Teacher Assistant FT

Employer
San Antonio Zoo
Location
Olmos Park, Texas, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Closes
Jun 12, 2021
Ref
2211999854
Discipline
Climate Change
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
The Will Smith Zoo School is recognized for its outstanding achievement, innovation in education program design, and implementation by the Zoological Association of America for early education preschools. As a full-time Teacher Assistant for the award-winning Will Smith Zoo School, you will empower children to appreciate, protect, and understand the world around them. Do you want to be part of a dynamic nonprofit organization that focuses on educating young minds and securing a future for wildlife? If so, please read on!

We offer robust benefits after 3 months of employment, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and paid time off (PTO) accrual after 4 months. Fun perks include discounts on entry, food, and merchandise! If this sounds like your dream to use your knowledge and skills to be part of an organization sharing our passion for animal care, education, and conservation, apply today!

A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A TEACHER ASSISTANT

As Zoo School Teacher Assistant, you are primarily responsible for teaching and assisting at the Will Smith Zoo School, a nature-based preschool for children ages 3-5. You may also facilitate programs with parents and other education audiences when needed.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR TEACHER ASSISTANT
  • Some colleges or coursework in education, biology, zoology, or other conservation/ environmental-related field?
  • Commitment to the importance of nature play within the field of early childhood education
  • Commitment to conservation
  • Experience working with children ages 3-8.
  • Demonstrate verbal, written, and interpersonal skills; ability to be a creative and flexible team member.
  • Experience and comfort in nature/working outdoors
  • Must be 18 years of age or older with a clean driving record for vehicle operation.
  • Responsible for completing all online training courses by assigned deadlines.
  • Successful candidates must complete a pre-employment National Sex Offender Search, Criminal Background Check, Drug Screen, and TB Test.
  • Must be able to work in varying climates and weather conditions (rain, snow, hot, or cold).

As a child, did you enjoy playing in the mud? If so, then you might be perfect for this teacher assistant position!

WORK SCHEDULE

Must be available Monday through Friday, with the ability to occasionally work weekends, holidays, and after-hour assignments

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR HERD?

All future zoo crew, please apply at sazoo.org and complete our application.

We look forward to meeting you!

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