Friday, May 19, 2017

Education Intern

Education Intern
Full time
Fixed Term Contract – 1 year
Unpaid/Voluntary placement
If you are interested in conservation, sustainability, education and rainforests. The Living Rainforest provides an excellent opportunity to make a real difference.
Founded in 1993 The Living Rainforest provides a real rainforest experience for visitors to explore these unique habitats. The sensory experience allows people to connect with these complex eco-systems by exploring over 600 species of plants and animals.
We currently require an outgoing, creative and motivated individual to take on the role of Education Intern. Working within our highly successful education and school visits programme you will gain valuable experience in environmental and zoo education.
Responsibilities/Role Duties:
The role will include but is not limited to:
Assisting the Education team in bookings, project development and creation of holiday activities and displays.
Delivering curriculum led guided tours, meet and greet schools and maintenance of education areas along with assisting other departments if required.
Key Skills and Requirements
The successful applicant will be educated to degree (or equivalent) level in a relevant subject. They will have excellent organisation skills with ability to work on multiple projects at once; they will also have strong inter-personal skills as they will be working with a wide range of age groups.
Previous experience of working with children and young people is ideal but not essential as full training will be provided. Some knowledge of the National Curriculum will also be useful.
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Please apply by sending your CV and a covering letter to
Closing Date: 30 June 2017

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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