Friday, January 15, 2016

Zoo Presenter

Zoo Presenter (part-time, seasonal)

We are looking for a confident and enthusiastic Presenter, to deliver high-quality, positive and engaging communications on conservation and biodiversity issues for all ages - to enable audiences to understand why biodiversity matters, improve their understanding of the role of environmental parks in conservation and to motivate and empower them to take action to conserve biodiversity.

The successful candidate will deliver presentations to all visitors, adjusting to specific audience needs;  initiate and run short activities with visitors and educational groups; assist delivery of out of school hours activities e.g. clubs and summer schools; and evaluate and modify presentations and activities.

Applicants should possess GCSE Science and/or Geography and have worked in a conservation- or education-based environment.  You will also have demonstrable enthusiasm for communicating conservation and biodiversity issues and experience of engaging face-to-face with children and adults of all ages and levels of interest.
Based at Paignton Zoo, this is a part-time seasonal post for an average 20 hrs per week, spread across 4-5 days (including weekends and Bank Holidays).    This employment is for a fixed term from Monday 14th March until Sunday 4th September 2016.

For further details please download the Zoo Presenter job description.

To apply, please download an application form and return it with a cover letter Michelle Youd by email:, quoting EDU10 with a cover letter.

For any further details please contact: Michelle Youd, Education Office Supervisor, Paignton Zoo, Totnes Road, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 7EU. 

Email: quoting EDU10 or Telephone: 01803 697510

Closing date for applications is Monday 1st February 2016 and interviews will be held on Friday 12th February 2016.

Please mention ZooNews Digest should you apply for this post

Many Thanks

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