Monday, December 12, 2016

Learning & Discovery Assistant x 2

Learning & Discovery Assistant x 2

Knowsley Safari Park

Hours        Annualised hours contracts
1 x 1280 hours from 30 January to 05 November 2017 (based on 32 hours per week)
1 x 775 hours from 30 January to 03 September 2017 (based on 25 hours per week)
Contract        Seasonal / Fixed Term
Closing Date        Thursday 15 December 2016
Interview Date        Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 January 2017

We are currently recruiting for two Learning & Discovery Assistants to join our education team for the 2017 season.

The department is responsible for delivering a creative guest engagement program that is a positive, fun, memorable experience and importantly connects our guests with the natural world.

The successful candidates will have a range of responsibilities to support the delivery of this program including both formal and informal teaching. This ranges from delivering public talks, hosting and busking at exhibits, conducting classroom sessions, assisting with kids’ clubs and delivering tours and encounters.

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 on an annualised hours contract (based on either a 25 or 32 hours per week) 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

Previous applicants need not apply, you will have already been contacted by email if you have been invited to interview.

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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