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Education / Presenter Team Lead



England Closing date for applications is: 10th Jan 2020
Contact: Duncan Bolton ([email protected])
Sector: Education
Type: Paid
Contract type: Full-time

POST:                                 Education / Presentations Team Lead

POST  REF  NO:                 BW/Ed/TL/19

Division:                              Birdworld, Education

RESPONSIBLE  TO:          Curator

RESPONSIBLE  FOR:       Education team, delivery of presentations and educational content of signage, daily care of presentation animals.


  • To lead and co-ordinate effective delivery of public and group educational sessions on a day to day basis
  • To ensure high standards of public presentation and visitor experience including all visitor facing educational elements
  • To oversee, in consultation with the Curator the development and training of members of the education team and others where appropriate
  • To ensure the highest possible standards of animal care for the education animal collection.
  • To ensure high efficiency and minimal waste during daily operations within the educational team
  • To promote high levels of customer care by team members at all times


To be responsible for the effective day to day operation of the education team at Birdworld

  • To deliver high quality public, school and other presentations appropriate for our visitors.
  • To co-ordinate, direct, supervise, guide and advise the team to achieve the objectives of Birdworld.
  • To ensure high quality records are maintained for the education animal collection and of events delivered by the education team
  • To ensure high quality of care for the collection, in accordance with modern zoo practice.
  • To ensure suitable and appropriate training of all education staff to enable the company objectives to be met.
  • To oversee the care and training for all animals used in presentations / educational sessions and advise on the husbandry training of animals in th ewider collections as appropriate.
  • To ensure the Health and Safety of staff within the education team, including creation and review of risk assessments where appropriate
  • To develop and comply with all policies and procedures as established by the Company.
  • To undertake such other duties as may be required commensurate with the grade of the post.

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