, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is an international scientific, conservation and educational charity: our key role is the conservation of animals and their habitats. The Society runs ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, carries out scientific research at the Institute of Zoology and is actively involved in field conservation overseas. For further information please
Registered Charity Number 208728

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