Educator – Programs (Schools and Outreach)

Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: January 11, 2017

Organization: Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

Location: Columbia Area

City: Columbia, SC

Website: View Website

Job Type: Part Time

Wages/Salary: $10.45/hour

Requirements:

Education and Experience:  Must be enrolled in or be a graduate of a Bachelors program in Education or Science related field with some teaching experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities.  Must have a strong base knowledge of science as it relates to animals and plants. Must be comfortable handling animals (small mammals, reptiles, and birds) and animal artifacts.  Must be CPR/First Aid certified.  Must demonstrate enthusiasm and a commitment to high quality programming and care of our guests.

Job Description:

Responsibilities

  • Facilitate and develop education programs for groups of various ages, toddlers through senior citizens, both onsite and offsite.
  • Manage groups while leading them through engaging educational programming. 
  • Implement lessons and programs that are written in accordance to Riverbanks and South Carolina education standards. 
  • Assist with and develop programs to help scout troops reach badge requirements. 
  • Provide excellent guest service to school teachers, chaperones, parents, families, scout leaders, seniors, and the general public. 
  • Conduct program evaluations and respond to feedback.   
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Work under the direction of the Coordinator of Outreach and School Programs.
Schedule:
Part-time – schedule varies, availability Monday – Sunday
Contact Name:
HR Department
Contact Phone Number: 803-779-8717
Application Process:
Please submit your application via the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden website: http://www.riverbanks.org/join-our-team/