Ecology Facilitator

Part-Time / Fixed Term Contract

DUBLIN ZOO holds the prestigious position of being ‘Ireland’s leading Fee-Paying Family Attraction’ welcoming in excess of 1.1 million visitors each year.

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

Dublin Zoo is currently seeking a highly motivated ecology facilitator to join our Discovery & Learning Team. This is a unique and sought after opportunity and the ideal candidate will lead junior and leaving certificate ecology modules in the Phoenix Park.

The successful candidate will be well-organised and energetic, with an ability to communicate with secondary school students. Understanding of grassland /woodland ecology and experience of the secondary school science and biology syllabus is important.

The successful candidate will be required to commence employment on Monday 9th October and this temporary contract will terminate on Friday 1st December. Working hours are based on school bookings scheduled over 5 mornings per week throughout the academic calendar (October midterm not included) A minimum of 12 hours per week and a max of 20 hours per week.

Do you have the necessary skills to be part of one of the most desirable teaching environments in Ireland and maintain the high expectations of its Discovery & Learning Department?

Applications should be made via email to Amy Vickers, HR Department, Dublin Zoo, at, no later than 5pm, Mon 18th September, quoting ‘Facilitator’ in the subject bar. Interviews for this role will take place Thursday 21st September.