Education Department Contract Instructor

Organization: Staten Island Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Staten Island, New York, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Job Description: Motivated individual to teach Education Programs at the Staten Island Zoo. The programs can be for children age Pre-K through Adult. The instructor will be presenting animals while teaching lessons in a classroom setting. Qualifications:•Must possess skills for confident handling of a variety of live animals including; reptiles, invertebrates, birds of prey and small mammals.•Must possess appropriate knowledge and skills to teach and manage school children in a class setting.•Must present evidence of ability to plan and conduct lessons in environmental education, including basic ecology, zoology and conservation.•Must have or be pursuing a degree in education, zoology, animal science, conservation studies or a related science OR equivalent experience.•Should have a valid Driver’s License and be willing to travel in a zoo vehicle to conduct classes at schools.Contract instructors are hired for work as it becomes available. This position is ideal for candidates looking for part time flexible hours.To Apply:Please email resume and cover letter toKerry gallagher, Director of