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Avon Gorge & Downs Seasonal Education Officer

Bristol Zoo Gardens

Bristol Zoo Gardens

Bristol Closing date for applications is: 30th Jan 2020
Contact: Amanda Leivers ([email protected])
Sector: Education
Type: Paid
Contract type: Part-time

Contracted Hours: 30 hours a week over 4 days; usually Tuesday to Friday.

Salary: £18,500 pa FTE, pro rata for 30 hours per week.

Location: Bristol Zoo Gardens

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract, from 10th March 2020 to 30th October 2020.

A seasonal education officer is required on a seven and a half month fixed-term contract working 4 days (30 hours) per week.

You will be required to teach stimulating, enjoyable and informative sessions for school groups, youth groups and play schemes on the Downs. You will also help widen the range of groups that visit the Downs by promoting these sessions to new audiences. You will also plan and run children’s holiday events and provide craft activities at public events.

The successful applicant must have experience of working with children and young people and will have excellent communication skills, good British wildlife/conservation knowledge and the enthusiasm to share this with others. They will also have the ability to work independently and in a team, excellent ICT skills, the ability to work under pressure and be flexible.

To view the full job description and person specification, please apply via the Bristol Zoo Gardens website.

Apply for this job:

To apply for this position please download the applicant pack and complete the application form, please download this from Bristol Zoo jobs website.

All applications must be received by 5pm on Thursday 30th January 2020. Interview will take place on 10th February 2020.