Zoo Presenter (part-time, seasonal)
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), at £7.83 per hr. Contracted seasonal hours during 2016 run until Sunday 4th September, although there may be the opportunity of a permanent post beyond this period. The successful applicant will also be expected to deliver presentations at Living Coasts, if required.
For further details, full job description and specification please contact: Michelle Youd, Education Office Supervisor, Paignton Zoo, Totnes Road, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 7EU.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org quoting EDU10 Telephone: 01803 697510.
Applications by covering letter and application form only.
CVs will not be accepted.
Deadline: Thursday 28th April at 5pm.
Interviews: Monday 9th May 2016.