Thursday, August 2, 2018

Education Intern

Education Intern

Full time
Fixed Term Contract – 6 months initially with the option to extend to 1 year after review
Voluntary with expenses

If you have an interest 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 unique habitats. The sensory experience allows people to connect with complex rainforest eco-systems by exploring over 650 species of plants and animals.

We currently are recruiting for 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. You will be provided with a full training schedule for your time at the Rainforest.

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, meeting and greeting 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.

Please apply by sending your CV and a covering letter to 

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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