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26 Jul 2022

Full-Time Zoo Educator

Wellington Zoo Trust  Wellington 61,120

Job Description

Mō mātou: About us  Wellington Zoo is the Zoo with the biggest heart: we are a creative, innovative, and progressive Zoo. We are a team of passionate individuals who are champions for the welfare of all animals – within and beyond the boundaries of the Zoo. We  are guided by our kaupapa “Me Tiaki, Kia Ora!” We must look after our environment so all things will flourish.

Wellington Zoo wants a diverse workforce that reflects Aotearoa New Zealand. As an inclusive organisation we welcome everyone to our wild party. We have our Rainbow Tick certification, and  are committed to accepting, valuing, and embracing the diversity of all people.

Mō te tūranga: About the role We currently have an exciting position for a permanent, full-time Zoo Educator to join our team. Reporting to the Team Leader Learning, the Zoo Educator is responsible for creating and delivering innovative, conservation-based learning programmes including Enriching Local Curriculum (ELC) learning workshops, the Zoo’s School Holiday Programme, and our hands-on environmental education programme, Bush Builders.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

  • The opportunity to be part of a committed team that is dedicated to positive animal welfare, sustainability initiatives, community engagement and conservation outcomes.
  • An exciting and varied place to work
  • Staff benefits, such as an allocation of Zoo passes and Close Encounters to be shared with family and friends

He kōrero mōu: About you

  • An experienced educator
  • Creative and enthusiastic
  • An excellent communicator
  • Passionate about conservation education and inspiring action in others
  • Knowledgeable in tikanga and te reo Māori
  • Someone who enjoys working outdoors and has a moderate level of physical fitness

If you are keen to share your commitment to animals, conservation and sustainability with students of all ages and have a good working knowledge of the New Zealand curriculum, this is the job for you.

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Job Expired August 12, 2022

Job Category: Education/teaching. Job Type: Full-Time.

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