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Teacher/Animal Ranger

A full time Monday - Friday 35 hour position, starting as soon as possible. 

We are a unique animal education centre, based within a primary school. We run weekly classes for children aged 1 - 18, teaching them various aspects of animal care and husbandry. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our team. The right candidate must be comfortable working with children and animals. We are looking for an outgoing, driven candidate to join our small team and be an ambassador for our company.

Responsibilities will include:

General husbandry of all animals on site.

Running animal education classes for 2-18 year olds

Successful candidate(s) will have:

  • A wide range of experience with animals or teaching.

  • Great people skills and will be expected to engage with the public during weekly classes / educational tours/ school visits etc.

The successful candidate should be enthusiastic, motivated, able to work independently, with a positive outlook and excellent communication skills at all levels. Must also be comfortable completing manual work. Please note, shifts are fixed during school term time. Shifts during the school holidays are more flexible.

Desirable attributes of a successful candidate:

  • Strong observation skills.

  • Experience of public speaking.

  • Full clean driving licence.

  • A relevant animal-related qualification.

  • Experience working with children including those with special educational needs and disabilities.

Full in-house training will be given to the successful candidate. CPD training will be offered after a probational period.

Conditions of appointment:

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Closing date: As soon as the right applicant is found.

Video interviews and work trial days to commence immediately for potential candidates. Job to start in Janurary as soon as possible, but no later than 4th February.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: From £10.00 per hour

We only accept volunteers from our students who meet the following criteria:

  • 14+

  • Attending weekly classes throughout your volunteering placement

  • Must have attended weekly classes for a half term prior to volunteering.

If you are a student and are interested in volunteering or conducting work experience, please speak to your Ranger at your next class. 

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