Outreach and Education Officer
1 year fixed term contract - 30 hours per week
Dublin Zoo holds the prestigious position of being ‘Ireland’s leading Fee Paying Family Attraction’ welcoming in excess of 1 million visitors each year.
Dublin Zoo is currently seeking a highly motivated, energetic and creative teaching professional to work within our busy and well-established Discovery and Learning Department.
He/She will be responsible for pre-school and primary school level teaching duties pro-gramme development. Programme delivery will take place in Dublin Zoo and on outreach to schools and special educational events. Administrative duties are key to this role and staying up-to date with developments in the pre-school and primary school curriculum.
The successful candidate must have teaching experience, a qualification in a biological or environmental sciences and be familiar with the primary curricula.
He/She must have a good knowledge, understanding and passion for zoology, natural history or other specialisation. The ideal candidate will have excellent presentation, communication, organisational and computer literacy skills. A passion for animals and the ability to communicate with children from toddlers to teens is a must. A clean driving license is essential.
Applications should be made no later than 12 noon on 24th October 2019 through the application form below.
Dublin Zoo is an equal opportunities employer.