Monday, May 16, 2016

Education Officer

Education Officer

We are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic and confident person to take on the role of running our young and successful educational department. This is a full-time position, 40 hours a week including weekend work. Flexibility in working hours is essential to this role.

Duties of the role include
•        Plan and deliver educational workshops to school groups.
•        Maintain educational resources available through our website.
•        Talks to our visitors on event days and during school holidays.
•        Assist Photography groups, acting as guide and animal handler.
•        Run our Birthday parties.
•        Assist with our Animal Contact Sessions.
•        Daily care of small animals in the classroom.
•        General Zoo Keeper (animal husbandry) duties when not busy with School workshops.

•        A good knowledge of exotic wildlife and global animal conservation issues is a must.
•        An ability to communicate this knowledge to both the general public & students.
•        The ideal candidate will have some previous experience of teaching or working in an educator’s role,
•        Experience in presenting talks to the public is needed.
•        Your own transport is required.

Please send an up to date CV and covering letter by email to Andrew Swales.

CLOSING DATE: 30th May 2016

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early and will only be contacting those who we wish to interview.

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