Teacher Assistant FT

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Deadline to Apply:

Thursday, August 13, 2020, 11:00pm

Organization: 

Address:

San Antonio, TX
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

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 college or coursework in education, life sciences, zoology or environmental education
Commitment to the importance of nature play within the field of early childhood education
Commitment to conservation
Experience working with children ages 3-5
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.
This position requires a valid Class 'C' Texas Driver's License or a valid driver's license from another state with the ability to obtain a Class "C" Texas Driver's License within 45 days of becoming employed.
Successful candidates must complete a pre-employment drug screening and background check.
Must be able to work in varying climate and weather conditions (rain, snow, hot, or cold).

As a child, did you enjoy playing in the mud? If so, then you might just 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!

How to Apply:

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