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Texas State Aquarium

Instructor I

Take your career to new depths and put your skills to work in a one of a kind setting by becoming a part of the premiere aquarium showcasing the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. The Texas State Aquarium provides high quality, entertaining programming through education, conservation, and wildlife rehabilitation. We strive to provide our guests with an exciting, educational, and memorable experience.


  • Instruct educational programs, on and off site, for school and public audiences adhering to program goals, curriculum and quality customer service standards as outlined by department and/or Aquarium procedures. Programs include, but are not limited to Aquarium Discovery Programs, Camp-In, Homeschool, SeaCamp, Outreach, Special Events, and/or Aquavision.

  • Contribute to the evaluation of educational programs, and resources, by sharing feedback and suggestions, documenting performance, and/or distributing, reporting or conducting evaluations/assessments.

  • Use best practice teaching strategies that incorporate audience inclusiveness, inquiry and STEM content accuracy.

  • Properly use and maintain teaching resources and equipment, including but not limited to those for field, lab and classroom use.

  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge and skills, along with mentoring and guiding volunteers and new part-time Instructors through program processes and protocols.

  • Assist with Interpretation as needed and assigned.

  • Properly handle and utilize live animals, adhering to established guidelines and protocol.

Experience Required

A Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university is required with one to two years related experience and/or training. An equivalent combination of education or experience may also meet the required qualifications.

How to Apply

Please apply online at!

Texas State Aquarium
2710 North Shoreline
Corpus Christi, TX 78402
Phone: 3618811200

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