Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Learning & Discovery Officer x 2

          Learning & Discovery Officer x 2

Hours: Annualised hours contracts:
                       1 x 1040 hours per annum (based on 20 hours per week)
                       1 x 1560 hours per annum (based on 30 hours per week)

Salary: £15,000 - £17,000 (based on experience) pro rata
Contract: Permanent
Closing Date: 31st October 2014
Start Date: 19th January 2015

*2 Positions Available*

Our Mission Statement: To connect communities with the natural world for the benefit of future generations.

Opened in 1971 Knowsley Safari Park is one of the largest safari parks in the UK and this year we were named the highest rated Safari Park in the UK in Trip Advisor’s Travellers’ Choice awards for Zoos and Aquariums. The Park has a five mile safari drive with a lion pride, white rhino and a variety of antelope species to name a few.

We are currently recruiting for two permanent Learning & Discovery Officers to join our education team.

You will be delivering our school education programme in our purpose built Discovery Centre using both formal and informal methods, as well as educating visitors about animals, their habitats, conservation issues and more to achieve Knowsley Safari Park’s Mission in this interesting and varied role.

We’re looking for energetic, highly motivated and excellent communicators who have an interest in wildlife and conservation issues with the enthusiasm to share this with others.

You will be expected to work flexibly based on either a 20 hours per week or 30 hours per week contract working annualised hours in line with the seasonality of the business. This will include weekends and bank holidays.

For more information and details on how to apply for this position please visit our website at http://www.knowsleysafariexperience.co.uk/vacancies/

The closing date for applications is Friday 31st October 2014.

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