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Animal Ranger

We are a unique animal education centre, based within a primary school. We run weekly classes for children aged 2 - 18, teaching them various aspects of animal care and husbandry. Species include corsac foxes, parrots, meerkats, capybara, skunks, sugar gliders and much more.

Job description

Please read the job application carefully.

The role:

Either a full time or part time Animal Ranger, with managerial hours available for the right candidate.

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(s) 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.

 

Wage: £10 per hour

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 daily during weekly classes / educational tours/ school visits etc.

Successful candidate(s) 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 and may involve working one day of the weekend. 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.

 

Conditions of appointment: Send your CV and a cover letter outlining some of the requirements and how you meet them.


Only applicants chosen for interview will be replied to due to the volume of enquiries expected.
Closing date: As soon as the right applicant is found.

Video interviews and work trial days to commence immediately for potential candidates. Job start as soon as possible.

If part time, hours are: 28 per week

Expected start date: ASAP

Social distancing is maintained, temperature checks on arrival. Masks to be worn.