Conservation Learning Manager

Permanent, Full Time Position

Dublin Zoo holds the prestigious position of being ‘Ireland’s Number One Fee Paying Family Attraction’ having welcomed in excess of one million visitors each year.

Our purpose is to save wildlife and inspire a passion for nature – one person, one family at a time.

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and passionate Conservation Learning Manager who, under the direction of the Head of Conservation Education, will be responsible for learning programme delivery at Dublin Zoo.

They will be responsible for the day-to-day leadership of a passionate and enthusiastic team of educators, ensuring high quality delivery of formal and informal learning programmes in line with Dublin Zoo’s Conservation Education Masterplan.

They must possess excellent team management skills, a strong ability to understand and identify learner needs, and have a good knowledge of conservation, environmental education or similar.

Candidates must hold a third level qualification in education, science, conservation or a related field and have experience of education at primary, secondary or third level. A strong knowledge of the Irish school curriculum is essential, as well as knowledge and experience of planning learner outcomes and designing learning activities to meet these outcomes. Experience of managing and developing teams in an educational setting is required.

The successful candidate will have a passion for education, wildlife and conservation, which they will want to share with learners at preschool, primary, secondary and third level, as well as the Conservation Education Team.

Applications should be made via the Dublin Zoo website, using the application form below, no later than 5pm on 30th July 2024.

Dublin Zoo is an equal opportunities employer.

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