Education Officer In Australia

Education Officer In Australia
Education Officer In Australia

Chosen as one of the preferred attractions for tourists on the Gold Coast, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary holds a special place as the flagship property under the National Trust of Australia (Queensland) [NTAQ]. Serving as one of the earliest nature-centric destinations in Queensland, the sanctuary vividly embodies the core values of NTAQ – striving to safeguard, preserve, and honor the Environmental, Built, and Cultural heritage of the state.

Job Description

Job Source: Seek

As we extend a warm welcome to guests at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and share our narratives with visitors, students, and team members, we are actively searching for a part-time Education Officer to join our Education team. This role involves providing support and delivering a diverse range of resources and programs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Education Manager
  • Delivering educational programs and community engagement
  • Hosting school visits and offsite Wildlife on Wheels programs
  • Conducting outreach initiatives in schools and community courses
  • Organizing school holiday programs
  • Representing the Sanctuary at community events
  • Focusing on delivering engaging and interactive content
  • Showcasing Australian wildlife and conservation topics
  • Tailoring presentations for diverse age groups and backgrounds, from pre-school to tertiary level students
CompanyCurrumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
GenderAny
Employment TypePart time
Job LocationCurrumbin, Gold Coast QLD
Education Officer In Australia

About you:

To excel in this role, you need the ability to work with various age groups, demonstrating adaptability and effectiveness. Your flexibility and availability throughout the week are crucial for achieving success in the position, including the commitment to work during school holiday periods for our Vacation Programs. Additionally, we are seeking candidates with a range of skills and attributes.

  • Previous experience in presenting, particularly as a teacher, is highly valued.
  • Desirable to have the ability to interpret curriculum.
  • Demonstrated capability to communicate effectively in memorable, informative, and engaging ways across diverse age groups, learning levels, cultures, and backgrounds.
  • Preferred previous experience working with wildlife and possessing relevant knowledge.
  • Teaching qualification/experience and a Certificate 3 in Captive Animals are preferred.
  • Essential physical ability to walk distances, carry loads up to 10kg, and fulfill all role requirements in varied weather conditions.
  • Strong administrative skills for managing program bookings and events, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Essential possession of a current Blue Card or eligibility to obtain one (or exemption), along with a valid Driver’s license.
  • Essential possession of a current Driver’s License.
  • Desirable to have a current First Aid Certificate.

What we can offer:

In alignment with our mission to safeguard, preserve, and celebrate the Environmental, Built, and Cultural heritage of our State, we extend the same commitment to the well-being of our Team Members. We prioritize their protection, care, and recognition. As part of our commitment, we provide current and prospective team members with:

  • Flexible Work Practices
  • On-Site Parking
  • Uniforms
  • Retail Discounts
  • Food & Beverage Discounts
  • NTAQ Membership, offering free entry to 800 properties worldwide, including Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Family & Friends Passes

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